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 […]

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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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Live Music Banff – Daniel Sky

  The Beaver Bar Banff is an intimate venue where the artist & audience can share music, feeling their hearts intertwined through sound & taste the sweat of enjoyment. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– From Daniel Sky’s Biography A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sky’s love of Canadian landscapes from the prairies to the mountains, to the coast comes alive […]

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80’s Ski Party – Events Banff

    Wanna get in on what’s hot, or what’s not in Banff! Don’t miss this awesome event at Banff’s favorite backpacker bar, The Beaver. Come where the liquids are always flowing & wet yourself at our watering hole. Cheap drinks & good party times & always free entry. Bring your 80’s onesies down for […]

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A tale of Tails – Backpacker Blog

  A Tale of Tails by Matthew Oliver Yarsley I heard a story today, a petrifying recount of one man’s dance with death. Not only did this story leave me unsettled, it also reiterated the cunning abilities of the animal kingdom. The protagonist in this ordeal is Mark Chantaj, a valued member of the Samesun […]

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