Winter in Canada: 15 tips for survival

how to dress for winter in Canada

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


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, […]

Halloween Houseboat Party in Kelowna

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 […]

I’m on a boat!

The best consolation for the end of the boarding season in Big White is being able to bask in the sun on one of the Okanagan Lake’s houseboats. Samesun Kelowna hosts regular houseboats several times a week and when I was coming through on the Moose bus a few days ago I was able to […]