Tag Archives: Travel Tips

What’s in my Backpack?

With a blog name like “I Backpack Canada”, it’s safe to say I’ve become somewhat of a pro at stuffing (or rolling carefully‚Ķ when time permits) exactly what I need into my backpack. Throughout my travels, I’ve had many people ask me “What do you pack?”. While my packing list varies a bit depending on […]

3 Great Ways to Save Money while Backpacking Canada

Canada is a great place to backpack, but let’s face it… it’s not exactly cheap. Many backpackers who travel this northern country recount past trips to Thailand or Cambodia, where they could comfortably live off of $10 to $15 a day. While you’ll be hard pressed to come close to that type of budget while […]

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Travel Tip – Book Flights in Canada with Price Drop Protection

If you’re a frugal traveller such as myself, flights have and always will be one of the most expensive part of your travels. Unfortunately Canada has yet to produce any budget airlines like those in Europe & Australia. The most common travel tip I hear when it comes to flights is to “shop around”. However, […]

Packing Tips 101

The Canadian climate can be very harsh to those unaccustomed to it. Packing for your backpacking trip across Canada isn’t exactly the easiest trip to pack for. The weather can go from a sweltering 35 degrees Celsius in summer, to a frigid -45 degrees Celsius in winter. The way you pack will really depend on […]