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: […]
I Backpack Canada has teamed up with HostelWorld.com to offer our readers the ability to book hostels anywhere around with world through our Hostel Booking Engine. Whether you’re looking for a Slope Side Hostel in the Rocky Mountains, or a Beachside Backpackers in Australia, you can find just about anything through our engine. Remember, each hostel […]
2009 gave birth to i Backpack Canada. I’m honestly quite surprised that I’ve still got my feet planted and am able to continue to write new content for this travel website. Looking back now on 2009, I managed to get a lot of work done with what little time I had. Some of the posts […]
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 […]
Throughout the next month or two, I’ll be interviewing the owners &/or managers of several dozen hostels in Canada. Basically what I’m trying to do is give people a better look into Canadian hostels and prove that budget travel in Canada is an option for anyone interested. I’ll be asking a set of questions that […]
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. […]
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.