Budget Travel

Stay outside of the major areas to save money

Tokyo on a Budget

Tokyo has this reputation of being an expensive place ato visit, but you’ll be surprised to learn that Tokyo on a budget is possible. If you’ve decided to make Tokyo your next destination, you won’t be disappointed. However, I warn you now, visit once and you’ll immediately wonder when you’ll be back. It’s not the neon…

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Europe on a Budget

If you’ve looked up the cost to go to Europe, you’ve likely learned that it can be expensive. But is it possible to swing it on a budget? Well, with some careful planning you absolutely can. Yes, many European destinations and major cities are known for their bigger price tags. However, there are plenty of…

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Ireland on a Budget

Ireland is a popular tourist destination for a number of reasons. Whether you are interested in the pub life, the history, the natural landmarks, or maybe even chasing down some family ancestry, Ireland has a lot going for it. However, it’s not the cheapest destination to visit. Especially if you plan on spending a lot…

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Paris on a budget

Paris on a Budget

Paris is one of the most popular cities in the world. Known as the city of light and the city of love, many people dream about heading to the capital of France. What’s interesting is that the city is not that expensive to visit. In my guide on how much does it cost to go…

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Amsterdam on a budget

Amsterdam on a Budget

Many people who plan a trip to Europe make Amsterdam one of their priority destinations. It’s really no surprise considering the city is easily accessible, has beautiful scenery, and a laid back attitude. The problem is, the city can be expensive. If you read my guide on how much does it cost to go to…

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Planning a Trip to Disney World on a Budget

If you’ve ever looked into the cost of going to Disney World, you’ve quickly realized that the happiest place on earth is also one of the most expensive places to visit. Park tickets cost more than US $100 a person, food can add up, and you need to worry about transportation. When you add it…

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The Best no Foreign Transaction fee Credit Cards in Canada

The Best no Foreign Transaction fee Credit Cards in Canada

One little known fee when it comes to credit cards is the foreign transaction fee. Basically, 95% of Canadian credit cards charge a fee of 2.5% whenever you make a purchase in any currency besides Canadian dollars. This fee isn’t a secret since it’s clearly outlined in the cardholder agreement, but people don’t typically notice…

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Italy on a Budget

Italy is on the bucket list for many people. With ancient monuments, sweeping landscapes, and the best pasta you’ll find in the world, it’s not hard to see why it’s a favourite destination for many people. Interestingly enough, Italy is an affordable destination. According to my how much does it cost to go to Italy…

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Dubai on a budget

Dubai on a Budget

Talk to anyone who’s been to Dubai and they’ll tell you that it’s an expensive city. I personally have travelled there and can confirm that it’s one of the more expensive destinations I’ve been to. In my how much does it cost to go to Dubai guide, I estimate you’ll need to budget $2,850 for…

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Bali on a budget

Bali on a Budget

Bali on a Budget Bali, the Island of the Gods, has made a name for itself as an affordable luxury escape. Pinterest and Instagram are full of images of infinity pools overlooking lush jungle landscapes and elegant beach bars with cocktails and stunning sunset views. It’s changed a lot over the years but Bali still…

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