Whether we want, have or need to, at some point in time many of us leave this place we call home. Sometimes we may grow and even ‘find’ ourselves while away. Other times we may be lost before we leave.
Some meditations on time and memory: a starting point and compass for the coming year-long journey.
On the pros and cons and complexities of the ex-pat community
Living and working cross-culturally can change us in subtle, yet profound, ways
When you’re far from home, the magic of the season appears in unlikely ways
From Yonge Street to Hudson Bay…
Our understanding of similarity and difference can change over time
A Newfoundlander living in Nunavut describes the joy of returning home for the summer…and the difficulty of leaving again
A year after starting her journey in Germany, our correspondent finally makes it home
As the round-the-world journey edges closer to completion – and Newfoundland – our protagonist continues through the US
Selling a bike is harder than it sounds…
When constant change becomes the new normal, sometimes it can be difficult to take
Ever wonder how a dog would handle a round-the-world motorbike trip? We decided to find out…
Erin Sharpe is a Newfoundlander living and working in Japan. In this week’s Stray Puffin, she describes the experience of living through the 2011 earthquake…and the amazing story of what came after.
Laos was not at all what we expected
This week’s installment features a young Newfoundlander whose journey took her from her island home to the stage with Cirque du Soleil
Reflections from another long-time Newfoundland resident of Arviat
Adventures are fun…until they’re not
A Labradorian looks back on his home with mixed feelings, and reflects on what Japanese and Newfoundlanders/Labradorians can learn from each other
Our intrepid adventurer meets her match in Thailand