Top easy on the wallet dining spots in downtown Vancouver

Downtown Vancouver has many restaurants for everyone with all different styles and taste. While some of them can be a little on the pricey side, there are many restaurants in the downtown area that are easier on the wallet, but still delicious. Here are some of the top rated places to eat in Downtown Vancouver: […]

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Travel Light On Your Next Hostel Adventure

Why flying with carry-on only is the best way to travel and tips for lightweight packing.   Every time I arrive at the airport, I’m more nervous about what my bag might weigh rather than whether I’ve remembered to book my hostel or if I grabbed my toothbrush. Seriously, I’ve been seen (or not seen) […]

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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 […]

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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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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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