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Looking back on 2009

2009 gave birth to i Backpack Canada. I’m honestly quite surprised that I’ve still got my feet planted and am able to continue to write new content for this travel website. Looking back now on 2009, I managed to get a lot of work doneĀ  with what little time I had. Some of the posts […]

Interviewing Canadas Hostels: Kelowna SameSun Backpacker Lodge

We are on our second Hostel in our series of posts where we’ll be interviewing Canadian hostel owners and managers. The staff at SameSun have been extremely helpful in providing answers to our questions, I can’t thank them enough for helping us get this series off the ground. Be sure to follow SameSunNation on Twitter, […]

Interviewing Canadas Hostels: Vancouver SameSun Backpackers Lodge

Vancouver’s SameSun Backpackers Lodge is officially the first in our series of posts where we’ll be Interviewing Canadian Hostels. We managed to get Pete to answer these questions: How long have you been operating your hostel? 6 years Tell us about your hostel? We can sleep about 270 people. We have 12 private rooms, some […]

In remembrance of Glenda Brezinsky

I poke through my hometowns newspaper, the Regina Leader Post, every so often. Sometimes as a way to reminisce, other times just to see if I’m missing anything crucial. However while reading today I found some unsettling news. Glenda Brezinsky, the Executive Director of Hosteling International Saskatchewan, passed away last week during her battle with […]

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10 Winter Activities You Shouldn’t Miss

Winter is no doubt the harshest season in Canada. The weather can drop below -40 degrees Celsius over night, and stay there for weeks. However, being stuck inside the comfort of your home can cause cabin fever in no time. The need to get outside, to do something fun, is very strong in this culture. […]

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