Falling in love while backpacking

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THE REAL REASON PEOPLE GO BACKPACKING After 18 years in the backpacking industry & hosting millions of travellers every year, Samesun has seen many love stories develop between it’s walls (and possible on it’s floors too). Let’s be honest, that’s one of the reasons people love to stay in hostels – you get the chance […]

Winter in Canada: 15 tips for survival

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Check out these tips from an Aussie that came to travel Canada, and who’s short winter vacation has turned into a permanent new home while learning from the locals how to make the most of winter in Canada. Get prepared for winter vacations in North America and travel Canada in comfort with this “Survive winter […]

The Myra trestles Kelowna – Backpacker Blog

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Searching for ghost trains through Kelowna’s abandoned Myra railroad trestles. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————   The rare forecasted rain didn’t stop us. The mornings thunder storm didn’t dampen any thoughts of not going up the Myra trestles trail. The dank smell of wet tent in the car after we hurriedly chucked it into the boot without a thought, […]