Japan is a country where the ancient clashes with the future. The culture is steeped in tradition and rooted in ancient customs. Politeness is a way of life in Japan, and the general foundation for behavior is that if, in any way, what you are doing could offend or inconvenience someone else, you don’t do it. Here are a few of the simple rules to follow so you’re not offending the people of Japan. Continue reading 10 Cultural Do’s and Don’ts in Japan
Can you use your cell phone in a different country? Here’s everything you need to know about staying connected abroad. Continue reading Can You Use Your Cell Phone in a Different Country? ￼
Located easy driving distance from San Francisco, and easily accessed via SFO or OAK, the Napa Valley undulates north, dotted by internationally famous wineries supplied by some of the best vines in the world. With stunningly beautiful weather most days, and vistas that rival Tuscany, Napa is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of a busy life. While equally fantastic for a romantic … Continue reading A Perfect Weekend in Napa￼
The cost to rent a car in Italy can include more than just the rental fee. Let’s break down all of the costs you can expect while renting a car to explore this magnificent country. Continue reading What’s the Cost to Rent a Car in Italy?
Avoid the throngs of tourists and explore the REAL city with these 7 hidden gems in Venice, Italy. Continue reading Top Things to See in Venice (That You Won’t Find in Guide Books)
Packing for Japan can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! These 13 crucial things to pack for Japan will have you ready for anything. Continue reading What to Pack for Japan To Be Ready for Anything
Learning a little bit about French etiquette and customs will help you blend in seamlessly with the locals. Here’s 16 crucial etiquette tips! Continue reading French Etiquette and Manners – 16 Cultural Dos and Don’ts in France
Traveling to a new country can be confusing, but with a little prep work, it’s a breeze! Here’s everything you need to know to arrive and get settled in Paris, France. Continue reading Traveling to Paris – Everything You Need to Know
The Food in Paris can be as much of a draw as the Louvre and Eiffel Tower. Here are 14 foods you absolutely must try in Paris. Continue reading Food in Paris – 14 Foods You Must Try
We all want to see and do everything in the world, but sometimes the flight between where you are and where you want to go can be a major deterrent. Being prepared and learning a few tips on how to survive a long haul flight will make that journey much, much smoother for you. Pick the Right Seat Not all airplane seats are created equal. You … Continue reading How to Survive a Long Haul Flight.
Everything you need to know about the capsule hotel in Japan. A cultural experience that’s a must-do for any world traveler. Continue reading The Capsule Hotel In Japan – A Guide