Don’t forget these essential travel items

Travelling can be a blessing or a curse depending how you approach things.  I’ve learned a great deal over the years from my international travel to South America, Central America, Europe and to many places in between. In reflecting upon…
How to save and splurge on vacation

Trying to save money on your next vacation but also looking to splurge a little bit? You can have your cake and eat it too. With some forethought and following my cost reduction techniques on some big ticket travel items…
My Life in a Box

During one of our walks around the neighbourhood the other night, my wife and I had a conversation that went something like this: Me: It would be nice to break-free from work eventually wouldn’t it? Her: Yes, and that’s what…
Why Staycations Are Worth It

Recently my wife and I decided to take a couple weeks off work and enjoy a staycation.  You know, spending some extended time close to home?  In hindsight this was a perfect way for us to spend part of our…

In my last post, I mentioned our vacation to Argentina has quickly come and gone, but not without many memories and experiences. Our vacation started in Buenos Aires and we stayed in “BA” for 5 full days. It was an…