The Great Northern Canada Bucket List

Overview

Following a car accident in Vancouver, Robin Esrock set off on a worldwide expedition to tick off the many items on his personal bucket list. More than one hundred countries later, he realized that missing among his extraordinary adventures was his adopted home: Canada. Welcome to Robin’s acclaimed journey to discover the bucket-list-worthy experiences that define a nation.

Travelling across Canada’s vast northern territories, Robin was delighted to find unique adventures for both visitors and locals alike. Through his discovery of nature, culture, history, food, and a few quirky tidbits of Canadiana, Robin's personal quest to tick off the exceptional destinations and activities of the North pack in enough adventure for a lifetime. Accompanied by recommendations, and with bonus content available online, discover one-of-a-kind experiences in Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.

Categorized by territory, The Great Northern Canada Bucket List will give you a first-hand perspective on:

  • Camping in the High Arctic.
  • Crossing the Northwest Passage.
  • Watching wild beluga whales play at your feet.
  • Tasting muktuk and Arctic char.
  • Dogsledding with a Yukon Quest legend.
  • Flying with Buffalo Air.
  • Swallowing the Sourtoe Cocktail.
  • ... and much more!

Reviews

One of Canada's top travel writers, and definitely one of our biggest personalities.

Globe and Mail

About the Author

Robin Esrock

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014
Robin Esrock photo

Robin Esrock

Robin Esrock is a bestselling author, journalist, TV host, and public speaker. His stories and photography have appeared in major publications on five continents, including National Geographic Traveler, the Guardian, Chicago Tribune, and the Globe and Mail. The creator and co-host of the internationally syndicated television series Word Travels, Robin lives in Vancouver, B.C.