My Airbnb Nightmare

Airbnb has been gaining popularity in the past couple of years like crazy. The accommodation platform seemed to have come out of nowhere and has taken the world by storm. It’s not hard to see why when you look through some of the amazing places you can stay. A while back I wrote a post outlining

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Snorkelling Silfra in Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

Snorkelling Silfra in Thingvellir (Pingvellir) National Park has to be one of the most incredible things I’ve ever done, plus I got to tick off another bucket list item by doing it: be in two places at once. For those of you who aren’t familiar, Silfra is special for two reasons; it’s the only place in

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Home buying: new build or fixer-upper?

Home buying has been a topic on my mind for quite some time now. As Ben and I grow into our careers and start establishing roots, we often talk about buying property. Then the question comes into play as, where do we buy a home? We are very fortunate to actually have our choice in countries

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5 Places You Will Want to Stay Your Next Trip to Texas

Texas is the land of everything ginormous. While I haven’t actually traveled to this beloved state, I assure you, it is very high on my list of places to visit. What’s not to love about iconic cities like Houston and Austin? With great music, better food, and the best hospitality (from what I’ve been told)

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June Monthly Income Report: $187.05

This June monthly income report was a bit of a weird one and by weird I mean crazy busy. Back in May during our Iceland road trip our landlord so kindly emailed us telling us we had 45 days to be out of the apartment because she was selling (yes this is illegal in Ontario).

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The Best Global Cities to Blend Business and Pleasure

This post was originally published on Hipmunks Tailwind Blog on April 14, 2016 Business or leisure? Why not both? For those lucky enough to travel for business, we suggests turning business trips into mini vacations, or what some call “bleisure” trips. The cities below are known for their economic prowess as well as their entertainment

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My Top Honeymoon Itineraries

Next year I’m getting married and the best part is I get to plan a honeymoon (besides getting to be a wife of course, well, and the big party with all of our family and friends)! There are so many different options and choices it’s hard to choose from. Seeing as it will be my honeymoon,

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Top Airbnb Stays Around The World

It’s actually quite hard to list my top Airbnb stays around the world because there are just so many of them! The ones I’ve listed below were just too beautiful for me not to include. Because I love making lists and researching my next destination, I’m always browsing through Airbnb and saving beautiful spots to my

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