One of the most enjoyable perks of traveling is being able to pick out unique gifts for friends and family while overseas. Sometimes, those trinkets you think Aunt Martha might love on her living room mantle might end up getting you in a lot of trouble if you bring it across the border.
Ivory is a big no-no for Americans. The illegal ivory trade is an enormous problem worldwide and is a danger to the existence of elephants and rhinos. Jewelry, furniture or toys made with ivory are illegal in the United States and can lead to fines and imprisonment if you attempt to bring any home.
Bringing food home from a foreign country is a tricky task, because there are so many things banned in America that might not seem like they could cause harm. A lot of meats and fruits can carry disease or bugs with them, so it’s important to check U.S. laws on what is and is not acceptable.
Though seemingly an odd item to include, this is actually one of the things Americans attempt to sneak in quite often. Kinder eggs, while popular throughout the world with kids, are banned in the United States due to choking hazards. Sneaking one into the country can lead to a fine of up to $5,000.
It goes without saying illegal drugs aren’t getting past Customs, but neither will many legal drugs sold in other countries. That’s because unless they’ve passed the FDA’s strict tests they’re not legal here. If you can’t find it here in the United States, it’s likely it won’t make it out of the airport.
My husband and I arrived to Kenwood Inn & Spa about an hour before check-in time and luckily our room was ready. The front desk attendant asked if we need assistance with our luggage, then escorted us to our room. Along the way, she pointed out the rooms past the lobby where the daily complimentary breakfast is served, as well as complimentary wine tastings. I enjoyed a glass of welcome Champagne as we made our way to the room.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
TritonWear is an innovative IoT product that’s bringing elite sport analytics to everyday swimmers. The affordable and user-friendly technology was created by a Toronto startup and is aimed at swimmers looking to increase their speed and overall skill. The TritonWear platform, which includes both the wearable and the app, helps swimmers pinpoint weaknesses and reduce injury risk.
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.