Always Keep Your Receipts When Travelling

As a freelancer, I always keep my receipts since I can claim many things for taxes. But there’s an argument to be made that everyone should keep their receipts. Receipts are provided to prove you’ve paid something. If you have a dispute about something, those receipts could mean the difference when making your case. When [...]

By | 2017-11-08T23:58:08+00:00 November 16th, 2017|featured, My Money, Travel, Travel news|

10 Must-do Experiences for Your First Trip to Europe

A Eurotrip is arguably a right of passage. Europe was the first place I headed to when I started to travel on my own since it offered a wide variety of sites and attractions. The problem is, how do you narrow down you must-do experiences for your first trip to Europe? The continent is huge [...]

By | 2017-11-08T23:47:07+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Budget Travel, Destinations, featured, Travel|

What to do if Your Luggage is Delayed or Damaged

One of the worst things that can happen to you when travelling is if your luggage is delayed, damaged, or lost. If it’s at the start or the middle of your trip, it’s a major inconvenience. If it happens when you return home, it’s arguably more annoying since you end your travels on a down [...]

By | 2017-11-12T07:52:28+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Budget Travel, Personal Finance, Travel|

5 Small European Towns That are Big on Charm

When it comes to Europe, most people think London, Paris, and Rome. But with picturesque scenery, swoon-inducing architecture and historical charm, found all over the continent, it’s worth exploring some of the smaller European towns that are big on charm. Europe literally has hundreds of captivating little towns scattered across the continent whose culture rivals [...]

By | 2017-11-03T10:57:28+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Destinations, Travel|

Travel Hacks That Will Help You Save Money Now!

**This is a sponsored post written by me in partnership with KAYAK. All opinions are my own. Over the years, travel hacking has become a popular thing. Travel hacking traditionally referred to people who collect frequent flier points and miles to get free flights and hotels, but these days the term is used in a [...]

By | 2017-10-29T14:37:25+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Budget Travel, Travel, Travel news|

Ultra Low Cost Carriers in Canada

Ultra-low-cost carriers in Canada (ULCC) have finally arrived. Okay, they’ve been around (on and off) for quite a few years, but with WestJet’s recent announcement that their ULCC, Swoop is set to take off next summer, Canadians are excited about cheap airfare. The reality is, Canadians feel like they pay way too much for flights. [...]

By | 2017-10-15T09:07:16+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Budget Travel, Travel, Travel news|

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 | 2017-10-04T20:52:17+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Destinations, 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|