Time to Eat Crow. I Now Believe in Moose!

I stand corrected. I apologize, I couldn’t have been more wrong.

Moose exist.

It was less than a week upon our arrival in Anchorage, Alaska that I spied my first moose while traveling along the Seward Highway south of town.

AND he was swimming. I am now fully obsessed with moose, as demonstrated… CONTINUE READING >>

I stand corrected. I apologize, I couldn’t have been more wrong.

Moose exist.

It was less than a week upon our arrival in Anchorage, Alaska that I spied my first moose while traveling along the Seward Highway south of town.

AND he was swimming. I am now fully obsessed with moose, as demonstrated… CONTINUE READING >>

Eating (and Drinking) Our Way Through Newfoundland


As with everything about life in Newfoundland, the food revolves around the sea. 

<– David kisses a cod!

In fact, seafood is the main reason that settlers from Europe came to the island in the first place.

See all the wonderful ways Newfoundland prepares the catch of the day!… CONTINUE READING >>


As with everything about life in Newfoundland, the food revolves around the sea. 

<– David kisses a cod!

In fact, seafood is the main reason that settlers from Europe came to the island in the first place.

See all the wonderful ways Newfoundland prepares the catch of the day!… CONTINUE READING >>

Picture This: The Titanic Cemetery

So many headstones bearing the same date.

April 15, 1912

It’s impossible to describe our feelings.

Join us as we remember those who are resting here, learn stories of their lives and the circumstances behind their final burial place… CONTINUE READING >> 

So many headstones bearing the same date.

April 15, 1912

It’s impossible to describe our feelings.

Join us as we remember those who are resting here, learn stories of their lives and the circumstances behind their final burial place… CONTINUE READING >> 

Summer Travel Idea: Escape to Breathtaking Newfoundland

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.

Here’s why we think Newfoundland should be at the top of everyone’s bucket list… CONTINUE READING >>

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.

Here’s why we think Newfoundland should be at the top of everyone’s bucket list… CONTINUE READING >>

The Isthmus of Why We Speak English

Sandwiched between our explorations of Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and Halifax we discovered an often overlooked, and historically important, stretch of Atlantic Canada.

Travel with us through New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and discover The Bay of Fundy, with the highest tides in the world, learn how folks got around before cars, overdose on blueberries, and find out how the Scots made it to the New World… CONTINUE READING >>

Sandwiched between our explorations of Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and Halifax we discovered an often overlooked, and historically important, stretch of Atlantic Canada.

Travel with us through New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and discover The Bay of Fundy, with the highest tides in the world, learn how folks got around before cars, overdose on blueberries, and find out how the Scots made it to the New World… CONTINUE READING >>

Campbell Carriage Factory Museum in Sackville, New Brunswick

The Campbell Carriage Factory dates back 1855, and the site represents one of last surviving pre-industrial businesses in Canada.

The main factory building, which became a museum in 2003, is typical of a small nineteenth century shop… CONTINUE READING >> 

The Campbell Carriage Factory dates back 1855, and the site represents one of last surviving pre-industrial businesses in Canada.

The main factory building, which became a museum in 2003, is typical of a small nineteenth century shop… CONTINUE READING >> 

Twillingate, Newfoundland – Whales, Icebergs, Wine & Getting “Screeched In”

Join your GypsyNesters in beautiful Twillingate, Newfoundland!

We kayaked with whales! And dolphins! AND icebergs!

We became honorary Newfoundlanders by getting “Screeched In” – we kissed the cod, shot the Screech and took the oath (in varying degrees of success)!

Sample toutons and tea, check out a real-deal musical group and enjoy wine made from… CONTINUE READING >>

Join your GypsyNesters in beautiful Twillingate, Newfoundland!

We kayaked with whales! And dolphins! AND icebergs!

We became honorary Newfoundlanders by getting “Screeched In” – we kissed the cod, shot the Screech and took the oath (in varying degrees of success)!

Sample toutons and tea, check out a real-deal musical group and enjoy wine made from… CONTINUE READING >>

We Became Honorary Newfoundlanders – We’re Screeched In!


We’re so honored! Check us out getting “Screeched In” – we kissed the cod, took a shot that put hair on our chests and recited the solemn oath…  See more about the ceremony here! >>


We’re so honored! Check us out getting “Screeched In” – we kissed the cod, took a shot that put hair on our chests and recited the solemn oath…  See more about the ceremony here! >>