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My Frugal Trip To Vienna, Day Six, My Day Trip to the Alps – Part 1 – Parents Article

On my sixth day in Vienna I was able to fulfill a lifelong dream of mine, and check off something from my bucket list- I visited the Alps. I think I’ve dreamed of going to the Alps since watching the Sound of Music as a kid. Though the Alps cover many countries in Europe, they don’t reach Austria itself, so I took a train to a part of the Alps called Raxalpe. This was the most expensive day of my…

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Day 1 in Bulgaria with My Family- A Day Full of Lessons – Parents Article

Today was… a day full of lessons. All sorts of lessons. About interesting things and frustrated things, and while I would love to say it was an amazing, tremendous, stupendous day, to be honest, more than anything today I felt frustration. However, out of all that frustration came lessons, and with those lessons hopefully ideas on how to improve things for the future. The lesson that started the day was about Bulgarian parking… which I must say, is quite ridiculous.Last…

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Why an Inflatable Hot Tub is Worth the Cost – Parents Article

Locally, going to the swimming pool is quite expensive, and the beach is far from my home. For that reason, now that we finally have a yard, I’ve toyed with the idea of getting a backyard above ground pool for the family to enjoy in the summer. Now that I read this post by a reader, though, I’m wondering if maybe we should get one that doubles as a hot tub. A soft hot tub or inflatable hot tub is…

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Our Upcoming Family Trip | Penniless Parenting – Parents Article

A picture of the apartment where we’ll be staying Right now I was supposed to be getting ready and packing my bags for a trip to the airport. A few months ago I booked tickets for a vacation for myself. I was to fly in to Frankfurt Hahn Airport in Germany tomorrow, take a bus to Luxembourg and stay there for the weekend at a a hostel, after which I was going to continue by bus to Paris, stay at…

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