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Camping-Foods

My 7 Links – La creme de la creme of I Backpack Canada!

I’m doing a serious fist pump right now! I’ve been nominated by The Traveling Editor to partake in the very cool, very interesting, “7 links Project”. This little project was started by the folks at Trip Base, and its spread like wildfire throughout the travel blogging community. Google “My 7 Links” and you’ll know exactly […]

Cooking Turkey

I made it in the Top 150 Travel Blogs for Students

Looks like I’m still awesome, despite slowing down my number of posts in the last month. (Which btw, should change soon). I Backpack Canada was recently included in CollegeScholarships.org Top 150 Travel Blogs for Students. Included in this list were heavy weights Lonely Planet, Gadling, Matador, Nomadic Matt and Travelling Greener. I follow a large […]

Elmer Lach

Finding Family & Stanley in The Hockey Hall of Fame

Walking into the Hockey Hall of Fame, located in downtown Toronto, I couldn’t help but smile as I saw groups of fathers and sons explore the depths of this cavern of accomplishments. Bottom lit displays trumped the corner of every room. Childrens eyes lit up at the sight of jerseys worn by the titans of […]

Westjet Contest

Vote for your favourite Getaway and Win with Westjet

Love contests? Love to travel? 18? Canadian? Good, consider yourself a candidate in winning one of eight paid vacations from Westjet. The Canadian Tourism Commission, along with Westjet and Localsknow.ca are sponsoring this unique contest called Gold Medal Getaway Contest.¬†All you need to do, is vote on a submitted destination posted by some of the […]

3 Best Kept Travel Secrets

Learn about the Doukhobors in Veregin, Saskatchewan This national historic site has some great stories to tell. In 1899 over 7400 Russian Doukhobors immigrated to Canada to take their claim of the Canadian government promise of land and religious freedom. The Doukhobors were persecuted in Russia for their beliefs. They completely rejected the secular government, […]

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 […]