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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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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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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Germany on a budget: Make your own neck pillow

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Today is the big day! This evening, CF and I will head to the airport and begin our 9.5 hour flight to Frankfurt. Sleep on an airplane can be tough to come by, but in order to arrive fresh we’ll be trying to get as much rest as possible. On my recent work trip to Holland, a co-worker encouraged me to buy a neck pillow for the trip.  I didn’t, and ended up getting very little sleep. I suggested...

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