Moving To Vancouver, Part 2: What’s the Best Canadian Bank Account for Foreigners?

Moving to Canada and want to know the best Canadian bank account for foreigners? Sit back, take a piece of maple fudge, and prepare to figure out how to access your cash.  The day you arrive in Vancouver, you’ll probably realise the only bank cards you have belong to your respective homeland, and that they’re charging you a premium to access your own cash from another part of the world, so you’ll want to set up a Canadian bank account pretty quickly – but which bank to go with? There are a range of factors that go in to this decision because, well, banking in Canada is different. Here are five reasons why:  Your ‘chequing’ account is your everyday banking account. Your ‘savings’ account is literally a savings account, and you will be charged to access money from this account (my bank blocked my ability to use the ‘Savings’ feature…

While Sydney (and the rest of Australia, if we're being honest) is pretty behind the vegan bandwagon, plant-based food in Sydney does exist if you know where to look! Here's my list of places with the best vegan food in Sydney.

Whether you’re going casual or fine dining, there are hidden places around the city that are happy to make you Italian-style pizza with no cheese, Vietnamese soup with no shrimp paste, and pancakes with no milk or eggs. So sit back and feast your eyes! This is the best vegan food in Sydney, and these gems are truly amazing.

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Wondering what to take camping in Iceland? You’re not alone! I’m from sunny Australia, and I know I’ve said it before, but we just don’t do cold. So when I decided to camp around the fjords in the arctic circle, I had absolutely no idea what kind of stuff to take to keep myself warm and dry, and started researching like crazy to gather an assortment of stuff to keep myself alive and happy on the Ring Road.

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If you’ve been told putting on weight is just part of travelling, think again! It is actually possible to remain more or less the same size throughout your trip and save money, and I’m here to tell you how because, in all honesty, I’m a veteran of piling it on while in travel-mode and I successfully figured out how to travel and not gain weight. 

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Wondering what to do in Port Douglas? Whether you love adventure or food, resorts or hostels, cocktails or beers, Port Douglas has something for everyone.

If you find yourself in Australia, a trip up the east coast is a must. It’s one of those once-in-a-lifetime bucket-list trips that even gets locals on-board, but many don’t make it all the way up to Port Douglas, and I can tell you right now, they’re missing out.

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Is Couchsurfing Safe, The Global Shuffle

Couchsurfing gave me the opportunity to do things I never would have done otherwise, but when I shared my stories, what struck me was the amount of women were keen to try it, but hadn’t signed-up out of fear.

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Best Travel Apps, The Global Shuffle

When I left for Europe, the only travel app I had was Appy Hour – the app that tells you where and when the best happy hour deals are on in Reykjavik. By the time I got home, I had a whole pile of apps given to me by other travellers – apps I’m not sure how I lived without.

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