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Saving Money with Toronto’s Airport Express

Minutes after finding my baggage, I was already deep in convorsation with two Taxi drivers. My question, “Roughly how much is it going to cost me to get downtown from the airport”. They argued between eachother for a minute, eventually settling on “around $45.00”. I thanked them for the information and wished them a good […]

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i Backpack Canada nominated for the GoMedia2010 Best Travel Blog Award

This last week or so has been extremely exciting for me. I was recently notified that iBackpackCanada had been nominated by the Canadian Tourism Commission, alongside GoMedia2010 for the title of “Best Travel Blog”. Needless to say I was pretty gosh darn excited. As I read further down the email, I was told that because […]

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Whale Watching & Hangovers in Halifax Harbour

After a long night of partying with some new friends in the famous Halifax Nightlife, waking up before Noon was the last thing I wanted to do. As the haze in my brain slowly turned into semi-normal thought patterns, I remembered. “Crap! I’m going whale watching today!” I Hauled what was left of me into the […]

Northern Saskatchewan Fishing Trip: Part 2

I awoke with the smell of last nights campfire covering me, I breathed in, savoring it. I love that smell. The boys and I played catchup with the old man. He was already on his second cup of campfire-coffee, rancid stuff, but good in a pinch. We got our gear hauled back into our water chariot. I […]

Northern Saskatchewan Fishing Trip: Part 1

As highway 6 stretched further North, the small towns that were so frequent began to be replaced by lush vistas of the boreal forest. It’s funny how easy it is to forget that there is more to Saskatchewan than just farms and prairies. Saskatchewan is after all larger than France, and nobody mistakes France for […]

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