Category Archives: Travel


Why you Are Never Too Old For Travel

Each summer for the last three years, my buddy Yigang Tang and myself have spent between 2 and 3 weeks traveling around the USA. I love to explore this great nation and each trip we have taken has been entirely different from the one before, such is the variety which we have here. Last year when I got back from my trip, I was chatting to a work colleague who passed a comment which infuriated me, he said that he was too old to go traveling.   I believe that the reason why my colleague thought Read more [...]

Top Foods You Have to Try In Mexico

Mexican food has been one of my favorites for many years, but it wasn’t until I actually came to Mexico that I released that it was way better than I could have dreamed of. Many foods are bastardized when they leave their home country and are exported abroad, and Mexican food is most definitely one of them. This is not to say that the US version of Mexican food is bad, on the contrary in fact, but it pales in comparison to the real deal which you can eat south of the border. My buddy S R Buzzi Read more [...]

8 Things You Need to Know Before Your Next California Road Trip

California is said to be one of the best places to road trip because of its coastline, beaches, valleys, cities, mountains and vineyards. The endless sunshine and incredible natural treasures are part of the iconic features of why California is a great destination. Before getting on the road, you should make sure to give a look at the California DMV Handbook to get an idea of the restrictions and rules that apply here. The laws of driving, sometimes change from state to state, which is why reading Read more [...]

Save Money on Your Next Cross-Country Road Trip with These Four Tips

Traveling across the country can be a great way to see amazing sites that you would not be able to experience otherwise. Traveling such a long distance can be very costly, though. The guide below walks you through a few ways that you can get the most bang for your buck when you travel across the country. Take the Time to Minimize Your Expenses While You are Away You want to be sure to minimize the amount of money that will be spent at your home while you are away to ensure you spend as little Read more [...]

Elan Vacations – Know What to Expect When You Arrive at Your Vacation Rental

More and more people are considering vacation rentals rather than traditional hotel options when planning their vacations.  Vacation rentals offer many advantages over hotels – not only can you usually find more affordable vacation homes suitable for larger families, but you can also work with vacation rental specialists like Elan Vacations to arrange a vacation in the most luxurious homes in the area.  At the same time, vacations spent in private vacation homes may require a bit more planning Read more [...]

Building NY’s Lincoln Tunnel – An Underwater Marvel

How do you build a transportation project that has to support more than 150,000 trips per day, all under water and be operating 100% effectively through New York’s harsh winters and brutal summers with no loss of efficiency or increased risk to the people using it? Slowly and with a team of committed experts. That’s how New York’s Holland Tunnel was built. Soon after the Port Authority of NY & NJ acquired the Holland Tunnel in 1930, New York and New Jersey authorized the agency to build Read more [...]

Things to Ask to Avoid Vacation Rental Surprises

Vacation rentals are on the rise in cities all over the world, and offer a truly great way to get to know a new city by living like the locals. There are many advantages – and some adventures! – that come with getting off the beaten path, but if you are unprepared it can also be a bit frustrating. The major advantage of staying in a hotel is that you have 24-hour access to someone who can help you with things like sewing kits and medical assistance. Industry experts like Brian Ferdinand always Read more [...]

Main Advantages Of Getting A New Car Loan

When faced with financial difficulties people from all around the world start worrying too much. It is very important that you understand that there are options available and there are financial institutions that can help you get out of the jam you are in. Have patience and do try to relax. Learn as much as you can about the opportunities available. One of them that is taken into account by those that need money fast to deal with some unexpected financial problems is the new car loan. That is what Read more [...]

Is It Worth Using a Luggage Lock?

One of the worst things that can happen to a traveler is losing their luggage or losing some of its contents to theft. There’s nothing much you can do about a lost baggage than report it to the airline personnel and wait for it to be delivered to you. However, you can always take extra measures to ensure your belongings are protected, such as getting a luggage lock. Do theft regularly occur in airports? You may not know a lot of people who have been victims of airport/airline theft, but they Read more [...]

What Not to Do in New Zealand

If you are planning on moving to New Zealand and starting a new life in this beautiful paradise, you have probably been doing your research on what to do when you get there. However, have you thought about what not to do? Here are some important things that you should avoid when you get to New Zealand: Do Not Smoke Indoors In New Zealand smoking is banned in pubs and restaurants, as well as on public transport or in public buildings. If you want to have a smoke you will need to go outside to Read more [...]