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Why Moving To Canada Might Be A Bad Idea

Canada, the country of your dreams is calling. You’re ready for a move and a new start. When you think about moving to Canada you visualize the immense space, endless opportunities, authentic living, nature pure, the friendly Canadians, and wilderness like nowhere else.  That all sounds like heaven on earth, and that’s exactly the place you want to be. Truth […]

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Wilderness Road Trip Through The Cariboo Mountains

The wilderness road from Wells to Likely, British Columbia, Canada is a back road that doesn’t get travelled a lot. Before I dropped in at the cute little Visitor Information Centre in Wells BC on my way to Barkerville, I never heard of the wilderness road that winds through the Cariboo Mountains. Taking this scenic road from Wells to Likely […]

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To-Do List Before Travelling To Canada

This used to happen to me too. A few weeks before a big trip you start to wonder whether you’re ready for this, the big adventure, the unknown. All these questions are invading your brain. “What if…?” “What when…?” Don’t worry, those feelings are totally normal. To have a to-do list before travelling will keep you focused and make you […]

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Gravel Travel Highways Of The North

I always liked off the beaten track places, places where not everybody goes. Since travelling has become available almost to everyone and many awesome travel destinations are packed with tourists, I started to look closer to home. With Canada as my home, I don’t have to go halfway around the world to experience wilderness, culture and natural beauty at its […]

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Unique English Language Schools

The unique English language schools on Guest Ranches offer the best Canadian Wilderness experience – guaranteed! Why not combine your English Studies with a Canadian wilderness adventure? Joining an ESL program in one of the unique English Language Schools in British Columbia is an educational experience that consists of more than just learning English. It has nothing in common with […]

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House Sitting: Travel Cheap, Stay For Free

House Sitting, what a great way to travel and see Canada on a budget. This is an excellent alternative to backpacker places and hotels. Basically, you take care of someone’s property in exchange for free accommodation. The only cost to you is the joining fee to one of the many house sitting sites online. The fee ranges anywhere from $25 […]

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Northern Canada Top 10 Things To Do

So, you decided to head up to Northern Canada, to the vast land of untouched wilderness. To an area of Canada know to be a wonderful playground for adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts. Choosing What To Do in Northern Canada Outdoor activities in Northern Canada are plentiful.  What kind of activities are offered depends on your destination. If you’re a wildlife […]

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Wilderness Road Trip Planner

Are you planning to drive the Dempster Highway and other Northern Roads? If this is the case, my Road Trip Planner is for you. Essential Gear To Travel The Canadian Northwest A road trip into the Canadian wilderness requires some serious planning. The risks and hazards depend on various factors; the route you choose, the vehicle you drive, the amount […]

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Car Buying Tips For Tourists In Canada

Have you ever thought of buying a car instead of renting one? If this is the case, I have some valuable car buying tips for you. You don’t want to find out after arriving in Toronto, that you can’t insure a car in Ontario unless you have an Ontario driver licence. Planning is the key and knowing the different laws […]

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Canadian Outhouse Or The Privy

Don’t be shocked if you ask for a toilet when you’re out in the country and you get directed to an outhouse. Unless you are a seasoned traveller, the mention of an outhouse can be enough to turn your stomach. However, in many places in Canada, the outhouse is still the only sanitary pit in the woods. You better get […]

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WWOOFing Canada – Essential Tips From A Host

WWOOFers, I could write a book about my WWOOFing Canada experiences as a host. It has been over ten years since the first WWOOFer arrived at the ranch. I never kept track of the numbers that came through. Some WWOOFers stayed for a couple of months and came back the following year, with many of them I became friends. Others […]

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Top 12 Canadian Camping Apps

Just in time to plan your vacation to Canada, I made up a list of my favourite 12 Canadian camping apps for your smartphone or tablet. I’m a strong believer in getting away from phone and computers when you’re on holiday. But, there are times when the iPhone or Samsung can come in really handy when you’re on the road. […]

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Cheap Accommodation Canada: Beyond Camping/Hostel Dynamic

Camping is fun, but not so much if you are travelling alone. And the problem with hostels is, they are not really cheap accommodation if you travel on a budget. Hostel prices are expensive, especially if you book your own room. And if you want it cheaper, you have to stick to the hostel dorms and you have to put […]

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