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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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, […]
Although bungee jumping isn’t an ordinary pass time for most Canadians, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the rush of falling towards the planet while you’re traveling in Canada. You’re not going to find the biggest bungee jumps here, but the locations that offer bungee jumping are one hundred percent worth checking out. From the […]
Keen on trying something a little more thrilling than a walk in the park? Head to Calgary Olympic Park and try out one of the parks most loco activities. Strap into a life-size opaque hamster ball with one or two people, and commence the ride of your life as the ball is rolled down a […]