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 | 2017-08-04T12:07:39+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Budget Travel, Destinations, featured, Travel|

WestJet Rewards Review

With Air Canada announcing their intention to pull out of the Aeroplan program in 2020, many travellers are starting to look at other rewards programs. What people are quickly realizing is that Canada’s second largest airline, WestJet has one of the best rewards programs of ANY airline. In my WestJet Rewards review, I’ll break down [...]

By | 2017-08-01T18:18:31+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

Sintra Day Trip Guide

Lisbon has a ton of great attractions, but if you have time to spare, a day trip to Sintra is a must. If you google the town right now, you’ll come across images of stunning palaces and historic sites that seem to be lifted right out of a fairytale. The area was actually a retreat [...]

By | 2017-07-24T10:48:13+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Destinations, Travel|

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 | 2017-08-04T09:15:49+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, 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|