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20 optimistic and hopeful places you should visit (eventually)

December 22, 2020

After a year like this, focus on these mood-boosting places to visit around the world.

How to safely plan your post-pandemic travels

Start planning, but follow these tips to protect yourself

January 19, 2021
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HI Beauty Creek Wilderness Hostel receives funds to harness the sun

Thanks to your support, we’re now powered by even more sunshine

December 22, 2020
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Our favourite Canadian travel gear

Need a little more homegrown gear in your life?

December 22, 2020
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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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20 little things I didn't realize I'd miss about travelling

The real magic of backpacking is in the tiniest details.

November 30, 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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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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