Articles on Europe

Week of Money: On the Red-Eye to Europe & the dreaded chickenpox…

DAY ONE ??:?? — The baby cousin sobs every 3 hours. I’ve forgotten how babies DO NOT sleep through the night and am sort of secretly […]

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North American versus European Shopping Sensibilities

Are shopping habits really different from Europe versus North America? In what way?

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Ask Sherry: This is my retirement number and all my money mistakes

Ask Sherry: Where I give you my ideal retirement net worth number (and why), and what money mistakes I have made in my life.

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Minimalist Travel: Packing Tips

My minimalist wardrobe travel capsule for going to Europe in the summer.

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Travel Tales: A French Eating Quirk

An interesting thing I learned while being in France and being with French people is the following: French people on the whole, hate eating and […]

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Travel Tales: Trying to change currency in Paris

When I visited Paris for the first time, I didn’t exchange my money into euros before I went because I had a feeling I’d get […]

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Organic food and products – Not all it’s cracked up to be

I’ve been asked by a number of you to continue ranting about real food and its lack of existence these days, particularly since a lot […]

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Travel Tales: Paying for bathrooms overseas

I’m sure a lot of you already know this, but finding a free public bathroom in Europe is like finding a $20 bill on the […]

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Greece: The Modern Personal Finance Fable of our Times

Someone correct me if I am wrong but I think I am missing something in this entire debacle. THE SITCH Greece borrowed billions of dollars […]

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Travel FAQ: Where to buy high-quality authentic saffron in Madrid, Spain

I always come to this particular market to buy saffron in Madrid, Spain. In Canada, to find this particular quality of saffron, you need to […]

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