Canadians Travelling to the Middle East is Rising

Bookings to the Middle East from Canada are up 170% in 2017, this according to Adventure Travel Company, Intrepid Travel. This is incredible news as the region has seen a dramatic decrease in tourism since the Arab Spring started back in late 2010. Why am I so excited about the news? I visited the Middle [...]

By | 2017-05-21T10:07:55+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Destinations, Travel, Travel news|

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 | 2017-05-19T09:50:04+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

10 Things You’re Forgetting to Budget for Your Next Vacation

I’ve always stressed the importance of having a vacation budget in place. By having one, you can accurately estimate your costs and start saving for your trip. I find that people who don’t budget for their trips end up spending more than they anticipated. This might not be an issue if you have the money [...]

By | 2017-04-09T08:03:37+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Budget Travel, Travel|