When home swapping, many times the exchange involves trading cars as well. When you don't have rent a car while on vacation, that's another big money saver while traveling! With cars, insurance follows the car and having a home exchange partner drive your car is the same as letting a friend borrow your car. Only… Continue reading Trading Cars During a Home Exchange
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Costa Rica Travel: Eco-Tourism
For being such a small country, Costa Rica is amazingly ecologically focused. From unlittered roads, to restaurants and hotels - both large and small - each with a full complement of recycling bins. These outward signs, along with more than a quarter of the land area in the country designated as protected, both reserved as… Continue reading Costa Rica Travel: Eco-Tourism
Holiday Dinner Group Gathering
Here's an easy formula for frugal living and entertaining - dinner group. Good food + good friends = dinner group. It's always good fun - and doesn't break any budgets! Rotate hosts, rotate homes, and rotate who's bringing what and you've got dinner group. Find some friends - 8 people is a good number -… Continue reading Holiday Dinner Group Gathering
Costa Rica Travel: Places
This is a guest post from my husband. He loves to travel as much as I do. Knowing little about Central America - aside from foggy memories of the "Contra" scandal during the Reagan years - Costa Rica's tropical, jungle mystique has made it a destination we've always wanted to visit. When we were contacted… Continue reading Costa Rica Travel: Places
San Diego Travel
It seems that everyone has sunny San Diego travel on the mind these days! If you’re headed to the area – and even if you’re like us and not going but are always dreaming about it – here are some tips for traveling to San Diego. San Diego Travel We love San Diego and both… Continue reading San Diego Travel
Dinner Group Gathering
The only bad thing about our recent dinner group gathering was that one of the couples had to cancel at the last minute. It’s so hard coordinating all the calendars that we had to dine without the fourth couple. There are 4-couples in our group and the hosting couple is responsible for making the entrée… Continue reading Dinner Group Gathering
Would You Like to Travel to Costa Rica?
Each day, when I open my business email in-box, I never know what to expect. Most days, I look at the email messages and delete 99% of them without answering - but I always read them – every single one of them, because I never know who is going to pitch me something good or… Continue reading Would You Like to Travel to Costa Rica?
6 Essential Items for Air Travel
When I’m traveling on an airplane, these items are definitely with me. You won’t be sorry on your next trip if you round up these 6 essential items for air travel. Neck pillow: Why drool on your neighbor or get a sore neck when you can bring a neck pillow along? If you’re short on… Continue reading 6 Essential Items for Air Travel
Dinner Group Gathering
Whenever we plan to host an event in our backyard, we’re not sure if the weather is going to agree. But we were fortunate this time for our dinner group gathering. It was just warm enough at dinner that no one was shivering and by the time dessert was served, the fire was warm and… Continue reading Dinner Group Gathering
Happy Three Year Anniversary Go Gingham
Yes, today is the day that three-years ago I pressed “publish” for the first time. With 522 published posts and no thoughts of slowing down, I thought I’d share a few insights of what keeps me going and what’s been exciting this year. On being passionate… Sharing what I love and am passionate about -… Continue reading Happy Three Year Anniversary Go Gingham