Gisela
Gisela

Born in Buenos Aires, and loving life in Montreal since 2001, I am crazy about words, paintings, stages, urban life, good coffee and a few dead artists. 

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13 articles

Holidays in a hostel: best Christmas ever?

Hostels and holidays can (and should!) mix.

December 13, 2017
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Canada: The epic vacation option you hadn't considered

Cheap, easy and… super close? Your big, beautiful backyard awaits!

November 20, 2017
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The Best Grilled Cheeses in Montreal

Whether you’re a grilled cheese purist or prefer a more experimental approach, Montreal’s got the gooey good

September 12, 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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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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A beginner's guide to hostelling : what to pack and what to do

Firsts are full of both kinds of surprises, good ones and less good ones. To help you experience fewer of these last ones, I whipped up the below pieces of wisdom.

April 06, 2017
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12 podcasts for your next road trip

Planning a road trip this summer? These are the podcasts you'll want to download in advance and listen to while you drive.

March 13, 2017
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23 free things to do in Toronto, even in the winter

No more excuses. You've got to see the city.

February 08, 2017
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A Week in the Shoes of a Hostel Manager from HI Montreal

Have you ever wondered what is it like to run a hostel? Or if you'd be able to do it yourself? We don't mean to burst your bubble, but hostels don’t happen with just the snap of a finger! 

December 09, 2016
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7 Quick and Cheap Hostel Meals

We often run short on time and money when traveling, but that’s no reason to get out of habit and lose taste for good things.

November 17, 2016
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16 Awesome Cheeky Weekend Plans

Bring music and snacks for the road because this is going to be exciting. Obviously, where you are going will depend on where you are coming from.

September 27, 2016
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Five Canadian Parks for the Budget-Conscious Traveller

How will you experience Canadian parks without breaking the bank? 5 easy picks to get you started.

August 08, 2016
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