New backpacker blogs tell the real stories of what it’s like to be a backpacker through Canada & the world. Read about how the places you visit change you & the people you meet become your best friends, what traveling alone really feels like & how to make the most of 24 hours in a foreign city.
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Join Amy on an evening soak in the naturally heated mineral waters of Banff hot springs, the perfect way to soothe those aches and pains from the ski hills! $12 for admission and return transportation and all participants receive 10% off in the bar afterwards for a game of trivia!!
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 more »
Bring in Christmas with us while wearing your ugliest most fantastic Christmas sweaters!! Turn up for a turkey dinner for $6.50 before the christmas songs and partying get underway!! Dinner served from 5pm until 10pm
Join Camille in the Bar from 10.00pm for Flip Cup Fridays as she challenges you to a tournament of skill and drinking. Test those vocal cords out and join in with the flip cup song. Which team will sing louder drink quicker and flip faster!!?
Come to the Beaver bar to play the classic ‘Beer Pong’, hosted by the Kitchen boys Brando and Shawn Dog. Starts around 10.00pm
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 more »
Open Mic Night in at the Beaver East has a cult following. The institution was made famous by Ireland’s ‘Casey Lynch Project’ and continues strong with current host, Sam. Locals and backpackers alike come to share their talents and drink their Thursday nights away. The best part is YOU could be part of it! Do you sing, play guitar, bang more »
Kelowna’s favorite backpackers are hosting the best Halloween Party ever – on a houseboat on the lake! Samesun Backpackers Kelowna hosts awesome boat parties throughout the year on our 100 person vessel with on board bar, surround sound & BBQ – and this Halloween party is going to be epic! Book your accommodation early more »
Got Balls!? We do! Great big round Bingo balls!! Bingo night is your chance to join in one of the greatest british traditions of all time! Gone are the days of Bingo being reserved for the likes of your Grandmother and her pals! Join your English Bingo host Gaz for a game of rowdy Bingo more »