Anyone who has experienced the shame and heartbreak of spilling a messy fast food meal all over themselves and their car knows that packing smart travel snacks is a very, very good idea.
To avoid such a scenario during your road trip, get a step ahead by pre-packing snacks and meals that won’t wreak havoc on your wallet, waistline or new shirt.
For lunch, nestle your favorite sandwich ingredients in a baguette or similar-style bread. The baguette will keep your food where it should be — between your fingers, not all over your lap. Don’t go overboard with the condiments, either, to keep things clean in your car and the calorie content of your meal low. Sandwiches are amazingly versatile — peanut butter and jelly, tuna salad and a BLT, for instance, are virtually nothing alike — and can be made cheaply with fresh produce or deli specials.
Grapes, celery sticks, cauliflower and carrots are great for eating by themselves or dipping into a hummus or other spread. Fruits and vegetables are always a smart choice for your body, with plenty of vitamins and nutrients to keep you feeling energized while you cruise toward your destination. Produce can be bought on a budget from farmer’s markets, and stocking up during your roadtrip is a great way to get a taste of local color.
If you’re craving a salty, crunchy treat, open up a bag of kale chips. They’re still cooked in oil, but healthier than potato chips and stasty and satisfying while on the go. Almonds are a great snack food for the health-conscious traveler, and are nice and filling without giving you that greasy, heavy feeling that comes with consuming fried foods.
Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.
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 Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.
Start your explorations of Gettysburg with breakfast, but not just any breakfast. Gettysburg has many delightful bed and breakfasts worth a stay. If you book a stay at Baladerry Inn, you not only get a comfy, spacious guestroom in a historic home once a Civil War hospital, but you also dine on a scrumptious, hearty breakfast each morning, and it’s all included in your room rate.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.