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An Australian Backpacker Caught In The Vancouver Riots

As everyone knows by now, chaos engulfed the downtown streets of Vancouver after the Game 7 loss between the Canucks and the Bruins. The story has been killed 8 shades of dead by now. We all know windows were smashed, people were injured, cars were lit up, and stores were looted. What many people don’t […]

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i Backpack Canada nominated for the GoMedia2010 Best Travel Blog Award

This last week or so has been extremely exciting for me. I was recently notified that iBackpackCanada had been nominated by the Canadian Tourism Commission, alongside GoMedia2010 for the title of “Best Travel Blog”. Needless to say I was pretty gosh darn excited. As I read further down the email, I was told that because […]

5 Things English speakers need to know when Traveling through Quebec

As many of you are aware, Quebec has the most French speaking Canadian citizens. The majority of Quebec’s people know plenty of English, many are even good enough to find grammatical errors in pretty much everything I say and write. Most Quebecois’ know more English than you know French. However there are some people, primarily […]