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FOMO vs. YOLO: The highs and lows of full-time travel

October 29, 2019

Even living the dream has its downsides

13 fights you’ll inevitably have with your travel companion

Nothing can tear you two apart, right? But have you ever been hangry in a foreign country?

October 15, 2019
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A coffee-lover’s guide to staying caffeinated in a hostel

Sorry, Tim Horton’s, we don’t need you where we’re going.

December 02, 2019
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13 free or cheap things to do in Jasper

Mountain life doesn’t have to be pricey

November 27, 2019
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How to avoid the same old boring hostel conversations

If ONE more person asks me where I’m from...

November 22, 2019
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10 cozy Canadian foods to try this winter

Warm yums for cold tums

November 04, 2019
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4 good reasons HI Ottawa Jail is proooobably definitely haunted

A deep dive into the facts

October 23, 2019
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Who knew hostelling with kids could be so great?

Having kids doesn’t mean you have to stop staying in hostels.

October 23, 2019
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How to Marie Kondo your backpack

Pack less stuff and more joy.

October 15, 2019
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11 Canadian hostels within walking distance of a brewery

We did this very important research so you don’t have to.

October 04, 2019
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How to get a job in a hostel in Canada (and why you want to)

Insider tips for landing that travel #dreamjob

September 20, 2019
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17 moral dilemmas every backpacker faces

Top bunk vs. bottom bunk and other existential quandaries.

September 16, 2019
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