Author: Laura

Pricing Games

Beware of the Pricing Game

Have you ever searched on the web for an airline ticket, an Airbnb, a hotel room, etc., only to return to the same site/exact room or flight listing to find that the price has...

Intag Ecuador

Intag, Ecuador

Ecuadorian friends invited us to tag along on March 12, 2017. They own a large hardware store here in Atuntaqui and Hosteleria Cristopamba in Intag where they spend most of their weekends. Intag is a...

bread & milk

My Dairy & Gluten Detox — A Life-Style Change

On January 22, 2017 I started going gluten and dairy free. Shortly after I did so, I began to feel worst, with increased anxiety, increased tiredness, headaches, and severe dizziness. Then, adding to all of...

Vienna, Austria

Vienna, Austria

Okay, so this was another unexpected treat — to see Vienna and spend 2 nights in such a magnificent place.  The very comfortable double decker bus called Flixbus took us to Vienna, which was...

Northern, Italy, Italian Alps

An Unexpected Road Trip

Wow, a road trip in Europe, albeit a short one, was filled with stunning new sights. Through the green countryside of Austria (as going thru Slovenia demanded a much higher cost for car insurance),...

Graz, Austria

Graz, Austria

I must say, Graz, Austria, you do it well — from the way all can move about in your city, to your food, to your chefs, to your coffee houses, to your architecture, even...

sherlock holmes museum, london

London, England

I most certainly did not expect to make it to London, England this time around. For that side trip, we can actually thank Ryanair. They offered the most appealing price at the time, coupled...