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.
Exploring on foot is one of the best ways to learn about a place. You can get up close and personal with the locals, it’s much more affordable, and you have the time to truly appreciate the environment. It’s good exercise, too, and you get to explore at your own pace. So if you’re planning to go on a walking tour, here are a few places in the U.S., both rural and urban, which you can consider.
Looking to be one with the water and take on a new adventure at sea? Well the US has an abundance of great waterways and oceans for you to explore. Sailing is a great physical activity for you to try on your next trip. Here are some of the top places to go sailing in the US.
Utah is most famous for its five national parks and many state parks. On our trip to Denver and Colorado Springs areas, we decided to come into Southern Utah and visit three of its famous national parks. While these national parks are very hot during the summer, they are unique in providing a close look to the other-worldly landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. Come with me as we explore 3 must see national parks in Southern Utah.
Denver is the perfect place for exploring Colorado’s North West. If you have a few extra days to spend in the Denver area, you can easily take a few beautiful day trips for exploring the gorgeous mountains surrounding Colorado’s capital. Come along with me as we take six beautiful day trips from Denver, Colorado.
The state of Colorado is known for its many hiking and outdoor attractions. Colorado Springs in particular is surrounded by beautiful natural attractions in addition to a few man made ones. Come along with me as we explore my favorite day trips from Colorado Springs.
Seattle, Washington is an amazing tourist destination in its own right. However, if you have a few extra days to spend in the Seattle area, you’ll definitely want to think about taking some of these amazing day trips from Seattle.
Many tourists are drawn to the attractions of London and the South, but one thing I’ve learned from my travels across the UK is that the North of England offers just as many sights and sounds — without the swarms of tourists. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the City of Liverpool. Boasting charming coastal scenery, historic streets, lovely people, and great food, this city on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary offers an authentic British experience.
Universal Studios Hollywood, is the quintessential Southern California attraction. This theme park is on everyone’s list of must see places when they visit California. I would say its fame is well deserved and it certainly lives up to all these expectations. I have asked my 12 year old daughter to give you a detailed visitor guide to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
Great photos in general, and great travel photos in particular are easy to spot. It’s pretty simple! If I look at one of my pictures and I can say: that’s nice, or that’s a very cute smile of my daughter, or what a beautiful landscape shot, or this picture reminds me of what I felt at that time and place…then I know that my picture is great. On the other hand, if my photo makes me ask: why did I take this picture? Or those 20 pictures of the same scene…then my photo is probably not that great. However, taking great travel photos that impress you or others is not easy. Read on and find my five simple principles for taking great travel photos.
Edinburgh is a great city to visit. But what if you have a few extra days to spend in the area? Taking a few day trips from Edinburgh will reveal a lot more of the beauty of Scotland, especially the coast and countryside. Come along with me on my favorite day trips from Edinburgh.