Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

What No One Ever Tells You About Costa Rica

Beaker and I spent one week in paradise, called Costa Rica. We had only six days to spare in this country, and because of the time shortage we settled in one location – Manuel Antonio. I am not going to write about Manuel Antonio. You can google it. All I am going to say is […]

The 17th Yakezie Blog Swap Roundup

Welcome to the 17th Yakezie Blog Swap. This time my fellow bloggers and I shared our Best Budget Travel Tips. As always, I was amazed at what people came up with and shared. Please check out the different tips below on how you too can save money while travelling: One Cent at A Time shares with us 8 Green Travel […]

The Best Travel Secret Ever? Off-Peak Travel.

This post is part of Yakezie blog swap #17. Members of the Yakezie Personal Finance Blogging Network pair up and exchange guest postings on a common topic. The topic of this blog swap was to discuss the best budget travel idea. Jana is the owner and writer of Daily Money Shot, a personal finance site (and one of my favorite blogs!) that […]

What I Did Right and Wrong in 2011

Looking at 2011, I can say that I’ve accomplished a few things (I am not going to talk about any salary increase because there was none) and failed at some. What I did right in 2011 Family In 2011 I finally got to see my grandmother. She is 86 years old. I did not see […]

Time Out in the USSR

When I found out that my English friend, Ian Davies, whom you have already met in his post  Austerity Today, visited the USSR back in a day, I got very excited. I wanted to hear all about his experience and asked him to write another guest post. Imagine my excitement when Ian agreed! You can read […]

Under Beaker’s Microscope: an American in Europe

Beaker, my husband, starts a new monthly series called Under Beaker’s Microscope.  Not so long ago I asked him to write a post on how it feels for an American to visit Europe. He wrote. When I read it, I was not sure how to react. I leave it up to you! Enjoy and don’t take anything […]

The Most Expensive Six Hour Layover I Ever Had

In September Beaker, my husband, and I traveled to Lithuania, the country where I was born, raised and lived till the tender age of 26. We flew American Airlines all the way from Salt Lake City to Helsinki, Finland. There we had a six hour layover before getting on a small Finnair plane to fly […]