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Look, I watch the nonstop gloom-and-doom festival they call the nightly news and I know that times are tough all over. But I also know that, if ever there was a time when we could all use to blow off a little steam and have a few laughs, well, this is it.
Which is why I’ve created a thoroughly unscientific list of extraordinary experiences that I feel are outstanding values. We’re talking about maximum yucks for minimum bucks.
All will set you back less than $500. Which seems like a small price to pay for an adventure guaranteed to make you forget all those news reports that had you feeling so freaky-freaky in [...]
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It’s time for XTRORD.com’s first-annual holiday gift guide. And, if you’re a regular follower of this space, you probably already know how I feel about giving and getting more stuff that, let’s face it, none of us really needs. But giving someone an extraordinary experience? Ah, well, that’s a different story altogether.
So with a nod to the dark clouds that seem to be hanging over the global economy in general and many folks personal finances in particular right now, I thought I’d focus on extraordinary experiences you can give that will blow the recipient’s socks off without breaking the bank (herein defined as under $200).
In no particular order then, here [...]