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Step Aside Fogo Island – Everyone Is Talking About Dildo, Newfoundland These Days

The town of Dildo, Newfoundland was “bursting at the seams” with tourists and traffic over the weekend, after attracting the attention of late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel. Producers were in the community yesterday filming, as residents and curiosity seekers

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Round Trips To The Titanic Are Now Being Offered

Adventure tourists with deep pockets now have a new bucket list travel item: a spot on a submarine diving 3,800 metres to the rusting remains of one history’s most iconic shipwrecks – The Titanic. Week-long expeditions to the Titanic are

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Two Famous Newfoundlanders Step In To Help An Elderly Veteran

This story starts out badly, but ends well. 82 year-old, Edward Sheppard, was devastated after his cherished guitar was stolen from his home in Stephenville Crossing, Newfoundland. The guitar was a gift from his late wife. After Edward’s story received

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The Merb’ys Are Back!

A stunningly popular calendar of burly, bearded ‘mermen’ posing against scenic Newfoundland backdrops for charity is back for a second year. The 2018 ‘merb’ys’ calendar — drawing its name from ‘mermaid’ and the Newfoundland moniker for ‘buddy’ — became a

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Newest ‘Coronation Street’ Cast Member Is A Canadian Actor

An actor originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland, is joining the cast on the popular long-running British soap opera ‘Coronation Street’. Cassidy Little left St. John’s to pursue a comedy career in the United Kingdom and wound up joining the British Royal

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Iceberg Alley Has Been Quiet This Year Until Now

Onlookers are being drawn to a small cove in eastern Newfoundland to witness an iceberg with an unusual shape. The iceberg is nearly picture perfect, with a hollow archway carved in the middle. It appears to be grounded in waters

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It’s June And Newfoundland Is Still Getting Snow!

Areas around Gander and St. John’s received another light dusting of snow over night as temperatures dipped to about -1 C, with a wind chill of about -7 C. Some called it a cruel spring joke. One twitter user commented

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