Tips and Thoughts


Ridin' the Rails

Riding the rails of Amtrak across America is a romantic notion, and it is a unique and lovely way to see the country, but...well, considering the US is the richest country in the world, the rail system is a bit of a mess.

*Knock Knock* Housekeeping!

Americans love their tipping culture. And by that I mean most of us hate it but we're kind of stuck with it. While most foreigners seem to remember to restaurants, waiters and bartenders are not the only member of the service industry that need and deserve their low paychecks boosted by those they assist.