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It's All About the CO

HI is a community of enlightened travelers. Curious, connected and conscious, we're all about sharing our adventures with each other. Here is a collection of stories, for all of the wanderers out there seeking to escape reality or planning their next escape.


40 articles

The Best Rock Climbing Spots Around Our Hostels

June 30, 2017

Get your daily dose of adrenaline by hitting some of Canada's best rock walls and feel like Alex Honnold for a day. 

5 Canadian Beach Hostels You Should Visit This Summer

Summer is the perfect season to plan a trip across the country, so we’d like to throw the below on your bucket list and challenge you to go before the snow begins to drop again.

June 02, 2017

Five unreal and unexpected surfing destinations around the world

As travelers, we’re always looking for new and exciting experiences, so try taking a chance and steer clear from the cliché spots. You might find something wonderful. 

April 10, 2017

Whistler on a budget - yes really!

Whistler is known as one of the world’s best ski resorts and with a name tag like that comes an expensive price tag. But it is possible to visit Whistler without breaker your piggy bank in pieces and we'll show you how.

January 06, 2016

Go Veggie: 10 Must-Try Vegetarian Restaurants Across The Country

You don’t need to be vegetarian or vegan to enjoy an amazing meatless meal. Here are 10 spots that will definitely hit the right spot. 

July 20, 2017

A Canadian Biking Adventure: Our Top 5 Cycling Routes

Exceptional cycling routes that will make you see the world like no highway can do.

July 14, 2017

10 Truths You Should Know About Québec

For Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, Quebec's national holiday on June 24, here are ten facts much more useful than Céline’s discography, that you should know if you come visit us!

June 23, 2017

The Best Spots to Go Snorkelling in Canada

Canada has some of the most incredible snorkelling experiences in the world. Really. I couldn't keep all this info to myself. So here it goes! Heads up, this is not your typical colourful, warm water, little fishies underwater promenade. But you will see, it’s just as unforgettable and unique.

June 16, 2017

Shimokitazawa (or hipster) Tokyo

Here are some discoveries made during a day wandering the winding streets of this trendy and charming haven in the heart Tokyo.

June 08, 2017

We Are With Nature

If you love nature as much as we do, you will want to learn more about World Environment Day, a perfect opportunity to get outside and make a difference. #WorldEnvironmentDay

May 26, 2017

Tinder on the road? Here's why I swipe right

While apps are great for meeting other travellers, they are just as great for meeting locals you would’ve never met otherwise. 

May 26, 2017
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