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.

7 Best Things to Do in Bishop California (with maps)

Hiking Piute Pass is one of the best things to do in Bishop CaliforniaBishop California sits at the bottom of the Sierra mountain range and provides easy access to beautiful lakes and gorgeous hiking. In addition Bishop can serve as a great nașe for exploring the area by taking a few beautiful day trips South and North. Read more as we explore my favorite things to do in Bishop California.

8 Best Pismo Beach Attractions (with maps)

The rugged coastline at Shell Beach is one of the must see Pismo Beach attractionsPismo Beach is another California beach town which embodies the California vibe. When you think of California postcard photos, well Pismo Beach is certainly one of them. From gorgeous beaches and picturesque rugged cliffs to great food and animals and of course perfect weather, Pismo Beach has it all. So let’s explore together the best Pismo Beach attractions.

10 Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara With Kids

Penguins at the Santa Barbara Zoo
Santa Barbara is the quintessential California beach city. From the amazing ocean location to the stunning surrounding mountains, Santa Barbara is the true California destination everyone dreams about. Even when it comes to things for children, Santa Barbara has many things to offer. Read on as we explore what to do in Santa Barbara with kids.

The Best Foodie Trips To Take Around The USA

Man eating burger
With the COVID-19 restrictions finally easing up, travel and tourism are starting to bounce back as well. A study done by AARP Research reflects this positive trend, showing that 77% of Americans feel it is safe to vacation this year. As well, since most of us have been stuck at home for the past two years, many of those who had travel plans have enough money and vacation time saved that they are eager to use. A recent poll indicates that most older American adults are willing to shell out up to $8,369 for their vacation.

10 Best Things to Do in Solvang with Family

Solvang is a beautiful destination in Southern California. We love taking our family to Solvang and enjoying the town and the many attractions perfect for families. We enjoyed Solvang when our children were small but also now when they are teenagers…they just love going to Solvang. So, come along with me as we explore my favorite things to do in Solvang with family.

3 Simple Skills to Share with Teens Before They Travel

Young people resting on the steps of the main train station in VeniceYouth travel has become one of the fastest growing segments in international tourism, reports the UN World Tourism Organization. Young people now represent over 23% of the over one billion tourists that choose to visit other countries as part of their cultural and social education. If your teen child or loved one is getting ready for their first trip abroad, it is vital to share a few tips to enable them to make the most of this unique experience. Below are just a few lessons and life skills they may benefit from before their plane takes off.

7 Best Things To Do In Sacramento (with Map)

The Great Seal of California inside the State CapitolSacramento is the capital of California and as such it has lots of historical places to visit. Founded in 1848 at the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers, the city of Sacramento has become the center of California politics and life. Read along as we explore the best things to do in Sacramento.

10 Best Day Trips From Sacramento

Visiting the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the best day trips from SacramentoSacramento is the capital city of the state of California. While California itself is a relatively new state, Sacramento’s history is tied with the state from before California’s beginning. As such, the area around Sacramento is filled with beautiful places to visit. Read on about my favorite day trips from Sacramento.