larkycanuck

Larkycanuck is the pseudonym for the spirited, spontaneous and zestful Canadian. The Blog is focused on showcasing budget adventure travels for working families. Larkycanuck has traveled to over 15 countries, 38 cities in 10 years. He has never quit a job to do this. He travels with his wife and on some trips with the house rabbit (Pepper).

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White Hat Project on NCL EPIC’s Captain | Budget Adventure Travel

| October 13, 2020 | 2 Comments

The White Hat Project – II This is the second White Hat Project story. You can read the earlier stories on the White Hat Project by clicking here. When I agreed to go on my first cruise trip on the world’s 3rd largest ship (the Norwegian Epic) I instantly knew who was going to be […]

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Norwegian Epic Cruise Ship | Budget Adventure Travel

| October 3, 2020 | 5 Comments

“Oh, HECK NO!” This is the first reaction most sane adults will have when asked to spend a week stuck with extended family members, cranky kids and all, within a +- 300 sqft cabin. On a ship. Traveling across the Mediterranean Sea. Well as soon as I had committed to taking the cruise trip with […]

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Biking the Nose Creek Pathway of Calgary | Budget Adventure Travel

| September 23, 2020 | 5 Comments

I mostly post on travel adventures in foreign countries (I am from Canada). But today I reverse the process and present the beauty of my hometown, Calgary, to the rest of the world. Scenic beauty is everywhere. It is sometimes this very privilege that most local inhabitants of a place tend to ignore. I remember […]

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Pre-holiday season money-saving tips | Tax | Money Saving Tips

| September 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

This is a guest post from Jon Lal, founder of coupons & cash back website BeFrugal.com and couponing & savings expert. Getting a head start on holiday shopping before the rush can help you save time and money as you can take advantage of sales, have a better choice and use free online resources. In […]

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6 smart ways to save money on your groceries | Money Saving Tips

| September 3, 2020 | 3 Comments

This is a Guest Post by Alicia who is a specialist in financial blogging from Manchester The grocery bill is one of the necessary and expensive costs that a family is confronted by. The overwhelming job by most families is finding ways to reduce and cut back their grocery bill.  Many people start following various […]

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EXPATRIATE LIVES

EXPATRIATE LIVES

| August 24, 2020 | 2 Comments

Occassionaly I feature guest bloggers on my blog who are experts in one of the areas of focus of my blog. I have known Barbara personally for several years as a career coach and she has extensive insight on various career counseling aspects. Here is a recent piece by her on expatriate lives. Enjoy. And […]

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Barcelona Love | Budget Adventure Travel

| August 14, 2020 | 4 Comments

Other than Miami, the City of Barcelona is the only other place whose architecture has enchanted me so much. I became fascinated with cool designs and architecture after I saw the work of Karim Rashid (with whom I also had the privilege of meeting!). I arrived in the City from Madrid to meet up with […]

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The Cheapo’s guide to doing Madrid in 2 days | Budget Adventure Travel

The Cheapo’s guide to doing Madrid in 2 days | Budget Adventure Travel

| August 4, 2020 | 6 Comments

Travel Adventures | Love These So what’s up with Spaniards and their love for White Bread!!!! Somebody please tell me! Travel Adventures | Cutting Back? Like didn’t they get memo about cutting back on white bread? My #1 CHEAPO advice to all health conscious North American wannabe travelers to Spain – Carry BROWN bread from […]

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Travel ‘Must Haves’ for The International Adventurer on a Budget

Travel ‘Must Haves’ for The International Adventurer on a Budget

| July 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Traveling on a budget can be amazing, and sometimes overwhelming when you’re not sure what you really need. Loads of websites will tell you what to take on your holiday, and most of those sites are dead wrong. Next thing you know, you’re in Thailand wearing long sleeves in a heat wave, or worshiping the […]

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The Cuban Idiot Crisis | Budget Adventure Travel

The Cuban Idiot Crisis | Budget Adventure Travel

| July 15, 2020 | 15 Comments

This blog post would normally have been about my honeymoon trip to Cayo Santa María, Cuba. It would have mentioned the great all inclusive resort stay we experienced at the Sol Cayo Santa Maria resort and shown you some lovely photos of the resort and its splendid facilities. I would not tell you that this dude […]

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