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Weekend Getaway: A Guide to Vancouver

Welcome to our Weekend Getaway series! While it’s our preference to discover a country slowly and thoroughly, realistically time often only allows for a long weekend of exploring. Each week we’ll focus on a different city and highlight how to get the most out of a 2-4 day stay. Sometimes we write about the city ourselves, while other times we’ll have awesome guest bloggers giving us the low-down.

If you’re interested in guest blogging on this series, shoot us an email!  

Weekend Getaway: A Guide to Toronto, Canada

Welcome to our Weekend Getaway series! While it’s our preference to discover a country slowly and thoroughly, realistically time often only allows for a long weekend of exploring. Each week we’ll focus on a different city and highlight how to get the most out of a 2-4 day stay. Sometimes we write about the city ourselves, while other times we’ll have awesome guest bloggers giving us the low-down.

If you’re interested in guest blogging on this series, shoot us an email!  

The Time We Almost Didn’t Get Into Canada

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The Bolt Bus ride to Vancouver was nicer than expected. Plush-ish seats, spotty wi-fi, and a bathroom in the rear of the bus that didn’t smell too bad were all above my expectations for this type of public transportation. It was only about a four-hour bus ride from Seattle to Vancouver, where we’d visit a hostel for the night before our eight-hour bus ride the next morning to Lac la Hache. The bus driver at the Seattle station