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An Unusual Way to Beat Jet Lag

An Unusual Way to Beat Jet Lag

Jet lag. It sucks, right? As frequent travellers we’ll try almost anything to avoid the energy sucking, insomnia-inducing, disorienting effects of it. What would you try to avoid it? Would you try something unusual and a bit unconventional?

A Guide to Newfoundland Breweries

Newfoundland might be a bit late to the microbrewery game but we’re starting to catch up in a big and tasty way. While our oldest brewery opened in 1996, it didn’t have a lot of company until 2008. Now here it is, summer of 2017, and we have a dozen open or soon-to-be-open breweries right across the province.

How I Beat the Post-Travel Meal Slump

How I Beat the Post-Travel Meal Slump

It happens every time. While I’m away on a trip I get these grand ideas of how I’m going to change my habits when I get home. “It’ll be a fresh start,” I say. I’m going to go to bed and get up earlier! I’m going to exercise more! I’m going to stop wasting time playing Candy Crush! I’m going to cook more and eat healthier! *pfft* Yeah, right.

I Went to a Ball Pit Bar…and Things Got Weird

Ballie Ballerson - ball pit bar in London

I’d just fallen over and was quickly being engulfed by a quarter million white semi-translucent plastic balls. The people falling around me were creating waves of balls and making the levels rise until I almost went under. Techno music thumped through the air, filling my ears and making my pulse quicken. I tried to stand up but floundered, never quite getting my footing. A stranger’s hand suddenly shot through the crowd like a life preserver. I latched on as he heaved me up. “That was awesome!” I shouted.

Discovery & Nostalgia in Saint John, NB

Discovery and Nostalgia at the East Coast Music Awards in Saint John

Attending the 2017 East Coast Music Awards in Saint John, New Brunswick was full of new discoveries and also hit me with a healthy dose of nostalgia. Find out who made my...


Excursion Around the Bay: Brigus and Cupids

Warm, sunny Saturdays aren’t a guarantee here in summer. But the forecast was saying that the weekend would be perfect, so I wanted to make sure I got out of the house ...

Notting Hill London

Cool Things to Do on a Return Trip to London

This isn’t your first rodeo...or should I say cup of tea? You’ve been to London once before and ticked off a lot of boxes: Tower Bridge, Globe Theatre, Harry Potter t...

Chips, dressing, and gravy Newfoundland style

Fries, Dressing, and Gravy: A Newfoundland Speciality

If you’ve ever been to Newfoundland you’ve probably had someone tell you to try chips, gravy, and dressing. And I bet you were confused. Chips? Like...Lays? Dressing?...

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