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Airlines Leaning Towards Biofuels

I was just reading an article about how the airline industry is expecting to more than double in business over the next two years, because emerging countries are becoming wealthier, so more people will...

New to Traveling? Things to Keep in Mind for Airline Travel

I’m not going to lie, I get very envious of the different options that Americans (U.S. Citizens, not American Airlines) have to help make travel more affordable. Starting from higher credit card...

To Wear or Not Wear a Maple Leaf on Our Backpacks

Canada Day is tomorrow, so it is only fitting to talk about the Canadian flag on backpack. There is an interesting ongoing discussion about whether to wear a maple leaf flag on our backpacks when we travel. I...

[TRAVEL] Credit Cards that give a Free Checked Bag (updated June 19, 2015)

There has been a lot of news about changes to checked bags when boarding a flight. There has also been some changes to the carry-on rules, whereby some airlines are looking at shrinking the eligible size....

[ANALYSIS] NEXUS

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) cooperate in a joint venture called NEXUS to simplify border crossing for low-risk, pre-approved travellers into Canada...

[TRAVEL] Crossing the U.S. Customs at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Frequent Traveler University conference in Dallas, Texas and had to fly through the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) before making my way to the final...

[TRAVEL] Advantages of Taking the Train

After taking the bullet train in Japan, it really got me thinking about what are the benefits of travelling by train. So today, I will list some of my top reasons for taking the train. I will also rank...

[TRAVEL] Tips for Award Bookings

Often times, people would tell me that they find points useless, mostly because of blackout dates. So what’s the point of collecting points? Today, I will provide several tips to keep in mind so...

[TRAVEL] Best Ways to Stay Connected

Over the past years, I’ve learned that some measures of communication just aren’t feasible and cost effective when you’re travelling (halfway across the world). When I travelled with the family to...

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