Tips and tricks

33 articles

Unplugging from technology while travelling

Take a tech break while staying at a hostel.

March 20, 2019
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10 tips for solo female travellers

Get out there, girl!

March 07, 2019
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The best ways to get over jetlag

New time zone? No problem.

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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Your five-step guide to planning your next trip

We promise, it’s easier than you think.

January 26, 2019
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Why you should travel during the off-season

10 reasons why you should go travelling right now

January 20, 2019
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The 10 best places to travel in 2019

There’s no better time to travel to these 10 trending destinations.

January 07, 2019
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How to stay in a hostel sober

You don’t have to drink and party to enjoy staying in hostels

November 25, 2018
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10 tips for Canadians applying for a working holiday in Australia

The age limit on visas has been raised to 35, so there’s no better time to spend a year down under.

November 16, 2018
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How to take better travel photos on your phone

Capture memories, not things.

October 24, 2018
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10 ways to travel more sustainably

Environmentally friendly travel is possible.

October 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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How to survive a very long commute

What’s two days on a train or bus when you’re prepared?

September 10, 2018
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A homebody's guide to travel

For someone who likes to stay at home, travelling can be scary.

August 24, 2018
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It starts with mint tea: learning to barter in Morocco

In Morocco, there are no set prices. Instead, goods are bartered over a hot cup of mint tea.

August 20, 2018
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How to travel with only a carry-on backpack

Never overpack again.

August 15, 2018
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How to not be a jerk to wildlife in Canada

They sure look cute and cuddly but they definitely have their etiquette rules.

July 24, 2018
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19 signs you’ve been travelling too long

Forgot your home address but have your passport number memorized? It might be time to go home.

May 23, 2018
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Why you should stick with hostels in your 30s

Backpacking isn’t just for 20-somethings anymore.

May 10, 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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An Aussie's guide to speaking Canadian

Loonies and toonies and toques, oh my.

March 19, 2018
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11 signs it’s your first time in a hostel

Not quite sure how the whole shared room thing works? Yeah, we can tell.

February 28, 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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A global guide to public displays of affection

We don't all canoodle the same way.

February 05, 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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What to do when you’re the only person at your hostel

Sometimes it happens. And yes, it’s weird. And yes, it’s awesome.

January 08, 2018
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5 reasons digital nomads love hostels

Figured out how to take your work on the road? Your own Google Campus awaits.

January 02, 2018
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10 hostels you’re gonna want to check out in 2018

Need some inspo for your 2018 travel bucket list? We’ve got heaps of it.

December 22, 2017
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7 bunkmates you hope to avoid when you open your hostel room door

Every night can’t be the best night ever, and these people are usually why.

December 18, 2017
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Holidays in a hostel: best Christmas ever?

Hostels and holidays can (and should!) mix.

December 13, 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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Five incredible Berlin neighborhoods

The German capital has a fascinating story and a unique vibe.

April 04, 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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