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My Backpack and New Card

Off to Vancouver for TBEX 2011

  Its finally arrived. The moment where I’m frantically packing, hoping I haven’t forgotten anything. My mental checklist says I’ve thought of everything, but you know what they say about mice, men, and best laid plans. So be it! I’m ready as I’ll ever be. I catch a flight late-late tonight / stupid-early tomorrow morning […]

Interviewing Canadas Hostels: HI Vancouver Central

Lucky number 7! As usual, HI Canada went above and beyond and hooked me up with another interview. These interview questions were answered by Keith Luciow, the Manager at HI-Vancouver Central Hostel. So rather than wasting your time, lets dive right into the meat and potatoes and find out a little more about one of […]

Interviewing Canadas Hostels: Vancouver SameSun Backpackers Lodge

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 […]

5 Reasons to Backpack Vancouver Island

Reason 1 – Wine – If you’re anything like me, and the only thing you know about wine is how wasted you get off the stuff, fear not. Vancouver Island will not only educate, it will also open your eyes to the colourful community of Wine-growers, Wine-Enthusiasts, and Wine-Drinkers out there. The best advice I […]