The Truth About How To Get The Cheapest Airline Tickets

Using a travel agent is always your best bet, because they’re an expert in the industry. They spend 40 hours a week looking at different flights and tend to know how to find the cheapest flight quickly. You’ll also avoid unexpected fees, such as baggage fees, because the travel agent will know which airlines have hidden fees. People always ask me how to book the … Continue reading The Truth About How To Get The Cheapest Airline Tickets

Is going to Egypt alone as a female dangerous?

Against the advice of my loved ones, I traveled alone to Egypt in the summer. I booked my two month trip and it was set in stone– I was going. And I was absolutely terrified; I was going to get raped, molested, killed, harassed, kidnapped… or so I was told. The thing is, I was told all these things by people who had never been … Continue reading Is going to Egypt alone as a female dangerous?

The $20 Trick: How thousands of people are getting $100+ hotel upgrades for $20

What is the 20 dollar trick? The 20 dollar trick is a life-hack that’s been gaining popularity throughout the hotel industry. Essentially, when checking into your hotel, you ask the desk clerk, “Do you have any complimentary upgrades today?” while slipping them a $20 bill nonchalantly. This works best while handing them your credit card as you’re about to pay any additional charges. This method … Continue reading The $20 Trick: How thousands of people are getting $100+ hotel upgrades for $20

Las Vegas: Which hotel pools are open in the winter?

Understandably, many Las Vegas pools are closed during the winter. Most Northerners would be happy taking a dip in the Vegas climate, because it usually doesn’t get much colder than 10°C, even in the winter. Thankfully, there’s still a number of hotels with open pools in the winter. Hotel pools are for guests only, however if you’re staying in one of the eight Las Vegas … Continue reading Las Vegas: Which hotel pools are open in the winter?

I got diarrhea at the beach in Egypt.

In the summer, I spent two months in Egypt. I enjoyed the laid-back way of life in Dahab and ending up spending the bulk of my trip there. After eating some dirty vegetables, I was puking all day, had diarrhea, stomach aches… It really sucked. Nothing seemed to help. Fast forward a few days and still I hadn’t left my hotel room for more than 20 … Continue reading I got diarrhea at the beach in Egypt.

Why should I turn my phone off during landing & take-off?

Why do we need to turn off our phones when a plane is landing or taking off? Personal story: My aunt died in 2001. She died because she was on a plane that was delayed due to air traffic at the airport. It was only delayed by a half an hour or so, but when the pilot announced the delay, everyone with cell phones was … Continue reading Why should I turn my phone off during landing & take-off?

Hawaii: Maui or Honolulu?

For so many reasons, Hawaii is an amazing and extremely popular traveler destination! American citizens needn’t a passport and airfare is often found for quite cheap from both Canada and the US. It’s not at all uncommon for Canadians to find airfare for less than $400 CAD and for Americans to find it for under $300 USD. Hawaii is an isolated volcanic archipelago in the … Continue reading Hawaii: Maui or Honolulu?

Las Vegas: What is a resort fee?

A resort fee (also called a facility fee, a destination fee, an amenity fee, or a resort charge) is a separate fee that a guest must pay to receive the amenities that the Las Vegas resort offers. The fee is charged in addition to the room rate. Although resort fees are not unique to just Las Vegas, many people believe they are. Nearly every single … Continue reading Las Vegas: What is a resort fee?

Christmas in Las Vegas

Las Vegas might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a festive holiday getaway… But let’s face it, Las Vegas is known for doing everything over the top– Christmas is no different! Around half a million people flock to Sin City at Christmas time, so chances are at least some of you are heading over there. The holiday season … Continue reading Christmas in Las Vegas