How to Plan a Perfect Date Night

Are you lusting for the perfect date night? Are you ready to take things to the next level? With a little effort and planning, you can map out the perfect date night. Here are some tips on how to plan a perfect date night. … Read More

Snorkling in Newfoundland

Secret Beaches, Swimming Spots, and Freshwater Paddling Near Whale House Guest House

Looking for a great place to swim and relax on the beach? Want to go snorkeling without having to worry about putting on a wetsuit? The coastline in Newfoundland is beautiful and our ocean beaches are amazing, but if you want … Read More

Why Do Beluga Whales Keep Hanging Around the South Coast of Newfoundland?

For some reason, beluga whales keep hanging around the south coast of Newfoundland in harbours and just off the whale watching decks of coffee shops. This year, like most years, was a real pleaser for anyone who went whale watching. It’s no secret Newfoundland’s Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve is one of the best palaces to spot whales and other marine mammals that migrate to these rich ocean waters every year, but this whale watching season was extra special. … Read More

snowshoeing in newfoundland

The Secret Snowshoe Trail to The Spout

So you want to snowshoe to The Spout but are not interested in doing the massive march from the Goulds or Bay Bulls which can make a trip to The Spout a multi-day adventure. You’ve heard it’s possible to access The Spout via a shortcut snowshoe route in the winter that’s not part of the East Coast Trail, but where exactly is the shortcut? This is a closely guarded locals secret, but we’re about to share it with you. … Read More

Fun Autumn Things to Do This Fall in Newfoundland

Visiting Newfoundland this fall and looking for fun autumn adventures? Here are some fun 2019 Newfoundland fall festivals and activities for you to check out: … Read More

Newfoundland Hiking Newbie

East Coast Trail FAQ

Questions and Answers concerning your East Coast Trail hiking adventure in Newfoundland. … Read More

Darrel Blatchley is the director of the museum and personally conducted the necropsy, an autopsy for animals.

What’s the solution to single-use plastics?

Over 40 kilograms of plastic was found in a dead whale’s stomach last week – a stark reminder of the impact of single-use plastics on marine life … Read More

When Airbnb Bookings Go Wrong – Stories About Airbnb Scams, How They Happen, and How To Avoid an Airbnb Disaster

Airbnb has revolutionized the short term accommodations market. Long gone are the oligopoly days, replaced by a plethora of choices for the discerning consumer. When it comes to vacation rentals and short term accommodations, the consumer has never had more options to choose from. … Read More

Pro Tip for drinking on St. Patrick's Day in Newfoundland

Top 10 Reasons Why St. Patrick’s Day in Newfoundland Is the Best

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day is about much more than drinking, but if you want to go out for a few sociable beverages on St. Patrick’s Day, there is no better place in North America to do so than in St. John’s. George Street alone has a large collection or Irish Pubs and all of Downtown St. John’s is in on the action complete with St. Patrick’s Day live bands, Irish food, green beer, and more. … Read More

Dream Vacation

8 Reasons Why Hot Tubs Are Great For Your Mind Body and Spirit

If you’re not familiar with how amazing hot tubs are, you might be like many people and wonder what’s so great about soaking in the hot waters of a hot tub. Besides being a lot of fun, hot tubs have countless health benefits that lead to a better lifestyle. Here are 8 ultimate reasons why soaking in an outdoor hot tub is great for your mind, body, and spirit: … Read More

How to Choose a Newfoundland Bed and Breakfast, Guesthouse, or Vacation Rental

It’s true, there is subjectivity to this, and what one person finds amazing another may be indifferent to, but there are a few basic things to look for when selecting a vacation accommodation that may make your summer vacation rental experience go from good to out of this world.

If you’re like us when you travel you look for a really great place to stay. Everyone want’s to stay at a nice vacation rental, but what does that even mean? … Read More

Newfoundland Festival

The Best 20 Newfoundland Summer Festivals to Attend in 2019

1: THE WOODY POINT WRITERS FESTIVAL The picturesque town of Woody Point, Newfoundland hosts several festivals throughout the summer, but the most iconic is the Woody Point Writers Festival. Overlooking scenic Bonne Bay and located at the foothills of the … Read More