On our Montreal backpacking trip, as part of our two month journey across Canada, we were kindly hosted by friends who live here. The city ended up being one of the highlights of our whole trip. In this backpackers Montreal guide, I will give you the lowdown on the best budget accommodation, restaurants and local […]
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Canada is an epic place with landscapes so stunning you won’t believe your eyes. I was lucky enough to spend two months crossing this beautiful country. Starting on the west coast in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, through the Kelowna wine region to Calgary and the incredible national parks of Banff and Jasper in the Rocky Mountains, followed by Toronto, Niagara Falls and Ottawa, and finishing up in Montreal and Quebec.
Click on the posts below for all the details of each of these fabulous destinations or go straight to my article outlining my trip across Canada here.
Montmorency Falls is the second most visited tourist site in Canada‘s Quebec City region, after the historic Old Quebec neighbourhood. Around 970,000 visitors a year come to this waterfall, which is 30 metres higher than Niagara Falls and about to get a $33-million makeover. Here’s how to get to Montmorency Falls from Quebec City and […]
Canada‘s capital city of Ottawa is often overlooked as a tourist destination in favour of larger cities such as Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. But even if you can only spend one day in Ottawa it is well worth it, as the city has plenty to offer visitors, no matter if you’re on a budget. Read […]
Kelowna, an attractive city on the shore of Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, has some of the best weather in Canada. Despite the country’s chilly reputation, the Okanagan Valley enjoys warm summers and plenty of local tourism. This wine region nurtures almost 10,000 acres of vineyards and orchards on its mountainsides, among the rich pine […]