Elk Lakes Wilderness Hut

One of the wonderful advantages of working for Hostelling International, is that they’re very keen to encourage their staff to get out and about in the local area. Not just trying the nearby restaurants, but by getting out into the country and really experiencing the country. So there was ten of us heading out, but […]

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Vancouver and the Island Pt. 2

Continued from here. Elk Falls is a pretty impressive waterfall. I fell in to thinking that the island was pretty small, like I’m sure many tourists do until they google the directions to drive to Tofino, so to see such a sight, I was surprised. It’s so well hidden, completely surrounded by forest, and the […]

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To Banff and Back Pt.2

Continued from Pt.1 We had a list of things we had to see in Banff National Park, mostly made up from Instagram favourites. So, starting from the further, we headed up to Yoho National Park and back in British Columbia to explore Emerald Lake. We also stopped off the Natural Bridge, which turned out to […]

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Welcome to Canada

In October I moved to Canada, it’s been 6 months now and it’s going great. I flew into Vancouver airport October 20th, and was whisked straight into the downtown, My first taste of a Canadian HI hostel, something which becomes more significant much later, and the infamous weather of Canada’s’ West Coast in winter. It’s […]

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