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HI is a community of enlightened travellers. 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 plan their next trip.

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The Best Rock Climbing Spots Around Our Hostels

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

June 30, 2017
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10 Truths You Should Know About Québec

For Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, Quebec's national holiday on June 24, here are ten must-know facts that much more useful than Céline’s discography.

June 23, 2017
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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
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Shimokitazawa (or hipster) Tokyo

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

June 08, 2017
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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 ass a few spots to your bucket list and challenge you to go before the snow begins to fall again.

June 02, 2017
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We Are With Nature

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

May 26, 2017
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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 never would’ve met otherwise. 

May 26, 2017
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Five travel scams I always avoid, and the one that got me

A big part of travelling is keeping your eyes open and your wits about you. But even the smartest travellers get caught sometimes.

April 30, 2017
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What NOT to pack when backpacking

 Follow our tips to avoid overpacking for your next trip!

April 18, 2017
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Far West: A guide to the best spots on Vancouver Island

Head west – far west – to visit some of the best BC has to offer; and explore Vancouver Island.

April 18, 2017
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Today's Special: Mystery in Kyoto

An illustrated look at the hidden restaurants along Kyoto's Kamo River

April 13, 2017
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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
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