Little article we wrote for the local paper, the River Cities Gazette in Miami Springs!  Enjoy fall! Fall is just around the corner and though it may not mean much to us South Floridians (other than Pumpkin Spice Lattes), there’s a whole lot going on in other parts of the country. One of my favorite […]

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TOILETS: Restrooms are few and far between. It costs money to use the toilettes: anywhere from 50 EUR cents to 2 EUR.  Always carry loose change.  Usually, there is a lady at the door with a cup or saucer.  Here she is known as Madame Pi-Pi (but don’t call her that). TAXIS: Taxis operate differently […]

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Packing Cubes Use packing cubes to keep your luggage organized in your suitcase while traveling. These little zippered pouches come in multiple sizes and colors and help keep things from shifting inside your bag. They’re available online and at many luggage stores and often come in packs.

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Credit Cards and Debit Cards When traveling, especially if going overseas, contact your bank and credit card companies to place a travel notification on your accounts (some cards have this option online and some no longer require it). This will ensure that you can still use your cards and access cash while traveling. Also, store […]

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Family vacation ideas that won’t break the bank! As summer approaches and school vacation is almost upon us, it’s time to start planning that next family vacation that will create lasting memories for the entire family!  Maybe you’re tired of going to Disney or heading to all-inclusive resorts in Mexico and need something a bit […]

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