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 […]

Music – Hey Rosetta!

Hey Rosetta! – Yes! Yes! Yes! Hey Rosetta! is a six-piece indie rock band from St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. Known throughout Canada for it’s energetic live shows. Over the coarse of a few years they’ve walked away with several awards including 2006 Group o fthe Year, CBC Galaxies Rising Star of the Year, and […]

10 Must Try Beers from Canada

It’s a known fact that when it comes to North American Beer, the best stuff comes from North of the Border. Not only is it better made, better tasting, it also has more kick than the beer you’ll find our good friends from the US of A drinking. Not to mention it stays cold longer, […]

Backpack Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton is often overlooked when backpacking through Alberta. Calgary has a tendency to be the safer choice, being much closer to Banff, and being right along the Trans Canada Highway. In the past, Edmonton has been the little brother trying to achieve what Calgary has. However, in recent years Edmonton is gradually shedding it’s title […]

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