Celebrating Oktoberfest at Bingemans Kool Haus!

Bingemans Kool Haus Oktoberfest

Break out your dirndl or lederhosen, it’s time to celebrate Oktoberfest! I’ve always wanted to celebrate Oktoberfest. Images of savoury sausages grilling over a fire, women impressively carrying a handful of litre-steins to thirsty festival goers, and of course, the lively oompah-pah bands entertaining the crowds have made me want to experience Oktoberfest for myself […]

Video: The Fortress of Louisbourg – Nova Scotia

Fortress of Louisbourg Cape Breton

Located on the southeastern coast of Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island, the Fortress of Louisbourg was one of the busiest seaports in North America during the mid-18th century. It was built in 1713 to protect and provide a base for France’s lucrative North American fishing industry and also to protect Quebec City from British invasions. […]

Money Travel Tips: Why Every Traveller Should Consider a U.S.-dollar Chequing Account

U.S.-dollar Chequing Accounts

If you travel often to the United States, you’ve probably been frustrated at some point by currency-related transactions. Maybe you take out U.S. cash before you cross the border, which takes time and costs money. Or maybe you use a Canadian-dollar credit card when south of the border and get hit with nasty currency conversion […]