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Canada

66 articles

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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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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19 epiphanies you’ll have on your next Canadian road trip

Hit the road and discover a few undeniable truths about this country (and yourself)

August 24, 2020
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10 movies and shows that’ll make you want to go explore Canada

Need some inspiration for a staycation? Start here.

July 27, 2020
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What does hostelling look like now?

You asked, we answered!

June 26, 2020
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10 places in Canada that’ll make you feel like you’re in another country

International travel is tough to do right now, but who needs it with these homegrown gems

June 26, 2020
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9 ways to visit the Canadian Rockies virtually right now

They look almost as good on a screen as they do in person. Almost.

May 13, 2020
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12 awesome Canadian places you can visit right now from home on your couch alone

It’s like regular travelling but you can pack way less.

March 27, 2020
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Editor’s note: What COVID-19 means to us at HI Canada

It’s not in our DNA to tell you to stay home, but now we’re doing it.

March 25, 2020
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Help bring solar power to HI Beauty Creek Wilderness Hostel in the Rockies

This little spot in the wilderness is in the running for an HI Sustainability Fund grant.

March 10, 2020
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10 food courts—yes, food courts—you gotta try in Toronto

T-dot is killing it in the cheap, tasty eats department.

February 19, 2020
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Screw settling down, I’m going travelling instead

I don’t need the marriage-house-dog life. Not yet, not when there’s so much world to see.

February 11, 2020
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19 free or cheap things to do in Montreal

Discover a little bit of Euro living for less in la belle province.

January 23, 2020
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4 life lessons I learned as a cross-Canada tour guide

What happens when things go wrong and you’re the one in charge?

January 16, 2020
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What’s up with winter on Canada’s West Coast?

If you haven’t heard about Vancouver’s mild winters, you probably don’t know anyone who lives there.

January 10, 2020
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13 most Instagrammable places in Canada in winter

Capture Canada in all her wintery, shimmery, ‘grammable glory.

December 09, 2019
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13 free or cheap things to do in Jasper

Mountain life doesn’t have to be pricey

November 27, 2019
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10 cozy Canadian foods to try this winter

Warm yums for cold tums

November 04, 2019
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10 Canadian hostels within walking distance of a brewery

We did this very important research so you don’t have to.

October 04, 2019
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How to get a job in a hostel in Canada (and why you want to)

Insider tips for landing that travel #dreamjob

September 20, 2019
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13 free or cheap things you gotta do this fall in Canada

‘Cause I’m freeee, free-falling...

September 12, 2019
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8 Vancouver hikes you can get to without a car

No car? Wanna hike? Vancouver’s the kind of place where that doesn’t matter one bit.

September 09, 2019
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13 ways to squeeze every last drop out of summer, starting now

Is it too much to ask for summer to last forever?

August 20, 2019
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Q&A: Travelling Canada with Nomad Junkies

The nomadic bloggers tell us all about their road trip across the country.

July 22, 2019
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A local’s guide to Calgary

There’s more to Calgary than the Stampede

July 16, 2019
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Where to watch affordable theatre across Canada this summer

Enjoy Shakespeare and Broadway musicals in the great outdoors.

June 25, 2019
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A local’s guide to Ottawa

Beyond the parliament and Byward market.

June 23, 2019
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Seven hikes to explore Canada’s East Coast

Stretch your legs in the Maritimes with on these scenic trails.

June 23, 2019
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12 free things for travellers in Canada

Enjoy these freebies from coast to coast.

May 27, 2019
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​A local’s guide to Jasper National Park​

These are the best things to do in Jasper.

May 14, 2019
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The best places in Canada to experience spring

Spring has sprung in these cities.

April 29, 2019
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A local's guide to Montreal

Avoid the tourists and discover where locals actually hang out.

March 25, 2019
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The best small towns in Canada you'll want to visit

Travel off the beaten path.

February 15, 2019
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The world’s 14 most romantic destinations

A Valentine’s Day getaway awaits.

February 08, 2019
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Cannabis in Canada: What you need to know when travelling

Welcome to new Amsterdam.

January 26, 2019
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Don’t miss these 10 adventures in Manitoba this winter

There’s so much to do in this friendly prairie province.

December 17, 2018
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10 free (or almost free) festive events in Toronto

Get in the holiday spirit without spending a dime.

December 17, 2018
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10 best places in Canada to visit in the winter

Embrace the snow in these magical destinations.

November 19, 2018
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11 essential things to pack for a Canadian adventure

Backpacking in Canada, eh?

October 09, 2018
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Biking the Kettle Valley Rail Trail

Cycling my way to confidence.

October 09, 2018
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Big tree hunting on Vancouver Island

Discover some of the world’s tallest trees on Canada’s west coast.

September 26, 2018
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10 reasons HI Griffon Aventure is the ultimate road trip destination

Still haven’t been to Gaspésie? Here are all the excuses you need to go now.

July 17, 2018
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19 things to do for free in Vancouver

One of Canada’s most expensive cities has a TON of free stuff to do.

July 17, 2018
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Hostelling in Canada is officially kind of a big deal

There’s a plaque. It’s official. We’ve made it.

June 27, 2018
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British Columbia is a wild swimmer’s paradise

Dip into some of BC’s most epic wilderness swimming spots.

June 20, 2018
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Canada’s summer-only hostels: check ‘em out while you can

Our summertime hostels are open again in some of Canada’s best hot spots.

May 28, 2018
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Where to catch free festival performances across Canada this summer

Eleven amazing fests you don’t have to pay for.

May 28, 2018
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Exploring the Rockies without a car

You don’t need a car to explore this chunk of Canadian paradise.

April 12, 2018
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7 things Canadians have in common with Canada geese

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Canada geese might just be our long lost best friends.

March 25, 2018
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An Aussie's guide to speaking Canadian

Loonies and toonies and toques, oh my.

March 19, 2018
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5 things to do by moonlight in Mont Tremblant

Get out and enjoy evenings under the moon in Quebec’s favourite mountain town.

March 06, 2018
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Welcome to town: A new hostel for Jasper

There's a brand new hostel coming to Jasper, Alberta

February 28, 2018
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Cross-Canada by rail: All aboard The Canadian

There’s nothing quite like crossing Canada in a train.

February 20, 2018
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Love travels: What it’s like falling in love abroad and travelling as a couple

What happens when a Canadian and a Brit find love and hit the road?

February 12, 2018
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An Aussie’s guide to surviving winter in Canada

If an Aussie can adapt, so can you.

January 24, 2018
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8 things to do by moonlight in Jasper

You don’t want to miss the long winter nights up here.

January 22, 2018
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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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Totally untrue myths about Canada

Think Canada is all flannel and Celine Dion? It’s not! Well, not usually. But sometimes. Maybe.

November 15, 2017
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10 Truths You Should Know About Québec

Here are ten facts on Québec much more useful than Céline’s discography.

June 23, 2017
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The best spots to go snorkeling in Canada

It's not exactly tropical here, but there's still a ton to see under the sea.

June 16, 2017
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4 Options to Work, Travel and Explore Western Canada!

Leaving home for a few months is stressful enough. Here are some tips to make your arrival in Canada nice and smooth. 

April 10, 2017
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The best things to do in Banff on a budget

You've heard about Banff, but come see for yourself what the hype is all about.

March 28, 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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How to French in Quebec

If you're planning on visiting Quebec soon, here's a guide on how to understand French in the region. 

September 09, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Road Trips in Quebec

Perfect road trips ideas for a short getaway, or weekend away from the hustle and bustle of Montréal.

June 22, 2016
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