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Why hostel kitchens are one of the best parts of backpacker travel

November 14, 2022
Hostel kitchens aren’t just for cooking—they also provide a unique atmosphere for connection and camaraderie.

How to make more meaningful connections in hostels

When you look around a hostel lounge, kitchen or dorm, there’s a good chance that you have so much in common with the person sitting next to you.
November 03, 2022
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What I wish travellers knew before visiting my First Nations Reservation

For travellers visiting a First Nations Reservation, know that being able to visit is a privilege.
October 12, 2022
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5 ways hostels make the world a better place

When young people come together from all around the world under the same roof, you can’t help but start to appreciate our similarities and differences. Here’s how hostels do it.

September 12, 2022
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10 ways to save money on your next Canadian winter ski trip

Because shredding those fresh, powdery runs can cost a chunk of change!
November 18, 2022
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7 ways to befriend locals in a ski town

The only thing better than hitting the powdery slopes is doing it with friends.
November 09, 2022
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A traveller's guide to Halloween around the world

No tricks, just treats!

October 25, 2022
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8 hot springs in western Canada guaranteed to keep you warm this winter

Time to let off a little steam

October 24, 2022
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10 cheap and tasty eats in Québec City

Exploring Quebec City’s culinary scene is the dream—especially when you can do it cheap!
October 12, 2022
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8 mesmerizing Québec hikes to see the fall foliage

Forget hibernation... it's time to lace up those hiking boots!

September 14, 2022
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8 of Canada’s most delicious cheese destinations

Skip restaurants, head to these cheese shops instead. If you’re travelling on a budget, it doesn’t get any feta than this!
September 09, 2022
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8 ways to get the very best of shoulder season travel

Ah, the sweet spot between summer and winter... here’s how to make the most of it.

September 07, 2022
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