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“I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.”

– Jack London

 

Jack London was very much a man of his time. He was born in 1876 in San Francisco, and in his 40 years of life he fully embraced and embodied the spirit of adventure and freedom for which his young country was known.

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Firefly Books is a proud Canadian publisher, and we've been bringing readers high-quality nonfiction books since 1977. Though we wouldn't consider ourselves experts on many things (aside from astronomy, gardening, sports, and a few other subjects...), we do have a certain amount of knowledge about our country and the places that make it great.

From the rugged west coast to the Rocky Mountains to the over 250,000 lakes in Ontario, we've pulled together the best of the best in British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario in four new Canadian travel books — released just in time for you to plan an epic summer holiday.

But where should you visit first?

We've looked after that too! Take our quiz to get a recommendation for the perfect travel hot spot so you can plan an amazing #CanadianStaycation.

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Winter may nearly be over, but there's still time for one last winter camping trip!

Never tried winter camping? Everything you need to know can be found in Kevin Callan's latest book Complete Guide to Winter Camping.

Already a seasoned pro? Callan also has plenty of insights into buying — or borrowing — the best camping gear, keeping safe on the ice, and even choosing your camping buddies wisely.

Check out the infographic below for some of Callan's must-have items for any winter camping trip. 

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