Category: Shopping

Paca (i.e. Used Clothing Store) FAQ

For dumpster-divers, thrift-shoppers, and trash-to-treasure-hunters, Guatemalan “pacas” are an endless terrain for exploration. Here’s what you need to know to find your hidden gems… Q. What is a paca? A. A “paca” is literally...

Tightwad Heaven

Let me just start by saying that I object to the way that the editors have named this piece. I am not a tightwad. I just happen to have a vested interest in economizing...