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While Canada may be a young country, it is teeming with history. Pirates, explosions, war, famine, disease, murder, and even prohibition! The history of this country speaks volumes of it’s people.

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6 Reasons I’m Proud to be Canadian

Being patriotic in Canada is sort of like knowing how to skate. Most Canadians do it, most people enjoy it, and most people don’t really know why or how. It’s just a good time, something we start at a young age and carry with us for the majority of our lives. Maybe it’s the competitive […]

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6 Moments In Time That Make Me Ashamed To Be Canadian

Canada has an uncanny ability to be painted as a picturesque, romantic, eco-conscious and friendly nation. A nation filled with a mosaic of peoples, languages, cultures, and traditions. A nation where recycling is the norm, where people hold doors open for others, where assassins use pies instead of bullets, and where you can find a […]

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6 Reasons You Should Visit Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Saskatchewan

I’ve always had a fascination with history. I suppose I have my folks to thank for that. They always made an effort to stop at every historical point of interest during family road trips. As kids, my folks would have my siblings and I read the signs that would explain where we were, and what […]

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Sunday Canadian Travel Video: What is Canada to the United States of America?

There are few relationships that go as deep as those between America and Canada. Which is why I highly recommend if you’re going to be backpacking Canada, you’d be a fool not to consider backpacking America as well. I stumbled upon this video yesterday after spending a full day working through another weekend (Who does […]

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Chasing Prairie Skyscrapers across the flatlands of Saskatchewan

The dry,¬†arid¬†winds of Saskatchewan hammer against my left arm. My hand is curved into a wing-like shape as I hang my forearm out the driver’s side window. I entertain myself with the magic of lift. It’s late September and I’m watching the yellow dashed lines extend into the horizon. The highway is empty and the […]

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Get Fast & Geeky with Segway Tours in Toronto

Rain causes a lot of sports & activities to cancel. Baseball, Football, Soccer, Barbeques, and outdoor music festivals are all prey when it comes down to the mighty talons of an extremely soggy day. I feared that my recent trip with Segway Of Ontario would surely be amongst those victims. Little did I know how […]

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Canadian Money – How to Understand & Identify our Monopoly Bills

I’ve been stealthily hiding money from myself for a few weeks (which by the way is a passion of mine) and I have finally managed to scrounge up a fair collection of Canadian Bills to showcase here on my mega awesome Canadian Travel Blog. As a plaid wearing Canuck, I’m totally used to hearing all […]

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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 […]