Pan Pork with Bread Pudding and Cabbage Salad Salzburg Austria Basil is becoming a Frugal Guy of the Jedi proportions. His email is a reminder that no credit card annual fee bill should be accepted and paid without asking for a retention bonus. Here is Basil’s note to me: “Called Amex – said the $395 Read full post »
We promised ourselves that we would go to the salt mines if it rained, but both woke up wanting to see the small Bavarian city of Berchtesgaden about 20 km away from Salzburg.The night before dinner, was an original treat as we crossed the river into old town and headed up by the university to Read full post »
April 28th, our first full day in Salzburg started at the Heart of Joy Cafe one block from the hotel. I ordered off the menu and when it came to me I asked about “veggie ham”? It seems we were in a vegan coffee shop and the ham was not real but fake tofu and Read full post »
If you have a twitter account or create one and become a Priceline twitter follower you will receive a $50 off coupon for your next Priceline name your own price deal. This offer is good only until May 1, 2009 Here is the text from the fatwallet thread I found it on. $50 Hotel Coupon Read full post »
I’m writing this the evening of the 27th at 7 PM Austria time. We came down from Munich on the train this morning. It was a two hour trip that started in the flat land around Munich and ended in the foothills of the Austrian Alps. Other than the train car being extremely warm, it Read full post »
It is our day of rest. Andrew and Amy contributed to the economy last night until 3 AM and missed breakfast. How I remember those days. Andrew came to the lobby to inform us and we headed off to the train station without them. I’ve now had my second great meal and it was scrambled Read full post »
Northwest is still in there pitching, this time with a 1,000 mile bonus for each shop at one of their partners with a maximum bonus of 10,000 miles. The normal earnings per $ have been increased in addition to the 1000 mile bonus per shop. Your job, should you decide to accept it is to Read full post »
Here we are Saturday waiting for the noon bell show. Rick blocking out Katybug, Andrew and Amy from Savannah, Georgia. Andrew is a fellow miles hound and Amy will get 1P status from this and other travel this year on the DEQM promo. Saturday Night Surprise Katy and I headed back to the hotel early Read full post »
The sun is shining and pleasant mid 70’s weather. We met Andrew (ddrewboy on FT) and Amy at 9 and headed out for breakfast. The hotel wanted 21.5 euros for the buffet and we passed. At the Central Station we found a restaurant on the first floor with great scrambled eggs (3) and bacon or Read full post »
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