Embracing the Cold in Vienna

Vienna draws in people from all over the world during its summer peak season, but visiting in autumn and winter has perks of its own. You can read more about how I ended up in Vienna here, but today we’re exploring just a few unique activities that Vienna offers during a visit in the cooler months. Schönbrunn…

France: Planes, Trains, Automobiles…and a Ferry

Our journey to France actually began in Britain. While visiting family in Bristol, we accompanied them to Brittany on a route they take often: a ferry from Plymouth, England to Roscoff, France. Brittany Ferries operates out of several ports in France, the UK, Ireland and Spain. The base fare for the journey was about £35 each,…

Tips To Save Money When Booking Travel Online

If you’re like us, you probably research hotels and trips constantly to see the fluctuations in prices for places you want to go. Be it hotels, flights, all inclusive’s – we’re constantly checking various travel websites and comparing prices! We can look up the same listing a hundred times before clicking that book button. As we’ve…

Scotland Tour Review: Rabbie’s

I love Glasgow. What’s not to love? There’s plenty to do on a budget: wonderful history and architecture, a vibrant music scene, free National Museums (like the rest of the UK), and free public wifi to help you find it all. It’s also one of the friendliest cities we’ve visited, and it offers tours to…

Wanderlost: Facing the Unpredictable with Budget Travel

Sometimes planning a journey to 1 destination becomes 3, and sometimes flights to 3 destinations can turn into 8.  This was one of those times! I had plans to visit Amsterdam and Vienna in mid-December, but I also wanted to squeeze in a trip to Iceland with my partner before the Holidays. It made sense to group them all…

Hamilton, Ontario

Hamilton has been gaining a lot of traction in the past few years as a local tourist destination in Ontario, but also a place people are relocating to. Ridiculous housing prices in the Greater Toronto Area have forced many young first-time buyers to look towards Hamilton’s more affordable housing market, especially in the downtown core…

Disney World for Kidults

From our first international flight together to getting engaged at the Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney World holds some really special memories for us. Of course it’s a great family destination, but people always seem curious about our experience as a couple.

Barcelona in Summer

Never judge a book by its cover, and in that regard never judge a city by its cover. Landing in Barcelona wasn’t shocking, but getting into the city was.

Relaxing in NYC

New York isn’t the place you usually go to relax. As the saying goes, a lot happens in a New York minute.

Tips on Traveling to Iceland in Winter

Iceland might not be the first place that comes to mind when you’re researching your next winter destination, but it actually makes a lot of sense. Summer is the high season in Iceland, and accommodations in urban and rural areas are in high demand.