Despite what they say, Canada can be pretty dangerous. In fact, it might even be it’s middle name. Sure we might not have the most poisonous creatures on our continent, nor any ongoing wars. But there are a few things you should know. So before you set out to see the ‘True North Strong and […]
I love to share travel tips that I either come up with, read, or hear about. Everything from general packing advice, to budgets, to things to consider when you’re visiting specific areas. The travel tips section is constantly growing.
Despite how many books you read, how many people you talk to, and how prepared you think you are, you are bound to make some of these mistakes along the way. The trick is to learn from your mistakes, and the sooner, the better. It’s a common occurrence to see or hear of people having […]
Road tripping across Canada isn’t for everyone. Some will prefer to travel by bus. Others by plane. And the real die-hards may even choose hitch hiking. But depending on how many destinations you’re planning on seeing, and how long you plan on travelling, buying a cheap car may not be all that crazy. Driving across […]
You’ve just spent all day doing everything that was on your itinerary. Your legs are tired, you’re exhausted, but overall, you’re satisfied with the day. The hostel you chose was not only cheap, but relatively nice compared to some of the heaps you’ve stayed in. You crawl into your $150 sleeping bag. (perhaps feeling a […]
Sometimes backpackers, myself included, believe we’re slightly more than human. However true that statement is, there is one fact that we all obey. We have to eat. Now we’ve all been there, opting to skip a meal in order to save some money for recreational activities, perhaps a bus ticket, maybe a flight, or just […]
Alright so you’ve just arrived in Canada and need a place to crash. And that place needs to be as inexpensive as possible. Who wants to spend all that money on a bed when there’s so much to see. Hostels Hostels & budget backpackers are few and far between in Canada. Unfortunately the backpacking industry […]