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Cross Canada Video Tour: Halifax

Filming has always intrigued me. There’s some superb travel bloggers and travel vloggers out there shooting their travels, and coming back with some incredible footage. Kinda makes me wonder, if a picture is worth a thousand words, what’s the going rate for video? Unfortunately, video has never really been something I’ve put a lot of […]

The Sunday Canadian Travel Video: Across Canada in 2 Minutes

We’ve all had that weird feeling before, you know the one I’m talking about. You arrive at this new destination that you’ve been talking about for months, maybe even years. It could be a museum, a landmark, or a scenic drive. Then you see it. Chain stores, chain restaurantes, chain hotels, it’s like you can’t […]

12 Inspiring Tourism Videos on Canada

The other day I came across Travel Alberta’s incredible award-winning (Remember to Breathe) tourism video, which somehow or another brought me to browsing the videos of every provincial & territorial tourism board. It’s great to see how much thought and passion goes into each of these videos, and what better way to explore a location […]

I Backpack Canada Got A New Look

On April 1st, 2012 it will have been been 3 years since I started “I Backpack Canada”. Since then there’s been a lot of changes to the layout, design, and flow of the website. I still laugh at how brutal the original design and layout was on ‘Blogger’. But you live and learn from those […]

Interview with Canadian Travel Blogger Brendan Van Son

Social media has been changing the way we interact, keep in touch, and meet new people. Through the use of Facebook Groups & Twitter, I’ve managed to meet some incredible people. After meeting so many other people that are passionate about travel, I felt inspired to change it up a bit. I’ve interviewed hostels in […]

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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 […]