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Win a trip to Sweden

To commemorate Stieg Larsson’s film “The girl who played with fire”, there is a contest to win a trip to Sweden. Entries close on October 1, 2010. The Grand Prize includes airfare on Scandinavian Airlines, hotel stay at Sheraton Stockholm, and Stockholm passes. Sweden is one of my favorite places as I have vacationed and…

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Hungary Italy and Kazakhstan Day 6

This was our travel day and unfortunately we were traveling on Malev Airlines where I have no status. We arrived at the airport extremely early and were greeted with a line that snaked around the airport. Malev had self check in kiosks at the airport but alas – all of them were out of order.…

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Princess Victoria of Sweden vacations in Bora Bora

I already knew that Bora Bora has been my absolute favorite vacation spot that I’ve ever been – but even Swedish royalty has discovered it as well. The Swedish Princess Victoria and her new husband Daniel Westling recently were married. Victoria is the oldest daughter of the current king and queen of Sweden.

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I am cheap

Or as Elaine said to George Costanza “You’re very careful with money.” My frugality does not only apply to traveling. It also applies to everyday purchasing as well. Two months ago when Toy Story 1 and Toy Story 2 came out on Blu Ray, Toys R Us was selling the combo pack for $15.00. The…

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Free Lonely Planet Europe IPhone apps

Lonely Planet is giving away their IPhone Europe Guide books for free until April 22nd. The cities included are: Amsterdam Barcelona Berlin Budapest Copenhagen Istanbul London Moscow Munich Paris Rome Stockholm Vienna These are usually $10-$15 a piece. This is perfect for my trip tomorrow to Budapest and Rome.

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