You know a place is special when it has its own dictionary and time zone. Find out what Newfoundland and Labrador has to offer you.

You know a place is special when it has its own dictionary and time zone. Find out what Newfoundland and Labrador has to offer you.

A little time zone #trivia for you:  Newfoundland is one of the few places where the time zone is offset from UTC by an increment of 30 minutes.  Do you know another?  And do you know one that deviates from UTC by 45 minutes?

A little time zone #trivia for you: Newfoundland is one of the few places where the time zone is offset from UTC by an increment of 30 minutes. Do you know another? And do you know one that deviates from UTC by 45 minutes?

Why are Newfoundlanders a half-hour ahead of the East Coast? Because they can be.

Time Zone Deviants, Part I: the strangest time zones in the world

Why are Newfoundlanders a half-hour ahead of the East Coast? Because they can be.

Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism (60 sec HD TV ad)    http://inspiredtraveller.tumblr.com/post/3808257906/i-wanted-to-share-a-tourism-ad-for-the-province-i

Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism (60 sec HD TV ad) http://inspiredtraveller.tumblr.com/post/3808257906/i-wanted-to-share-a-tourism-ad-for-the-province-i

MISTAKE: CANADA IS THE WORLD'S LARGEST COUNTRY  Not even close. Russia is a massive 6,602,000 square miles, so big that it has 10 time zones. Canada is a distant second with 3,855,000 square miles, but with six time zones of its own, there's a long gap in time between Vancouver in the west and St. John's in Newfoundland.

MISTAKE: CANADA IS THE WORLD'S LARGEST COUNTRY Not even close. Russia is a massive 6,602,000 square miles, so big that it has 10 time zones. Canada is a distant second with 3,855,000 square miles, but with six time zones of its own, there's a long gap in time between Vancouver in the west and St. John's in Newfoundland.

...It is still 1987 in Newfoundland and they are still drinking out of short bottles instead of long-necks. All of their beer are in these bottles. Everything is different in Newfoundland. Someone explain the half-hour time zone to me... __________________________________________________ - For an unrelated story on this Lonely Planet try the link! http://ift.tt/2aLGdk2 St. John's Newfoundland Canada. Feel free to 'repost' and 'share' :-) :-) _________! #travel #instatravel #bbctravel…

...It is still 1987 in Newfoundland and they are still drinking out of short bottles instead of long-necks. All of their beer are in these bottles. Everything is different in Newfoundland. Someone explain the half-hour time zone to me... __________________________________________________ - For an unrelated story on this Lonely Planet try the link! http://ift.tt/2aLGdk2 St. John's Newfoundland Canada. Feel free to 'repost' and 'share' :-) :-) _________! #travel #instatravel #bbctravel…

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