Mark Twain once said golf is a good walk spoiled. If you don’t share this opinion, the British Isles may be the ultimate quest when it comes to courses. St. Andrews in Scotland is the most well-known course among golfers and walkers alike. This course is the first professional golf course where players tried to master the game 600 years ago.
Gaining access to this institution is easier than you think. For prime times, book six months to a year in advance. This means in order to get a private tee time between March and November 2019, you had to book in September 2018. Even if you miss this window, there is still the chance to book in less desirable conditions, meaning December to March, or to take your chances as a single golfer and show up on the day of play. Just remember you do have to be a certain caliber of golfer to play; for more information on requirements look here.
Keep in mind there is a rich golf culture in other countries, too, like Wales. These courses may not be steeped in as much history as St. Andrews, but they are every bit as beautiful. Try Nefyn Golf Club in Northern Wales. It boasts a sea view from every green, or Lahinch Golf Club in West Ireland. It has been described as the St. Andrews of Ireland although it defies comparison. If a golf vacation is on your bucket list, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales are your destinations.
Few things in life are as unappealing as smelly shoes. There’s something about the distinctive odor of stanky feet that’s almost vomit-inducing. When you’re traveling, the stench can really sneak up you. Here are some tips for keeping your shoes fresh and ready to stroll.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Barcelona’s insane popularity and large influx of visitors as of late may have some travelers steering away from the Mediterranean coastal city, but just outside the overpopulated center of the city, known as Ciutat Vella, are quieter neighborhoods that offer more of a local feel and don’t come with exorbitant tourist prices. El Poble-Sec is one such area that rests between the towering Montjuic park and the Old Town, making it a nice escape but still close enough to access the sights.
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.
Capturing a shot of ourselves in the most impressive, gorgeous places on earth can feel like an uncontrollable compulsion. But taking selfies can be dangerous, and even deadly without the right safety protocols in place. According to a selfies study from researchers associated with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, more than 250 people died while taking selfies over six years. And that number only accounts for people who lost their lives to the selfie craze and doesn't account for injuries.