11 things you see in #TheBeaverVan

  Drop by The Beaver Vancouver (or Banff) and you’ll likely see some of these familiar scenes. If you are new to the city and country, don’t worry, our friendly staff will give you good advice to get you off on the right foot. Whether you are staying at Samesun Vancouver or just dropping by Read More »

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Falling in love while backpacking

THE REAL REASON PEOPLE GO BACKPACKING After 20 years in the backpacking industry & hosting millions of travellers every year, Samesun has seen many love stories develop between it’s walls (and probably on the floors too). Let’s be honest, that’s one of the reasons people love to stay in hostels – you get the chance Read More »

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Winter in Canada: 15 tips for survival

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 between Banff & Vancouver. She learned 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 Read More »

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Visit Vancouver in a day

How to get a good night’s sleep in Vancouver • A slightly cautionary note, this isn’t a sleeping self-help guide, but an example of how awesome and action packed it is to visit Vancouver…   “Breakfast started as usual; grab the bagels quickly before they all go and then find a seat next to the Read More »

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