Join Robin on His Latest bucket List Adventure!


Robin Esrock, the author of Canada’s #1 bestselling travel book – The Great Canadian Bucket list, is fulfilling another bucket list challenge right here in Kamloops: “Ride with an Olympian!” Having travelled to over 100 countries on 7 continents, international travel guru and bestselling author, Robin Esrock, is coming to Kamloops on a book tour to promote The Great Canadian Prairies Bucket List and The Great Northern Canada Bucket List, now available from your favourite bookseller. Two time Olympian Catharine Pendrel will join Robin, in exploring the trails of Lac Du Bois Grasslands, before heading out on her “Road to Gold” in Rio, Brazil this August.

Robin spent years personally visiting every province and territory to discover the one-of-a-kind destinations and activities to thrill visitors and locals alike. His first book, The Great Canadian Bucket List, has been the #1 selling Canadian travel book since 2013.The Great Western Canada Bucket List, another bestseller, features iconic local experiences including, exploring the region’s heralded bike routes on a Harley Davidson, enjoying delicious bites at The Noble Pig Brewhouse, which he states as “one of his favourite pubs in the province”, and experiencing the Adams River Salmon Run.

Spanning adventure, culture, history, trivia, and food. Robin’s discovery of Canada is full of humour, awe, and appreciation and quirky in nature. Get ready to:


  • Float in Canada's very own Dead Sea
  • Feel the hot breath of a wild polar bear
  • Kayak between icebergs
  • Drink a cocktail with a severed human toe
  • Cross the mythical Northwest Passage
  • Spend a night in Ottawa’s haunted prison hotel


Presented by Ford Motors and Tourism Kamloops,

Robin Esrock will be giving a free multimedia talk at The Noble Pig

on Thursday April 28th at 7pm as part of his spring 2016 book tour.   

Contact Jaclyn Hodsdon | or

Andrea Heath |

To arrange an interview.

Committed media to this tour include, CBC Radio, Global TV and CTV in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Robin Esrock’ s stories have been published in over a dozen major publications worldwide. As a travel expert, he has been profiled by 60 Minutes, CNN, MSNBC, Travel+Leisure, CBC, CTV, GlobalTV, Canadian Geographic, and many others. A former columnist for The Globe and Mail, Robin is also the creator and co-host of the 40-part television series, Word Travels, seen on OLN in Canada, and National Geographic and Travel Channel in over 21 languages worldwide. / / @robinesrock

Catharine Pendrel – local Kamloops 2 time World Champion and Canadian Olympian on “The Road to Gold “for the  2016 Rio Olympics, is excited to share some of her favourite Kamloops trails with Robin.  Catharine is down to earth, a genuine ambassador for the local mountain bike community and holds a passion for travel and great destination experiences.