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Hostels are a backpackers friend. Not only are they easy on your budget, they provide a unique and fun way to travel and meet people from all over the world with similar interests. Find out about some of my favourite hostels here!

Interviewing Canadas Hostels: Kelowna SameSun Backpacker Lodge

We are on our second Hostel in our series of posts where we’ll be interviewing Canadian hostel owners and managers. The staff at SameSun have been extremely helpful in providing answers to our questions, I can’t thank them enough for helping us get this series off the ground. Be sure to follow SameSunNation on Twitter, […]

Interviewing Canadas Hostels: Vancouver SameSun Backpackers Lodge

Vancouver’s SameSun Backpackers Lodge is officially the first in our series of posts where we’ll be Interviewing Canadian Hostels. We managed to get Pete to answer these questions: How long have you been operating your hostel? 6 years Tell us about your hostel? We can sleep about 270 people. We have 12 private rooms, some […]

Hostel Hero iPhone Application

A new iPhone application has recently been released which will help any backpacker traveling the world. With the flick of a thumb, you can browse and book hostels in 150 countries. If you remember my previous post on Air Canada’s iPhone App, you’ll know that many people, including companies, are seeing the major benefits a […]

Backpack Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton is often overlooked when backpacking through Alberta. Calgary has a tendency to be the safer choice, being much closer to Banff, and being right along the Trans Canada Highway. In the past, Edmonton has been the little brother trying to achieve what Calgary has. However, in recent years Edmonton is gradually shedding it’s title […]

Best Hostels in Canada

The hostel scene in Canada is still in it’s youngest stages. They are spread out few and far between. However, despite lacking a decent hostel in every city, there are a good handful that I would personally recommend as the best hostels in Canada. Bare in mind, these are based on my own personal thoughts, […]