Category: Canada

Potions, poop and parkour: 15 unique things to do in Toronto

Potions, poop and parkour: 15 unique things to do in Toronto

There’s a lot for backpackers to love about Toronto – the friendly people, banging nightlife, world-class coffee, and the fact that chips, cheese and gravy is a national institution (hello poutine). Toronto is home to Kensington Market and Queen West – two neighbourhoods consistently ranked ‘hippest neighbourhoods in the world’ for their walkability and brilliant…

The best hostels in Toronto for every kind of traveller

The best hostels in Toronto for every kind of traveller

How to find the best hostels in Toronto for your trip Toronto is a great city for all kinds of travellers and has become known as an entertainment hub with an energetic vibe. Its booming film industry and annual International Film Festival have given it the title of “Hollywood North”, so don’t be surprised if…

The 5 best hostels in Vancouver for 2020

The 5 best hostels in Vancouver for 2020

How to find the best hostels in Vancouver for your trip Vancouver is a coastal metropolis in the western Canadian region of British Columbia, known for its green initiatives, cultural diversity and amazing quality of life. City slickers, nature lovers and beach bums will all find something to suit their travel tastes in Vancouver. The…

The 8 best hostels in Montreal

The 8 best hostels in Montreal

How to find the best hostels in Montreal for your trip Finding the best hostel in Montreal depends on the kind of trip you’re planning on having. Whether you’re travelling solo or with your significant other, or looking to party or just chill out, there’s a hostel for you in Montreal. Look for rooftop patios, hot tubs,…

The ultimate guide to backpacking Canada

The ultimate guide to backpacking Canada

When you think of a backpacking trip, most people’s minds go to Europe – to explore historic cities and check twenty countries off their bucket list all while learning about and meeting people from a variety of countries and cultures. Or maybe they think Asia – to explore temples and jungles, play with elephants and…

The best Canadian desserts that you absolutely need to try

The best Canadian desserts that you absolutely need to try

When you think “Canada”, you probably don’t think of desserts. It isn’t exactly synonymous with anything as popular as the USA and Apple Pie, Turkey and Baklava, or France and Crème Brûlée. You would; however, be wrong in thinking that there aren’t any Canadian desserts at all, and you’d be missing out if you weren’t…

Seriously wonderful things to do in Victoria, Canada

Seriously wonderful things to do in Victoria, Canada

Victoria is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in all of Canada. But, you should know, when it comes to BC’s distinguished capital there’s a whole lot more than just pretty facades and cobblestoned streets. Dig a little deeper and you’ll discover a dynamic city where beautiful sights, untamed nature and cool hangouts…

The best things to do in Jasper National Park

The best things to do in Jasper National Park

Growing up in Alberta, the Rockies were only a couple hours drive away from my home and my family would head west every chance we got. This mentality is still with me to this day; towering mountains that plunge into deep blue, Gatorade coloured waters is a hard sight to get out of your mind…

Everything you need to know about Canada Day

Everything you need to know about Canada Day

As a Canadian living in London, UK (Sorry Ontario), I find myself explaining what the heck Canada Day is every time the topic comes up. Often times the conversation starts with something like “You have a Canada Day!? What even is that?”, to which I reply (mostly out of laziness), “It’s like the fourth of…

Here’s Proof that Banff and Jasper Are The Ultimate Winter Wonderland

Here’s Proof that Banff and Jasper Are The Ultimate Winter Wonderland

I am going to start by saying that if you don’t like the cold then Canada in the winter is not for you. However, if you are willing to brave frigid temperatures, icy roads, and freezing fingers and toes, then Banff and Jasper in the winter is going to be one of the most incredible…

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