Drivers from certain countries might find the customs of the road in Italy take some getting used to.
For starters it is not unusual for cars to drive far closer to each other than in other places, and overtaking is much more common. It’s not unusual to find locals flashing their lights at you on the motorway as a way of asking you to let them past, and seemingly daring maneuvers are commonplace.
In the tight and winding streets of many Italian cities, it’s not unusual to give parked cars a friendly bump as you maneuver into a space. It’s the kind of thing that could spark road rage elsewhere, but it seems perfectly acceptable in Italy. With that in mind, it’s probably worth getting excess insurance if you are driving a hire car, just in case another driver gives your vehicle an overzealous shove.
However, it doesn’t take long to get used to things, at least on the open road. The most important thing is not to panic, and make sure you hold your line.
While some things will just take practice, others are regulations you need to remember. For example, you are legally required to have a high-vis jacket and a warning triangle in your car in case you break down on the side of the road. You will also have to have side lights on at all times.
Keeping documents safe while traveling is paramount because, should you ever lose them, it could cause an unwanted world of hassle. It could cost a lot of time and money to replace whatever was lost or stolen. We compiled a list of steps to take to safeguard your documents.
Everyone has a different headphones preference. Some prefer the ones that go over your head and others like the ones inside your ear. I am particular about my headphones, as I don’t like when they go too far into your ear. I was nervous to purchase Apple Airpods as a result, but I am glad I did.
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.
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City played host to a star-studded list of celebrity chefs at the annual Savor Borgata food and wine festival. The two-day festival featured 22 events, including cooking demonstrations and exclusive meals with celebrity chefs. Wolfgang Puck, Bobby Flay, Michael Symon, Michael Schulson, Geoffrey Zakarian, Greg and Marc Sherry and special guest chef Alex Guarnaschelli were all in attendance. Puck, Flay, Symon, Sherry and Schulson all have restaurants at Borgata.