Apr 12, 2019 Travel Tips
You’re probably overflowing with travel dreams thanks to drool-worthy Instagram posts from far-flung destinations, so how do you get the cash to make the dream happen? That’s one of the most common questions I get asked. Let's start with saving money for …
Jan 3, 2019 Travel Tips
The cost to fly internationally has gone down consistently for over 3 decades. However, airlines are making more money than ever. Follow my rules to book cheap one way flights (and know when to break the rules) and you’ll be laughing all the way to Fiji, …
Oct 30, 2018 Product Reviews
Up until recently, most Australian travel cards didn't impressed me. I’ve seen a couple Australian debit or credit cards offer zero foreign transaction fees, but with significant compromises in the features and other fees. But now I might just have found …
Oct 29, 2018 Travel Tips
While you may have tamed the fantastic plastic in your wallet at home, it can be a whole other game when you travel overseas. There are currency exchange rates, bank fees, and ATM surcharges to contend with, not to mention risks like card skimmers and dod…
Jul 24, 2018 Travel Tips
Expedia have a brand new feature called Add-On Advantage that allows you to save up to 51% on hotel rooms. I put this to the test and you’ll be surprised how much I actually saved.
Jul 16, 2018 Travel Tips
Everyone loves theme parks. So I’m not going to sell you on the idea of going to a theme park. What I will share with you is my favourite way to save money on theme park tickets. And the best part… it’s super duper easy to do. No complicated travel hacks …
Aug 21, 2016 Southeast, USA
I discovered an almost-secret VIP Tour in Disney World that is used by the rich and famous. There’s no waiting in queues, expert knowledgeable guide, and best of all… everyday visitors like you and me can actually save you money! What?!
Oct 19, 2015 Travel Tips
Everyone wants to know how to save money on vacation, right? Or maybe it’s not money you are trying to save, you just want to get the best bargain. Here are 5 smart ways to get the most out of your next vacation
Aug 6, 2015 Travel Tips
The idea of flying for free fascinated me, so I tried out Canada’s most popular air mile loyalty program, Aeroplan, and have put together some essential tips if you’re getting started collecting miles.
Mar 29, 2015 Reflections
Gee, a lot can change in 8 months! I wanted to be transparent about what changes we’re making and more of what you can expect in 2015 from us as we continue to be one of the world’s leading family travel blogs.
Mar 20, 2015 Travel Tips
So you are planning a trip and you want to know whether you should be loyal to that airline whose frequent flyer miles never seem to get you very far, or to try a budget airline. Here’s 9 vital tips to help you get the most of your next flight on a budget…
Mar 10, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
So you read our beginners guide to living in Ubud and you’ve decided to come for an extended stay? What will the cost of living be like for a month in Ubud? You might be surprised. We reveal everything with our February 2015 breakdown of all our living co…
Aug 2, 2014 Reflections
In the last 2 years our blog has come a long way. As it continues to grow and expand, we wanted to be transparent with you about what we're doing so you can be confident that your trust in us is well-placed.
Feb 19, 2014 Western Australia
While we have been travelling the world we became aware that life on the road was cheaper than we first expected. We started saving money instead of spending it all. We read an article in 2013 that announced our hometown of Perth was now the 10th most exp…