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Are There Dark Undertones to a Cherished Christmas Tradition?

Are There Dark Undertones to a Cherished Christmas Tradition?

Any Mummers ‘loud in? Every Newfoundlander will know this famous first line to the Simani’s classic Christmas tune, The Mummers Song, played all over the Island. The song takes us through the story of 20 or more people visiting a grandmother during the holidays and she is more than excited to let them in (see video below). The twist is these are not your regular callers. These are Mummers and with them come hundreds of years of laughter, celebration and for some controversy, but not just in Newfoundland, all over the world. (more…)

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Travel

The Day My Plane Fell Out of the Sky

The Day My Plane Fell Out of the Sky

It’s the stuff of nightmares for any traveler…

…the fear that something may go wrong.

For many, any bump or irregularity in the steadfastness or direction of a bus, boat, or worse, a plane, can be absolutely nerve gripping, or at the least, uncomfortably unnerving. (more…)

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Canada Legalized Marijuana – What Does The World Think?

Canada Legalized Marijuana – What Does The World Think?

On October 17th, 2018 Canada became the SECOND COUNTRY in the world to legalize Marijuana! (more…)

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Travel

The Miracle Oversold Flight

The Miracle Oversold Flight

Because we have so many completely random travel transit stories that don’t fit into a particular category we wanted to create a series of posts to share them. (more…)

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IrelandTravelVideo

The Gays Took Over Dublin Bay!

The Gays Took Over Dublin Bay!

We hosted our first (hoping to be annual) Gay Sailing Day in Dublin Bay, Ireland! Event details here.

We raised the pride flag at the main mast of the Royal St. George Yacht Club for the FIRST TIME EVER! (more…)

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Travel

Top 10 Finalist for Best Vlog in Ireland!

Top 10 Finalist for Best Vlog in Ireland!

We are SUPER EXCITED that after 3 rounds of judging and shortlisting we have made the TOP 10 FINALISTS for BEST VLOG IN IRELAND with the Blog Awards Ireland. (more…)

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DIYHome Design

Haunted House Renovations – Before/After – Bedrooms & Top Floor

Haunted House Renovations – Before/After – Bedrooms & Top Floor

So we’ve already taken you guys through what we did to update (more…)

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Malta – Gay Travel Guide – Gay Beaches, Bars, Laws, Pride, Events & More

Malta – Gay Travel Guide – Gay Beaches, Bars, Laws, Pride, Events & More

The Mediterranean nation of Malta regularly peaks the top of the list of the best gay friendly countries in Europe and even the world! And for many good reasons. Find out what Malta has to offer as one of the best gay destinations in this gay travel guide!  (more…)

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The Amsterdam Gay Pride Canal Parade – Plus Travel Guide

The Amsterdam Gay Pride Canal Parade – Plus Travel Guide

So since moving to Europe we’ve been told by everyone that Gay Pride in Amsterdam in the Netherlands is the funnest, wildest and most unique Pride event in Europe! (more…)

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Travel

Best Gay Bars in the World? Top 8 Favourites

Best Gay Bars in the World? Top 8 Favourites

Ok so it’s not like we’ve been to every gay bar in the world BUT, in our travels across 29 countries, and far more cities, partying in the local gay scene has always been high on the list so we’ve still been to a TON of gay bars (+100). (more…)

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Camping in the Sahara Desert – Morocco

Camping in the Sahara Desert – Morocco

We made our first trip to Africa this year on a trip to Morocco! We travelled on a road trip from Marrakech, to Merzouga, Fez and Tangier over 10 days. Along the way we stopped to visit Ait Benhaddou (an 11th century village that’s been the movie set of films like Gladiator and Game of Thrones), the epic Dades Gorge and culture packed local villages before doing a camel trek into the desert to spend the night amongst the Erg Chebbi sand dunes in the Sahara Desert! It was an amazing trip and we have so much to share! (more…)

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What Did We Find in Bristol, England?

What Did We Find in Bristol, England?

So we were recently in Bristol England home of Banksy, the world’s first bungee jump and what we, ashamedly forgotten to be another very important fact about Bristol. Until last night when a guy at a bar mentioned “oh in the harbour there’s this old ship called the Matthew that you should go see” and being from Newfoundlander we were like oh my god how could we have forgotten! (more…)

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Our First Sailing Lesson, in Dublin, Ireland

Our First Sailing Lesson, in Dublin, Ireland

So as soon as we got a touch of summer in Ireland we got roped into going sailing with our friend Troy who’s a sailing instructor with uSail at the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire just south of Dublin. (more…)

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What’s St. Patrick’s Day Like in Dublin, Ireland?

What’s St. Patrick’s Day Like in Dublin, Ireland?

St. Patrick’s Day is a revered day for celebration in many countries around the world with an affiliation to Irish history. But maybe nowhere outside of Ireland is as admiring of the Irish culture as the people of Newfoundland, Canada where we are from, a long standing Irish settlement. (more…)

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DIYHome Design

Haunted House Renovations – Before/After – Kitchen & Living Room

Haunted House Renovations – Before/After – Kitchen & Living Room

So back for Part 2. We already reviewed the before and after of the house exterior and everything we did to fix the yard, repair the exterior and repaint the house.

Now we are on to the before and after for the 1st floor which is the kitchen, dining room and living room! (more…)

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DIY

Haunted House Renovations – Before/After – Exterior

Haunted House Renovations – Before/After – Exterior

We bought a tiny haunted house in a small harbour town in our home province of Newfoundland, Canada. And we moved home for almost a year recently to rejuvenate the property to an authentic country, downhome style saltbox home. (more…)

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10 Things to Do in Lisbon, Portugal

10 Things to Do in Lisbon, Portugal

We visited Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal for Larry’s birthday! And even though it was in November, god bless Lisbon for maintaining sunny days and warm temperatures up to 20 degrees.

An incredibly bright, colourful and historical city, here is our video recap of 10 must sees/dos if visiting Lisbon and the surrounding area. And more detail on each below! (more…)

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Prague Exploded on New Year’s Eve

Prague Exploded on New Year’s Eve

So for New Year’s we were in Prague in the Czech Republic. I (Chris) spent a semester on University exchange there 8 years ago so it was exciting to come back for the first time in so long and to show Larry around! But for now, we’re here to chat about how crazy Prague gets on New Year’s Eve! And we’ve got video to show you. (more…)

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Video: Touring the Christmas Markets in Munich, Germany

Video: Touring the Christmas Markets in Munich, Germany

For Christmas we took a detour from Dublin to visit Munich, Germany for Christmas! It was a gateway city for an easy on-visit to Vienna and Prague by train for New Year’s. (more…)

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IrelandVideo

The 12 Pubs of Christmas Challenge in Dublin

The 12 Pubs of Christmas Challenge in Dublin

Our first Christmas in Dublin and we were super excited to see the city light up for Christmas. The lights, decorations, everyone goes all out and we have waited for an Irish Christmas for so long! And one of the new Christmas traditions we have been introduced to is the 12 Pubs of Christmas Pub Crawl. (more…)

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Haunted House Front

How to Renovate a Haunted House…

Any Mummers ‘loud in? Every Newfoundlander will know this famous first line to the Simani’s classic Chr...

Chris and Larry Munich Christmas Markets 2

Video: Touring the Christmas Markets in Munich, Germany

Any Mummers ‘loud in? Every Newfoundlander will know this famous first line to the Simani’s classic Chr...

Malta Gay Travel Guide

Malta – Gay Travel Guide – Gay Beaches, Bars, Laws, Pride, Events & More

Any Mummers ‘loud in? Every Newfoundlander will know this famous first line to the Simani’s classic Chr...

Camping in the Sahara Desert, Morocco

Camping in the Sahara Desert – Morocco

Any Mummers ‘loud in? Every Newfoundlander will know this famous first line to the Simani’s classic Chr...

Robot Restaurant

Video: The Japanese Robot Cabaret – Craziest Show….EVER

Any Mummers ‘loud in? Every Newfoundlander will know this famous first line to the Simani’s classic Chr...