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

5 Canadian HI hostels by the beach

August 11, 2016By Gisela SleizerOh Canada!

Summer is the perfect season to plan a trip across the country. Actually, so is winter. And fall. And Spring. Whatever! The point is, there a few spots you just cannot miss. Some open all year long, but some only function during the summer season, so we’d like to throw the below on your bucket … Read More

A summer of Canadian Festivals

July 7, 2016By Guest BloggerOh Canada!

Summers in Canada are short, but full of activity. From coast to coast, the country is teeming with festivals of all kinds. From theatre to music to film, Canada will keep tourists and locals busy through the summer months. Here are some summer highlights for 2016. Maritimes Halifax, Nova Scotia Shakespeare by the Sea July … Read More