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.

15 Best Santa Barbara Day Trips

Solvang is one of the best Santa Barbara Day TripsSanta Barbara is the quintessential California beach city. With many Hollywood stars calling this area home, Santa Barbara has always been the perfect weekend trip from the Los Angeles area. However, the area around Santa Barbara is gorgeous to explore, especially if you have a few extra days to spend in this gorgeous place. Come along with me as we explore my favorite Santa Barbara day trips that will take you to small villages and beach towns and give you a glimpse of California.

3 Beautiful Ojai Hiking Trails

Ojai, California - The Matilija Dam looks very lush during the springOjai is a small rural town surrounded by rolling hills, citrus and avocado orchards. Mainly known to locals, Ojai is located in a picturesque valley that provides access to some beautiful hiking trails. Being away from the busy cities of a Ventura County, the Ojai hiking trails are quiet and gorgeous especially in the spring. Come along with me as we explore our favorite hiking trails in the Ojai area.

6 Gorgeous Places to See Wildflowers of Southern California

Carrizo Plain National Monument is an amazing place for experiencing the wildflowers of Southern California
Southern California is hot in the summer and all the hills and mountains are brown in color. However, from the end of March through the end of May, especially after some good winter rains, Southern California turns green and explodes with wildflowers and color. There are many places to see the wildflowers of Southern California, but a few of them really stand out as being particularly beautiful and very large in size. Let’s explore together some of my favorite places to see the wildflowers of Southern California.

15 Best Drives in California

Big Sur, California - Beautiful secluded beach with waterfall at the Julia Pfeiffer Burns Park
California is well known for its amazing natural beauty especially on the Pacific Coast. As a result there are quite a few roads that can take you right to the most amazing California landscapes. From the amazing ocean views and towering Sequoias to tall mountain peaks, California offers it all. Come along with me as we explore 15 best drives in California.

6 Simple Tips to Stay Fit While Traveling

Maybe you are not really looking forward to your vacation because you know how many workouts you will skip, so your entire trip becomes one big cheat day. but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you plan your trip smartly you will be able to stay fit and exercise during your vacation. Here are some tips on how to stay fit while traveling.

7 Beautiful Places for Backpacking in Europe

Does backpacking seem like an exciting idea, the real adventure you have been dreaming of? What better place to do it than Europe? With so many old cities, culture, food, and nature all around, backpacking in Europe will leave you breathless and always wanting more. Come along with me as we explore beautiful places as well as very useful tips for backpacking in Europe.

Best Credit Cards for Foreign Workers in the USA

Credit CardPeople from other countries come to the United States every single year to seek work opportunities; opportunities that they may not be able to find in their home countries. Typically, when you are granted an H1-B visa, you will be able to come to the USA to work in specialty occupations.

15 Best Day Trips from London for First Timers

Bath is one of the best day trips from London
Visiting London for the first time is exciting. Having a few extra days planned to explore the places surrounding London, is even more exciting for me. After visiting this busy city, I have come to appreciate a few easily accessible places that will make your trip to England memorable. Come along with me as we explore my favorite day trips from London.

Best Things to Do at the Venetian, Las Vegas

The Venetian & Palazzo resorts are among the famous casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. A scaled down copy of Venice, Italy, the Venetian follows the successful formula of Las Vegas: gambling, shopping, restaurants and some special attractions. Let’s explore together my favorite things to do at the Venetian, Las Vegas.