Friday, April 25, 2014

Riding the Rails in Europe

The Points Guy blog post today is all about European train travel.  The author, Madrid-based Lori Zaino, notes the same advantages to train travel that I've mentioned before.  Read her article for tips on routes and prices.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Vacation Glitch Solutions

David and I had a flat tire in the medieval Breton city of Dinan, France.
Everyone hopes his trip will go smoothly with the only surprises being serendipitous ones like finding a perfect deli with mouth-watering delicacies at a fraction of a restaurant's price, but, unfortunately,  mini-disasters can occur.

David and I will never forget the flat tire that marred an otherwise perfect trip to the Brittany area of France.  Luckily, our wonderful hosts, from whom we had rented a hundred-year-old granite three story house, helped us locate and deal with a tire company.  But if you don't happen to have a helpful landlady, what should you do if disaster strikes?