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This Watch Will Outlive Us All

I received my first Swiss Army Knife at the age of 10 with clear instructions from my father. ‘Don’t cut yourself, but more importantly, don’t cut someone else. This is a tool. Look after it and it’ll look after you.‘ I still have that knife, while it’s taken a good beating over the years, it’s […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Product Review: Travel Underwear with Pick-Pocket Prevention

Product reviews are gradually becoming something I look forward to. I get a kick out of trying the latest outdoor and travel related gizmos and gadgets. Whether it’s the latest travel app on the iPhone, a camping blender for my friends at Outdoor Informer, or most recently, gotch. Technically boxer-briefs, but you read that right. […]