Eating well while traveling

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Brian and I often travel together in conjunction with his business trips. In fact, just last week, we were in Washington DC. Luckily, Brian receives a pretty generous food allowance $55 per day while traveling. That’s a lot of food money for us – we usually only spend $100 each per month on groceries per person. Of course, eating while traveling is more expensive… But it doesn’t...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery, Travel

Seeing Washington, DC – Free!

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Brian and I are headed to Washington DC this fall for a work/fun trip.  There is lots to do, but that doesn’t mean we need to spend a lot of money.  Here’s some free events that visitors to Washington DC can check out.   Photo Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cherry_Blossoms_and_Washington_Monument.jpg, Original Author: Wendy Harman The National Theatre’s free performance...

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Posted in: Entertainment and Leisure, Travel

Seeing Vancouver BC – Free

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Summer is the best time to visit Vancouver.  It’s sunny (usually), warm (usually), and there’s lots of free events and attractions to take advantage of.  Even though I live here, I still do all the touristy things during the summer, especially if they are free.  Here are some of my favourites: GastownPhoto Credit: K. Sy The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival marks the beginning...

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Posted in: Entertainment and Leisure, Travel

Vacation recap – Student card success!

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As you know, CF and I recently returned from our vacation in Germany. In addition to saving lots of money on accommodations and a little money on neck pillows, we found the attractions to have very good deals for people with student cards! Thanks to a clerical error before I graduated, my student card expires next month even though I have been graduated for 3 years. Since CF is back in school and also...

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Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality, Travel
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