M.G. Designs in Florence, Italy – not worth to spend a second there…

After reading some comments on Tripadvisor, my partner and I paid a visit to this little shop, M.G. Designs in Florence, Italy. First impression was everything was over priced.

The owner was acting very nice and friendly to us at first, so we felt bad to leave the shop without buying something. While we struggled to find something to buy with a reasonable price. the owner suggested that she would give us 10% discount if we pay by card, or 15% discount if pay in cash. Continue reading

Another awful and unpleasant experience with Lufthansa

Had an awful and unpleasant experience with the ground crew at the Florence airport on Tuesday afternoon. Two of us tried to check in ONE suitcase but got refused by the ground crew. The crew claimed that our suitcase was 28KG, so we were not allowed to check it in unless we PAY an extra fee or take some items out of the suitcase. We explained to the crew that we only had ONE suitcase to check in between two of us (adult passengers), but the crew still refused to let the suitcase go through, in the end we had to take some items out of the suitcase. We had a total of 46KG check-in baggage allowance in total, but we couldn’t even check ONE 28KG suitcase in, what sort of customer service do Lufthansa call it? Continue reading

Are the 1967 EFTA Presentation Packs really collectable?

I must admit I am not an experienced stamps collector and I only have very limited knowledge on stamps, especially the British stamps, but because of that, it always gives me an encouragement to seek for professional advice and to find out what I am unsure, and what I don’t understand about stamps.

There are two types of stamps collectors – one collects stamps for hobby, and another one collects stamps for living/investment. Continue reading