Fun Facts I Learned About Newfoundland

There are approximately 110 000 moose on the island. Moose are not native to the island, they came from New Brunswick in 1904. There are sensors on some sections on the highway that are used as a warning system to drivers to indicate if moose are on the roads. Puffins shed their colourful beaks like snakes shed their skin once a year. The orange ... Continue Reading

Newfoundland Packing List

The thing about road trips is that I tend to over pack vice under pack. It's logical, since I have a whole car to fill if I'd like and don't have to carry my luggage around myself. It also save me from under packing and buying that last minute must need item during the vacation (like a rain jacket when it pours instead the sunshine Mr Weatherman ... Continue Reading

Newfoundland Cost Breakdown

This trip was all about the real road trip experience! Keep things budget friendly, you'll notice that the bulk of the costs were eaten up by transportation.  That's because the ferry from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland is a little pricy to say the least.  If you keep the rest of the costs down however, it ends up being a cost effective ... Continue Reading

Newfoundland Road Trip: Day 3-5 (St-John’s, Cape Spear & Puffins)

It's an 8hr drive from Gros Morne National Park to St-John's.  Considering we spent the night in the car (for safety reasons I'd like to note that I do not recommend this, it's something that I'm personally comfortable doing in certain places and occasions to keep expenses down) then did a grueling 4 hr hike...this long drive was a challenge!  ... Continue Reading

Newfoundland: Pictures From Trout River In Gros Morne

A collection of pictures from the lookout hiking trail in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland Trout River is a small fishing community at the end of route 431 in Gros Morne.   In typical easterner fashion, they are incredibly helpful and friendly.  The view is spectacular with the cliffs, lighthouse and mile long beach. There's also B&B, ... Continue Reading