Archive / May, 2010

Big win for Backpacking in British Columbia

Chalk one up for the backpacking scene in British Columbia, Hostelling International has unveiled yet another hostel in Canada, this time boasting a 188 bed hostel in Whistler, B.C. This four storey hostel is found in the new Cheakamus Crossing subdivision, that was originally set out for athletes housing during the Winter Games. The 188 […]

Interviewing Canadas Hostels: HI-Castle Mountain Wilderness Hostel

Numero huit mes amis! It would be sheer lunacy to ignore some of the amazing hostels found a little further off the beaten trail. One of these rare beauties is the Castle Mountain Wilderness Hostel, yet another amazing HI-Canada hostel. Tony Chatham was kind enough to give us a few answers along with an amazing […]

Westjet Contest

Vote for your favourite Getaway and Win with Westjet

Love contests? Love to travel? 18? Canadian? Good, consider yourself a candidate in winning one of eight paid vacations from Westjet. The Canadian Tourism Commission, along with Westjet and Localsknow.ca are sponsoring this unique contest called Gold Medal Getaway Contest.¬†All you need to do, is vote on a submitted destination posted by some of the […]