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Photo Du Jour – Brackley Beach, Prince Edward Island

I’m a bit behind on writing due to work and dealing with poor weather, which tends to stunt my motivation to be creative. This incredibly soggy weather that Halifax has been living through drove me north to Prince Edward Island last weekend. The sun decided to show me some love, which meant I could finally […]


Sunday Canadian Travel Video: A Saskatchewan Sunset

One of the things I miss most about my home province of Saskatchewan is catching the famous Saskatchewan sunsets. There’s a reason why they call this province the “Land of the Living Skies”. Matthew Garand managed to capture a piece of that, so hats off to him for that. Despite the beauty of this time […]

What is a Canuck? The History behind the Canadian Nickname

Throughout my travels I’ve met people from all over the world. Many of whom proudly wore, or defiantly protested a nickname their countrys people have been given by another. While some of them can surely be seen as insults, many even approaching racism, when used tongue-in-cheek, you can’t help but smile. Calling a Canadian a […]


Travel Tip – Book Flights in Canada with Price Drop Protection

If you’re a frugal traveller such as myself, flights have and always will be one of the most expensive part of your travels. Unfortunately Canada has yet to produce any budget airlines like those in Europe & Australia. The most common travel tip I hear when it comes to flights is to “shop around”. However, […]

Canoeing Kejimkujik National Park Nova-Scotia

Canoeing and Island Camping in Kejimkujik National Park

Two and a half hours from Halifax, the metropolitan city centre of the entire Maritimes, lies a National park of outstanding beauty. Where lakes, islands, trees, rivers and streams converge and form the 404 square kilometer national park known as Kejimkujik National Park. Looking at the name of this park, one might think “That has […]

National Parks Project

Need Inspiration to Travel In Canada? Check out the National Parks Project!

The other day I was browsing online looking for Matt Mays tour schedule, knowing he typically plays in Halifax during the summer. While on his website┬áI saw a banner for The National Parks Project that he was involved in. Curious as to why I’d never heard of it, I clicked. I was then greeted by […]


My 7 Links – La creme de la creme of I Backpack Canada!

I’m doing a serious fist pump right now! I’ve been nominated by The Traveling Editor to partake in the very cool, very interesting, “7 links Project”. This little project was started by the folks at Trip Base, and its spread like wildfire throughout the travel blogging community. Google “My 7 Links” and you’ll know exactly […]

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