Buying a SIM Card in Australia

Buying a SIM Card in Australia

Updated October 12, 2017 Buying a SIM card in Australia is easy and convenient. Plans are affordable, and many are built with travellers’ needs in mind. My previous experience with Amaysim During a visit to Australia in 2012, I was impressed with the package I bought...
Buying a SIM card in New Zealand

Buying a SIM card in New Zealand

In many countries, the average traveller can manage with free Wi-Fi. This isn’t the case in New Zealand. If you want to stay connected, buying a SIM card in New Zealand is the more convenient and affordable option. Free Wi-Fi isn’t the norm During my visit to New...
Mahone Bay Scarecrow Festival and Antique Fair

Mahone Bay Scarecrow Festival and Antique Fair

Of all the interesting things to do in Nova Scotia, the Mahone Bay Scarecrow Festival and Antique Fair is one of my favourites. It’s also popular with others, judging from the swarms of visitors who descend on the picturesque south shore town each autumn. The festival...
Best voice recording app for travellers

Best voice recording app for travellers

Do you have the ability to make voice recordings during your travels? It was a question I hadn’t given much thought until my friends returned from a trip to Africa. They were disappointed that they didn’t have the ability to record the presentations of rangers on game...
25 Tips on earning Aeroplan miles

25 Tips on earning Aeroplan miles

Updated September 16, 2017 Aeroplan and Air Canada will sever their partnership in June 2020. This might benefit Aeroplan members who are frustrated with Air Canada’s fuel surcharges on flight redemptions. It’s an opportunity for Aeroplan to maintain its...
Is a NEXUS card worth it?

Is a NEXUS card worth it?

Updated August 12, 2017 I’m sitting at the gate at LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) with my boarding pass, passport and NEXUS card, waiting for my flight to Halifax via Boston. I can’t help but reflect on my experience a couple of hours ago with U.S....

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