Driving in the UAE during your holiday: Important facts

Driving in the UAE during your holiday: Important facts

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There is a lot of convenience to using a rental car during a holiday. Nothing will beat driving around, as opposed to waiting for public transport or paying for taxies. Renting a car in Abu Dhabi is easier than ever. Monte Carlo Rent A Car, LLC, for example, provides 24/7 individual service and will greet you at the airport with your rental. However, before you drive around, here are some facts that you should know. Driving Cars drive on the right-hand side of the road in the UAE and overtake on the left. Please note that there are a lot of fast (and sometimes reckless) drivers in the UAE, which is how they have one of the highest accident rates in the world. Documents All drivers in the UAE will…
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How to avoid an embarrassing spa experience overseas

How to avoid an embarrassing spa experience overseas

Beauty, Travel
When you travel, it’s important to understand different cultures and traditions to avoid being embarrassed when you visit a new country. The same principle applies for when you visit a spa overseas. Here are some tips to help you avoid any embarrassing spa experiences abroad. Be quiet (Finland) – If you visit Finland and want to try a Finnish sauna, remember to be quiet. The Finnish believe that it is extremely rude to speak in a Finnish sauna. The only appropriate topics to discuss are sauna customs and the heat. Full nudity is also the norm as swimsuits are considered unhygienic and uncomfortable. However, most public saunas are separated by gender while families and friends share private saunas. Be on time (Germany) – Lateness in Germany is not tolerated. Spa…
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A Basic Guide to Prepping Your RV Before a Road Trip

A Basic Guide to Prepping Your RV Before a Road Trip

Travel, Travel Tips
Summary: Prepping your RV before taking it out for a spin can save you time, money, and an immeasurable headache. If you’re planning to take your RV out for a ride with the family, it’s important that you take the necessary steps to get it ready for the road. Proper RV preparation is the key to keeping you and your family safe from any malfunction or break down. Here are some essential tips to help get your RV travel-ready. Inspect the Exterior Checking the roof and walls for cracked sealant is a proactive way of preventing any water from seeping in. A simple leak in the roof can cause expensive damage to your RV that you’ll likely have to address immediately if you want to avoid any further damage. Check…
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Top 3 Safest Tourist Spots to Visit in the Middle East

Top 3 Safest Tourist Spots to Visit in the Middle East

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Summary: The Middle East makes the perfect travel destination. Here are some of the top tourist spots that are both safe and rewarding. With some of the oldest history in the world, the Middle East makes the perfect place to visit. Unfortunately, finding a safe place to explore can often be a difficult task due to political unrest, terrorism, and travel advisories. However, you’ll soon discover that there are hotspots that are deemed safe and welcoming for any foreign traveler. Here are the top three travel destinations you should visit in the Middle East. Oman Only recently has Oman put itself on the tourism map. In recent years Oman has heavily invest in tourism and it’s paying dividends. With the beautiful beaches that house thousands green sea turtles and a…
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Top Three Cities to Visit for the Best Food

Top Three Cities to Visit for the Best Food

Food, Travel
Summary: These cities have it all; the culture, landmarks, and most importantly, the food. Looking to travel and find the best food in the world? Here are three of the finest cities to visit if you’re looking to get your culinary fix in. Monte Carlo Rent A Car, LLC, a premium car rental company, can supply you with the car rental to get around and dine in style. New Orleans, Louisiana The multifaceted heritage of Louisiana boasts a unique culinary cuisine that’s actually world famous. Taking flavors from Native Americans, African Americans, French settles, Southern American culture, Creole, and the Caribbean, this melting pot of a city is known for their traditional recipes like Po-boys, oysters, catfish, soft shell crab, and roast beef with gravy. There’s much to love about…
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How to Safeguard Your Wallet When Traveling Abroad

How to Safeguard Your Wallet When Traveling Abroad

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Summary: Losing your wallet overseas can be the most devastating thing to occur. One of the most memorable things about traveling is how much culture and knowledge you absorb from the country you’re visiting. It’s something that simple cannot be beat and can almost be mind-boggling to the point where chronic culture shock continuously beats down on you. On the other hand, one of the least memorable things lies in the constant threat of lurking thieves and pickpockets. Here are some tips on how you can safeguard your wallet from all the conniving hoodlums strolling around. Always Keep Your Guard Up Most of the time, you’ll be so entranced by all the surrounding statues and scenic views that you’ll lose sight of who’s around you. This makes you an ideal…
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Two of the top kayaking destinations in the US

Two of the top kayaking destinations in the US

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Kayaking is the perfect pastime for outdoor lovers and action fans. Hitting the open water in your kayak is relaxing and invigorating, all at the same time. It is the one sport where you face gigantic rocks, jarring torrents one moment and taking in the serene peace of nature in the next. The popularity of kayaking is growing, with almost 200,000 new participants every year. Whether you want a peaceful afternoon or want to go kayaking with killer whales, here are a couple of the best destinations for kayakers in the US: The Colorado River The legendary Colorado River is famous for its rapids that wind through three states. There is amazing scenery for all 290+ miles of the river, so it's perfect for the action fans that enjoy taking…
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How to Spend Less to Travel Around Los Angeles

How to Spend Less to Travel Around Los Angeles

Travel, Travel Tips
If you’re vacationing to Los Angeles, you’ll notice that the city is quite expensive depending on what you want to do. Overall, Los Angeles offers access to so much more International cuisine and culture than anywhere else in the US. On the other, accessing these small hubs can prove an expensive endeavor. Using a shuttle bus, taxis and other forms of transit, we’ll show you how to save money on your trip to Los Angeles. Bus Systems Beginning with the airport shuttle from LAX to your hotel, you’ll notice that Los Angeles is a congested network of highways. Whether you’re travelling with a group, or on your own, it would benefit you to review LA’s bus systems. Between trains, which we’ll cover in a moment, and buses, you can cover…
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Planning for an International Trip from LAX

Planning for an International Trip from LAX

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When you’re planning for an international trip from LAX, you’ll need to take several important considerations into account. TSA regulations require you to do a pre-flight security check, which includes dropping off your baggage. You might want to plan to be at the airport at least three hours prior to your flight, so book an airport shuttle that will run earlier to accommodate your group. A charter bus will help keep the group together, and everyone can arrange to meet at a parking structure or at a mutual location (such as the boss’s house). All your luggage will fit directly onto these buses, and each suitcase will safely arrive with you at your stop. A shuttle bus also has access to drop you off at a terminal, so your entire…
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Choosing What Type of Car Rental Works Best in Amman, Jordan

Choosing What Type of Car Rental Works Best in Amman, Jordan

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Find out which type of car rental works best for your specific trip style. As a tourist, you’re inclined to explore. It’s in your nature to immerse yourself in a culture that you have never experienced before. It’s one of the best things about visiting new territories. You get to indulge in the delicacies of the exotic. Amman, Jordan is no different. With so many historical sites and restaurants to visit, you’re bound to have the rush of your life. Now, the Middle East has been hit with the stigma that it’s a dangerous place to visit. Basically, people are afraid to take a vacation there due to the sensitivity of the local conflict that is occurring. However, this shouldn’t stop you from visiting Amman, as it is one of…
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