Give Me Back My Five Bucks

Spending Recap: November 19-25, 2012

Monday 19th
$3.08 (€2,40) Starbucks
$14.36 (€11,19) groceries

Tuesday 20th
$3.08 (€2,40) Starbucks

Wednesday 21st
$3.08 (€2,40) Starbucks

Thursday 22nd
$3.08 (€2,40) Starbucks
$20.75 (€16,17) groceries

Friday 23rd
$3.08 (€2,40) Starbucks

Saturday 24th – Ulm, Germany
$16.04 (€12,50) train ticket to Ulm
$2.18 (€1,70) breakfast
$12.83 (€10) lunch
$5.13 (€4) entrance fee for Ulm Münster
$2.49 (€1,94) iced tea

Sunday 25th
$4.36 (€3,40) transit to Ostfildern
$4.36 (€3,40) transit

Total: – $97.90

Well this was our last weekend in Stuttgart (since next weekend we’ll be in Cologne, and the weekend after that I’ll be in Iceland)… so we decided to hop on a train and explore the city of Ulm – the home of the tallest church in the world, most crooked hotel (so says the Guinness Book), and the birthplace of Albert Einstein. It’s a beautiful city – they were just setting up for their Christmas Market – so all the lights were up, and the city was looking very festive. :)

On Sunday, we went to a small town just outside of Stuttgart where I rode a giant rabbit through the countryside. Kind of.

I also bought some Christmas gifts, but since some friends and family read this blog, I will not disclose what I bought, or where I bought from. After Christmas, I’ll do a full breakdown of how much I spent on presents.

Author: Krystal Yee

I’m a personal finance blogger and marketing professional based in Vancouver. I’m a former Toronto Star (Moneyville) columnist, author of The Beginner’s Guide to Saving and Investing, and co-founder of the Canadian Personal Finance Conference. When I’m not working, you can usually find me running, climbing, playing field hockey, or plotting my next adventure.


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