As we sat down to our last meal in St. John’s, Newfoundland, after a busy week of activities and exploring in the city as well as around the Avalon Peninsula, I asked my 17 year old daughter if she would recommend Newfoundland as a family vacation spot for her friends. “Only my adventurous ones”, she said. Newfoundland is unlike any other province in Canada. With...
Get Set, Go! / Travel
It’s time for our monthly travel segment Get Set, Go! and Kathy Buckworth is back with a special look at Newfoundland. This was originally posted on CHCH.com. Join Kathy for more Get Set, Go! fun by tuning into her monthly segment on CHCH Morning Live.
Travel / TravelChannel.com
Family, football and, of course, feasting. While there are many traditions shared by Canadians and Americans for their Thanksgiving holidays, the origins of the day itself are quite different. Both Thanksgivings do involve a crossing by water, though: In the US, it was the hearty Pilgrims sailing to Plymouth Rock in 1621. In Canada, the first “Thanksgiving” was hosted by explorer Martin Frobisher in 1578....