Headed to the park for a perfect summer picnic? Make sure you have one of these new items to take your outdoor dining experience to the next level.
A New Picnic Basket
Are wicker picnic baskets really practical in any way? Likely not. Use a BUILT NY welded tote bag or soft portable cooler, so you can take all your cool items with you in one easy-to-carry bag that can handle everything you need. Plus, the portable cooler comes with a built-in bottle opener.
Stop struggling with that melon! The Watermelon Slicester gives you a mess-free bowl of watermelon cubes in seconds. Just slice, pick up and eat. Despite the name, this kitchen gadget also works on cantaloupe and honeydew melons.
Make a frozen cocktail in your freezer, enough for four to six servings (which, depending on your habits, could be enough for just you, or you and a few friends), and then toss this cocktail carafe with its neoprene sleeve and tight lid into your new picnic basket, where it’ll stay insulated and cold. Once at the park, pop it open and pour everyone a round of frozen Rosé or margaritas.
Scuddles Picnic Blanket
Of course, you’ll need somewhere to sit. A Scuddle picnic blanket is heavy duty, yet stylish, made of polyester with a waterproof backing. The carrying straps store it neatly when folded, so you can carry it to your favorite picnic spot with ease.
The Fear of Missing Out greatly affects students who study abroad. For months students look forward to the countries they will call home, whether for a semester or a year, and then after they arrive, the loneliness and separation sets in. It’s difficult to be away from family and friends for a long amount of time and studying abroad is no exception, no matter how badly a student wants to fall in love with their city.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Breweries are everywhere today and, while many craft and microbreweries specialize in particular styles of beer, few are quite as specialized as Ghent Gruut Brewery in Ghent, Belgium. Here, the current craze for hop-heavy India Pale Ales is entirely eschewed as absolutely no hops at all are used in the brewing process. Before you clamor to claim this can’t be beer at all as everyone knows the four ingredients of beer are grain, water, yeast, and hops, consider hops weren’t actually added to beer until the 13th century. Before then, all beers were flavored with herbs and spices, or gruut, as the French population of medieval Ghent called them.
For many couples, honeymoons serve as a once-in-a-lifetime luxurious trip, often fulfilling a bucket list destination or experience. South Africa is one of those places. The country offers a variety of experiences, whether you want a relaxing or adventurous honeymoon.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., with some of the most beautiful views of the nation’s capital, Alexandria, Virginia, is one of the most endearing small cities in America. From the historic charm of Old Town to the artistic development of the waterfront and the bohemian flair of Del Ray, Alexandria has something for everyone. With increased attention comes an ever-exploding culinary scene and, despite its size, Alexandria already overflows with excellent options. These five will give you the best representation of the city’s diverse scene.