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You’re traveling to a new, exciting destination. You’ve just bought your tickets, booked your hotel room with a nice view of the garden and you’re ready to go. What could go wrong with such a splendid holiday? It might be a new scam that many tourists fall for. We’ve found the ten most “popular” scams you should be aware.... Read more
Shopping is any tourists dream. Buying local and ethnic items is on everybody's travel itinerary, so make sure if you're traveling to China, you know some basic words and phrases in Mandarin Chinese to help you shop and bargain your way to success. Learn how to ask a shop assistant if you can you try something on in Mandarin Chinese. You'll also learn about the currency called RMB or Yuan, and you'll learn how to haggle for a bargain.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to rent bikes in Europe. The cost to rent a bike is about $15 and the cost decreases per day the longer you rent it. Bikes can easily be rented in towns in small rental shops. Europe has many bike paths with signs for tourists to travel along without any traffic. To find these paths, users should get information from the tourist information centers or bike rental shops. This video will benefit those viewers who will be visiting Europe and would like t...
The Museum restaurant far removed from downtown Bucharest isn't a place tourists are likely to stumble upon accidentally. But for ten years, "Museum" has definitely been an out-of-the-ordinary place to dine. Watch this cooking how to video and learn how to make one of their specialties, salmon tournedo rolled in bacon. This seafood recipe is sure to be a one of your specialties too.
Traveling is a rich and rewarding experience. When you don't speak the language, however, your trip can present some tricky obstacles. Google knows this, which is why they will now automatically translate user reviews in Google Maps and Google searches.
How to make a bracelet with a stylized eye symbol. Charms and decorations featuring the eye are a common sight across the world and have become a popular choice of souvenir with tourists.
United Arab Emirates is the cosmopolitan country that offers various attractions for tourists across the world. This country has buildup its image as one the fastest growing country of this region. Besides visiting worth seeing places, travelers can also enjoy tasty traditional food of UAE across the country. Whether you have chosen Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman or Ras Al Khaimah, you will get the chance to enjoy best traditional food everywhere.
As augmented reality becomes more and more integrated into the mainstream, people have been wondering the future of AR is going to look like. Jay Samit has a pretty clear idea.
Since the days of Archytas, rocket propulsion has been the Holy Grail of aeronautics. Thanks to Galileo's inertia, Newton's laws of motion, and the "father of modern rocketry," Goddard, space is not a complete mystery anymore. Rocket-powered aircrafts have evolved from the first liquid fuel rocket in 1926, to the Soviet R-7 which launched Sputnik, to NASA's Saturn V that propelled Apollo 11 to the moon. Today, even billionaire tourists can enjoy space, like Microsoft's Charles Simonyi and Cir...
If touring the scenic vistas behind the Lord of the Rings film franchise doesn't persuade tourists to visit New Zealand, perhaps immersive content viewed through Magic Leap One will do the trick.
Paying for street parking in New York City just got so much easier. Instead of searching for loose change or hoping you didn't forget your wallet, you can use a device you always have with you: your phone.
Augmented reality is quickly becoming a popular tool for marketing use cases, as demonstrated by new projects serving the automotive, entertainment, and tourism industries this past week.
Apple Maps. For years now, its reputation has been that of a punchline. Although Apple and Google battle for supremacy in most hardware and software categories, in the map game there's no question who has the superior app. But the news of the day shows Apple expanding the cities it plans on collecting street data from, opening up speculation that they're not ready to throw in the towel on Apple Maps.
Beginning in November, National Football League (NFL) fans visiting New York's Times Square can come as close as any civilian can to stepping onto a professional football field. All for less than the price of a pair of cleats.
In-N-Out Burger uses only quality, fresh ingredients, and that means no frozen, prepackaged, or over-processed anything in sight. Because of this, their food is exceptionally tasty, and one of the first things tourists flock to when they visit the West Coast.
Bioluminescence — the ability of an organism to produce and emit light — is nature's light show. Plants, insects, fish, and bacteria do it, and scientists understand how. Until now, though, we didn't know how fungi glow.
News: Niantic Partners with City Governments to Turn Pokémon GO into a Tool for Community Engagement
A new study published by American University demonstrates how Pokémon GO and other augmented reality games can help city governments bring communities closer together.
Months before London-based Jonathan Moon would turn 30, he started musing over how to celebrate. While he had rung in past birthdays at home, he wanted to do something out of the ordinary as a farewell kiss to his twenties. A short ski vacation with friends felt like the perfect idea.
News: Virgin Galactic App Uses Augmented Reality to Let You Sample Space Tourism with Richard Branson
Billionaire Richard Branson did his part to advance space tourism this weekend by beating Elon Musk (SpaceX) and Jeff Bezos (Blue Origin) to become the first among them to travel into space.
People fundamentally distrust magicians. And they should. The illusions they proffer are just that, illusions meant to astound rather than tangible interactions and results that have weight and meaning in our real world. Our lizard brains know this, and, no matter what the outstanding feat of "magic" presented, we nevertheless hold fast to our survival-based grip on the truth: we just saw simply "can't be real."
Planning a vacation overseas can sometimes feel overwhelming with the number of things you need to remember before heading out. Since smartphones keep us connected at all times, it's essential that you have everything you need here as well. Unexpected events can arise while on your trip, and you should be prepared for anything like a survival expert.
You don't have to be a frequent flyer to know how indispensable navigation apps have become. Many of us rely on these apps for traveling from state to state and getting around in foreign cities, but even more of us count on these apps to beat rush hour traffic and find the quickest routes to school or work. So naturally, we all have our favorite mapping apps, but which one is truly the best?
Defcon is the largest hacker conference with something for everyone, whether it be the talks, parties, villages, or any of the hundreds of events. In this guide, we'll take a holistic view at everything that goes into attending the con for the first time, from securing your electronics and making the most of your time to the logistics of getting there and finding the right place to stay.
Love their mussels (they sell fresh by the pound if you want to cook your own), their homebrewed Parrot Ale, and playing pool. An institution in Coupeville. Lack of street appeal makes it easy to walk on by (good for us locals), but a don't miss recommendation from me.
Bolton to Israel: Time to Finally 'Retaliate' Against Iran.
Real life spiderman, Jyothi Rai of India, spends his time entertaining tourists by scaling walls of the Chitradurga Fort. The daredevil works completely harness free.
You know how it is. A huge world class event comes to your town, World Cup for example, and all of a sudden everything is changed. TVs are on everywhere, tourists are pouring into your city and roads are packed with raving football fanatics. Road rules are bent and twisted in every way imaginable and all of a sudden those 5-seaters gain the capacity of city buses. People are sticking out of all car openings, music blasting and all. While this type of atmosphere is uber-exciting, you still hav...
Calling all curious minds—scientists, anthropologists, relentless tourists: Saturday, April 9th, is International Obscura Day, the day to "explore hidden treasures in your hometown," or so says Atlas Obscura, a website dedicated to public curiosities and esoterica. If you're the kind of person who appreciates public oddities every day of the year, tomorrow is icing on the cake. Celebrate Obscura Day in one of hundreds of locales—from Los Angeles to Sydney, from Berlin to Manila.
As a kid, my favorite thing to do at the Natural History museum was a midday stop, when my family strolled past an antiquated looking vending machine in the museum's musty basement. The Mold-A-Rama machine was oddly shaped, George Jetson-esque, and spewed out made-to-order, brightly colored plastic dinosaurs. There was such joy in watching the liquid wax pour into the mold, and then eject a warm, custom toy—well worth the dollar or two demanded. A version of this tradition was recently elevat...
Exploring a new city is tough if you're all by your lonesome. But if you have your iPhone on you, you're not alone at all... there's tons of great apps available for discovering the city around you. We've previously featured an app that helps you decide on what bar or club to attend, as well as one that shows you the hidden world unbeknown to most tourists (sometimes even the local population). When it comes to dining out, Yelp helps considerably, but it doesn't provide you with personalized ...
Traveling. It can be anything from going to the Grocery store, to driving down the street, or flying to different places. Traveling is done by everyone, everyday. But there are some dangers to it as many people know by now. But here are some tips to help you stay on track.
What do you expect Israel do say when a suicide bomber from Sweden kills travelers on a bus at such a high point in tension between the US, Israel and Iran?
In Alan Wake, there are hidden messages hidden throughout the levels that are only visible with a flashlight. If you don't flash the light at a particular spot, you will not be able to see the message.
International Pet Travel: Taking Your Pet Animal to a Foreign Country If you are taking a pet to another country (permanently or for a visit), contact that country's consulate or embassy for information about any requirements that you must meet. A list of consulates can be found at Foreign Consular Offices in the United States
Get a crowd of tourists to roam a farmers market attempting to pay for already licked ice cream cones in Monopoly money. Preferably the tourists would not speak English.
Marketers from Facebook who design ads for advertisers can ask them to switch over to higher end product in which Facebook would be designing or hosting themes based on their products. This product theme will have a separate scroll area where advertisers (after buying rights from Facebook) can scroll latest development happening in their company or the latest offers with which company is coming out. Through above setup Facebook gets fees for hosting personalized theme as well as providing a s...
So check this out. Have Johnny Knoxville dressed up in his old man costume with a cage covered by a sheat. The joke is that Wee-Man will be in the cage but nobody will know it. When Johnny Knoxville walks into a store with a bunch of tourists, Wee-man has to start hitting the cage and then the sheet gets knocked off and wee-man finds a way to get out of the cage. As soon as he gets outhave him run all around the store. He should wear a thong to make it funnier. It would be good to go into a f...