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CANADA TRAVEL ON THE WILD SIDE

Discover the Roads Less Travelled and get hooked forever!

Yrene

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BACKCOUNTRY CANADA TRAVEL

Welcome to Backcountry Canada Travel, the stepping-stone to Western and Northern Canada’s wilderness. Canada is wild and wonderful and you don’t need to be rich to see it. Check out my website with free and epic content and get inspired.

You will find insider tips on visas, work and travel, and epic road trips. Get information about budget travel in Canada and places to backpack, hike, and camp in the wild. Learn about off-the-beaten-track places and how to turn travel in Canada into an adventure

Canada is known for its spectacular scenery and secluded campsites. Find out what off-road driving and a road trip to the Arctic Ocean are all about.

Best of all, I give you information on the basic skills you need to survive on a road trip through Canada’s wilderness. Discover the best Canadian small-town rodeos and the wild west and – how to meet the locals. My blog posts keep you updated with insider travel tips and inspirations.

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It can be difficult to know where to start when planning a road trip Canadian road trip. What’s the first step? Where do you gather all the information? Here you’ll find links to the best articles on this site related to Canada and how to plan a trip – whether it’s a two-week Wilderness Adventure or a one or two-year-long stay.

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Trip Planner

My Trip Planner gives you information on less travelled backcountry destinations in Western Canadian Provinces and the Territories in the NorthHere you also find “good to know” insider tips with general Canada facts, where to find the best topo maps, about wildlife, climate and weather. Find out what kind of backcountry accommodation is available, about car rental and everything else you need to know for your trip. The information and advice are based on my own travels and my years of living on the edge of the Canadian wilderness.

 

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On the road to Botopilas, northern Mexico

Mexico and Canada Now – Top differences you should know

Mexico and Canada are both North American countries, but they are so different. Introduction Canadians come to Mexico to escape the frozen north during the winter months. Mexico has been a popular destination for Canadian snowbirds for decades. Easy entry requirements, welcoming locals, an endless coastline, superb beaches, and cheap margaritas have been attractive to many sun-loving Canadians. Canada and […]

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A stop long Yukons iconi highways

Yukon highways, iconic roads to adventure

Fast, wild and beautiful – a road trip on Yukon’s iconic highways. Get behind the wheel and get ready for a road trip of a lifetime, driving the Yukon highways. There is no better feeling than driving the northern highways and having the roads to yourself. Forget about traffic jams, busy roads and driving stress. Enjoy the fantastic scenery from […]

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Keep safe on a solo road trip

How to keep safe on a solo road trip in Canada

Venturing on many epic road trips has taught me how to be safe travelling solo through Canada’s most remote places. I’m pretty much relaxed and I feel safe when I’m on the road. Of course, we never know what can happen during an extended trip. Fortunately, after travelling solo on many of Canada’s wild highways I have the experience and […]

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Hi, I’m Yrene

I’m the founder of BackcountryCanadaTravel.com, the travel website that specializes in Western Canada, the Yukon, and Northwest Territories. I sold Silver Spur Trails Wilderness Guest Ranch in Lumby, BC in September 2018 and have been a Nomad since.

Born in Switzerland, I lived and worked on different continents and have travelled the world. That’s me, an Entrepreneur, wilderness nut, and animal lover who prefers off-the-beaten-track places. I write about things I love. Mostly.

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Ranch, Lumby BC