Category: Canada

How to prepare for long term travel

Preparing for long term travel isn’t easy! What should you bring and where will you go? Which travel insurance is the best and do you have to get vaccinated? Those are just a few of all the questions that could be spinning around in your head before you set off but, don’t worry – you’re…

By Amanda 14 September, 2019 2

The Banff to Jasper drive – an Icefields Parkway itinerary

One of the most beautiful and scenic drives in the world is the Banff to Jasper drive, which is also known as the Icefields Parkway. Be prepared for a journey among stunning turquoise lakes, amazing glaciers, canyons, beautiful waterfalls and, of course, breathtaking mountains. There’s also a great chance to see wildlife such as bears,…

By Amanda 28 August, 2019 26

My Workaway experiences in Canada

If you’ve read my free e-book How to travel for free, you might recognize the word “Workaway”. For me, it’s an amazing (and as good as free!) way of travelling around the world. In this post, I’ll tell you more about what Workaway is and how you get started, but I’ll also share my own Workaway…

By Amanda 23 July, 2019 10

5 things to do in Nelson BC that are not hikes

I’ve already told you about the amazing hikes this quirky small town has to offer, but there are also plenty of other things to do in Nelson BC – things that don’t involve hiking! Maybe hanging at the beach or strolling around beautiful buildings downtown is more your thing? Great, continue reading!   Things to…

By Amanda 12 July, 2019 0

3 fairly easy hikes in Nelson BC with beautiful views

Nelson is such a cute and quirky small town! I’m really glad we decided to go there, it has a lot to offer – especially hikes. The best part? You don’t even have to be super fit or experienced to go hiking in Nelson, there’s something for everyone! In this post I’ll share three fairly…

By Amanda 28 June, 2019 2

Backpacking to new destinations, and new continents!

Hi everyone! I feel like it’s time for an update since our year in Canada is coming to an end. We only have two months left on our Working Holiday Visas, but we have no plans at all on returning to Sweden for a while. Instead, we decided to continue travelling – our next adventure…

By Amanda 13 June, 2019 0

Kettle Valley bike tours in British Columbia

Last week I told you about the beautiful Kettle Valley Rail Trail and specifically the part we went on, from Penticton to Naramata. But as I also told you, there’s so much more to explore along this 600+ kilometre long trail – and what better way to do it than on one or several Kettle Valley…

By Amanda 13 May, 2019 0

Penticton to Naramata – Kettle Valley Rail Trail

The Kettle Valley Rail Trail is something you just can’t miss when you’re in Penticton. You can follow this trail along the lake and among mountains and vineyards from Penticton to Naramata (or the other way around). It used to be a railway, but now it serves as an amazing trail for hikers and bikers…

By Amanda 28 April, 2019 0

From Kamloops to Kelowna – hello beautiful BC!

We did it! We’re finally in BC, and it’s exactly as beautiful as we expected (and have been told!) We left Calgary on a cold morning last week and arrived in sunny Kamloops later that day. After a night in what we realized is a quite unique city, we went from Kamloops to Kelowna to…

By Amanda 12 April, 2019 0