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Your stepping-stone to the wilderness of Western Canada with valuable tips on visas, work and travel, budget travel. I introduce you to unique English language schools and wilderness ranches and help you find a suitable guest ranch for your western cowboying experience.

Canada is known for secluded campsites, best places to backpack, hike, and camp. Find out what off-road driving in the Canadian wilderness is all about.

Best of all, I teach you basic wilderness skills you need to survive in the 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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Backcountry Travel Canada

START HERE Plan Your Wilderness Adventure

It can be difficult to know where to start when planning your dream trip to Canada.
What’s the first step? Where do you gather all the information?

Here you’ll find links to the pages and best articles on this site related to planning a trip to Canada – whether it’s a two-week Wilderness Adventure or a one or two-year-long stay.



Trip Planner

My Trip Planner gives you information on backcountry destinations in Western CanadaHere 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 taken from my own travels and from my years of living on the edge of the wilderness.




Travel Blog

Shopping in Canada

Shop Like a Canadian – Shopping in Canada

I’m the worst shopper there is, I simply don’t like strolling around big malls looking for bargains. If I do go shopping in Canada, I have a good idea of what I need and know where to go before I head out. When you travel to a new country and everything is different from home, shopping can be an excellent […]

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Finding Work - Canada

8 Tips For Finding A Job and Working in Canada

A Guide To Working In Canada Canada is a gap year hot spot with wild landscapes, fascinating wildlife, and its multicultural scene, making it a great country to explore. On top of that, Canada ranked as the second-best country in the world for 2018, just after Switzerland, a study published by the U.S. News. That makes it even easier to […]

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Canadian Slang - dog

Canadian Slang – Beginner’s Guide for Travellers

When you learn English in a language school you are taught how to speak and write ‘proper’ English. Slang terms are not part of a conventional English course. The big surprise hits you when you visit an English speaking country and hear strange expressions and slang you’ve never heard before. Because of the large size of the country, it’s no surprise that […]

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Cell Phone Guide

Cell phones in Canada – What you need to know

We all know that mobile phones (called cell phones in Canada, or cell) are the best way to keep in touch when you’re on the road. What you might not know as a tourist is, that cell phone rates in Canada are shockingly expensive and rank as some of the highest in the world. Therefore, I suggest you decide on […]

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Horse Ranch, Guest Ranch, Wilderness Retreat. It’s like living in a retreat, a private setting, away from it all, surrounded by a prestige wilderness.

This 78.3 acre property comes with two titles (59.5 acres and 18.7 acres). Located at the edge of the Monashee Mountains in the North Okanagan Valley bordering crown land makes this a recreational heaven. Miles of trails for horseback riding or ATV’s straight at your front door. Here you can enjoy a recreational lifestyle full of fishing, hunting and trail riding.

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Ranch, Lumby BC