Canada Day. July 1st. In history, this day marks the joining of The British Colonies of Nova Scotia, and the Province of Canada into a federation. Although in the past, this holiday has been less of a party, and more of a long weekend. However, in recent years, festivals, races, parties, and sheer tom-foolery have […]
There’s so much room for activities in Canada! Adventure tours, outdoor camping, beach days, snowboarding, skiing, surfing, or experiencing some historical sight seeing. Read all about some of my favourite activities in Canada.
Just recently Steve Kozlowski, a wildlife photographer for 18 years, captured this amazing photo of a Kermode Bear. The Kermode Bears are otherwise known as the Spirit Bear or Ursus americanus kermodei. They are rarely seen, as their habitat has been diminishing for years. The photographer caught this just outside of his tent. The Tsimshian […]
So you hightailed it to the Rocky Mountains, and now that you’re here you suddenly realize you don’t even know where to start. The options are pretty endless, but sometimes a nudge in the right direction is all one needs. Whether you’re after something scenic, something thrilling, or something familiar, The Rocky Mountains will be […]
If you’ve ever been to Canada, or have ever met a Canadian, you’re sure to have heard of poutine. Canadians have invented many things, the telephone, the retractable beer carton handle, Superman, but none of them compare to the unique ingenuity that came with poutine. However, If you’ve never heard of poutine, then you are […]
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 […]
Reason 1 – Wine – If you’re anything like me, and the only thing you know about wine is how wasted you get off the stuff, fear not. Vancouver Island will not only educate, it will also open your eyes to the colourful community of Wine-growers, Wine-Enthusiasts, and Wine-Drinkers out there. The best advice I […]
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 […]
Anyone who’s lived or spent a significant time in Canada will be able to relate to these videos. Molson Canadian did a great job with them. I highly recommend you buy a cold Molson the next time you’re out for a drink, in honour of how awesome these videos are.