They say that money does not buy happiness – but what if it does, if only for a little while? What if you’re at your wit’s end and you just want something to take you out of your small spiral of sadness? A little bit of comfort, a little bit of sanity? Does it justify spending money?
Ruby is a financial wizard, who aims to be FI ASAP! While working on her full time job, she’s busy doing side hustles like AirBnB-ing their room, travel hacking her way around the world, and freelance writing. On the little spare time she has, she travels, reads books, plans, writes, or hangs around with Rosie, her little fur-baby. You can visit her old website at Ruby Loves Adventure or follow her on Instagram , Twitter & Facebook.
A look back and a review of what happened at the 2017 New York Times Travel Show
People are scared of retiring. Why? Because they think that they’re going to get bored and lose their sense of being. They’re so used to being waken up by an alarm clock and having a purpose: taking a shower, eating, going to work for 9+ hours, going back home, decompressing, eating, chores, sleep and doing it all over again.
The cyclical nature of our working lives becomes a habit, which becomes harder to break. I think that’s why people have a hard time going back to their routine of working when they go back from vacation: their entire cycle has been broken.
But what if you break it for good? What if you have enough money generating more money for you that you don’t have to succumb yourself to that cycle? What if you’re free? Then what would you do?
Here in A Journey We Love, we aim to be frugal, but not so extremely that we can’t enjoy the little things in life. We refuse to deprive ourselves of experiences that we like (i.e. travel), nor would we deprive ourselves by not buying our own home. However, we are sometimes a bit anti-frugal in […]
If you are going to Niagara Falls, the more ‘fun’ side is the Canadian side. There’s so many places to see and do in the Canada side, but after a while the falls can get boring. Two whole days is enough in Niagara Falls if you want to see both the American and the Canadian side. Other people just do this on a day trip, so it is perfect if you are looking for a quick weekend destination. Toronto is just 1 1/2 hours drive away from Niagara Falls, and Buffalo is 20-30 minutes away from the US side.
And so, we also provide more tips on where to go and what to do during your short long weekend getaway to Niagara Falls and Toronto in Canada. Here’s also a chance to tick off a bucket list item: standing between two countries at once.