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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.

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Best Camera’s For Backpacking

You’re about to set out on a multi-week, multi-month, or multi-year backpacking adventure. That’s awesome! But you’re going to need a camera. Buying a quality camera is one of the most important things you’re likely going to want to pack along with you. Ther’es a ton of choices, from point and shoot cameras, to DSLRs, there’s […]

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Volunteer in Canada with HelpX and Trade Your Time for Accommodation & Meals

I’ve had a few people write to me lately, asking about ways to bring the costs of traveling in Canada down by volunteering. I also noticed that my Volunteer section was looking pretty flimsy. So let’s fix both those problems. If you’re on a gap year, or just doing some extended in travel within Canada, […]

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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17 Unique & Delicious Items of Canadian Junk Food

Seeing a foreign travellers reaction upon entering a Canadian junk food aisle is typically a funny experience. Eyes bulge, curious hands grab, shake, and squeeze packaged goods that they’ve never seen nor heard of. Its not long before they’re laughing or shaking their head as they think aloud “Who would think up that flavour of […]

3 Great Ways to Save Money while Backpacking Canada

Canada is a great place to backpack, but let’s face it… it’s not exactly cheap. Many backpackers who travel this northern country recount past trips to Thailand or Cambodia, where they could comfortably live off of $10 to $15 a day. While you’ll be hard pressed to come close to that type of budget while […]

Interview with Canadian Travel Blogger Brendan Van Son

Social media has been changing the way we interact, keep in touch, and meet new people. Through the use of Facebook Groups & Twitter, I’ve managed to meet some incredible people. After meeting so many other people that are passionate about travel, I felt inspired to change it up a bit. I’ve interviewed hostels in […]