Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2020

Lonely Planet has just released its Best in Travel 2020 book and I couldn’t be more excited as this annual book serves as inspiration for me. I love finding out if I’ve been to any of the destinations they’ve featured and I’ve also planned trips based on their recommendations. What's interesting about the selected destinations [...]

By |2019-10-19T08:59:04-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Destinations, featured, Travel, Travel news|

How Learning a Foreign Language Makes you Richer

Speaking a new language brings with it a plethora of benefits: from being able to communicate with locals while abroad, to taking you out of your comfort zone and boosting your personal confidence--multilingualism can also make you richer. Sound crazy, but it’s true, there are many situations where knowing another language can either save you [...]

By |2019-10-14T00:50:03-04:00October 14th, 2019|featured, Travel, Travel news|

Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card Review

The Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card is clearly aimed at travellers who are looking to earn travel rewards and don’t want to pay those foreign transaction fees that are associated with most credit cards. I'm so impressed with the card that which is why it easily made my list of the best travel credit cards [...]

By |2019-10-09T08:36:31-04:00October 5th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|

The Best Travel Rewards Programs in Canada

When I’m asked about the best travel credit cards in Canada, I tell people about the generous sign up bonuses and benefits you'll get. What people don’t realize is that it’s the travel rewards program that they're tied to that often makes them so great. Credit card offers change all the time and what’s a [...]

By |2019-09-30T08:36:19-04:00September 30th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

5 Travel Myths Busted

Over the years, I’ve heard a ton of different travel myths. To be honest, when I was first started travelling, I would believe them (e.g. bribe Thai police officers if you’re questioned for whatever reason), but I’ve quickly realized that many of these travel myths were completely untrue. I suspect that some of these travel [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:07:54-04:00September 26th, 2019|Travel, Travel news|

6 Ways Knowing the Local Language Saves You Money

When travelling, taking a guided tour, eating food in local restaurants, bartering in bustling markets and braving local transport is all part of exploring new cultures. While it’s important to support local economies, we’ve all been duped by a tourist trap in one or more of these situations. However, knowing the local lingo may allow [...]

By |2019-09-14T15:22:41-04:00September 5th, 2019|Travel, Travel news|

Marriott Bonvoy Off-Peak and Peak Redemption Rates Coming on September 14th

Back in April, Marriott Bonvoy announced that off-peak and peak redemption rates for a free night stay would be coming to Marriott.com and the Marriott Bonvoy App in the future. Today, Marriott said that those changes come into effect on September 14th, 2019 so you have about a month to make some reservations at the [...]

By |2019-08-26T09:20:38-04:00August 15th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|