Archive / August, 2009

Nova Scotia Bound – Part Two

The flights went relatively smooth, aside from the 2 hour delay in Toronto. After the plane finished loading the passengers, one of Air Canada’s crew found something wrong with the plane. Whatever it was they found, it must have been pretty ugly, as the flight was delayed almost two hours. If it wasn’t for the […]

Nova Scotia Bound

Twelve hours from now I’ll be boarding the plane, anxiously waiting for takeoff. Regina to Toronto, followed by Toronto to Halifax! For the first time in what seems like ages, I’m packing my bags, and heading for greener pastures. Nova Scotia bound. The last time I was in Nova Scotia was almost exactly a year […]

Canadian Cell Phone Networks

Having a Cell phone while you’re backpacking across Canada can be extremely helpful. Whether you’re booking a hostel ahead of time, calling a tour company, or just sending a text back home letting your family know you’re still alive, a cell phone can make life on the road a lot more simple. However, Canada’s cell […]

Stop Polar Bear Hunting

Canada has a strange relationship with polar bears. We Canadians love the fact that we have them, we use them in everything from Company Logos, to Sporting teams, we proudly have them stamped on our Toonie, but for some reason the government of Canada thinks it’s okay to allow game hunter’s, particularly those from the […]

One Week – A true Canadian Travel movie

My good friends at the ThePlanetD.com reminded me to watch this movie. So after a week of heavy partying, I took the night off and watched One Week, starring Joshua Jackson (Dawsons Creek, Fringe). I was surprised how much I enjoyed it. If you’ve traveled anywhere in Canada you’ll find so many scenes you can […]

10 Foods you need you try with Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup, it’s about as delicious as it is Canadian. It has long been known for it’s many health benefits. Despite it’s sweet and mega delicious flavour, it has plenty to offer to do the body good. It’s a good source of zinc, along with manganese, which is a trace mineral that’s essential for a […]

Music – Hey Rosetta!

Hey Rosetta! – Yes! Yes! Yes! Hey Rosetta! is a six-piece indie rock band from St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. Known throughout Canada for it’s energetic live shows. Over the coarse of a few years they’ve walked away with several awards including 2006 Group o fthe Year, CBC Galaxies Rising Star of the Year, and […]