Buying food with bitcoins Part 1

    Ok, so most of the places I have covered so far are well known in the Bitcoin community. But I think most people wonder about daily items like buying food with bitcoins. Everyone looks forward to the day when you can walk into…

Paying for bills in Europe

A convenient site for paying bills with bitcoins while in Europe is using BitWala (http://www.bitwala.com). I have used this site to pay my rent and I have also paid my many speeding tickets (speed cameras) with this site. You sign up initially with an e-mail…

Shopping on Amazon

There are several ways to make Amazon.com purchases with bitcoins until Amazon starts accepting Bitcoin directly. One of the best ways to make Amazon purchases using Bitcoin is via Purse (http://www.purse.io). This is an amazing website if you ever make any Amazon purchases because it…

Hotel stay

As I mentioned before, I travel a lot. When I do I usually purchase my room through Expedia (http://www.expedia.com). Expedia is like most large hotel search websites, you put in the dates of your trip and any other information and you get a list of…

Paying for flights with bitcoins

I fly a lot and am glad that I have been able to use bitcoins to do so. Using CheapAir  (http://www.cheapair.com) I have the option of paying for my plane ticket with bitcoins. The site is like most big name airfare websites where you enter…

Bitcoin wallet

Your bitcoin wallet is where you keep your bitcoins. I will not go into every detail but I keep my bitcoins in what is called cold storage and I also have a hot wallet. For cold storage I download the VanityGen (https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=25804.0). By running this…

How to get bitcoins

Before we can talk about spending bitcoins, you have to have bitcoins first right? I’ll try to simplify this process as much as possible considering the fact that worst part about Bitcoin tends to be those instances that involve fiat currency. The site I currently…

A bit about me and why I am starting this blog

I am a software engineer who started getting involved with Bitcoin back in 2010 (a year after Satoshi created it). Before Bitcoin I spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to use gold as a primary currency but every aspect of gold…