10 Rules for Using your Debit and Credit Cards in Europe

The convenience of ATM cards and Credit cards extends worldwide, including Europe, thanks to a few global cash networks. These networks allow debit and credit cards to be used in different countries just as you would used them at home in the US. You should have no problems using your American cards anywhere in Europe provided you check a few things before you leave. In addition, if you apply a few simple rules you can also save a bit of money as well when you travel to Europe. This article will outline these few things you need to know before you use your ATM and Credit Cards in Europe.

5 Beautiful Cambria Hiking Trails

Thumbnail of coastline on Cambria hiking trailsCambria is one of my favorite beach towns in California. From the gorgeous coastline to a quaint downtown, Cambria is simply charming. In this article however, I want to explore a few beautiful hiking spots in this beautiful area. Put on some comfortable hiking shoes and let’s explore my favorite Cambria hiking trails.

7 Charming Things to Do in San Simeon

WR Hearst State Beach thumbnailFor over 150 years, people have flocked to San Simeon Bay. Some came in pursuit of California’s gold while others as a stopping point before heading up or down the coast. In the late 1800s, the little bay village hosted a stage depot, a telegraph line, and the Bay View Hotel which was a first-class accommodation that counted Thomas Edison, Winston Churchill, Calvin Coolidge and Cary Grant among its guests. Let’s explore together my favorite things to do in San Simeon.

10 Best Historical Buildings in London

Tower Bridge seen from the Millennium Bridge is one of the most iconic historical buildings in LondonDating back to Roman times, London has no shortage of historical buildings and attractions to visit. The city is known for its rich culture and history, opulent buildings and architectural diversity. Come along with me as we take a closer look at historical buildings in London.

The Best Time of Year to Travel in the Eastern United States

Fishing village on the East CoastThe eastern states are some of the most popular vacation spots, yet many haven’t had the chance to visit yet!  If you’re inspired by the beautiful coastlines or want to know incredible people and food, you’re not alone!  Although the eastern USA is full of life and fun year-round, there’s absolutely a better time of year to visit! Here’s when to visit the East Coast of the United States.

Make Sure to See These 3 Things After a Newcastle United Match

Millenium Bridge Gatheshead in NewcastleThe clubs of the Premier League are spread out all over England, from way in the south to the farthest north. And we do mean way up north, as in, all the way in Geordieland: Newcastle upon Tyne, or just Newcastle. This is certainly an interesting city for a Premier League team like Newcastle United: you’ve got the prestige of professional association football set against the backdrop of this famously industrial port city. Come along as we explore 3 things to see in Newcastle upon Tyne.

8 Best Things to Do in Cambria, California (with map)

8 Best Things to Do in Cambria, CaliforniaCambria is a picturesque small beach community on the California Coast. This is a quintessential California beach town with pristine beaches, wildlife and great restaurants. A small community with beautiful history, Cambria has become a peaceful placed in the middle between Los Angeles and San Francisco, far enough from both, that everything is peaceful and not crowded. Cambria is a true California gem. So, come along with me as we explore the best things to do in Cambria.

Staying Safe At The Beach And Waterside Vacations

La Jolla Shores coastline thumbnailWater-based vacations are top of the list for the types of breaks Americans will be taking in 2021, with more than 60% of internet searches involving beach or island destinations. On a global level, water adventure tourism is also gaining popularity due to the increasing desire to do something different, better tech in equipment, and improved disposable income. The main issue that affects the experience of a waterside holiday is the assurance of safety to enhance enjoyment and satisfaction. By taking the right precautions, injuries and accidents are avoided while on a vacation near the water. Let’s take a look at 5 simple principles for staying safe at the beach and near the water’s edge.

4 Best World War 2 Museums in London UK

A German Tiger tank replica on display at Duxford Museum. This particular tank has been used in the Saving Private Ryan filmVisiting World War 2 museums in London will take you back in time during one of the most difficult periods in British history. As the only West European country not conquered by the Nazis, Britain has been the ultimate place of resistance against Nazi Germany. As a consequence, World War 2 museums in London abound and contain a very large collection of military gear and material. If you’re interested in the history of World War 2, London is the best place to get more in depth.

5 Things to Do in Zion National Park in Winter

Thumbnail of Ragged cliffs at Zion National ParkMillions of tourists visit Zion National Park every year. Just like other famous parks in Utah, Zion is very busy during the summer.  However, thousands also find their way to Zion National Park in winter. While visiting Zion in winter has its unique challenge, having very few visitors also means that  you can enjoy some of the most popular spots without the pressure of the crowds.