Halifax Parade of Lights is exciting event held every November

Parade of lights is an annual event in Halifax, NS sponsored by local paper Chronicle Herald. Many local businesses participate to make this an unforgettable event for kids and families. Also, know as holiday parade of lights it takes place around November 18 each year. The days are already very short and it gets dark […]

Visit Kentville, NS and see amazing pumpkin people

Pumpkin people festival is an amazing display of  straw people with pumpkin heads that decorate streets of Kentville before Halloween. This fall festival is free of charge and draws lots of visitors to the area. Town of Kentville has more information including a map the the pumpkin people displays. There are many other activities listed […]

Giant pumpkin regatta draws big crowds in Windsor, NS

After you enjoyed pumpkin parade, walked around Haliburton House estate and had lunch now will be the time for the highlight of the day – giant pumpkin regatta. The race takes place every year in early October at the Pisiquid lake in Windsor, NS. More details can be found at the Tourism Nova Scotia site. […]

See world largest pumpkins at annual parade in Windsor, NS

Windsor, Nova Scotia is a beautiful small town about 50km south west of Halifax. Each October very special events happen here – giant pumpkin parade. The Dill family farm is famous for growing world largest pumpkins. They are so big that people started carving them and making into pumpkin boats. The Dill farm  claims to […]

View Atlantic city powerboats race from the famous boardwalk for free

Atlantic City has a great location for boat shows and powerboats racing. Boat shows usually happen in the Gardner basin by the Golden Nugget casino. Borgata and Harrah’s casinos are close by. These three casinos in the Gardner basin are still open and are doing quite well. The casinos on the boardwalk are less successful […]

Contemporary art exhibit at Monaco Oceanographic Museum by Mark Quinn

Monaco Oceanographic Museum always hosts specialty exhibitions in addition to regular artifacts. When exploring this area check out museum’s schedule of events and treat yourself to an inspiring and entertaining visit. The most recent exhibition was by Philippe Pasqua – Borderline. In 2012 Monaco Oceanographic Museum showcased works of another outstanding conceptual modern artist – […]

10 romantic Valentines trip ideas tips for free and easy celebration

Valentines day is a is a great celebration of love and romance and a nice opportunity to find a romantic thing to do and show your loved ones your  feelings. You do not have to spend a lot to make Valentines a charming and memorable experience. FPImages shares 10 romantic trip ideas for Valentines  that […]

Romantic getaway in Catalonia Gran Dominicus resort is perfect Valentines day escape

Catalonia Gran Dominicus resort is a perfect romantic getaway on the southern coast of Dominican Republic near La Romana. Catalonia Gran Dominicus resort is a great Valentines day escape idea for those of us who live in cold climates. This Dominican Republic resort prepares well for the Valentines day and will be a truly magic […]

Visit Christmas arts and crafts market at the beautiful Lakehouse in Washington Park Albany, NY

Christmas arts and crafts market at the gorgeous Lakehouse is part of the Capital holiday lights experience. Visitors can stop there during the drive through and wander around a bit, taking in the awesome sights of this festival of lights. Lakehouse is a focal point when viewed from the entrance across the lake and is […]

Enjoy Christmas lights in Washington Park, great thing to do in Albany, NY

Christmas lights in Washington Park in Albany is one of many great things to do in this capital region. Christmas lights holiday decorations run from the end of November to early January. FPImages continues to share night images of this festival of light, first part of this travel idea is here:  Albany, NY Holiday Lights […]

Albany, NY Holiday Lights in the Park is a great Christmas trip idea

Albany, NY offers an excellent outdoor Christmas lights show known as Holiday Lights in the Park. This event lasts from the end of November to just after the New Year. Awesome Christmas lights are displayed in the downtown Washington park . This is a drive through festival of light and is a perfect road trip […]

Saint Andrews, NB waterfront Christmas decorations and Christmas Parade

Saint Andrews, NB, Canada is a small and charming coastal town close to the Us border. Saint Andrews, NB waterfront stretches for about a mile and is beautifully decorated for Christmas holidays. Saint Andrews attracts visitors from the end of November till after Christmas to see spectacular outdoor Christmas decorations, enjoy the sunsets at the […]

Enjoy Christmas Lights Holiday Decorations at Saint Andrews, NB, Canada

Christmas lights holiday decorations are setup all over this beautiful small town – St. Andrews, NB, Canada. Xmas lights display lasts from around November 25 to about December 27. Saint Andrews is within driving distance from larger urban centers in New Brunswick such as Saint John, Fredericton or Moncton, it is also about 30 minutes […]

20 beach photos from Dominican Republic all inclusive resorts near La Romana

Beach photos in this photo gallery were taken at Catalonia Gran Dominicus all inclusive resort in La Romana, Dominican Republic. Dominican republic occupies eastern part of Caribbean island of Hispanola. The weather on this tropical island has slight variations and during winter months the seas are usually a bit rougher, sea a little bit cooler. […]

Visit Bonhomme’s Winterland and get the best winter vacation experiences

Bonhomme’s winterland is a winter park in Quebec city, Canada. This winter theme park is part of Quebec winter carnival that takes place during first two weeks of February every year. Bonhomme‘s winterland is located in the center of Quebec city at the Plains of Abraham urban park. There is an entrance fee, it was […]

Quebec winter carnival night parade, unique and fun travel idea for all ages (Part 3)

Quebec winter carnival night parade is always concluded by the famous mascot – Bonhomme Carnival. This snowman is a symbol of Quebec winter carnival and is present at many events around Quebec city. There are many images of Bonhomme all over the place. The Bonhomme’s winterland at the Plains of Abraham park admission pass features […]

Quebec winter carnival night parade, unique and fun travel idea for all ages (Part 2)

Quebec winter carnival night parade (Part 2) continues to tell the story about this great winter event and showcase more winter pictures. FPImages presents 15 more night images taken at 2015 Quebec winter carnival night parade. Attending this night parade is an excellent way to celebrate winter, have fun and capture amazing night images and […]

Quebec winter carnival night parade, unique and fun travel idea for all ages (Part 1)

Quebec winter carnival night parade is a celebration of winter in Quebec city, Canada. Quebec city climate is continental with winter temperature staying well below freezing which allows to have lots of winter activities and attractions. This is a perfect weather for ice and snow sculptures and palaces, tobogganing, sleigh rides, dog sledding and much […]

New Year’s Day Reception at Government House in Halifax, Nova Scotia

New Year’s Day reception is an annual tradition in Canada, that Queen’s representatives provide for general public. This reception is also known as New Year’s Day Levee and can be traced back to 16-th century. Nowadays, this is a great opportunity to visit Government House and shake hands with Lieutenant Governor. New Year’s Day reception […]

Visiting Lieutenant governor residence is a rare opportunity to see Halifax’s famous landmark

Lieutenant governor residence in Halifax, Nova Scotia is also known as Government house. It is an official residence of the Queen’s representative in this province of Canada. The role of lieutenant governor these days is mostly ceremonial and symbolic. The government house hosts receptions for Royal visitors and other high-ranking government officials. Lieutenant governor residence […]

Watch Native American Fancy Dance and learn about Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Culture

Native American fancy dance is a traditional and colorful dance performed at many pow-wows across North America. Native American people living in Nova Scotia, Canada are known as Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq first nation. Visiting annual powwow must be on the list of things to do in Nova Scotia. It is a great family trip idea […]

DO AC sand sculpting world cup 2014, 20 sand castle summer pictures

DO AC sand sculpting world cup 2014 ran for several days starting at the end of June 2014. FPImages continues to present more summer pictures from this annual event in Atlantic city. Sand artist Rich Varano created an amazing sand castle inspired by the Game of Thrones. DO AC sand sculpting competition was a true […]

Sand castle competition in Atlantic City, 20 sand art beach pictures

Sand castle competition is an event that is enjoyed by adults and kids alike. Atlantic City hosted second annual sand castle competition in early July 2014.  It is known as sand sculpting world cup and runs under the slogan “DO AC”. Many sand sculpture artists from around the world came to Atlantic City Beach. AC […]

Annual Pow-wow of Native Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq event not to miss

Nova Scotia M’ikmaq Native American people are indigenous to the Maritime  provinces of Canada. This photo story showcases the 2009 Powwow at Dartmouth commons. Each year location can vary and Doers & Dreamers guide is a good place to start plan a trip. Dartmouth commons was a great location with easy access and nice picture […]

Celebrating Canada Day at Halifax Citadel and waterfront

Canada Day is a very important holiday for all Canadians. In Halifax, Nova Scotia one of the major event of this day is Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo parade.  There are several options of what to do after the parade. One can visit Public Gardens and relax there after the noisy crowds. Visitors can continue […]

Canada Day Royal Nova Scotia international tattoo parade

Canada Day is July 1 and it is celebrated across the country. Each year Halifax, being largest city on Canada’s east coast presents Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo parade. Parade follows Spring Garden road – main downtown street in Halifax and then goes around the Citadel via Brunswick street. The parade starts around 10 am and […]

Tall ships display their beauty at Parade of Sail in Halifax Harbour

Large sailing tall ship under full sail is one of the most beautiful sights in the world. And when there are about 50 tall ships sailing by then it is a real treat for spectators. This is exactly what people came to enjoy on July 20, 2009 during Tall Ships Halifax Parade of Sail along […]

Annual Victorian Christmas at Halifax Citadel Presented by Parks Canada

Annual Victorian Christmas is organized by Parks Canada and is a re-enactment of traditional Christmas as celebrated by Queen Victoria’s soldiers every year at the end of November. Halifax Citadel is an excellent venue for this event. It is also a great opportunity to photograph unique setting and capture the atmosphere of a long gone […]

Spiritual Experience at Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove

Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove is a church to visit if you would to have a unique spiritual experience during your visit to Los Angeles. You just can’t miss the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, when visiting Southern California. Located in the beautiful Orange County, this amazing Christian church building is made of reflective glass […]

Extreme sailing catamaran series sailing photos from the Promenade

This photo gallery showcases sailing photos of Multihull World Series 2011 – Act 7 Nice France. This nautical event draw thousands of spectators to the famous Promenade des Anglais. Extreme Catamarans had to race in light winds and perhaps this was a challenge for the teams, but for the general public watching from the beach […]

Rose Parade – Marching Bands and Colorul Flower Floats

The Rose Parade began in 1890s to promote the warm winters of the west coast. The parade preceded various sporting events in order to attract attention and spectators. The first American football game was played in 1902 and the proper football stadium was commissioned in 1920 and completed by 1923. The Parade and Tournament known […]

Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009

All of the photos in this series were taken during Tall Ships Halifax 2009. It was the start of Atlantic Challenge Race last leg from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada to Belfast, Ireland. This was also one of the best tall ships gatherings in years. This race was a joint venture between Sail Training International and Tall […]