Myanmar on a Budget

Myanmar (previously known as Burma) recently opened up to the world is still relatively untapped by mainstream tourism. It is located between India, China, and Thailand and is a great travel destination for any shoestring South East Asia traveler. A new visa process,...

Young and Thrifty’s AirBnB Review

When we went on our amazing bucket list trip to Omaha to see Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger we knew we wanted to go about a year in advance for the actual Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting (See Part 1 and Part 2 of my once in a lifetime experience if you...

How to Save Money on a Cruise

In my early (or maybe mid thirties) I went on my first ever cruise from Vancouver to Alaska.  My traveling companions were cruise veterans, but I was a cruise virgin.  It is a bit surreal seeing over 2000+ people on a large ship and options after options of dining...

Best Way to Use Aeroplan Miles

Yes, I am well aware that Aeroplan isn’t the best points program and there are others that are much better without the hassle of Aeroplan. However, being that Air Canada kind of has a monopoly in Canada, and points are easy to collect (they are ubiquitous in the...

Sedona on a Shoestring

I went down to Sedona in Arizona on a last minute flight, it was only $220 Canadian return from Vancouver, including taxes.  I didn’t even have to succumb to flying on Allegiant Air!  Not sure why it was so cheap, I wonder if it is perhaps because it close to...

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