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Explore Photo Essays from across Canada on I Backpack Canada. I try to post new photo essays every month or two to showcase my recent travels, or travels from my previous years when I was traveling across Canada full time.

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 […]

Halifax Oval Ice Skating

Free Ice Skating at Halifax’s Oval

Unfortunately as winter consumes Canada, the amount of things one can partake in becomes limited to how well you deal with the cold and how many activities are available in your city. Thankfully my new home of Halifax is allowing people from all over to skate the Oval that’s been setup for the 2011 Canada […]

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 […]

Pond Hockey Canada

10 Winter Activities You Shouldn’t Miss

Winter is no doubt the harshest season in Canada. The weather can drop below -40 degrees Celsius over night, and stay there for weeks. However, being stuck inside the comfort of your home can cause cabin fever in no time. The need to get outside, to do something fun, is very strong in this culture. […]

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