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If you have ever travelled, you know one of the hardest things to plan for is what kind of shoes you need to bring. This day in age we have weight and luggage restrictions placed on travelers by airlines so it is important to pack efficiently and effectively. Most people despite what they think really want to be comfortable when they travel. It is best when traveling to bring only items which you will surely use versus bringing everything from home including the kitchen sink. When I think about traveling, shoes are one of the most important items in my…

Puerto Rico is one of the Caribbean’s gems that offers the best of all worlds. Firstly, it’s part of the US so you can be rest assured that they operate under US laws and thus adhere to certain considerations when it comes to infrastructure, safety, etc. This also means US citizens don’t even need a passport to pop down for a tropical escape in less than a few hours from the east coast. Enjoying one of the oldest colonial histories in the new world, Puerto Rico is chock full of amazing sites, sounds and tastes to enjoy. One thing people…

It might be the middle of winter but that doesn’t mean you can’t show off a sexy sun tan. And no, you don’t have to get jetting off to the Caribbean first to get one. Thanks to advances in technology, all you need to do is head out to the nearest sun tanning salon and you’ll be able to show off your sexy, tanned body in no time at all. And get this – it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. If you’re determined to get that sexy tanned look, check out the various clinics in…

When visiting Tokyo, it is helpful to be aware of the city’s culture. You want to assimilate with the locals without showing unintentional disrespect. Here is a look at certain traditions that may not be well-known to first-time visitors of Tokyo. Historical Culture Before visiting Tokyo, it is important to be aware of the area’s traditions and ancestry. Many customs have been in existence for centuries. Japanese people have deep cultural roots and continue to incorporate their beliefs into everyday life. Although some of the customs may seem unusual, learning how to act and blend with the residents will make…

In 2014, a whopping 74.8 million people visited the USA according to its Office of Travel and Tourism Industries. On top of that, tourists spent a total of $220.8 billion while visiting, giving America a dominant 14.2 per cent share of world traveller spending ahead of the likes of Spain and China. Therefore, the USA must be doing something right in terms of the attractions and activities it has to offer. But where exactly can these sights and sounds be found? Well, here are just 5 cities you must visit in America whether you’re coming from overseas or are an…

Travellers planning on hiring a car while enjoying a holiday either at home or abroad should be aware of new regulations that have recently been brought in and are to be effective from the 8th June. From that date, to be able to hire a car while on your villa holiday, you will need to take a special code with you. This code relates to the fact that the paper counterparts of UK driving licences are now being computerized. The new code will be necessary to show the car hire vendor any convictions you may have had in the past…

Anyone who has ever watched a Green Bay Packers football game knows the fans are “cheese heads.” These people have cheese on the mind permanently. The diverse selection of cheeses available in Wisconsin reaffirms this lactose-tolerant notion. A shining example of this cheesy craze is Madison, Wisconsin, capital of the largest cheese-producing state in America. 1. Fromagination For those not looking to waste any time on their search for the best cheese in Madison, visit Fromagination. This high-quality artisan cheese shop specializes in rare and exotic cheese, making it one of the prime locations for acquiring flavors that otherwise evade…

  Tourists and expats of South Korea often want to quickly immerse themselves in Korean culture because it has so much to offer. Thankfully, some facets of the Korean lifestyle can be seen and experienced with the help of technology, particularly through mobile apps. Tech-savvy tourists of today draw help from mobile apps to explore the hidden gems of a country. eMarketer estimates that there will be 1.75 billion smartphone users by the end of this year, which is a major progression from the 1 billion users estimated by the parent company of UK-based entertainment site Pocket Fruity. The statistics…

It may be one of the more sedate sports in the world, but snooker offers both players and fans a chance to take a wild ride across the globe. Like all professional sports, snooker tournaments take place around the world and that means various locations are thrown into the spotlight. From the UK to Germany, Australia and beyond, the professional snooker tour visits a ton of fantastic resorts throughout the year. If you’re planning on jumping on the bandwagon, it’s handy to know some of the things you can do when the players take a break. Of course, when you’re…

Just like any other travel destinations, knowing the best time to visit Isla Mujeres will spare you the woes most travelers experience when visiting the famous Mexican island in the Caribbean Sea. Once a Mayan sanctuary to goddess Ixchel, this island is now considered one of the top destinations in Mexico, with its pristine beaches and laid-back vibe. Just don’t let the name fool you, it ain’t just an island paradise with semi-clad women playing siren to lure the opposite sex, it’s a destination for all! If you already have your eyes set on this beautiful Island off the Yucatan…