europe

Greetings. I’ve just returned home from a week abroad, and I wanted to share a few thoughts about credit card usage in Europe. As I noted in a previous post, you’ll often see recommendations from travel experts to get a chip-and-PIN (EMV) credit card before heading overseas. But is this […]

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This is just a quick note about driving in Europe with a license from the USA‚Ķ I’m leaving in a few days for western Europe and just realized that I (technically) need to get an International Driving Permit (IDP). Why? Because certain countries (Spain included, which is where I’ll be […]

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I’m heading to Europe in a couple of weeks and have thus been tying up some loose ends in advance of my departure. One of these tasks has been to get a credit card that’s more likely to be compatible with European card processing systems. In case you weren’t aware, […]

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