Peter Prokaj

I'm Peter, and I love soccer (football) and travel. I live with Ruby, and our fur-baby Rosie. You can see our old website at Ruby Loves Adventure . You can follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube

4 Reasons Why Carpooling is a Great (and Underused) Financial Tool

4 Reasons why Carpooling is a Great Financial Tool4 Reasons why Carpooling is a Great Financial Tool

  Carpooling.  Very popular in Europe, much like crappy burgers and fast trains.  In the US? Not so much, which is surprising given that Americans drive more than anyone else in the world.  Carpooling constitutes only 10% of all US commutes.  Driving is so ingrained in American culture that people will go into a mall …

3 Tips on How to Eat Well and Stay Financially Independent

We’ve all been there.  Friday night dinner.  Do we stay home and eat the leftover rice and chicken, or do we hop to the nearest Oliver Garden and partake in their unlimited soup and salad menu (that’s still a thing, right?), or do we try that new recipe from Martha Stewart (also still a thing, …

First Impressions of Alaska

First Impressions of Alaska

Greetings! This is the first of our (hopefully) many blogs about Alaska. aptly titled our First Impressions of Alaska. Below are some links that may interest you if you want to read more about Alaska. Just a note: all these photos (including the wildlife ones) are taken by either me or Ruby. Some of them …

Sights and Sounds of Upstate New York

Let’s face it.  When you hear the name New York, you immediately think of New York City and the glittering lights over Manhattan.  You imagine the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the rumble of the subway, the best food in the world, and the Hudson River.  All of those landmarks are certainly famous, …

Where to go in Havana Cuba (Where we went, and what we saw)

Where to Go in Havana

As a brief background, we cubicle dwellers decided to make use of our President’s Day holiday weekend to go somewhere new. At the same time, we had a few JetBlue points to use, and they had a deal for Cuba – so that’s why we (Peter, me, and a friend named Anthony) decided to book …