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17 Epic Places You Never Thought To Travel, But Should

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.16.2017 | Home

The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here. Paris? Been there. London? Done that. No of...

5 Destinations To Be Thankful For This Holiday Season (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Karen Schaler

Watch and see where you need to go. I hope this helps you plan your next Travel Therapy trip!

This Town Called Dildo Is Actually Quite Picturesque

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home

After The New York Times introduced us to a town called Dildo over the weekend, we knew we had to dig up some photos and see if the place was worth a ...

Possible Viking Find Could Rewrite North American History

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.05.2016 | Home

A team of archaeologists say they’ve made a potentially “seismic” discovery in Canada that could “rewrite the history of Vikings in the New Wo...

Canadian Seal Hunt Is Not Economically Viable

Cathy Kangas | Posted 03.16.2016 | Home
Cathy Kangas

A few years ago, I spent two days on the ice floes of Newfoundland watching baby seals and their mothers. Snow white, with big trusting eyes, the pups...

Recommended Reading -- The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland

Gary Garfield | Posted 10.10.2015 | Home
Gary Garfield

This past June, we traveled for three weeks driving in and around the cities and villages on the island of Newfoundland in the eastern province of Can...

A Long Weekend in France Without Leaving North America (Really!)

Saul Gitlin | Posted 08.18.2016 | Home
Saul Gitlin

For the discriminating traveler looking for something different that combines an international flair with rich history and natural beauty, the territory is a "hidden gem" among North American tourist destinations.

Why Newfoundland Should Be on Your Summer Bucket List

The GypsyNesters | Posted 05.11.2016 | Home
The GypsyNesters

Breathtaking vistas, natural wonders and fabulous people (so nice, we actually felt guilty at times!) combine to make the island of Newfoundland one of our favorite places on earth.

Protecting Marine Ecosystems for the Future

Skoll Foundation | Posted 02.07.2015 | Home
Skoll Foundation

While there is no silver bullet to the global challenge of overfishing, a market-based program like the Marine Stewardship Council has an important part to play to ensure that future generations can continue to enjoy the bounty of our oceans.

Music and Memory in the Real-Life Narnia: Alan Doyle Works Wizardry on Where I Belong

Jaime Lubin | Posted 01.03.2015 | Home
Jaime Lubin

Alan Doyle is a self-professed lucky bastard, and I suspect he may also be magic.

Lakes and Forests in West Labrador: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 20

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.17.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

Sunday, Bloody Sunday in Wabush in far west Labrador. We decide to sleep in today after all those early morning wake-ups to not catch planes. It's 090...

Along the Trans-Labrador Highway: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 19

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.14.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

The flight back to Goose Bay is aboard a DHC-6 of Innu Mikun, the other airline serving Labrador's north coast, created by the Innu people of Nitassin...

At the End of the Line in Northern Labrador: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 18

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.10.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

There's a whole new meaning to Canada Dry up here in Nunatsiavut, Labrador's autonomous Inuit area. It's not the beverage company of that name and its...

Once More to the Friendly Skies of Labrador: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front -- Part 17

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.07.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

It's cold, the dark grey clouds are lowering ever lower, the water is even darker, the summer thunder of far northern climes is rumbling out a tattoo of titanic belches, we're way, way beyond the remotest back of beyond, and I'm saying wow, isn't this wild.

Getting the Labrador Show on the Road -- Back to Square One: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front, Part 16

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.01.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

We don't even have to go through security -- the first time that's happened to me -- for the 45-minute flight to Rigolet, then a further 25 minutes on to Makkovik, aboard a 19-seat clapped out old DHC-6 Twin Otter STOL (short take-off and landing).

An Unhappy Happening in Happy Valley: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 15

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.22.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

This time the idea is for a glorious boat trip north up the coast of Labrador in a 'luxury cabin' aboard the Northern Ranger ferry to the little villages of Nunatsiavut, the province's autonomous Inuit area, which means 'our beautiful land' in Inuit.

To Labrador We'll Go, Air Canada Permitting: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 14

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.18.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

I'm not going to try to get to Labrador on mainland Canada's far North Atlantic coast by land and sea. That would involve getting a 13-hour bus journe...

From Brigadoon to the Twilight Zone in Canada's Gros Morne National Park: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 9

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.01.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

A new group comes on, only 10 and all very ancient. The rain has stopped and the views of the little fishing villages, the green pine-clad mountains, the snow-streaked peaks and the reddish ramparts of the Tablelands are perfect.

How to Eat (and Drink) Your Way Through Newfoundland

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.29.2014 | Home
The GypsyNesters

In Iceberg Alley, as the sea along the northern coast is called, vodka and beer are made with melted icebergs. Resourceful captains have created a cottage industry of harvesting the bergs, hauling them ashore, and selling the ancient, pristine water. They even use it to make wine.

Zen and the Art of Ford Fusion Maintenance: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 8

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.29.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

Millennia before Leif Eriksson came to Newfoundland from the east, about four or five millennia to be exact, a people archaeologists call Maritime Arc...

Vinland, or the Guy Who Pipped Columbus at the Post: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 7

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.28.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

The Icelandic sagas speak of the epic journey from Greenland but for centuries nobody could identify the spot where young Leif and his crew set foot in what they called Vinland.

There Are Cars, Then There Are Cars -- When Fusion Means Confusion: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front, Part 6

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.27.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

OK, this is where the real fun starts. I'm in Deer Lake, western Newfoundland, where the province's only long-distance bus line takes a very distinct ...

How This Boomer Nailed His Reinvention After Two Tries

John Tarnoff | Posted 09.21.2014 | Home
John Tarnoff

Career reinvention is a messy business. It is usually not a one-step transition. Sometimes, it can take a few pivots to work out the kinks and make the necessary mistakes to find one's true calling. What we think we want to do, or should do, may not necessarily be the best thing for us to do, or the right thing for us to do.

I'm With Stupid: The Cutest, Scariest Thing You Ever Did See

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.27.2014 | Home
Todd Hartley

We swung by her house, Gwen came out to the car, and she was drop-dead gorgeous. But Lord almighty did she stink. She'd been sprayed earlier that day, and even after four or five showers, she was skunky.

Hotels In Way-Out-There Locations

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.25.2014 | Home
Conde Nast Traveler

Originally posted on CNTraveler.com You've heard of destination restaurants--places worth a trip unto themselves. But what about destination hotel...