We have made it to number three in our series of posts where we’ll be interviewing hostel owners throughout Canada. Adam from Ocean Island Backpackers, located in the beautiful city of Victory, Vancouver Island, BC, was gracious enough to fill out our set of questions, and tell us about this unique west coast hostel. Q: […]
This many. (Zoom in to be extra blown away) To those who are unaware of Timmy’s firm grasp over Canadians, a quick glance at this map should show you how many millions of Canadians are hooked on their coffee. Tim Hortons can be your home away from home while traveling in Canada. They serve primarily […]
Every time I flip over to the News I see some new group finding a new reason to hate the Olympics. Canada has finally been lucky enough to be the host to the 2010 winter Olympics, but I suppose with all the benefits the Olympics brings the economy, it also brings out the Negative Nancy’s […]
The holidays are notorious for bringing out some strange traditions. Whether it’s something as simple as leaving some cookies and milk out for the big guy, or something as painful as watching your uncles out-drink one another. Traditions come and go, the beauty of it is that they’re all in good fun. However I’m sure […]
Located on the east coast of Canada is Nova Scotia, one of Canada’s Atlantic provinces. Every year around Christmas, the province of Nova Scotia sends a massive Christmas tree down to Boston to thank the Bostonian’s who aided in the aftermath of the 1917 Halifax Explosion. The Boston aid arrived the day after the explosion […]
Fact #1. Camper vans rock. Fact #2. Buying & Selling vehicles can be a pain. Fact #3. Saving money by sleeping in a Camper Van is clever. For those who don’t know, Wicked Camper Vans are one of the many transport options backpackers have to travel across Canada. They’re an affordable way to see Canada […]
So after finally digging my feet in, I’ve managed to put together a quick travel video/photo montage of the first leg of my recent trip across Canada. Episode 1 features views into Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Canada’s mountainous terrain is famous for some of the best snowboarding & skiing in the world. Whether you’re looking for back country powder, or a well groomed trail to learn on, you won’t have to look far to find some of the best mountains in Canada. The Rocky Mountains, found in Alberta and British Columbia, […]