Packing List For FinCon18

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I may not sting like a bee, but I pride myself on my ability to float like a butterfly. That has less to do with my verbal adroitness or boxing skills than my ability to travel carry on and the pleasure out of proportion I take in packing light. FinCon18 will be my first finance blogger convention (I feel like …

A Greek Tragicomedy

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23 years ago, I took my first international trip as a backpacker through Europe. It was my baguettes, bananas and drinkable yogurt tour, since these were the foods I could afford as I made my way through some pricey countries over a couple of months. One of the highlights was Greece – I spent a couple of nights in Athens, …

Top 10 Reasons I Always Travel Carry-on

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I recall going to a residency interview where one of the interviewees showed up wearing a Metallica t-shirt and jeans, the same comfy clothes he’d worn when his flight arrived late the night before.  His professional interview clothing was in his checked bag, which did not arrive in time to impress his interviewers.  The lesson this imparted could not have …