Tips for shopping on Amazon

I’m finally getting around to adding my Mom on my Amazon Prime, and in lieu of an e-mail to her with some shopping tips I thought I’d turn it into a blog post. First tip: only shop for Amazon Prime items to save shipping.  Yes, some prices go up to offset the cost but overall…

Iceland and Germany: Day 5

Now that I’m back to my hotel and have washed the beer out of my camera case, I can finally make a blog post and upload some photos- it’s been that kind of night. Thankfully the camera and the memory cards weren’t harmed; ironically, it was posing for a group photo that resulted in the…

Iceland and Germany: Day 4

Day 4 consisted of a cab ride to the airport with two other mystery passengers and a driver that looked like he was about to rob a bank or on some really good amphetamines.  I think he was nervous that someone would bust his multi-passenger scheme, he had the meter off and charged us each…

Iceland and Germany: Day 3

Day 3 was a bit underwhelming, but it’s my own fault.  I slept in to make sure I cut any migraines off at the pass, and then I only had time for a museum and lunch before I had to come back and check out of the AirBnB and move to a hotel for a…

Iceland and Germany: Day 2

I’ve now tried three different WordPress plugins that purportedly integrate Google Plus photos.  No dice, and I’ve wasted 2+ hours on them, so for now I’ll just continue to post links to each day’s Google Plus album. I started the day on a minibus tour of Iceland’s “Golden Circle,” a particular travel route that visits…