Budget Travel – A Winter Getaway

  As anyone who knows me would agree, I love to travel.  I’m also ALWAYS looking forward to my next trip or getaway.  Unfortunately, trips are not free and I live on a budget, so I try to fit in mini-vacations as often as I can.  These little getaways can be as simple as a weekend at the cottage, or a camping weekend.  This year, my husband and I decided to splurge on a romantic…

Budget Travel: Last-Minute Trip to Hawaii

Compared to all the other trips I’ve gone on in my life, my last big trip, to Hawaii was a very last-minute decision.  My husband and I had been planning a trip to Vietnam for nearly a year but we ended up having to cancel the trip less than a month before because he got a concussion and a busy trip to a bustling country speaking a foreign language was not the right thing for…

Budget Travel: A Trip to Italy and France

I love to travel. I was just out of university and my husband (then boyfriend) had never traveled outside of North America.  I wanted to share my love of travel with him and bring him to all of the wonderful places I’d had the chance to visit around the world.  I figured a nice place to start was Europe. When I was younger, my parents brought my sister and I on a trip around Italy…