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Is Travel Hacking Worth It?
Some of the best things in life aren’t goals to be achieved, but experiences to be enjoyed: happiness, freedom,...
Learning To Travel Again
Have you started planning your first post-vaccination trip yet? What’s that one place that you have always wanted to...
My 4 Required Steps Before Travelling Again
I’ve seen a lot of articles float by recently about when we can travel again. With vaccines becoming more...
Happy Birthday Canada – Free Online Course Access For Canada Day
It’s Canada day week up here in the great white North – and we’re enjoying tropical temperatures here in Calgary for the entire week it sounds like. With the border closed I cant go to Vegas yet – but Vegas came to us. To celebrate Canada Day I’d like... Read more
Living Abroad For 13 Years: What I Promised Myself
Because everyone talks about goals, goals can lose their meaning. They end up being just another thing on a todo list. Instead – I make promises to myself from time to time. Things I want to keep and stick with. This week I’m celebrating my 13th “Canaversary”. It’s been a... Read more
Is Travel Hacking Worth It?
Some of the best things in life aren’t goals to be achieved, but experiences to be enjoyed: happiness, freedom, joy, mindfulness… In short: this moment, now. All of those experiences come together in an elevated form through travel, when I’m away from everything familiar. That’s why travel is one of... Read more
Travel Hacking Ski Resorts – How To Get The Most Out Of Your Ski Pass This Upcoming Season

I just bought my ski pass for the upcoming season. With local season passes and even “discount” cards becoming increasingly more expensive my travel hacking mind kicked in. The goal? Optimize the amount of ski days for as little money per day as possible.

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Tips to get the most out of your cruise vacation – and a review of mine
Until recently I had never been on a cruise before. When traveling, I like to get “lost” roaming the streets of foreign cities. The idea of being trapped on a big floating apartment building didn’t necessarily appeal to me. But I gave it a shot anyway: Destinations are as exotic as the... Read more
Learning To Travel Again
Have you started planning your first post-vaccination trip yet? What’s that one place that you have always wanted to see, but never did… before the pandemic? I’m wondering if I was the only person secretly hoping to see a mini travel show after exiting the vaccination clinic to help me... Read more
Travel works in all sizes: money saving fun for the entire family this summer
I wrote a book about travel hacking and flying for free, which I think is one way to have a blast with the whole family while saving a lot: usually the most expensive part of a trip is getting to where you want to be. But travel works in all sizes,... Read more
My 4 Required Steps Before Travelling Again
I’ve seen a lot of articles float by recently about when we can travel again. With vaccines becoming more readily available, we’re all starting to get itchy hoping to finally take our sweet travel revenge on Covid. Updated vaccination timelines show that all eligible Canadians will be immunized with... Read more
Fighting the Pandemic War: Here’s How To Use Your Travel Vouchers
Chances are you have some travel vouchers waiting to be used. With vaccines becoming more readily available to larger groups of eligible people, you may be itching to go somewhere different than your backyard. But what’s the best way to make use of your vouchers? Travel in general, airlines... Read more
Spending my birthday in Vancouver this year… not just to renew my passport
A few years ago I got to spend my 30th birthday in Vancouver – I wrote a post about how an older couple, without ever knowing it, helped me celebrate by playing Auld Lang Syne for me. It’s a story about how you’ll never know how much of an... Read more