With the Olympics nearing closer and closer, many people are scratching their heads, wondering where they’ll be staying. The fear of not having a place to sleep has likely been causing many people to second guess checking out the Vancouver Olympics. HI Hostels recently announced that they still have rooms! A large block of beds […]
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 […]
Number 4 and counting! The folks at HI Canada have been very cooperative in helping me get these interviews. I can’t thank them enough. Today we’ve got Ryan Chilibeck, the manager of HI-Jasper and he’s going to answer some questions about this wild and rugged hostel. Q: How long have you been operating your hostel? […]
I love reading that the backpacking scene in Canada is continuing to grow. Particularly in British Columbia, where hostels seem to be popping up frequently. HI Hostels recently announced that the new HI-Whistler hostel will be opening its doors to travelers and backpackers on July 1, 2010. The new Whistler hostel boasts a humongous 180 […]
We have made it to number three in our series of posts where we’ll be interviewing hostel owners throughout Canada. Adam from Ocean Island Backpackers, located in the beautiful city of Victory, Vancouver Island, BC, was gracious enough to fill out our set of questions, and tell us about this unique west coast hostel. Q: […]
Every time I flip over to the News I see some new group finding a new reason to hate the Olympics. Canada has finally been lucky enough to be the host to the 2010 winter Olympics, but I suppose with all the benefits the Olympics brings the economy, it also brings out the Negative Nancy’s […]
Fact #1. Camper vans rock. Fact #2. Buying & Selling vehicles can be a pain. Fact #3. Saving money by sleeping in a Camper Van is clever. For those who don’t know, Wicked Camper Vans are one of the many transport options backpackers have to travel across Canada. They’re an affordable way to see Canada […]
So after finally digging my feet in, I’ve managed to put together a quick travel video/photo montage of the first leg of my recent trip across Canada. Episode 1 features views into Saskatchewan and Manitoba.