Music – Born Ruffians

Born Ruffians are a great Canadian indie rock band from Midland Ontario. They recently signed with Warp Records after some local performances in Toronto and a growing online reputation. They’re currently on tour with Franz Ferdinand. They’ve appeared in the British teen drama “Skins” playing “Hummingbird”. Born Ruffians recently toured Australia in January and February […]

Air Canada iPhone App

Applications for the iPhone are becoming more and more popular, and many companies are seeing the benefit of using said apps. Air Canada has recently released their own which will help anyone who’s backpacking Canada with an iPhone out. This iPhone application allows passengers to search Air Canada flights by route  or by flight number. […]

Nova Scotia Bound

Twelve hours from now I’ll be boarding the plane, anxiously waiting for takeoff. Regina to Toronto, followed by Toronto to Halifax! For the first time in what seems like ages, I’m packing my bags, and heading for greener pastures. Nova Scotia bound. The last time I was in Nova Scotia was almost exactly a year […]

Canadian Cell Phone Networks

Having a Cell phone while you’re backpacking across Canada can be extremely helpful. Whether you’re booking a hostel ahead of time, calling a tour company, or just sending a text back home letting your family know you’re still alive, a cell phone can make life on the road a lot more simple. However, Canada’s cell […]

Stop Polar Bear Hunting

Canada has a strange relationship with polar bears. We Canadians love the fact that we have them, we use them in everything from Company Logos, to Sporting teams, we proudly have them stamped on our Toonie, but for some reason the government of Canada thinks it’s okay to allow game hunter’s, particularly those from the […]