New York Times: Europe travel tips if you were born yesterday or are really stupid

Don’t you hate newspaper articles that tell you everything you already know? Today, The New York Times offers money saving Europe travel tips like “Be Flexible,” “Don’t just fly nonstop,” and “fly into nearby cities if it’s cheaper.” C’mon, gray lady! You’re better than that!

GO THERE! Great art in Florence: FREE

Our two favorite things: Florence and FREE! Great tips on free art you can see in Florence.┬áNow’s a great time to go. Heck with the kids. How many soccer games can a parent see? Leave ‘em with Grandma and head East to the Old Country while the tourists are few and the gustatory pleasures are many!

photo: BBC


Marco’s Favorite Senator

Whatever your politics, you gotta admit this is amazing!

Someone has a birthday coming up….



The Great Blue Hole, located in the Belize Barrier Reef, is 407ft deep. Sorry kids, no shallow end.

History Schmistory: July 2nd – Hey…whose that guy on the train?

July 2nd – 1901, Montana – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid rob train! They get away with $40,000!

Robert Redford as The Sundance Kid and Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy from the hit 1969 film



History Schmistory: July 1st – William conquers!

July 1st 1690, Ireland – The Battle of the Boyne between the deposed British King James the II and the guy that took his crown, William III. This was the decisive battle in a long protracted struggle between the Catholic James and Protestant William, in the period know as the Glorious Revolution….and another example of how Williams are often destined to rule!

'Oh yeah, I got this in the bag!"  By Robert Payne (Prince William) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

‘Oh yeah, I got this in the bag!”
By Robert Payne (Prince William) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Parks of France

Check out the top ten national parks in France!


Do you drone on about castles in Europe?

Well, here’s the video for you!


Cheap travel in Europe!

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