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Jul082017

Cheap Eats Dining in Poland

I love to cook my own meals. The cost of dining out in restaurants in the USA is a wasteful overspend most Americans make rather than cooking their own meals. That is a realization I made in the 1980s when I used my first computer to keep track of all our expenses. Shifting nearly all…

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Jun292017

Travel Planning several moves ahead

This is a personal thoughts piece on how I plan travel. My travel itineraries are planned several moves and months ahead, yet I am still tweaking my hotel stays in Europe two weeks from now. Club Carlson’s Free Fridays promotion motivated me to shift some hotel nights around to Carlson properties for our July travel…

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Apr272017

Traveling longer in Eastern Europe

For me, the connotation of ‘Eastern Europe’ are countries that were politically part of the Soviet Union for the first 30 years of my life. As a teenage ‘army brat’ living in ‘West’ Germany at a time when there was an ‘East’ Germany, the iron curtain had concrete meaning for me. I never saw the…

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