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Currency Exchange & Spending on Your European Vacation

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You probably won’t want to carry a lot of cash with you when you set off for your vacation in Europe because of the risk of loss or theft.  However, it’s a good idea to have some notes with you when you arrive at your destination just in case you need to buy something at the airport or have an emergency need for cash before you can get to a bank. 

You’ll probably see some currency exchange kiosks or shops at the airport when you arrive.  However, these places tend to offer the worse exchange rates, so it’s much better to buy your foreign currency before you leave the US.  Whether you need euros or pound sterling, you should order the currency at least 3-4 weeks before your departure.  Most US banks will be able to supply you with the currency you need especially if you have a checking …

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Extended Stay Apartments

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More and more travellers are now paying more attention to short stay apartment Sydney instead of conventional hotels. This has also resulted in mushroom growth of these apartments. Just like in the hotel business, there are some good quality furnished apartments and some are not so good. Most of these Hotel Apartments are in the unorganized sector and as such there are no ratings. The following information will help you select a decent place, especially when you are making reservations from far away places.

The first test is to the analyze the company’s website. There are some operators who do not even have a website. They place regular ads in newspapers and are also listed in the yellow pages. A company’s website is actually a reflection of what the company is all about. If the layout and the designing of the website is poor, then you can expect their apartment …

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Whale Watching in California

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The most frequented whale watching areas of California are considered as being between the Channel Islands and the mainland. When taking a whale watching cruise from Ventura or Santa Barbara, you stand a good chance of seeing blue whales, humpbacks and the rare minke whales. Whale watching trips range from two hours, to a cruise that can last for several days, leave from harbours and marinas along the entire coast of California.

You can see more information at Whale watching Byron bay.

Good sightings of whales from land are at Centerville Beach and Guthrie Beach at Ferndale from January until March. At Point Reyes at Lighthouse and Chimney Rock, best viewing times are from December to April, where a shuttle to these locations operates from Drake’s Beach at the weekends.

Just south of Carmel, at Point Lobos State Reserve, it is possible to tour a whaler’s cabin as well …

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Things You Need to Check Off While Receiving the Car Form the Service Centre

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Some people are very careful when it comes to maintaining their vehicles while some not so much. Luxury cars or the heavy locomotives or a garbage truck, every vehicle needs to be maintained properly and serviced from time to time.

While everyone is aware about the importance of maintenance, some people fail at understanding what needs to be checked after getting the car back from the service centre and hence the performance of their car may deteriorate more than expected. The service centres  give you a checklist that is predesigned, you might as well get it double checked before accepting the car form the service centre.

Here’s a checklist of the things you need to double check when you get your car back from the service centre.

  1. Check for the brakes: It is important to check the brakes on the car when you get it. Drive around and try to
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Exploring Chiang Mai: Top Things to Do

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In a previous article, we discussed how to best plan your backpacking trip to Bangkok. The city has a lot to offer, so make sure you have your camera ready for some incredible shots. Bangkok, however, is not the only interesting place to explore in Thailand. From Bangkok, you can also continue your journey to Chiang Mai.

Chiang Mai is the second-biggest city in Thailand and one of the most visited cities in Thailand. The place – and the area that surrounds it – is incredibly beautiful and filled with attractions and activities you don’t want to miss.

Old City Temples

The Old City in Chiang Mai is a magical place. It is a place filled with ancient temples and old structures that really expose the long history of this country. The Old City shows how older cities used to have narrow lanes and a unique arrangement of buildings …