Archive for September, 2012

Stretch Your Travel Budget

Posted on: September 26th, 2012 by paul

If you’re like me, you don’t have a whole lot of extra cash lying around, especially not enough to go on a full blown vacation that’s anywhere above 3 stars. But wait…that’s not true at all! (more…)

Oktoberfest: Beer and Bratworst

Posted on: September 21st, 2012 by paul

The city of Munich, Germany is a clash of traditional meets modern that creates a breathtaking mishmash of modern skyscrapers to churches that date back to before the 12thcentury. Another piece of history that is still celebrated today is the annual Oktoberfest, or as the locals refer to it “die Wiesn”, after the fairgrounds themselves. (more…)

Cycling in the Italian Alps

Posted on: September 17th, 2012 by paul

For cyclists, finding rugged landscape in North American can be difficult. Outside of the Rockies, Canada has little to offer in terms of mountainous terrain for cyclists who crave a challenge. (more…)

What Happens at Home, Stays at Home

Posted on: September 13th, 2012 by paul

After the first week of school everyone feels a little drained, especially the parents out there. All that chauffeuring to school, play dates and extracurriculars has probably worn out your tires and your body. (more…)

How to Cure the Back to School Blues

Posted on: September 5th, 2012 by paul

School is back in session and whether you are a teacher, high school student, or college student, there is always a bit of a summer hangover at the start of the school year. It can be tough to adapt to. Rather than getting depressed, embrace your new surroundings and take these steps to get over those back to school blues. (more…)

Book Early and Save

Posted on: September 4th, 2012 by paul

It’s September, Labour Day has passed, the kids are back in school, and the next vacation is not anywhere on the horizon. Whether you are a teacher, working in an office, or out pounding the pavement, winter holidays are the next big break. So why would you book a winter vacation now? (more…)