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11 Ways to Protect Your Money While Traveling

Getting robbed, scammed and compromised while traveling is the biggest buzzkill around.I know. I’ve been there.I have been robbed at gun point in Latin America, had cash stolen from my hotel room, and found my credit cards skimmed and compromised. It left me feeling violated, vulnerable and paranoid. Despite the few negative experiences and security breaches …

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What to Do in Nagoya Japan – Travel Guide

We found another hidden gem in Japan 🇯🇵 NAGOYA!It’s actually the 4th largest city in Japan, but one that is constantly overlooked by tourists. They simply pass by it on their way to Kyoto and never stop. That’s exactly why we chose to SKIP Kyoto and go here instead!Crazy choice? Not at all! Someone warned …

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Gifu Travel Guide – Top Things To Do in Gifu

Gifu. A prefecture in central Japan. Although it’s only a few hours from Tokyo on the train, Gifu is relatively untouched. A best kept secret if you will. After researching where to spend our time in Japan, Gifu stood out as a must-do. We have been craving something deeper in our travels. A real desire …

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Top 5 Cruise Secrets The Cruise Lines Don’t Want You To Know!

Cruising can  be one of the most expensive or one of the most affordable vacations. It all depends on how much you know! Over our last couple cruises, we have learned some CRUISE SECRETS that are going to blow your mind and save you money! These are secrets that the cruise lines don’t want you …

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How to Extend Your 30 Day Visa in Bali – FAST & EASY Guide

This is the fastest and easiest way to extend your 30 day visa in Bali that doesn’t take multiple trips to immigration. We used this exact method to have our passports back in our hands within 48 hours and have an extra 30 days to enjoy tropical Bali. The process went smooth and was completely …

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Celebrity Millennium Review – The Ultimate Cruise Guide

“Hello, my name is Kashlee and I am a cruise addict….” Something I never saw myself saying, but it’s true. I have fallen hopelessly head over heals for all things cruising and there is no turning back. In fact, when I am not writing blogs about cruising, I am probably searching for a cruise to …

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Gattan Go Rail Mountain Bike – What You Need To Know Before Riding!

One of the highlights of our trip to Japan was the Rail Mountain Bike Gattan Go in Hida City, Gifu. If you are looking for a fun outdoor activity with gorgeous views of Gifu’s countryside, this is an absolute must! We had so much fun and would definitely do it again given the opportunity. Here …

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Top 5 Reasons Why Repositioning Cruises Will Blow Your Mind!

We recently went on our first repositioning cruise from Vancouver to Tokyo on the Celebrity Millennium. It was 15 days of pure bliss as we crossed the pacific ocean with stops in Alaska, Hakodate and Otaru, Japan. We fell in love with cruising last year and while on board our first cruise someone mentioned they had a …

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Cruise VS All Inclusive Resort – Which Has The Best Value?

My wife and I have spent over 500 nights in hotels and on cruise ships. One of the most important factors that will make or break a stay for us is VALUE. Does it give you good bang for your buck!? Two of the most popular ways to vacation right now are cruising and all …

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Can You Take Luggage on The Shinkansen Bullet Train?

We were able to experience the Shinkansen bullet train in all its speedy glory on our trip to Japan. We had two separate trips. The first was from Yokohama to Gifu and the other was from Nagoya to Tokyo. Both experiences were completely different which gave us great insight on what types of luggage you …

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Why you NEED to Stay at a Japanese Ryokan and Onsen

Japan. One of the most fascinating and intriguing cultures of all time. For many people, traveling to Japan is either at the top of their bucket list, or it remains one of their top travel experiences. Spending a week travelling through central Japan, I can now see why. It’s an absolutely magical island with so …

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Seki Hamono Museum Review – Japanese Sword Forging Tour

One of the highlights of our trip to Japan was a stop at the Seki Hamono Museum in Seki, Gifu. Seki is well known for being the third largest producer in the world of high-quality cutlery. Traditionally the environment was perfect for forging the ultimate samurai swords. An abundance of water combined with coal and …

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