I love traveling to Italy. Is there anyone who doesn’t? One way I immerse myself in local culture when in Italy is to go see a movie, even if I don’t completely understand the language. I do this whenever I travel and it’s always fun. Movie-going culture is so different and fascinating around the world. I’ve noticed that often movies use dubbing rather than subtitles.
National Pastry Day is tomorrow! Are any of your favorite pastry shops celebrating? If not, maybe they don’t know it’s their special day. You should definitely tell them because there might just be something extra in it for you! Continue reading
No denying this has been a big year for change in the credit card landscape. Hyatt changed its policy on how cash and points nights are determined, the Citi Prestige 4th night free benefit is fading into the sunset, and Amex updated the Gold card benefits. Just when you’re catching your breath, ouch, American Express strikes yet again with an annual fee increase on the Business Platinum credit card.
’Tis the season to eat, drink — and do etymology! If you’re like me and combine your love of travel with loving to eat, you’ll enjoy this story. Actually, I find the whole topic of language and the origin of words and phrases (especially about food) fascinating. Whether you enjoy Danish pastry, cobbler, Crêpes suzette or sometimes having to eat your words, have fun with this article.
Jet lag is a subject I find myself talking about. Perhaps it’s because coincidentally I have two friends who both returned from trips to Asia and are suffering through some serious jet lag right now. Recently I had a travel experience I’ve never had before……..an easy jet lag! I mean like no jet lag after a long travel day of three flights and a 16 hour time difference. It was really something, and I realized a few important things.