Memorable travel should never be about destination but the experiences encountered along the way. In our exceptional province, there are limitless opportunities for lasting memories. Here are 10 of our favorites: #1. Showcase Your Creative Talent On Folk Night At The Ship Pub In St. John's The Ship is one of St. John’s oldest and … Continue reading 10 Newfoundland & Labrador Travel Experiences Just Too Good To Pass Up
Situated Off Bonavista Peninsula Highway (Route 230 Near Port Rexton) You Will Discover Champney’s West. First settled in 1675, 70 Residents Now Call Champney’s West Home. This Is One Of Our Island's Oldest And Most Charming Out-Port Communities That Will Immediately Capture Your Heart! Overlooking Trinity Bay, Champney’s West Is Part Of A Collection Of Breathtaking … Continue reading Why You Need To Explore Charming Champney’s West
There`s never been a better time to eat in Newfoundland and Labrador. Here you will discover a true foodie adventure, local cuisines that reflect our province's diverse natural and cultural landscapes. #1. Seafood Cold waters have long established NL as a preeminent seafood destination. For the record, it is the Atlantic Ocean off the coast … Continue reading 8 Traditional NL Foods Everybody Must Try At Least Once
NL’s Exceptional Geography And Marine Climate Offers Up A True Winter Wonderland. Here You Will Find An Over-Abundance Of Dense, Moisture-Rich Snow Atop Rugged Cliffs, Rolling Hills And Icy Coated Harbours. For Outdoor Adventure Enthusiasts, Endless Activities Await Including: Skiing, Pond Skating, Snowmobiling, Dog-Sledding, Snowshoeing, Snow-Boarding, Ice-Fishing, Tubing And Yes Even Tobogganing (An NL Favorite Pastime … Continue reading 5 Winter Getaways To Include On Your NL Bucket List
Newfoundlanders and Labradorians Are World-Renowned For Their Stories (This Side Of The Grass Of Course). But The Ground Beneath Their Feet Is Also Offering Up Fascinating Tales Of Their Own! Scientists And Rock Hounds The World Over Are Drawn To The Island’s Ancient, World Class Geology And Ecology. With Early Life Formation, Continental … Continue reading Newfoundland’s 6 Geo-Ecological Gems!
Throughout your Newfoundland and Labrador travels, you will undoubtedly encounter many magnificently built, colourful homes. Proudly on display, many of these architectural representations are true living testaments to our province’s 19th And 20th century cod fishing history. Times gone by When West Country English merchants dominated and the rural NL economy boomed! Fortunately for our province, … Continue reading 10 Historic Newfoundland Stays That Will Take You Back In Time
The term “iceberg” most likely originates from the Dutch term “ijsberg” which means ice mountain. With a 29,000 km (18,020 mile) spectacular coastline, it isn’t difficult to encounter these magnificent 10,000 year old relics from many points along NL’s northern and eastern coasts. It may also come as a surprise but not all icebergs … Continue reading NL’s Iceberg Alley: The World’s Most Accessible Vista For Viewing Glacial Giants!
Highly Accessible By Car And Two Airports, The Great Northern Peninsula Is Newfoundland’s Largest, Most Distinctive And Most Northern Geographical Feature. At 225 Km (140 Miles) Long And 80 Km (50 Miles) Across At Its Widest Point, It Encompasses An Area Of 17,483 Km² (6,750 Mi²). Speckled Across 69 Charming, Coastal Communities, You Shall Find 16,859 … Continue reading 12 Spectacular Things To Do On Your NL Northern Peninsula Trek
The “Kitchen Party” Is A NL Folk Tradition That First Evolved As A Shared Pastime Among Family, Friends And Neighbours In Rural Outports And Remote Fishing Villages. It Played An Important Role In Shaping The Social Fabric And Cultural Identity Of Outport Life. From These Social Gatherings Emerged A Repertoire Of Performance, Stories And Songs To Help … Continue reading The NL ‘Kitchen Party’ – An Authentic Cultural Travel Experience
In Honour Of St. Patrick’s Day, This Is Part One Of Our Two-Part Series On Irish Newfoundlanders! Stay Tuned For Our Next Post: “Experiencing Irish-Newfoundland In St. John’s”! Humble Beginnings Island To Island - Image Via Jean Gagnon The First Recorded Irish Presence In Newfoundland Dates From 1536 When Irish Fishermen Arrived From Cork. Irish Emigration To … Continue reading Kissing Cousins: The Irish-Newfoundland Diaspora