I’m not sure if any of you have seen this video yet, but if you were one of the millions of people around the globe who were watching every minute of Olympic coverage then you need to see this. This video montage done by Stephen Brunt just about sums up the feeling that we as […]
First off, What is Crashed Ice? Crashed Ice is what you get when you amp up a bunch of hockey players on Red Bull, tell them to race to the bottom of an icy hill, and be a hero. At all costs. Mayhem, adrenaline, speed, and nasty spills typically ensue. Fans describe it as a […]
Saskatchewan is probably one of the least visited provinces in Canada. Most people only know Saskatchewan for the #1 highway which get’s you from one end to the other in roughly 7 hours. It unfortunately gets a bad rap from other Canadians, whom occasionally define it as boring, flat, plain, and dull. All of which […]
My older brother made a surprise visit from Regina a few days back, so I took him out to the Lawrencetown district and showed him some of the neat little beaches along the coast. Despite how cloudy it looks it was actually a really nice day out. Go warm winter days.
Via Rails Virtual Tour guide, Vivian, submitted a great link in a comment on my recent post of the best winter activities in Canada. The video depicts two Inuit men building an igloo. It’s roughly 10 minutes long, and it’s one of those really crazy old videos. It’s not ‘cheesy’ old, it just sort of […]
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]