Candice & Cailin Do St. John’s, Newfoundland

If you’ve been following me at all these past few weeks, you’ll know that Ms. Cailin O’Neil of Travel Yourself visited me in St. John’s during May 2-4 weekend.

She couldn’t come at a better time: the sun was out, the BBQ was fired up, we had a house-load of visitors and a few kegs of beer to accommodate.

Cailin’s a filmmaker, so she brought along her camera and really captured the personality of the city, or at least how I see the city. I absolutely love what she did with the whole thing, and yes, we do have this much fun all the time. After showing my roommate, she sighed all dreamy-like and said, “I can’t believe we live here.”

Plus there’s a wicked shot of my ass. Worth watching.

Can you even imagine what NYC is going to be like?!

Travel Yourself – St. John’s, Newfoundland from Cailin O'Neil on Vimeo.

Thanks, Cailin! Follow her on Twitter.

  • JoAnna

    Love it!! What a beautiful place to live, though it looks awfully windy!

    Can’t wait for NYC!

  • Matt

    I got really excited at the mention of fish tongues! And were you dipping them in Ranch Dressing? Perfect.

    It really looks to be a wonderful place. I’d love to visit. Wonderful video Cailin! I love the music. Come visit me in New Zealand so we can make one here!

  • Susan

    I’m glad my epic dance moves have now been made famous. LOL

  • Dave and Deb

    Fun video ladies! Love that East Coast Music from Newfnland. (I don’t say NewFOUNDland. Yep, I’m a good Canadian eh?)
    I didn’t even know that Cod had tongues:-)

  • Eric

    I gotta admit, I never imagined it to be such a beautiful place. But is the wind always blowing there? Awesome video

  • Everywhereist

    That was off the charts delightful. And you got screeched in! As an American, I was confused and delighted. :)

  • Trisha

    Awesome video – looks like a lot of fun! And you’re right Candice, nice shot of your ass. :)

  • Cailin

    Matt! Ranch dressing? Are you crazy? That’s tartar sauce! It’s fish not vegetables silly! haha
    I would love to come to New Zealand and make a video with you! How much longer do you plan on being there for?

  • Cailin

    I’m glad you were delighted and confused!! hahaha
    check out this it may help you understand the getting screeched in bit a little more! :)

  • Hevs

    Love, Love, Love this video !! it’s crazy to see it from someone elses perspective, you know ? after living here for 5 years I just see st. john’s as st. john’s and kind of forget how amazing of a place it is. seeing it from this point of view makes me appreciate and remember just how beautiful of a place it really is and proud to call st. john’s my home. awesome job !

  • Michelle

    Great video!!! What a beautiful place. I sure could go for some cod tongue right about now.

  • Andy Hayes | Sharing Travel Experiences

    Ha – fun video. And yes, NEW-fundlnd, not new-FOUND-land :-)

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  • Alouise

    Great video. St. John’s looks like such a vibrant city and this just makes me want to visit Newfunlnd even more.

  • Anne

    Wow, looks like fun! Newfoundland has always been on my “to-visit” list.

    I worry about what NYC’s “screeching” equivalent may be…

  • Sonya

    Funny, lively and charming video! Newfoundland is one of my favorite places on the planet.

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  • Emily @ Maiden Voyage

    Very cool video! Newfoundland is SO pretty. I’ve never been there and don’t know much about it, but it looks beautiful!

  • Cammy

    Oh man I need to party with you! :)

  • Joya

    This video is awesome! It makes me want to go to St. John’s now.

  • Candice

    Thanks, and yes, always windy! Hahaha. Although on the most eastern tip of N. America, it’s a little extreme. ;) I’ll see you soon!

  • Candice

    Tartar sauce! Yummm. Also, can I come to New Zealand as well?

  • Candice

    You certainly know how to bust a move, must be that ghetto booty.

  • Candice

    Oh, they do! And it seems many people enjoyed the music, I think I shall make a video post round-up of some NL classics.

  • Candice

    Thanks, Eric! The west coast is even more beautiful. And yes, the wind is ALWAYS blowing.

  • Candice

    Someday, I shall get you Screeched In as well!

  • Candice

    Hahaha thanks Trisha, I’ve been working out. ;)

  • Candice

    Totally agree, Heather! I get so excited when people visit so I can show them around. We are SO lucky to live here.

  • Candice

    Thanks, Michelle! Maaan even reading these comments make me love this place a little more, haha. I’ll Fed-Ex you some cod tongues.

  • Candice

    I have to admit, when trying to explain to someone how to pronounce “Newfoundland,” I usually say, “It’s New-Found-Land.” I guess that’s how it’s SUPPOSED to be, though. I don’t realize I’m stressing the “New.”

  • Candice

    Oh good, I’m glad! You’re welcome anytime!

  • Candice

    Yay, come visit! And Anne, I’m not quite sure, maybe I should bring some Screech for the occasion.

  • Candice

    Thanks, Sonya! I love hearing that this place has touched other people as well.

  • Candice

    Thanks, Emily! It’s definitely a place worth exploring if you’re ever in this neck of the woods.

  • Candice

    Please do!

  • Candice

    DOOO IT!

  • Leng | Globe Nomads

    Looks really beautiful. Never been there but I would certainly love to go there someday. Time to start saving!

  • Candice

    I encourage you to do so!