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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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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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Jul232016

Krakow Cost of Food and Drink

As I flew over the Baltic Sea from Krakow to Copenhagen, I read a piece in the SAS flight magazine about Krakow having the highest concentration of bars for any major city in the world. Kind of confirms my statement the other day that you can’t walk more than 50 meters without finding another restaurant/pub/garden…

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Jul152016

Stockholm price of food and beer

I have a tourist fascination for the price of food and beer in different places I travel. Perhaps that is because I know how to find cheap airline tickets and hotel rooms, so food is the primary variable in the cost of my travels. Ground transportation is the other variable expense and that really adds…

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