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Excursion Around the Bay: Brigus and Cupids

Brigus

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 and did something special. So I decided on a road trip to Brigus and Cupids for some blueberry crisp, theatre, and hiking!

A CFA’s Guide to Newfoundland Sayings

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I’m always reminded after spending some time off the island, hanging out with mainland folks that, even though I wasn’t born and raised in Newfoundland, I sometimes still talk like I was. I don’t have the accent, but I’ve picked up a lot of Newfoundland slang from my parents and my almost dozen years of living in St. John’s. Phrases like “I’m rotted with the weather. It’s some cold out, wha?” or “I’m after squatting my finger in the door” make perfect sense to me but left some of my fellow WITS attendees scratching their heads so I thought I’d put together a little guide to some of my favourite Newfoundland slang to help out the CFAs. What’s a CFA? Read on…

Fries, Dressing, and Gravy: A Newfoundland Speciality

Chips, dressing, and gravy Newfoundland style

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? Like…ranch? Nope and nope.

What You Need to Know Before Island Hopping in El Nido, Palawan

It’s the main reason why people endure that six hour bumpy, swervy, roller coaster of a shuttle ride to and from Puerto Princesa. Island hopping in El Nido in the Philippines. It’s a pure tropical island experience. So what do you need to know before you go?

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Do You Really Need Travel Insurance?

I was alone in New York, sitting in the waiting room of an urgent care clinic, freaking out at my friend via text. I’d innocently tripped while going up a set of stairs...

What to Pack for London in the Spring

Spring is one of the best times to visit London. The temperatures are starting to go up but the hordes of summer tourists haven't descended on the city yet. Whether you'r...

Island Hopping in El Nido

Two Weeks in the Philippines – A Palawan Itinerary

The planning stage of a trip is almost half the fun for me. So when my friend and I decided to spend two weeks in the Philippines, I kicked into high gear. If research an...

How Much Does It Cost to Travel in the Philippines

Twelve days in a warm and sunny tropical paradise without breaking the bank? Sign me up! Beyond the beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters of the Philippines, I’ll ...

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