Endearing Journeys That Authentically Present The Stories & Its Peoples — Past & Present!
Newfoundland and Labrador is a fantastic stomping grounds for your authentic and enriching living heritage travel experience. NL is an old-world enclave on the remote, eastern fringes of North America with centuries of tradition, developed in relative isolation from ‘mainland’ North America.
NL’s cultural tapestry is unique, a vibrant collection of Acadian, Breton, Basque, British Isles, French and Indigenous (Innu, Inuit, Métis and Mi’kmaq) peoples. We are well-known for our creativity, boasting exceptional architecture, artists and artisans, acclaimed heritage festivals, theatrical productions and of course our bustling music scene (rooted primarily in the British Isles but with its uniquely evolved sound).
On your journey, you’ll be authentically charmed by NL’s colorful residents and their warm, welcoming ways. This is a land and sea of fishermen, hunters, miners, and loggers after-all! You’ll hear the countless dialects and make deep connections with “Townies” and “Baymen” for captivating, lasting memories.
NL’s proud European and indigenous histories are on display here too from Viking huts and archaeological sites to ancient burial grounds and world-class museums and interpretive sites. Along the way, you’ll stroll back in time to a foreign land of explorers, harvesters, pirates, nomadic tribes, and plunderers.
On the foodie side, a multitude of fresh, delicious culinary options awaits you from exotic and inventive to traditional and contemporary. There are recipes you’ve definitely never heard of with names you surely won’t forget like cod tongues, pitsik, flippers, brewis, toutons, figgy duff, and bakeapple. Seafood (cod, lobster, salmon, scallops, and seal) and wild game (moose and rabbit) are local favorites accompanied by wild berries and locally farmed, cold-climate root vegetables.
In NL, limitless opportunities exist to immerse yourself in our rich history, heritage and culture.