Author Archives: Alana

Must Visit Restaurants in Shanghai

Must Visit Restaurants in Shanghai

Shanghai is arguably the most rapidly developing global city in China. It is a metropolis that draws its influences from both the east and the west, combining the best of both worlds. Naturally, it’s not just Shanghai’s cityscape or heritage that has been influenced by the western. Shanghai’s culinary scene has also come international. With that in mind, let’s have ... Read More »

Maui to Honolulu: A Journey of Tropical, History and Adventure

Maui to Honolulu: A Journey of Tropical, History and Adventure

Congratulations on choosing one of the best places to go for a tropical vacation, especially if you’re going for a winter escape! Hawaii is full of fascinating history and liberating adventure. If you’re going to Hawaii, and you’re trying to figure out where to go, you may want to consider a vacation that includes Maui and Honolulu, two places in ... Read More »

5 Reasons Why You Should Pick A Cruise For Your Honeymoon

5 Reasons Why You Should Pick A Cruise For Your Honeymoon

A honeymoon is a milestone in anyone’s life, and there’s no better way to celebrate the union than a romantic cruise, which gives you both lots of personal time, and with secluded sun decks everywhere, a cruise is the ideal venue for a honeymoon. Here are just a few reasons why more and more newlyweds are booking cruises for their ... Read More »

Airbnb Hosting Tips

Airbnb Hosting Tips

Has anyone told you and your family that your home would make a great Airbnb for guests? Renting out your home has become an increasingly popular way to make some extra money but with millions of listing listed globally, you have to be a little better than the person next on the list to stand out and get a great ... Read More »

The Best Venues To Visit In Thailand During The Cool Season

The Best Venues To Visit In Thailand During The Cool Season

Photo by Bharath Mohan on Unsplash Thailand is a tropical paradise that is on most people’s to-visit list, and for good reason, as the Land of Smiles offers the traveller a wealth of unique experiences.  Thailand has 3 seasons, the summer, which begins in February and runs through to June, which is incredibly hot and humid, the monsoon season, which runs for 5 ... Read More »

It’s Time to Learn a Second Language

It’s Time to Learn a Second Language

Back in 2014, I was traveling to Canada for work often and had several customers in Quebec, a Province where French is widely spoken. Though all of my customers spoke English, I still often found myself frustrated by not being able to read simple things like street signs or menus at restaurants. I decided that it was time for my ... Read More »

5 Spots You Should Put on Your Alpine Ski Holiday Itinerary

5 Spots You Should Put on Your Alpine Ski Holiday Itinerary

A Ski holiday in the Alps is a classic, but do you know all the resorts? There are many different options from La Plagne to Morzine, from Les Gets to St Anton. It can be hard to make the right decision to ensure you experience the best possible ski holiday. But if you’re well-informed about the variety of options, it ... Read More »

Our New Zealand Must Do List

Our New Zealand Must Do List

New Zealand has been high on our list of places to visit for a very long time. The country’s lush green landscapes, temperate climate, and down-to-earth-people make it a popular bucket list trip for people from all over the world. We’ve thought about the different ways to explore the country; from renting a camper van to renting Airbnb apartments in ... Read More »

5 Tips for Finding the Best Vacation Villa in Mexico

5 Tips for Finding the Best Vacation Villa in Mexico

Lots of planning goes into a successful vacation. With knowledge of where you want to go, a budget at hand and what you want to do, finding the best vacation villa in Mexico should be easy. However, if you’re a first-time traveler, you might not know where to start your search. Moreover, with many villas in Mexico and all proclaiming ... Read More »

Exciting Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Exciting Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Tax day is coming up and hopefully that means you’ll be receiving a little chunk of change back from the government, at least we hope to. 😉 When budgeting, we tend to treat any tax return as extra money unaccounted for, so that we won’t depend on something that may not appear. However, we usually end up getting a decent ... Read More »