The booking of a ROUND THE WORLD TRIP – we did it!

On Sunday October 15th we managed to book our now wrapped up mini-RTW.  (Posts are on a delay because I did not want to advertise the whole “hey, we aren’t home for over a month, come rob us!). Our scheduled departure date was November 7th and we returned on December 13th! December 14th. We paidContinue reading “The booking of a ROUND THE WORLD TRIP – we did it!”

How I learned to backpack

If you follow me on instagram you know that something I’m just as enthusiastic about as personal finance is travel, more precisely travel hacking and seeing the world pretty cheaply. I’ve pretty much gone full on backpacker, minus the greasy hair and skipping showers and also minus the hostel vibe because we usually avoid hostels.Continue reading “How I learned to backpack”

The planning of a MINI-RTW, continued travel hacking.

I figure I should start detailing a bit more about the adventures I go on and how we do it all on the cheap. (the “we” in this equation is my  hopefully -probably forever partner-in-crime and newly nicknamed Tom, because he is as persistent as Tom from Tom & Jerry when he sets his mindContinue reading “The planning of a MINI-RTW, continued travel hacking.”

On the road again; sampling some poutine in Montréal

I flew out of YYG, Charlottetown, early this morning on-route to NYC for a long weekend of much deserved chilling. Our reward itinerary, booked on Aeroplan included a day long stopover in Montreal which was awesome! One of the things on my to do list was to grab a poutine and poutine we did! ThereContinue reading “On the road again; sampling some poutine in Montréal”

Travel is more than the seeing of sights

This past week as I was sitting outside a disco in Cuba with some people I had just met; Jordan, his brother, Ashley and some other kids from elsewhere in Canada and this old braggart whom I baptized Doug since I couldn’t recall his name… and you know, at a certain point it just gets rudeContinue reading “Travel is more than the seeing of sights”

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