Next hauntingly beautiful destination: Fogo Island in Newfoundland, Canada

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Tuesday 6 May 2014

In the mood to be engulfed in the midst of of beautifully apocalyptic frozen landscapes? Sounds like Fogo Island in Newfoundland, Canada. To get to Fogo Island Inn you’ll need to fly to Gander, ride in a car and then hitch a ferry ride to stay at any of the 29 rooms with stunning floor-to-ceiling […]

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The unusual fogs of Newfoundland

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By Angus Rowe MacPherson in New Photography on Thursday 1 November 2012

This summer, I went to Mars (it’s possible that it was actually Newfoundland’s Bonavista Peninsula and Fogo Island, I can’t remember). While there, I took advantage of the embarassingly rich supply of thundering fog-covered landscapes to make this unearthly little series. I enlisted the help of my awesome nephew and beautiful wife, who, despite the wind and rain, seemed eager to run around and set off smoke bombs. Good times.

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Crystal Head Vodka

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By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 11 November 2010

We’re used to seeing celebrities hawk perfume, clothing, jewelry, and even luxury automobiles. But vodka bottled in a crystal head? That’s right. Dan Aykroyd is the celeb behind the new spirit Crystal Head Vodka, which is produced in St. Johns, Newfoundland. We know Aykroyd from his legendary Blues Brothers act on Saturday Night Live. But maybe he’s destined to be remembered by his new product. His inspiration is certainly intriguing.

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Colorful houses in Newfoundland

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By Casper Johansson in Architecture on Saturday 23 January 2010

Known more for its proximity to bountiful oil-fields than for its architecture, the town of St John’s, in Canada’s Newfoundland, has enjoyed a cultural revival in recent years based on a mini-economic boom and its quirky hilly terrain, upon which rows and rows of colorful houses have been built.

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