5 Great Travel Tips

Here a few simple and easy travel tips that will help make your trip easier and more enjoyable. Enjoy ! 5 Easy Must-Read Travel Tips !                                                1.  Don’t Overpack ! Less is More.Far too many travels over pack and often take needless items with them when they travel. Check out the weather for your destination and pack accordingly. Flexibility is the key word. Pack outfits that can easily be interchanged and matched with other items you bring. …

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PASTEL DE NATA PORTUGALS OFFICIAL PASTRY

Pastel de Nata is the official pastry of Portugal. After I had the pleasure of tasting one, I was hooked. They are so delicious. You can find them almost anywhere in Portugal. They are a heavenly treat. Pastéis de nata were created before the 18th century by Catholic monks at the Jerónimos Monastery (Portuguese: Mosteiro dos Jerónimos) in the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém, in Lisbon. These monks were originally based in France and loved these pastries which could be found in local French bakeries. At the time, convents and monasteries used large quantities of egg-whites for starching …

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TRAVEL TIPS: INTERNATIONAL CALLING AND SMARTPHONES

There a several options when it comes to International Calling and Smartphones. Rather than explore all of these options which would take forever, I will simply tell you which option I chose.  I will also suggest some other cheap options that are available for international travelers.  My travel Phone: The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime with T- Mobile  Rather investing in an unlocked smartphone, I chose to purchase a smartphone with T-Mobile that had an international calling plan.  The T-Mobile Simple Choice Plan provides automatic coverage in 140+ countries and destinations. Only at T-Mobile. Unlimited international data coverage and texting are …

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TRAVEL TIPS: MUST HAVE TRAVEL APPS

These are some must have travel apps that will make your trip more enjoyable and rewarding. I am not getting paid or compensated in anyway from these apps and they are great.  All of these apps can be downloaded in the Google App Store. Most are FREE ! Enjoy Currency Convertor:This app makes converting currency rates a snap.  Google App Store Google Translate:This app helps bridge the language gap in seconds. Select the language say the word and get the translation:  Google App Store City Mapper : is probably one of the best travel apps out there. Map out almost …

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5 GREAT TRAVEL TIPS

Here a few simple and easy travel tips that will help make your trip easier and more enjoyable. Enjoy ! 5 Easy Must-Read Travel Tips !                                                1.  Don’t Overpack ! Less is More.Far too many travels over pack and often take needless items with them when they travel. Check out the weather for your destination and pack accordingly. Flexibility is the key word. Pack outfits that can easily be interchanged and matched with other items you bring. …

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5 IMPORTANT TIPS ABOUT YOUR PASSPORT

Your passport is probably your most important travel document. You should make sure that you do everything to safeguard it to avoid travel delays,missed flights and more importantly the extra expense of getting a new one in the event it’s stolen,lost or compromised. Top 5 Passport Travel Tips 1.Make sure your Passport is Valid If you are planning to travel internationally it is very import that your passport is valid throughout your stay in a particular country. Most countries require that your passport be valid for at least months after your arrival date. This is extremely important because if your passport …

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TRAVEL TIPS: FOREIGN CURRENCY

Making sure that you have the right currency when you travel to a new country is very important. Typically the exchange rate changes day to day and making sure that you get the best exchange rate for your money is a critical factor in enjoying your trip. Here are few tips to make sure that you can successfully exchange your money for foreign currency. 1. Use ATMs and Credit Cards You will almost always get the best interbank exchange rate when buying foreign currency with either ATM cards or credit cards, which will usually be 2 to 7 percent better …

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