Be The Best Guest: Ettiquette & Affordable Hostess Gift Ideas

bestguestVisiting a friend in a different city or country and was given the welcome mat to their lovely home? Are you aware of the customary manners as an honorary guest to their home? Let’s go over some respectable tips to make sure your welcome mat stays for a while:

Ask Questions Beforehand.

Before you accept the invite to a host’s home, ask questions that may be crucial to you.

Here are some examples:

  • Where are the nearest restaurants that they recommend?
  • Is it in a gated community and will I need a special access code?
  • Where are the popular areas to hang out?
  • How’s the weather like around this time? Should I bring a swimsuit?
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How To Save Money For Your Next Vacation

savemoney001It’s a new year and new resolutions to travel more, but before we start dreaming of the next locales, let’s look at some practical money advice. In this post, I answer some common money questions on how you can save for that next getaway.

How do I know if I have enough money saved for vacation?

The old-fashioned rule of thumb was to save a week’s worth of salary for one annual vacation [Read More…]