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Welcome to Backpacked & Ready! A travel bog & website dedicated to exploring the world. Check out or destination guides on where to stay, what to do and hotel reviews, or check out our travel advice and tips for travelling smarter and cheaper.

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ABOUT US

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Hi There! We're Brett & Jess

Welcome to Backpacked & Ready! We are Brett & Jess, originally from Australia but now living in the stunning resort town of Whistler, Canada. We have a passion for traveling the globe, having visited over 60 countries solo + together.

We are thrilled to take you on a journey around the world, sharing travel guides, practical & money saving tips, and stunning visuals that will ignite your wanderlust. Thanks for joining us!

We want to share our insights, including in-depth city guides, as well as travel tips for how we get cheap flights & hotels, how to travel smart and experience everything that life has to offer. Thanks for joining us!

LATEST POSTS

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The Best Hotels in Whistler for an Excellent Vacation
Nestled in the majestic Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Whistler offers year-round adventures for...
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How To Get To Whistler - 8 Best Ways To Arrive From Vancouver Airport
Looking for ways on how to get to Whistler, Canada from Vancouver Airport? We’ve got you covered....
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Superbowl 2024: Where to Watch in Whistler - Discover the best Viewing Spots For the Big Game
The NFL season is almost over and you know what that means – it’s time for Superbowl LVIII!...
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The Best Whistler Restaurants For Large Groups
If you’re heading to Whistler with a large group of friends or family, finding a restaurant that...
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Where to Stay In Whistler: An Ultimate Guide For First Timers
Figuring out where to stay in Whistler can be daunting for anyone unfamiliar with the mountain town....
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