As we are a traveling family living in Spain, space is of great importance to us. We try very hard not to collect too many material “things” as we want to keep our belongings to a minimum. We have decided to share a Creative Gifts Guide. These are great gift ideas for the person who has everything and we even provide you fun and creative ways to give a gift!
We are often asked about what we do for international money transfers. Unfortunately I rarely have a straightforward answer, because it is one of those “it depends” type answers. We will share with you some of our money transfer tools & tips.
Alan and I have been married for over 20 years and we love to one up each other on creative ways to present a gift. These ideas are perfect for the “little to no footprint gifts“. We know it may seem a bit boring to just hand someone an envelope with a gift card or money inside. That’s not quite an elaborate presentation to build up excitement. Maybe you want to know how to present a weekend getaway as a gift. Not to worry, we have some creative ways to give money gifts or any gift for that matter.
As you know, we have been living in Spain for a few years, and during that time we have done our fair share of driving and trying to figure out the Spanish road signs. I remember when we first arrived and trying to figure out the rules of the road. Coming from the United States, there were plenty of things that were familiar, but many others that just made us wonder, or look up the answer on the internet.
We have welcomed several visitors to Spain and it has been fun driving around with them. It is fun hearing their thoughts on driving in Spain as well the meaning of the road signs in Spain and the street markings. Did you know we have a Zebra, Giraffe and Jellyfish crossing? What about the Poo Stop or Ninja’s on the loose?
What was it that Bob Dylan wrote? Ahh yes, “The times they are a changin’“. So why do I bring that song up? It’s really a mundane thing, but the time in Spain will be changing. It’s time to turn the clocks back. Who out there (in the Northern Hemisphere) has been waiting all year for that extra hour of sleep? This guy, that’s who!
The unexpected gift which turned into a magical treasure for Anya, the best scratch off map of the world. Two years ago, on Anya’s 9th birthday, we were invited over to our neighbors for a special homemade dessert to celebrate her birthday. These are friends we’ve made since living in Spain and we have just connected with them on so many levels. They are a young couple and had a newborn baby, but we all just connected.
Are you looking for creative ways to give a birthday presents? We share with you some of the best ways to give birthday presents to show them that they are extra special. With unique ways to present gifts so you can really wow them! Keep on reading for our gift presentation ideas.
I am always amazed by the evolution of technology. Moving from rotary phones to a smartwatch in a couple of generations is amazing!
Have you always dreamed of exploring the European continent? With so many vastly different countries in a relatively small geographic area, Europe calls to the explorer in each of our hearts. But as you’re daydreaming about sipping your latte from a balcony in Positano, you get a notification from your bank and quickly snap back to reality. Traveling across Europe can be expensive. How can you save money while you travel in Europe?