Hiroshima and Miyajima in One Day From Kyoto

If you’re headed to Japan and plan on spending some time in Kyoto, there’s a good chance that you’re planning a trip to Hiroshima. As you do your research, you’ll quickly learn that the island of Miyajima is just 30 minutes from Hiroshima and is another place that’s worth spending some time. But are Hiroshima [...]

By | 2017-09-17T09:15:41+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Destinations, featured, Travel|

HSBC Premier World Elite MasterCard review

When CHASE decided to pull the Amazon.ca Visa card, there were some concerns from the credit card community that Canadians would soon have limited choice when it comes to credit cards with no foreign transaction fees. However, a few months later, it appears that we’ve been given even more choice than ever. The most recent [...]

By | 2017-09-22T20:40:36+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

What to do When You’re Travelling During a Hurricane

Every year in August and September, hurricanes form over the Atlantic. From time-to-time, these hurricanes have a direct path through the Caribbean, Mexico, and parts of the U.S. causing some serious damage. If you've booked a vacation, you need to accept the fact that a hurricane could affect your travel plans. It is hurricane season after [...]

By | 2017-09-17T09:10:07+00:00 September 11th, 2017|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 | 2017-09-15T08:57:00+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

Barcelona Neighbourhood Guide: La Rambla and the Gothic Quarter

If you saw my earlier post on how much does it cost to go to Barcelona? You probably figured out that I have a bit of love for the city. This Barcelona neighbourhood guide is a new series I’m introducing to the blog. As the name implies, I’ll be focusing on different neighbourhoods in various [...]

By | 2017-09-10T09:28:32+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Destinations, 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|