7 Podcasts for Your Next Road Trip

March 13, 2017By Gisela SleizerOh Canada!, Toolbox

I live in Montreal (it’s okay, don’t be jealous, just come visit!) but my family lives in Toronto, so I travel there often. I used to gallantly take the train for each trip (using my HI Member discount, of course!), and spend those hours in transit working, studying or catching up with the latest cat … Read More

Winter Weekend at Trois-Rivières

January 27, 2017By Béatrice Bernard-PoulinOh Canada!

Gone are the days when Trois-Rivières was just a pit-stop between Quebec and Montreal. Trois-Rivières, underestimated for too long, has now grown into a road-trip destination of its own. It offers exciting winter activities for all levels of winter lovin’, hip microbreweries, and stylish independent stores. Why not hit the road for Trois-Rivières this winter? … Read More

2016 in 12 shots : (the beautiful) people of hostels

January 4, 2017By GaelOh Canada!

It’s this time of year again where we look back on the last 12 months and identify the highlights of our year – our achievements, our best trips and all the people who’ve joined us on those crazy adventures. For us at hostelling, people are what it’s all about. There are the people who make … Read More

Ottawa is not boring and i’ll tell you why: It’s got Jeff.

November 18, 2016By GaelOh Canada!

Let’s admit it. Ottawa is preceded by a reputation of being a boring, governmental town.  You can only believe this until you meet Jeff. Jeff has Ottawa tattooed on his heart, right next to the Senators’ logo. If I’d never had any biology class, I’d think water from the Rideau Canal was running through his … Read More

Tuning into Canadian artists

September 22, 2016By Kathleen MurphyOh Canada!, Toolbox

A few days ago I realized it was fall. Let’s not kid ourselves. The leaves are changing colour, some of them are falling, and we can’t go out in our bare arms at night so much anymore. So, I thought to myself, if I can’t laze in the sun, then it’s time to start thinking … Read More