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|Loaf of white bread||$3.31|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$736.44|
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|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$230.14|
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|Local cheese (1kg)||$9.67|
Come to visit St. Johns, "North America's Oldest City," and the snowiest, cloudiest and windiest city in Canada. St. John's is a city rife with culture, with roots dating back to 1583, when it was claimed and settled as an English colony. They city still stays true to its historic roots through its unique architectural style, with brightly-colored, low-rise buildings-the only city of its kind in Canada. Visiting St. John's offers an array of exciting activities, from historical landmarks and museums, to gorgeous natural scenery and a vibrant city life. Visiting St. John's was never easier; there are a variety of available cheap flights to St. John's.
Signal Hill should be your first stop during your trip to St. John's. St. John's most well-known landmark, it boasts scenic views of the city and of the ocean, from St.John's highest point. It was also a place where the city stood guard against pirates, and boasts a wide variety of interactive historical displays which illustrate the city's long and rich history. Signal Hill has some excellent walking trails for taking a hike or a relaxed stroll.
Another choice destination is Cape Spear-Newfoundland's oldest operational lighthouse since 1836. You can take a tour of this functioning lighthouse, restored to its 1839 appearance, with views of the original lighthouse and the light house keeper's family's residence. Cape Spear boasts magnificent views of the Cliffs, but can get awfully foggy.
St. John's is also well-known for its icebergs, seabirds and whales, and is home to humpbacks, sperm whales and orcas, among others. If you're planning a trip in late summer or early fall, it is prime whale and bird watching season, with iceberg season in more of late fall and winter. There are a number of tour operators which can take you on unforgettable trips via boat or sea kayak.
If you've always wanted to see a general store, you're in luck. Barbour's General Store is an actual general store from the 18th century, which has been converted into a museum, a charming tea room and gift shop. If you're in the mood for a little history or just want to sample a green tea slushie, coffee or iced tea, Barbour's is your destination of choice.
An area that's famous for its cold weather, there's also a variety of winter sports to choose from, such as skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and zip lining. From downhill to cross-country skiing or snowboarding, you're sure to find a winter activity of interest. With plenty of national parks and ski resorts to select from, the word is snow!
If you've always wanted to see 'earth from the inside out,' the Johnson Geo Centre should be the next stop on your trip. With most of the museum below ground, in a hollowed-out glacial formation, the museum explores the earth's geological history through a variety of incredible, interactive displays. With a 3D theatre, a remarkable exhibit about the Titanic and exhibits about space, geology, the ocean and early human life, the museum is an excellent choice if travelling with children.
St. John's offers a marvelous array of activities and is the perfect destination for those who wish to experience Canada's cool climate and scenic beauty. A city that prides itself on history, St. John's is filled with opportunities for exploration and excitement. So take a look at flights to St. John's, today.
Summertime is around the corner, and Pippy Park, St. John's, Newfoundland, needs to be on the "A" list of unique and wonderful places to plan on spending a few days' vacation this summer. Situated on 3400 acres, it incorporates several campuses, a golf course, a very popular environmental educational center, and all the amenities that one would expect to find in a beautiful city park.
Located in the Waterford Valley of Newfoundland, the Bowring Park is a major tourist attraction of the place. It is a scenic park and has a statue of Peter Pan and a sculptured duck pond leading to the entrance of the park. The duck pond is man made and the statue was erected in memory of Sir Edgar Bowring's granddaughter. The pond has a lot of fishes, ducks, geese, and swans in them. Visitors are allowed to feed the birds and fishes.
When looking for the best nightlife in St. Johns, George Street is the place to find a quaint, quiet, or hopping bar or pub. The evenings find pedestrians strolling through numerous bars – and it's generally believed this area has more bars per square-foot than any other street in all North America. It remains full of activity until the wee hours of the morning.Source