Matt Wells – No Place Like Home in Newfoundland & Labrador

Occupation: TV host, Musician, Actor

Place of Birth: St. John’s, NL (grew up in Mt. Pearl baby!)

Currently Resides: Toronto, On

Where’s your favourite place in NL to grab a coffee?

(I’m a tea drinker) Hava Java

Where’s your favourite place in NL to grab a pint?

The Bull and Barrel (on a Thursday night to hear Jerry Stamp sing)

Where’s your favourite place to shop in NL?

Ballistic, Fred’s Records, Afterwards Book Store

What’s the one dish you crave when you’re away from home?

A Turkey Pie from Fabulous Foods on Merrymeeting Road (St.John's)

Where in Newfoundland & Labrador would we stand to see your favourite view?

From The Rooms Café. A perfect view of downtown and it’s cool to imagine how the landscape has changed throughout history.

Name 3 things we’ve gotta do when we visit Newfoundland & Labrador:

1.Check out O’Brien's Music Store

2. Spend a night downtown and explore the live, local music.

3. Take a walk in Bowring Park

What makes Newfoundland & Labrador such a special place on earth for you?

Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the most unique places in the world. I have had the good fortune to travel to many places and I have yet to find any other piece of the map filled with such an amazing spirit and sense of community. It never ceases to amaze me how excited people are to hear I am a Newfoundlander, no matter where in the world I am; people are either already in love with our province or are planning their first trip. Creativity is in the air, and there is something about our history and our geographic isolation that connects every single person who was born there and I feel tremendously lucky to be part of it.


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