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 […]
In this section you’ll find a variety of different media that I share regularly. Primarily this area will be populated with Photo Essays, but every once in a while I’ll share some travel video, made by either me or found during browsing. I’m hoping to eventually share some more Canadian music here as well.
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. […]
Located on the east coast of Canada is Nova Scotia, one of Canada’s Atlantic provinces. Every year around Christmas, the province of Nova Scotia sends a massive Christmas tree down to Boston to thank the Bostonian’s who aided in the aftermath of the 1917 Halifax Explosion. The Boston aid arrived the day after the explosion […]
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.
Canada’s mountainous terrain is famous for some of the best snowboarding & skiing in the world. Whether you’re looking for back country powder, or a well groomed trail to learn on, you won’t have to look far to find some of the best mountains in Canada. The Rocky Mountains, found in Alberta and British Columbia, […]
The Respectables are a fine example of Canadian Musical Talent. They hail from Montreal, Quebec, and have been pumping rock & roll into the souls of listeners since 1991. They’re most recent album released, ‘Sweet Mama’, was produced & co-written by Gordie Johnson, Big Sugar’s former front man & current front man of Texas Rock […]
For all you ski or snowboard bums dreading how much money you’ll be coughing up this winter on ski passes, accommodation, and gas, your luck might do a 180. Powder Highway is hooking up one lucky winner with the ultimate 3 month adventure. They’re willing to give away Free Lift Tickets at all of the […]
For those of you who took the time to watch One Week, you may remember Joshua Jacksons character singing at a campfire with his native american lady-friend. This song that they had him singing has been around for hundreds of years, and has a unique history behind it. Now before I get into the history […]