The basics of travel insurance

When it comes to travel, quite often people forget to consider travel insurance. The cost of health care outside of Canada is insanely expensive. A trip to the walk-in clinic will cost you more than $100 USD, if you need more serious medical attention, you could pay hundreds if not thousands of dollars. To simply…

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best way to exchange money

What is the best way to exchange money? That’s easily the question I get asked the most these days. Maybe it’s because finding deals on flights and hotels is a little easier these days but it’s more likely that people are just more aware of how exchange rates affect us. A couple of years ago,…

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How to pick a vacation destination

Normally I don’t get bothered about any travel questions, but one thing that does annoy me is when people ask how do you pick a vacation destination? It’s not that the question bothers me, but I can’t believe that people don’t have any inspiration. Travel inspiration can come from anywhere. The first time I was…

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How to eat cheap when travelling

Eating is one of my favourite things to do when I’m travelling. I absolutely love sampling local cuisine and some of my most memorable travel memories revolve around meals I’ve had. I honestly still dream about that matcha sundae I had in Kyoto, Tokyo.  The problem is, eating out is expensive so I’ve had to…

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how to find cheap flights

Every traveller wants to know how to find cheap flights. We’ve heard the tips before e.g. book at 2 A.M. on a Wednesday during a full moon or clear your cookies so the airline doesn’t see your search history. I hate to break it to you, but those tips simply won’t work. Some people even…

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Budgeting for a trip

I’m a bit of a late bloomer. I didn’t catch the travel bug until I was in my mid 20’s. I’m not sure why it took so long since my parents took me on trips when I was young, but at the time I was more interested in playing Tetris on my Nintendo Game Boy.…

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how to save money on hotels photo

Everyone wants to know how to save money on hotels. Generally speaking, hotels are usually your biggest travel expense after flights so it’s no surprise that people are looking to save on accommodations. The problem is, hotel prices change all the time depending on things such as the season, demand and even the local political…

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Sticking to your travel budget

BangkokYou’ve done all your research, found a cheap flight, and managed to save on your hotels, but now that you’re on the ground, sticking to your travel budget seems difficult. Listen, I don’t blame you. When travelling, I get the urge to spend more, but the last thing I want is to return home to…

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How much does it cost to go to Bermuda

Located east of South Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda isn’t part of the Caribbean, but it’s an island paradise nonetheless. With pink sand beaches and deep history, Bermuda is a destination you should consider if you’re looking for a short break.  There’s no denying that Bermuda can be more expensive than other desinations, but…

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