If you fly into Halifax and have to go through an airport the first thing you are going to notice are the smiles. Our TSA manual must come with instructions on scowling and grunting, but Canadian Security doesn't feel that surliness has to go hand in hand with airport security. It makes a big difference and people are nicer about having to have their privacy limited, if approached with a smile. Pay attention next time you are in an airport in the U.S. and think about how much smoother it would go, if only security acted civilly towards the flyers. You'll notice if for sure when you go through a Canadian airport.When I make this trip I generally drive over the border and fly in country, to avoid the customs hold up at the end. I like WestJet better than Air Canada, but they both have good service records. The drive from the airport takes about a half hour, so the town is pretty convenient to the airport.
If you are going to stay over, I'd recommend getting a hotel by the harbor (Canadians would spell this
|The Five Fisherman|
|The Mussel bar|
|The Economy Shoe Shop|
it opened up his shop and fittingly called it "The King of Donairs" Try to get there, you might as well taste it from the original.
|My Titanic dinner, salmon, fingerling potatoes, stuffed squash|