Canadian Credit Cards Without Foreign Transaction Fees

One of the most annoying things about credit cards is the fact that most of them charge an additional fee of 2.5% when we make a purchase in a foreign currency. You'd be forgiven if you didn't know about this since it's not widely advertised, but the fee is rolled right into the exchange making it [...]

By | 2017-09-15T08:57:00+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

Where to Enjoy A Pint Around the World According to Price

Along with a rush of excitement for impending adventure, travel brings with it a necessary need to sit back, relax, and have a beer. Imagine how a day filled with jaw-dropping architecture, awe-inducing art exhibits, and mouth-watering local cuisine can be perfectly capped off with a simple pint. To that end, the beer-loving team at [...]

By | 2017-09-06T17:32:55+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

The Top Travel Websites Used by Canadians

It doesn’t matter if you’re booking flights, hotels, or doing research for your trip, many of us end up using the same websites every time. There’s nothing wrong with that, but have you ever wondered what are the most used travel sites by Canadians? Digital marketing specialists, SEMrush did some research and found what the [...]

By | 2017-08-29T07:35:18+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Budget Travel, Travel|

The Cheapest Week to Travel This Summer

Labour Day is just around the corner, and if you haven’t made any travel plans yet, you might be surprised to learn that there’s still some time to score some wicked deals. KAYAK, the world’s leading travel search engine has analyzed their data and have found that the week of August 28th is the cheapest [...]

By | 2017-08-17T10:03:30+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

How to Keep Your Money Safe When Travelling

One of my favourite things about travelling is exchanging my Canadian dollars for the currency of whichever country I’ll be visiting. There’s something about getting different coloured bills which sometimes come in ludicrous denominations that gets me excited about travel. I’ve already covered the best ways to exchange your money, but some people wonder how [...]

By | 2017-06-18T15:12:45+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Budget Travel, Travel|

How we Spent six Days in Portugal for Less than $2,000 Including Airfare

Some of you know that I went to Portugal back in January. Although I’ve mentioned in passing how cheap it is to visit the country when I looked at all my receipts after my trip; I couldn’t believe how little I spent. My six-day trip to Portugal cost me less than $2,000. That’s less than [...]

By | 2017-07-25T16:41:49+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

The 10 Cheapest Airfare Destinations for Canadians has just released their annual Compass Report where they took a look at where Canadians are travelling to and how much it costs to get there. The data was taken from searches done on their own site in the last year from six major markets: Calgary, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg. The report [...]

By | 2017-06-11T10:21:12+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Budget Travel, Travel|