What surprises international travelers when they visit the USA?

There are a lot of stereotypes about the United States, some are true, some are not, and many things fall somewhere in between. The common beliefs about the USA that are certainties are that the average car is much bigger than their counterparts in the vast majority of the world and an American is more…

La Camina de la Plaza and Tijuana

5 Ways to Save Time at Disney

The “happiest place on Earth” can be fun, but it’s frequently very crowded. On the busiest days 80,000 people are jammed into Disney’s Magic Kingdom alone, meaning you will not only wait for rides but even food and transport between the parking lot and park. Given that an adult ticket costs $100 a day, many…

Magic Kingdom, 5 ways to save time at Disney

Establishing Credit in the USA as a Foreigner

8 years ago when we moved from Australia back to Alex’s home state of Florida, we discovered how difficult it can be establishing credit in the USA as a foreigner. Even though I had a good job, I’d apply for a credit card only to be rejected. This was not because I had bad credit,…

Andrew Jackson on money,