How Much Does it Cost to Go to Europe?

Europe is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Depending on where you go, and how you travel; the trip can be relatively cheap or expensive. But the question is: how much does it cost to go to Europe? Well, it really depends. Obviously, a backpacker who’s travelling through Eastern Europe is going [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Budget Travel, Destinations, featured, Travel|

American Express Gold Rewards Card Review: Earn 25,000 Aeroplan Miles Fast!

If you’re looking to earn 25,000 Aeroplan Miles fast, then signing up for the American Express Gold Rewards card is a must. After spending $1,500 in the first three months of having the card, you’re instantly given 25,000 American Express Member Rewards (Although it can take up to 10 weeks for these points to post [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

The cost of travel: The basics of travel insurance

The basics of travel insurance are often overlooked. Some people don’t understand what travel insurance covers while some don’t bother with it at all. This is a huge mistake. Canadians might be used to free healthcare, but the cost of the same attention in other parts of the world could cost you a small fortune. [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Budget Travel, Travel|

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Japan?

If you plan on travelling to Japan the  the first question most people ask is how much does it cost to go to Japan? There's a big misconception that Japan is expensive, but I didn't find it to be that much more expensive than other major cities I've visited. There are plenty of ways to do Japan on [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

The cost of travel: The 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 are 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, [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|

10 Value Destinations for Canadian Travellers

Yikes! The Labour Day weekend is just a few days away, and that marks the unofficial end of the summer. Now before you start freaking out about missed opportunities, think about the positives. It’s about to get a lot cheaper to travel! Flights are traditionally 25% cheaper in September and October compared to the peak [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|