Best Towns to Celebrate the Fourth of July

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Across the country, virtually every city and town in the U.S. holds some type of celebration to commemorate the day the founding fathers told King George and his boys to push off. However, across America, not all Fourth of July celebrations are created equal, and the atmosphere of the small-town festivities usually does the better job at recapturing the American spirit of independence. No matter what part of the country you call home, from sea to shining sea, here are five of the best towns to celebrate the Fourth of July:

Cruise Trends of 2016

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At the annual Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Fort Lauderdale, the bigwigs with some of the world’s biggest cruise lines stated, “there has never been a better time to take a cruise”. While there is most likely a bit of self-serving bravado in their proclamation, bookings already indicate a record-setting 24 million people will take a cruise this year. Additionally, cruise lines keep launching new vessels, expanding itineraries and adding amenities to attract passengers. To get you up to speed, here are the three big cruise trends of 2016 that will have you cruising into summer:

10 Things to do Before You Park Your Car at the Airport

At AirportParkingReservations.com, we continually strive to make your airport parking experience as easy and stress free as possible.  Here are 10 things that you can do before you park your car at the airport to help make it even better.

Top Airport Travel Hacks

Airline travel is always such a joy, with long lines, rushing here and there only to have your flight delayed… of course, let’s not forget the wonderful post-911 security checks. Still, if you want to travel, you have to deal with it.

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So, here are the top airport travel hacks that can help make your trip go a lot smoother:

Visiting Japan: Tips for First-Time Travelers

While Japan is an amazing place to visit, being welcoming and warm to travelers, the country has a very unique culture that can be as mysterious as it is interesting for a first-time visitor. Japan is not a country where you can just go and wing it. For foreign visitors, Japan’s technology can be overwhelming, the prices terrifying and the language barrier intimidating. 

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When visiting Japan, the key is preparation. Knowledge of etiquette, including when to remove your shoes, when and how to bow, how to get around the country and what to pack, can make your Japanese experience go a lot smoother.