Italy: the land of pizza and… pastries.

Funny enough, this post has sat in my drafts for over 6 years. Intended to be finished, at some time, somewhere… but as usual I find myself with a wretched lack of time – despite becoming bored from time to time in this new season that 2020 brought. So without much further thought, I willContinue reading “Italy: the land of pizza and… pastries.”

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”

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