Advice on Visiting Beijing for 72 Hours

In February, 2016, we made our first trip to China via the little known free 72 hour Chinese transit visa on our way to Australia. We bought two roundtrip tickets, one from Boston to Beijing on American Airlines for just $600, and two additional roundtrip tickets from Beijing to Melbourne on Air Asia for $650. By…

How to Buy Cheap Plane Tickets

We recently flew from Boston to Beijing for $600 roundtrip, including taxes and seat selection. That was really cheap and it was epic to experience the Great Wall of China (we even managed to avoid paying for the Chinese tourist visa thanks to the free 72 hour transit visa). We’re often asked how we can afford…

Romantic Getaway Ideas For Montreal

Montreal is considered the ‘Paris of North America.’ And given Montreal’s amazing culinary scene, wonderful art & architecture, romantic ambiance and its warm French speaking population, set to a backdrop of 374 years of history, it’s a fitting comparison. Montreal is also one of the best cities in North America for a lively night on…

Thinking to be an Airbnb Host? Read this First!

We recently had readers submit some great questions in regards to our previous stint renting our spare bedroom in Dublin on Airbnb. We’ve previously written about the Pros and Cons of Airbnb, which has been one of our most popular posts. At the time, we only hosted for extra money and didn’t use Airbnb for bookings while traveling ourselves,…