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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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20 little things I didn't realize I'd miss about travelling

November 30, 2020

The real magic of backpacking is in the tiniest details.

My rent-a-hostel staycation in the Rockies wilderness was just what I needed this year

Just you, your bubble and nothing but nature.

December 02, 2020
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Can you get a working holiday visa and work abroad right now?

Find out how the pandemic has affected working holidays into and out of Canada.

December 02, 2020
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Is solo travel the right choice for introverts?

If you’ve been told you’re too shy to travel alone—pssht, don’t listen.

November 23, 2020
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What’s up at HI Canada this winter?

From hostel hibernations to winter deals, here’s what we’re up to this year.

October 28, 2020
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12 Canadian travel Instagrammers you need to follow

Homegrown inspo from here and abroad to tide you over til you can get back to it.

October 27, 2020
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What’s ski season going to be like this year?

Some parts will change, but the best part of zooming down a mountainside will stay exactly the same.

October 25, 2020
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Which classic Canadian animal are you?

Dig deep and find out which iconic creature you embody the most.

October 23, 2020
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5 times I had my faith in humanity restored when I travelled alone

2020 hasn't exactly been the year of the century. But there’s still plenty of good in the world.

September 30, 2020
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A road trip to Quebec was just the cultural getaway I needed this year

Culture, crêpes and charm. No passport needed.

September 28, 2020
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I’m a Canadian “stuck” abroad right now, and here’s what I miss the most about home

Should I stay or should I go? This expat decided to stay in Ecuador but now that she can’t easily come home, nostalgia has set in.

September 25, 2020
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September is hands down the best month of the year in the Rockies

Just when you think summer is over... 

August 26, 2020
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