How Much Does it Cost to go to Laos?

Laos may not instantly strike you as the most popular vacation spot, but this landlocked country in Southeast Asia has a rich cultural history, breathtaking waterfalls, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang that will make you want to revisit this country over and over again. For this article, I’ll focus on a [...]

By |2020-01-20T20:11:31-05:00January 13th, 2020|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

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 |2020-01-18T13:05:00-05:00January 9th, 2020|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

How Having a Budget Allows us to Travel Anywhere

When I had a full-time job, I often talked about my travel plans with co-workers who also loved to travel. I had a reputation for travelling to more exotic places such as Egypt, Japan, Brazil, and Instanbul. I wouldn’t go as far as calling these destinations exotic, my wife and I just weren’t interested in [...]

By |2020-01-19T13:12:24-05:00January 8th, 2020|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|

The Best no Foreign Transaction fee Credit Cards in Canada

**This post contains affiliate links 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, [...]

By |2020-01-02T00:50:22-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

The Best Travel Credit Cards in Canada

**This post contains affiliate links Frequently I’m asked what the best travel credit cards in Canada are. Depending on what your needs are, I’ll have a different answer, but most of the time people are looking for a card that offers a big sign up bonus. My list below of the best travel rewards credit [...]

By |2020-01-29T14:52:25-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

Scotia Rewards | How to get the most out of your points

Scotia Rewards is one of the most popular credit card rewards programs in Canada. What makes it appealing is that it’s easy to earn points and it’s one of the most flexible programs in Canada. When compared to other bank travel rewards programs, many people believe Scotia Rewards is the best. The best might be [...]

By |2020-01-13T16:19:51-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|