We’ve all been here at some point in our lives, stuck in an over priced hotel, grinding your teeth at the thought of having to spend more money on an expensive meal at a nearby restaurant. George Egg, a British comedian, demonstrates how to cook a meal in your hotel room. Suck on that over-priced […]
Canada is more than just poutine. Although let’s face it, that stuff’s good! Fresh salmon, wild caribou, local sausage and platters that will surprise and intrigue your tastebuds.
Maple Syrup, it’s about as delicious as it is Canadian. It has long been known for it’s many health benefits. Despite it’s sweet and mega delicious flavour, it has plenty to offer to do the body good. It’s a good source of zinc, along with manganese, which is a trace mineral that’s essential for a […]
Canada Tourism produced a video showcasing the differences and beauty found throughout Canada. Take a minute out of your day and explore through a great video giving you every reason to backpack across Canada.
Canada Day. July 1st. In history, this day marks the joining of The British Colonies of Nova Scotia, and the Province of Canada into a federation. Although in the past, this holiday has been less of a party, and more of a long weekend. However, in recent years, festivals, races, parties, and sheer tom-foolery have […]
If you’ve ever been to Canada, or have ever met a Canadian, you’re sure to have heard of poutine. Canadians have invented many things, the telephone, the retractable beer carton handle, Superman, but none of them compare to the unique ingenuity that came with poutine. However, If you’ve never heard of poutine, then you are […]
Despite how many books you read, how many people you talk to, and how prepared you think you are, you are bound to make some of these mistakes along the way. The trick is to learn from your mistakes, and the sooner, the better. It’s a common occurrence to see or hear of people having […]
Sometimes backpackers, myself included, believe we’re slightly more than human. However true that statement is, there is one fact that we all obey. We have to eat. Now we’ve all been there, opting to skip a meal in order to save some money for recreational activities, perhaps a bus ticket, maybe a flight, or just […]