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 paid 160,000 aeroplan points each and about $550 each in taxes […]

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. I was not always this way, just like getting out […]