Schengen vs European Union

People. There's something you should know: The Schengen Area and the European Union are two TOTALLY DIFFERENT THINGS. The EU has nothing to do with the Schengen. They overlap a lot in membership, but they're not the same thing. When I was trying to get a visa here in...

What is the 50/30/20 Rule? AKA: Where Should Your Money be Going?

You may have heard of the 50/30/20 rule when it comes to planning a budget. But what does this mean? By the end of this post, you will understand the basics of the rule, and be able to implement it in your own budget. Very Basics The 50/30/20 rule is just saying that,...

How *Not* to Enjoy Venice

We recently took a cruise (my first!) out of Venice. It was a lovely time! Venice, however, was the worst. Here's how to avoid most of the horrible-ness we encountered. Getting to Venice The road to Venice, from my house near Munich, Germany, was paved with trials and...

5 Tips for Making (and Keeping!) a Vacation Budget

You don't want to come back from vacation to an empty bank account. You have to have a vacation budget! It's pretty easy to set a hypothetical goal budget before your vacation starts. "I'm only going to spend X amount every day of my vacation!" It sounds perfectly...

What to Do if an ATM Eats Your Card Overseas

What if you are out of the country, and an ATM eats your card? Let me set the scene for you: You’re in a foreign country- let’s say Thailand. You don't want to walk around with a ton of cash, but most places don't accept card. (This is true in many non-American...

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