Going on a road trip has to be one of the best things in life! A group of friends in a car, lots of laughter, too much coffee, good music, bad music, and unexpected twists, turns and detours that turn into unforgettable memories.
There are some legendary road trips to take, like crossing Canada from Halifax to Vancouver, or taking Route 66 to California. There are those with no particular destination, just hitting the road for the sake of hitting the road. Read more »
Not sure yet what to do or where to go in May? Well, just come and visit us in Prince Rupert! We are right on the wild and beautiful Northwest Coast.
There is no better month to head up here than May! This is officially the start of the tourist season and it’s our sunniest month. You might not want to leave again once you experience this city on a sunny day! Read more »
Even though it is the busiest and most vibrant urban centre in Canada it is the little things that make Toronto a place where you can experience a little bit of everything. For me a thing that I love to do is eat. I like to eat just about anything and love to experience new flavours from far off places. Sometimes I’m in the mood for Thai food, sometimes I really want a spicy piece of jerked chicken, and of course few things get me drooling like a big juicy hamburger with extra cheese and bacon. MMM maybe I could get the bun lightly toasted and have some red pepper aioli spread on. Read more »
It's sweet, it's sticky, it's tasty, and we love to spread it on our face! We are crazy about maple syrup. It is finally sugaring-off time – winter has packed his bags and there are beautiful warm days ahead! Read more »
Need some Island time? HI-Nanaimo has three accommodation packages available, we are sure one of them is just what you are looking for!
This month is dedicated to Quebec City. Former HI-Toronto assistant manager and Quebec City newbie Rebecca has written the following blog which we hope will get you in the mood for a mini-break in this beautiful city:
Have you ever been given the advice to travel like a local? As a fellow adventurer, I know it’s a lot of fun to venture off the beaten path – but often that’s easier said than done. How do you know where the locals go, if you’re not a local yourself? Read more »
Writing and photos by guest blogger Peter McClure of Edmonton Hikers Group
What do you do to keep busy when it's too cold to hike up a mountain or go for a long-distance backpacking trip? Well, you can't hide inside all winter, so the trick is to find something that's interesting, spectacular, and fairly accessible. The Edmonton Hikers Group knows just the spot, and we head up there at least a couple of times every year. Read more »
Free fall 150 feet and fall into bed for $150!
If you have always wanted to try, or have already tried and LOVE, bungy jumping,it's time to leap for a life change! If you’re brave enough!
N-Ice Rack Events have started to roll out for the winter season. Already this January HI-Nordegg has had two successful events - ‘Intro to Ice Climbing’ and a ‘Bunch of winers and snowshoers weekend’. Read more »
It’s Friday night in Montréal and the métro is jam-packed. No big deal…but something in the crowd is a little odd. Nobody seems to be dressed up for a night out in town. Instead, everybody is wearing snowsuits of a bygone era. An era when mixing turquoise, purple and acid yellow was mainstream fashion. And where does this guy thinks he is going with ski goggles on his head? There are stairs leading to the top of the city’s only mountain… Read more »