Review: Trans-Mongolian Railway Second Class Irkutsk to Ulaanbaatar

Review: Trans-Mongolian Railway Second Class Irkutsk to Ulaanbaatar

We bid farewell to Russia as we made our way down to Mongolia’s capital in the Second Class carriages of Russian Railways Train #306.


US Credit Cards: The 2018 State of Play

US Credit Cards: The 2018 State of Play

I share with you the latest developments in the scene for Canadians looking to expand their points-earning potential through US credit cards.


Killer End-of-Year Offer on the HSBC World Elite MasterCard

Killer End-of-Year Offer on the HSBC World Elite MasterCard

Grab the spectacular signup bonus on the HSBC World Elite MasterCard before December 31! Plus, enjoy No FX Fees, 31-day travel insurance, and airline transfer partners.


Exploring Irkutsk & Lake Baikal

Exploring Irkutsk & Lake Baikal

As our last stop in Russia along the Trans-Siberian Railway, we spent a few days exploring the city of Irkutsk and the nearby natural spectacle of Lake Baikal.


Maximizing Miles & Points in Two-Player Mode

Maximizing Miles & Points in Two-Player Mode

There are unique challenges and opportunities when earning and redeeming points as a couple. Here are a few strategies you can employ if you’re in “two-player mode”.


Impressions from Vancouver 2018

Impressions from Vancouver 2018

Three days, eight flights, and countless sleepless hours later, I finally returned home from my “Canadian hopper” adventure. Here are my immediate impressions from the trip.


Airline Secrets: What Is Fuel Dumping?

Airline Secrets: What Is Fuel Dumping?

Fuel dumping is an ingenious way to score cheap airfare by taking advantage of flaws within the airlines’ ticketing systems. Here’s your intro to this closely-guarded technique.


Review: Trans-Siberian Railway Third Class Novosibirsk to Irkutsk

Review: Trans-Siberian Railway Third Class Novosibirsk to Irkutsk

Find out what it’s like to travel as a Third Class citizen on the Trans-Siberian Railway as our journey continues eastbound towards Irkutsk and Lake Baikal.


The 5 First Class Airlines I'd Love to Fly Next

The 5 First Class Airlines I'd Love to Fly Next

I’ve flown five of the world’s leading airlines in First Class so far. Here are the next five on my list, including a few that I’ve already got planned coming up!


Booked: The Canadian Hopper

Booked: The Canadian Hopper

After hosting the Prince of Travel meetup in Vancouver this weekend, I’ll be taking a rather interesting route home in order to visit some new parts of Canada!