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Women Travel: Tips, Tours, Information, Gear, Blogs, Articles and Photos

Women Travel: Tips, Tours, Information, Gear, Blogs, Articles and Photos

10 best gadgets to take travelling The world is getting smaller - not in the literal sense of course, there's no massive implosion event about to take place (any mad scientists feel free to get in touch and correct us) - with more people plugging in, connecting up and generally having mild panic attacks if they're away from some kind of online/techy action for more than a couple of hours. Some might say this is unhealthy and that we should all get out and about more - and they're probably right - but thanks to the wonders of the modern age we can have our cake and eat it; as providing you have the right kit you can pretty much go anywhere and still get that all important gadget fix. So, if you're planning an extended adventurous trip abroad and you want to know which tough travel-friendly gadgets to take, then read on. Camera

Smart advice & tips about travel to New York, NY, United States Arts The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has reopened in a breathtaking six-storey building. For your $20 you'll see paintings, photographs, sculptures and installations from every acclaimed artist imaginable. You could check out what's on at the Guggenheim, although you may want to go there just to see Frank Lloyd Wright's wonderful swirling architecture. The Frick Collection is a small museum worth seeking out for its heritage as much as its contents. 7 Super Tips for Budget Backpacking ... It’s still one of the best ways to see the world and that’s why you might need some great tips for budget backpacking. You can go backpacking on a budget and still have the most amazing experience. It’s all about maximizing, well, just about everything really, so you squeeze the very last cent out of every dollar and take advantage of every opportunity. If you’re planning on hoisting up your rucksack or are considering hitting the road well traveled, read on for some essential tips for budget backpacking and the holiday of a lifetime.

untry Profiles - Guides to Culture, Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Understanding other people's languages, cultures, etiquettes and taboos is of great value to the traveller or visiting business person. Scroll down the page for information on a selected number of countries. Topics include language, useful phrases, the society, culture, business and social etiquettes. You can access Useful Phrases here or through the corresponding country. Please feel free to share comments you may have about our guides as we are always looking to improve the quality and accuracy of information. 6 of Europe’s Most Enchanting Coastal Towns Summer’s finally crept its way in as we welcome warm temperatures and the gratifying wave of heat. This summer, I’ll be ticking off gorgeous European islands and coastal towns off my travel list. I’ve always had a thing for coastal towns: craggy shoreline, charming houses poised on cliff tops and plundering azul waves. We’ve taken a look at the world’s most enchanting coastal islands, it’s time now to zoom in on Europe and check out its quaint, pocket-sized seafront towns. 1. Roquebrune, France

Edible Plants and Flowers in Europe Flowers Edible flowers are typically the most encountered type of edible plant in Europe. It is common knowledge that certain flowers, such as nasturtiums, sunflowers, jasmine flowers and honeysuckles are all edible. However, Europe is home to many other types of edible flowers. A wild example is the taraxacum flower, which is native to the continent and used for its edible seeds. The rose, also native to Europe, produces edible rose hips that are high in vitamin C. A Guide to Rome: Hotels, Tourist Attractions and Public Transportation in Rome and Surroundings. The historical center of Rome is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and so are a number of other monuments in the city. The Vatican City, the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and the Sistine Chapel are among the most famous tourist attractions in the world. Colosseum An abundance of tourist attractions, a pleasant climate and the best food in the world equals a popular tourist destination and tourists need places to stay: We have made a list of Rome hotel accommodations, from cheap B&B’s and hostels near Termini, to luxury hotels in the historical center of Rome. Other sections deal with practical information, including public transportation in Rome, day trips, entertainment, eating and drinking and activities.

The Art of Non-Conformity Challenging Authority Since 1978 I am a writer, traveler, and entrepreneur with the goal of visiting every country in the world while connecting with other world-changers. Continue reading about Chris Mission Accomplished!