Backpacking

18 Signs You've Clearly Backpacked In Europe

The Huffington Post Canada | Nikki Gill | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada Travel

If you scoff at people who need to check-in full size luggage at the airport, and your “throwback Thursday” pictures on Instagram are always you i...

Better Leave These At Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Manori Ravindran | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Travel

Prior to a solo backpacking trip around France last fall, I had not carried a Jansport for more than two hours in my life. Until this quarter-life...

What WiFi Is Doing to Backpacker Culture

Valentina Jovanovski | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Travel
Valentina Jovanovski

Sitting in the lounge of a hostel in Munich, I looked around and noticed most people were consumed, not by interesting conversations with other worldly people, but by their electronic devices. With wifi now a staple in most accommodations, backpackers no longer need to rely on other travellers for advice and directions -- Googlemaps and TripAdvisor can take care of that.