Category Archives: Money

Changing Money in Caracas, Venezuela

My titles used to be more unique…give it time.  Then again, who’s going to do a search for “changing lettuce in Caracas, Venezuela?” Since speaking directly about US dollars in that country can be taboo, they have been nicknamed lechuga … Continue reading

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One Million Turkish Millionaires and Big League Chew’s Zimbabwean Cousin: Inflated Egos

Do you collect world currency?  Are there any specific coins or bills that your collection is missing, and that ebay or taobao neglect to list?  As a child, a couple of visits to Thomas Cook currency exchange bureaus to snag … Continue reading

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