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How much fun is it taking a trip with your best girlfriends? Literally, the greatest! Leisurely strolls through amazing towns, all the coffee and sweets stops, plus some serious spa time. Need I say more?
Let me begin by saying that yes, I am well aware that I am truly blessed to be healthy and live in a foreign country where travel is easily accessible. I also know I should be thankful that I can afford to travel and go trotting around Europe like it’s nothing. Paris for the weekend?
As a parent of young children, your time may not always feel like your own. Despite best efforts to stay on top of your family's schedule, it may seem like there's always another mess to clean or mouth to feed. Finding time to exercise...
As swimsuits and tank tops replace scarves and sweaters on store shelves, I find myself lost in daydreams that include tan lines, frosty beverages and sand-sprinkled toes more and more often. Summer is so close I can almost smell the sunscreen and taste the sea salt in the air.
Strasbourg is one of Europe’s most picturesque villages. When the holidays arrive, the city turns into a magical wonderland filled with cheerful lights, Christmas music and delicious food.
Last year, Catherine started a new job. It wasn’t a full-time position, but after years of unemployment, it was a personal milestone. With five previous PCSes ranging from Germany to Philadelphia, Catherine was finally able to focus on her own career.
It’s easy to get caught up in seeing the major cities in Germany. There are so many choices of dynamic and iconic cityscapes. One would be remiss if they overlooked spending a day in the charming city of Würzburg.
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Hiking is not only a great activity for both you and your pup, but it also spices up your normal walking routine. However, hiking requires more preparation than a simple walk around the block.
Once the capital of an empire that encompassed much of the ancient world, and the home of the Pope, Rome is full of historical sites to visit — history is literally around the corner.
Those looking for a fresh adventure this year might consider checking out Britain’s lesser-known land to the west, Wales. With rolling hills, undeveloped coastlines and more castles per square mile than anywhere in Europe, Wales is a spectacular place to put on your radar.
Deployment can impact a household budget — it may mean a change in pay and a chance to get ahead financially, or you could incur some unusual expenses.
Running a household can be expensive, but experts say that there are new ways you can save big on needed items.
As a civilian working with the US armed forces overseas, you qualify for the LQA which entails house, rent and utilities although other benefits such as hotel, furniture, food, and appliances may be directly tied to LQA.
Growing up, spring break in Texas meant a family trip to the Gulf Coast. I can still smell the sunscreen (and aloe vera gel for the inevitable sunburns) and taste the sea salt when I close my eyes.
Using a credit card can be the safest and most effective way of carrying currency and buying things “on the economy” when stationed overseas.
The wrapping paper is strewn around the house, you’ve had one too many helpings of pumpkin pie, and you’re afraid to go to the mailbox and get January’s credit card statements. It’s happened again: you overspent this holiday season. You’re not alone.