Falling in love while backpacking

kissing at a backpackers

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 […]

The Myra trestles Kelowna – Backpacker Blog


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, […]

Backpacker Blog: Travel Budget 101

Piggy Bank

How to Get the Most Out of Your Travel Budget             Hey, we know traveling can be quite expensive. Knowing how to balance your budget is an important skill to master, especially if you’re on a gap year or travelling for longer periods of time. The ability to travel without overspending can open up new […]

Backpacker Blog: Bear & barefoot in the snow

(By the way I was not walking through Vancouver barefoot in snow)

Backpacker Blog: Every end is a new beginning (traveler lesson #3) I don’t know how to feel. I hate this feeling. I’ve got no idea how to avoid feeling how I feel. How to turn off the emotions. Another goodbye – and like every other, it makes me cry. Australia- New Zealand – Fiji. Leaving […]