Few resources can build a better picture of life in Canada than the expat blogs maintained by already established foreigners. Whether these writers are recounting great challenges, relaying roll-on-the-floor funny encounters, delivering crucial advice and important tips or reaching out to those around them, their insights afford others a unique and personal glimpse into their new community.

Recommended expat blogs in Canada

Cape Town to Calgary

This informative blog is run by South African expat Catherine, who moved to Calgary in 2019. Giving useful insight into life in Canada, her blog has everything from practical guides to posts on fun activities to musings on homesickness.

► Nationality: South African

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Off Track Travel

Gemma and JR, a British/Canadian couple, share their experiences of travel off the beaten path along with tried-and-true tips and recommendations. Here readers will find plenty of outdoorsy ideas for trips all over Canada.

► Nationality: British/Canadian

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Correr Es Mi Destino

Travel-bug Zhu is a seasoned expat currently living in Ottawa, Canada. She loves the unpredictability of life on the road and is always up for an adventure. Aptly subtitled 'Cultural Adventures in Canada and Around the World', her blog is a mix of travel tales from all over the globe and stories of her expat life in Canada.

► Nationality: French

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