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3 Best Kept Travel Secrets

Learn about the Doukhobors in Veregin, Saskatchewan This national historic site has some great stories to tell. In 1899 over 7400 Russian Doukhobors immigrated to Canada to take their claim of the Canadian government promise of land and religious freedom. The Doukhobors were persecuted in Russia for their beliefs. They completely rejected the secular government, […]

New HI Hostel opening in Whistler on July 1st, 2010

I love reading that the backpacking scene in Canada is continuing to grow. Particularly in British Columbia, where hostels seem to be popping up frequently. HI Hostels recently announced that the new HI-Whistler hostel will be opening its doors to travelers and backpackers on July 1, 2010. The new Whistler hostel boasts a humongous 180 […]

Interviewing Canadas Hostels: Ocean Island Backpackers Inn

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: […]

Top 7 Ski Resorts in the Canadian Rocky Mountains

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, […]