Were you born a traveller? – Backpacker Blog

  Not everyone was born a traveller. Take me, for instance. I was barely eighteen, fresh out high school. The closest I’d ever been to travelling was on the Flight to Mars simulator at the planetarium. Such is the life of a sheltered East Van kid. The university I applied to had sent me a […]

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Thrift Store Party Vancouver

Inspired by our recent backpacker blog on budget travel, we’re hosting a Thrift Store party in Samesun Vancouver’s backpacker bar – The Beaver! We know funds are tight when you’re on the road & finding budget activities are a must for backpackers wanting to have fun. Samesun hostel’s activities host will lead a group of […]

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Backpacker Blog: Bear & barefoot in the 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 […]

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Backpacker Blog – Intuition & Inspiration

Travel Based on Intuition and Inspiration Part 1: Vancouver Samesun Sex, music, infatuation, bonds, all-nighters, beaches, accents, inspiration, reflection, and the Samesun. I’m Canadian and moved to Vancouver, inspired by a band. I dropped out of university, sold my possessions, left friends, and my terminally ill granny. I left my family because I felt that […]

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LIVE MUSIC VANCOUVER

  The Beaver Lounge from 9pm.  Come check out the bluegrass, acoustic rock trio that is The Colonies LIVE at The Beaver on Sunday Nights. They’ve been swooning and rocking the house as our resident Sunday live act since Oct 2013. Each week gets bigger and better than ever – come down for great tunes, […]

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