Wow

Many of you know that I was born and raised in Europe.  My family moved back to the U.S. when I was 18.

For years, I wanted to go back to Europe.  By 19, or 20, I was planning my return.

Last year, after a wait of 26 years, I returned.

There are many, many reasons it took 26 years.  The price of flights to Europe was one of the main barriers.  $1,200 – $1,500 is a lot of money.

Living in Europe is rather cheap.  It costs almost $70 to feed my family of 7 in a restaurant here in the U.S.  Last year, in Greece, it cost $20 to feed my family of 7 in a restaurant.

Living in Europe can be cheap.  Getting to Europe can be ridiculously expensive.  Until now.

Recently, Wow Air began offering cheap flights to Europe.  $99 to Iceland.  $149 to Amsterdam.  And on and on.  I’ve been waiting a long time for an airline to do this.  Maybe you have, too.

Check out Wow Air right here: https://wowair.us/flights/best-fares/​

Dwane Thomas’ Tip of the Week, January 30, 2017

Unplugged

Inspired by the electoral race in the U.S., I decided to take a year off.  A year off from media, that is.  No television.  No radio.  No online news.

As Tim Ferris puts it, I am on an “information diet”.

I made this decision in November.  By November, most Americans are just voting for it to be over.

I am slightly regretting this decision.  I am overhearing conversations around town.  It sounds like President Trump is pounding the establishment politicians.  That sounds really good to me.  I detest the establishment politicians.  I would enjoy watching them get spanked.

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