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Tips for Traveling to America

America is a superpower, rich in natural resources and the first-choice for education and IT enthusiasts. America is a pioneer in space research and its Silicon Valley is the dream destination for thousands of IT aspirants in search of a golden career. However, America is a must-not-see spot for the travel buffs too. There are plenty of things you can explore in America and I bet you will love coming back here times and again.

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Here are a few simple tips to take into consideration for a more pleasant and better experience throughout your journey to America.

How do you like having memories of your travel? Make sure to carry a journal. An online blog can never give the same level of satisfaction that can be enjoyed from pen and paper stuff. Your travel through America can be worth a story to be put in black and white. Do you drink alcohol regularly? Then it is must for you to pack a wine/bottle opener, otherwise, it is very likely that you will be standing with a bottle of beer or wine and there is nothing to open. You may not feel comfortable to approach someone for an opener. That situation will be a simple let-down on a foreign land.

No matter whether you are travelling on your own or with your friends or family, make sure to pack a pack of cards. I know you will spend a lot of time playing at casinos, travelling between states, enjoying beach activities, going on a shopping spree and indulging yourself in plenty of entertaining actions. However, when you will want to withdraw from all those enjoyment and spend time at the corner of your hotel room, a pack of cards will be something to kill your boredom. Another must-carry thing for you is a roll of toilet paper. It can be used for different purposes and not only as a wiper.

Have you packed some plastic carriers and bottles in your bag? If not, ensure to make room for them in your suitcase. However, don’t carry glass bottles as they will add weight to your carry bag and might break down at even slight friction. Also keep a good stock of vinegar, ketchup, salt, tissues and everything that you might require during your US trip. A good idea is to interact with locals. I did the same while travelling abroad. Befriending the locals helps me a lot to enrich my general knowledge. Find out more information about the country you are travelling.

Smartly purchase calling cards. There are plenty of options around to choose from. Choose the one which allows you to call maximum number of minutes. Cards likes HI, VIP will be a great save during your stay in hotels.

Wish you a happy journey!

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Get to Know the Top Tourist Attractions in San Francisco Before Visiting

San Francisco

Northern California is poised to have San Francisco. The sole city county and cultural hub of NC has a total area of 121 sq km. It is one of the most populated cities in the world. Tourists from all over the world visit San Francisco every year. Not to forget Americans from other states also find it an enjoyable travel destination.

If you are planning to visit San Francisco, few things you need to make sure that you know almost everything about the place. San Francisco is also a peninsula called San Francisco Bay area and it is considerably large, spanning over 600 sq km. As it is under the State of California, do a homework on the laws of California.

Most importantly, make a list of must see places. The top tourist destinations in San Francisco are Alcatraz Island, Coit Tower, Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Zoo, Asian Art Museum, Coit Tower, Pier 39 and Angel Island State Park.

You can start with Alcatraz Island. Visiting the place is like reliving history. Mob kingpin such as Al Capone was imprisoned here. The place has prison cells where infamous criminals stayed at some point of history. Remember the movie Escape from Alcatraz? Both self-guided tour and formal guide tour options are available.

Coi Tower blocks the view of the skyline. Once you are on top of the tower, you could get a bird’s eye view of the whole city. It’s an amazing experience. The tower was built in the 30s. Some believe the tower was built to pay homage to firefighter. There are murals and artworks on the lobby that describe the era of 30s.

The bridge is 2.7 km long. The Bridge spans over the Golden Gate strait and a channel with length three-mile between Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. In 1937, four years after it was built, the toll tax was just $0.50. The architecture of the bridge is one of a kind.

If you are visiting San Francisco with kids, the zoo is a must go place. The zoo has hordes of animals such as zebras, cape buffalo, spider and rhesus monkeys, elephants, Asian elephants and bear. Many insects like Madagascar hissing cockroaches, tarantulas, velvet ants, termites, bees and terrariums are also in the zoo.

Pier 39 is a renowned tourist attraction in San Francisco. It has shops, restaurants, aqua mammal center, a video arcade and arrangements for street performances. Tourist spend time at the place, enjoy the delicate food and get entertained.

The more you know about San Francisco before arriving there, the better for you. Get details about the places to visit, carry a map of the city every time and interact with locals in case you can’t locate a place. That way you can have fun traveling San Francisco.