Category: Travel

Six Months Travelling by RV

We’ve now spent half a year bumming around the US and Canada, travelling in a “small” $6,000 motorhome. There have been some great places and some not so great places, though everywhere has a charm if...

Comparing Cross Country Road Trips: Car vs RV

Is it cheaper to drive across the US in an RV or a car and how do they compare in fun and comfort? We’ve done the trip both ways now, and some answers were surprising: the RV turned out...

That Time We Bought a New Home for $6,000

No, we’re not moving to Detroit, we bought a motorhome. Why? Well there’s a saying, “dress for the job you want”. Granted, the phrase was probably coined by someone trying to sell you clothes, but perhaps there’s merit to the...

Visiting The South Pacific and Bora Bora on the Cheap

Up until now, the closest we had been to seeing the The South Pacific was a revival of the 1940’s musical. That changed recently when we spent a blissful week among beautiful beaches, picture perfect...

Travel Hacking for Fun and Profit

We’ve posted travel reports about trips where we used used airline and hotel loyalty points to keep the cost down; each time, people seemed curious how we earned enough point and miles to travel as much as we...

Tropical Paradise for Almost Free: Eating, Drinking, and Relaxing in Puerto Vallarta

Everyone has different Thanksgiving traditions; ours is to use the extra-long weekend to escape somewhere warm, and do it cheaply by flying on Thanksgiving day itself (we’re not the only weirdos who do this). This year...

Binders and Passports Edition

We have a little write-up over at Canadian Budget Binder, so do go check it out, if you are so inclined. Speaking of things Canadian, we’ve recently been getting our ducks in a row...

Taking in Tahoe

Earlier this month, we took a mini road trip to the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. We packed up our luxury car, our two dogs, The Little Man, and headed up to the Sierra Nevadas for...

Fun in the Pacific Northwest

If you’ve been wondering where we’ve been hiding, the answer is we were busy having a good time exploring Seattle and the surrounding area. For those curious, here’s a little summary of our wanderings, and some...

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