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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 suitable guest ranch for your western cowboying experience.  Here you find a selection of TOP Guided Tours and Attractions to make the most of your bucket list trip.

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.




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Travel Blog

Camping for free in Canada

How To Find Free Camping In Canada

Free camping in Canada is known as boondocking, dry camping or wild camping, and can be found all over Canada. Don’t let high fees and crowded campgrounds keep you from going on a backcountry camping adventure; free camping in Canada is totally possible and it will boost your budget. During my recent camping trip, I stayed in some of the […]

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Kelowna itinerary - harbour

Kelowna Itinerary – Six Days in Kelowna, British Columbia

Kelowna, the third largest metropole in British Columbia is centrally located and a great home base for exploring the beautiful Okanagan Valley. The name Kelowna is adopted from the indigenous people and means “grizzly bear”. The hot Okanagan climate makes Kelowna ideal for outdoor fun, whether on the lake or in the surrounding hills. Pack your hiking boots and climb some […]

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Small Town Living

11 Facts you should know about small town living in Canada

Do you rather live in a small country town and put up with small crap than committing to city life? I have experienced both, the anonymous lifestyle of big cities as well as the tightly knitted communities of small towns and rural communities in Canada. No matter what country you’re in, living in a small town and in a rural […]

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Selling Rural Property Canada

The Truth about selling Rural Property in Canada

Many of us have sold rural properties, some of us more than once; others may still try to sell. How long did it take you to sign the deal? Has it been years and you’re still waiting for the right buyer? Selling property out in the country is different from selling a house or condo in a city. Depending on […]

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Best travel apps Canada

13 Best Travel Apps for Touring Canada

For most of us, our Smartphone has become our constant companion and we can’t imagine life without it anymore. With a huge selection of travel apps available for everything we can think of it is challenging to pick the most useful apps for our trip. For this list, I picked 13 travel apps especially useful when touring Canada. In addition, check […]

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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