Archive / October, 2011

Planet Traveler

Get Eco-Friendly at The Planet Traveler – North America’s Greenest Hostel

Finding The Planet Traveler Hostel is incredibly easy, even for a small town chump such as myself. It’s located between two awesome and eclecticToronto neighbourhoods, Little Italy & Kensington Market. Rising slightly higher than the nearby buildings, a grid of solar panels points toward the sky, gathering light to feed the bowels of this building. […]

Algonquin-Park in Autumn Ontario-Canoe Lake

Experience Algonquin Park At The Wolf Den Hostel & Bunkhouse

Algonquin Park is an Ontario mecca for outdoor adventure and activities. Whether you’re a plaid wearing canoe carrying portage master, or a first timer dipping your feet into the world of interior camping. Algonquin Park has a lake, a trail, and a campsite for everyones needs. The question is where do you start? Who do […]

Sunset Saskatchewan

Photo Du Jour – Sunsets, Power Lines, and Saskatchewan Silhouettes

After being surrounded by the the tall (but increadibly awesome) trees of Ontario for a while, coming to Saskatchewan was a breathe of wide open air. I borrowed some family wheels and hit the road running.┬áTouring this province is no easy task. Hours upon hours between stops, long and exhausting highways, and if you’re not […]

HI South Algonquin – A Gateway to Algonquin Park

Located in the small town of Maynooth, Ontario (population 200), a once budding town with its own CN Railways Station on the outskirts of Algonquin Park, is one of the many children of HI Canada. HI Maynooth Hostel is a fantastic little gateway for exploring the area. People from all over the world spend a […]

Toronto-Skyline-Timelapse

Sunday Canadian Travel Video – Toronto Skyline Timelapse

I recently stayed at this incredible new hostel in Toronto called Planet Traveler. (A proper review is coming). To sumarize the stay. It’s incredible! Modern, eco friendly, and best of all has an amazing view of downtown Toronto from their rooftop patio & lounge. While I was catching up on photo edits & some serious […]

HI Toronto Backpackers

5 Reasons You Should Start Your Canadian Journey at HI Toronto Hostel

HI Hostels Canada is the king of the hill when it comes to budget accommodations across Canada. While there are dozens upon dozens of amazing local mom & pop hostels across Canada, most travellers seem to lean on the “Big Kid” when they first arrive in Canada. Whether its for their comfy beds, warm smiles, […]

Photo Du Jour: The Ragged Falls, Ontario

During my recent trip through Algonquin Park I actually evolved from a regular human into a highly optimized photo taking robotic machine. While I was in my highly evolved state, I was able to hike several trails, including the trail up to Ragged Falls. The trail is surprisingly easy and well groomed, which makes it […]