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5 Tips for Surviving Camping with Allergies

It’s unfortunate, but 1 in 3 Canadians suffer from seasonal allergies. It’s a tough time of year, with itchy, sneezing, coughing, generally “not feeling great at all” type of days. Some people report it more in the morning and night, others experience the nasty effects of allergies all day. When the outdoors attack your head, it […]

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Best Backpacks for long term travel

Picking the perfect backpack is not an easy task. First off, we have to acknowledge that there is no “one backpack to rule them all”. On the contrary, the market is vast and has a highly diversified supply of zillions of products to pick from. In my experience, choosing the right backpacking backpack really depends […]

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7 True Yukon Experiences

I’m happy to feature a guest writer on I Backpack Canada this week. I was recently approached by a fellow writer who wanted to share some of her stories and photos. Gemma Taylor of Off Track Travel has been hiking, paddling, driving and writing her way around Western Canada with her boyfriend Jean Robert since 2011. Together, they’ve […]

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5 Things You Need To Bring Camping With You

Wouldn’t trekking through the wilderness be so great if everything simply fit in your pockets? Unfortunately, unless you have one of those fancy inflatable Houses, you probably won’t be going camping without a backpack anytime soon. Filling it up can sometimes be too easy. We’re constantly reminded to prepare for the worst. Then also reminded […]

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Check out these Canadian Backpacker Tour Companies

There are many different types of travellers. From long term travellers, to weekend warriors, finding something that will suit you is crucial to getting the most bang for your buck. If you’re short on time, but want to pack in as much adventure, sights, and memories into a week or two, then these three Canadian […]

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The Wild Within: British, Columbia

Okay, so I’m a day late again on my Sunday Canadian Travel video series. But I have an excuse. I was woodcarving all Friday night and Saturday morning/afternoon. Once Sunday rolled around, I decided to have a lazy day and avoid my computer all together. I’m happy to have found this video though, and sharing it a […]

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Explore the Elements

It’s rare that I submit photos in these blog-style photo submission contests, but I like the concept of this one. On top of that, Dave from the Planet D is judging, and I think he’s the bee’s knees, so I figured what the heck. These photos were taken over the last few years during several […]