My 30 Best Travel Tips

Posted on: October 20, 2017 at 8:26 pm, in:

I’ve discovered some important things through traveling! I thought today I would share some tips with you. Some I have learned the hard way, some I have learned from other travellers!

Tips For Before You Go:

  1. Always buy travel insurance, you never know what might happen.
  2. Check your passport before you go. Some countries require your passport to be valid for up to 6 months after leaving. Some countries also require proof of return ticket. Check here if you are Canadian.
  3. Keep a photo copy of your passport and license just incase it gets lost. Also keep a photo on your phone.
  4. Send your itinerary to a friend of family member before you go.
  5. Check to see if you need any vaccines before you travel.
  6. Purchase a travel plug adapter if needed.
  7. Check visa requirements with the country you are traveling to.
  8. Set up a travel alert with your bank.
  9. Download apps for the public transit of the city you will be visiting.
  10. Check in for your flight online.
  11. Make sure everything in your carry on complies with the airport security guidelines.
  12. Check the weather to make sure you pack the right clothes.
  13. Learn “hello” “please” and “thank you” in the native language of the country you will be visiting.
  14. If you’re having a hard time deciding what to do, check out bus tours website for ideas. Even if you are going to drive yourself you can copy their itinerary.
  15. Pack a mini first aid kit with bandages, medications like ibuprofen, anti-diarrhea, etc.

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Preparing For The Holidays Financially

Posted on: October 17, 2017 at 11:35 am, in:

Are You Saving For Christmas?

Can you believe it’s just 10 weeks until Christmas? Time seriously flies by! Back in September it was part of my goals to think about how I was going to pay for Christmas gifts. I made a list of people and how much we would budget to spend on them.

Ideally we would be saving all year for Christmas so that we’re not panicking at the last minute but it always seems when I get to September I start thinking about Christmas. If you’re like me and haven’t really started saving for the Holidays here is my plan: (more…)


5 Days in London

Posted on: October 14, 2017 at 9:47 am, in:

I love London

We went to London on our honeymoon 2 years ago. We LOVED it. I didn’t think my husband would get on the plane back home. Here is our 5 day itinerary, of course you can take out and add places depending what you want to do!

Day One

This is a full day in London, so if you arrive in the middle of the day you might not be able to fit everything in!

Start with breakfast in your neighborhood and head to the Natural History museum, it opens at 10am and it’s free! I love any natural history museum, we have been to several, especially the dinosaurs. We spent about 3 hours here, and ate lunch in their cafeteria (more…)