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The Big City Lights of Toronto – Cross Canada Adventure

After our wonderful stay in Winnipeg with the lovely Jacques, it was time to head to Toronto. This great metropolis is the biggest city in Canada and also one of the most multicultural cities in North America. It is well known for its amazing diversity of ethnic restaurants, its art and culture scene and its position as one of the …

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Couchsurfing in Winnipeg – Cross Canada Adventure

After our stay in Saskatoon we boarded the first train of our journey and made our way to the prairie metropolis of Winnipeg, Manitoba. This city is the largest in Manitoba and a major economical, cultural, and commercial center in Canada. The name comes from the Cree First Nations word “Wi-Nipe-K” which means muddy waters and this aludes to the …

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Slow Travel: Why We Are Hibernating in Newfoundland

Lee and I just finished backpacking across Canada from the West Coast to the East Coast, and it was a thrilling three months filled with adventures, new friends, and never-before-seen sights. We made it all the way to St. John’s, Newfoundland and this is where we have decided to stay for the winter. Newfoundland is a truly gorgeous place, but …

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Canoeing, Hiking and Camping in Alberta – Cross Canada Adventure

Canadians working abroad could find employment or a free ride on sailboats

After climbing mountains, hanging out with chipmunks, and partying in beautiful Banff, we hopped on another Greyhound bus and made our way to the prairie cowboy metropolis of Calgary, Alberta. There we met up with my cousin, Therese, who lives in a fabulous condo in downtown Calgary and works as an interior designer. We will spend more time living it …

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World’s Coolest Cities: Seattle

Seattle is a rainy, coffee-drenched seaport of coolness. The northernmost major city in America (not including Alaska of course) and the largest city in the Pacific Northwest, it is a Mecca for fans of the grunge music scene that originated here in the 1990s. It is the fabled home of trippy hippie cult author Tom Robbins, whose psychedelic novels contain …

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The Amazing Mountains of Banff – Cross Canada Adventure

After a fantastic stay in Kamloops with Megan, we jumped on a bus to Alberta, to the scenic Rocky Mountain paradise of Banff. Now, I’ve been to Banff many times throughout my life, and even lived there for a summer, but I still experience a great sense of awe whenever I visit the Rocky Mountains. Towering snow-capped peaks, radiant turquoise …

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Why Travel Insurance is Important: A Tale of Two Broken Wrists

After obtaining his Canada Working Holiday Visa, Lee was excited and looking forward to spending a year traveling around and seeing the beautiful sights of the second largest country in the world. We arrived on the West Coast, in lovely Victoria, British Columbia. We found a place to rent for a short time, and began to plan our coast to …

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How To Get A Canadian Working Holiday Visa

 THIS POST is from 2011, HOWEVER MOST THINGS ARE THE SAME AND THE POST IS STILL A GOOD INDICATOR OF THE  APPLICATION PROCESS, PLEASE REFER TO THE  IEC WEBSITE FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION. CLICK HERE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT AND I WILL GET BACK TO YOU ASAP Canada is adventure on a large scale. …

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World’s Coolest Cities: Montreal

If you live in North America, but don’t want to have to fly across the ocean to experience Europe, Montreal is the answer! This historical Canadian centre of art and culture is the second largest French speaking city in the world, after Paris, and its cobblestone streets and heritage buildings give it an unmistakable European charm. Montreal also has the …

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World's Coolest Cities: New York

What to do in NYC? Really? I can’t believe you’re asking that! There’s so much to do in NYC that you couldn’t possibly get bored even if you tried. There’s something here for everyone. That is what makes NYC one of the World’s Coolest Cities! (This Guide was written by native New Yorker Sara Sarit Nakash of Brooklyn Travel. Check …

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