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9 Great Canadian Souvenirs Worth Stuffing In Your Luggage

It’s no secret that tourists love a good souvenir. It can be something as simple as a dollar bill, a postcard, or something more unique. Sometimes it’s nice to spend the extra time and money to find a souvenir you can share with family and friends as you regale them about your journeys. Looking for souvenirs to take […]

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9 Best Camera Backpacks for Photographers

Camera backpacks are a photographers best friend. They are one of the most important tools for hauling camera gear. These bags are a lifeline to your most important lenses, and need to protect your equipment from damage at all times. While most contain the typical things backpacks possess: pockets, water bottle holders, adjustable straps, compartments. They […]

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4 Valuable Tips for Moving Across Canada

If you’re anything like me, the idea of living somewhere new is an intriguing proposition. New neighbourhoods, new cafes, new pubs, new parks, and new people! I’ve had the fortune of successfully moving across Canada twice, and I have to warn you that while it’s not the easiest thing to do, making that move can […]

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Make Your Own DIY Backpacker First Aid Kit

This post was sponsored by the makers of REACTINE®. All thoughts & opinions are my own. When you’re on the road long enough, cuts, scrapes, bruises, illnesses, and general cases of “not feeling so hot” are all too common. After living and dealing with these uncomfortable experiences on a case by case basis, I got sick of […]

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Best Backpacks for long term travel

Picking the perfect backpack is not an easy task. First off, we have to acknowledge that there is no “one backpack to rule them all”. On the contrary, the market is vast and has a highly diversified supply of zillions of products to pick from. In my experience, choosing the right backpacking backpack really depends […]

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5 Things You Need To Bring Camping With You

Wouldn’t trekking through the wilderness be so great if everything simply fit in your pockets? Unfortunately, unless you have one of those fancy inflatable Houses, you probably won’t be going camping without a backpack anytime soon. Filling it up can sometimes be too easy. We’re constantly reminded to prepare for the worst. Then also reminded […]

What’s in my Backpack?

With a blog name like “I Backpack Canada”, it’s safe to say I’ve become somewhat of a pro at stuffing (or rolling carefully… when time permits) exactly what I need into my backpack. Throughout my travels, I’ve had many people ask me “What do you pack?”. While my packing list varies a bit depending on […]

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