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Are fall colours better in Quebec or Ontario?

September 07, 2021

Let's settle the debate—for the best reds, oranges and yellows, which province puts on a better show? 

8 things you learned in a pandemic that will help you when you’re travelling

It hasn't been for nothing! You've actually been becoming a better traveller this whole time. 

September 01, 2021
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What an unexpected friendship with an elderly couple taught me about travel

The endless wisdom from two self-described Old Ones who have been there, done that and have no plans to stop. 

September 06, 2021
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Our favourite bike routes in Jasper

With wide open valleys and lots of sunshine, Jasper is a cyclist's paradise.  

August 13, 2021
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18 tips for the ultimate Rockies road trip

Where to go is easy, but here’s how to get the most out of this must-do road trip

August 03, 2021
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4 cheap things to do in Québec City this summer

Get the most out of Quebec City's old-world charm and fun without spending a fortune. 

July 30, 2021
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Getting my heart crushed in Norway was one of the best things I've ever done

When your world expands, your mind and heart go with it. 

July 29, 2021
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HI Vancouver Jericho Beach celebrates its 50th birthday

Learn more the hostel's vibrant history as an air force base, a hippie haven and, most of all, a home away from home 

July 06, 2021
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The best hostels for working remote in Canada

Now that you've mastered the art of working remote, it's time to take your skills on the road. 

July 05, 2021
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Get to know Whistler beyond the village

Hikes, bike rides, lakes and a ton of adventures are waiting for you outside the village gates up in Whistler 

July 05, 2021
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Getting naked in front of strangers in Iceland changed how I feel about my body

When in Flúðir, you do as the locals do 

July 02, 2021
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Calgary has just named a park after the founding sisters of HI Canada

The sisters who created North America's first hostel have been commemorated in a park overlooking the city they called home.

June 09, 2021
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