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How to Buy Eyeglasses in Mexico

How to Buy Eyeglasses in Mexico
The process of buying eyeglasses in Mexico is similar to the process of buying them in the United States. The major difference is the language and the price, which will probably be exponentially cheaper than in the U.S. However, you should look for l

How to Ride the Chunnel from London to Paris

How to Ride the Chunnel from London to Paris
With the advent of Eurostar's new High Speed 1, clocking in at just over 208 mph, getting to Paris from London has never been easier. In just 2 hours and 15 minutes, one could start the day with a traditional English breakfast in London and have a mi

How to Find Discounted Hot Air Balloon Rides

How to Find Discounted Hot Air Balloon Rides
Hot air ballooning gives you a different perspective of the region you're visiting, whether that's the vineyards of Tuscany or the snowy mountains of Colorado. It's an expensive treat, with most tickets starting at around $200 per person, according t

How to Travel on an Expired US Passport

How to Travel on an Expired US Passport
International travel with an expired U.S. passport is nearly impossible. You only can use an expired U.S. passport to travel overland or by sea to Canada and within the United States. With a valid U.S. passport, you can travel to most countries. Cana

How to Check the Number of Days Left on Disney Park Tickets

How to Check the Number of Days Left on Disney Park Tickets
The Disney Parks ticket system is called "Magic Your Way". There are several different options available, including No Expiration Date, Park Hopper (which allows you to visit more than one park in a single day), and Water Parks and More. The mor

How to Take a Charles Whitman Tour of Austin

How to Take a Charles Whitman Tour of Austin
It is difficult, even after several decades, to look at the tower of the University of Texas Main Building in Austin without thinking about that ugly day in August of 1966 when a deranged ex-Marine named Charles Whitman climbed to the top with a coll

How to Calculate Temperature Conversions

How to Calculate Temperature Conversions
Sometimes it's just convenient to know how to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit. Especially if you're from the United States in a foreign country where they use only Celsius for temperature readings. Want to know how to calculate temperature conversions?

How to Tour Hearst Castle

How to Tour Hearst Castle
Hearst Castle, the former estate of the newspaper tycoon, William Randolph Hearst, is located midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, in San Simeon, California, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The 250,000-acre estate was given to the State of Ca

How to Vacation With a Baby in Hawaii

How to Vacation With a Baby in Hawaii
There are many things you can do in Hawaii with a baby. Also, there are certain things to bring on your trip that will help make traveling with your baby easier. Hawaii is known for its mountain trails and hiking, along with snorkeling spots and swim

How to Make a Model Biplane

How to Make a Model Biplane
Early biplanes were simple but effective flying machines with lightweight frames supporting cloth-covered wings and a thin-skinned fuselage.Things You'll NeedBox of 100 toothpicks 2.5 inches in lengthHot glue gunHot glue stick1 square yard of high th

How to Clean Up Dirty Water to Make Clean Drinking Water

How to Clean Up Dirty Water to Make Clean Drinking Water
Clean water is the greatest necessity to human life. A human can survive only a short period of time without water. Dirty water can cause serious illness or death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hepatitis, giardia, which

How to Cope With Culture Shock

How to Cope With Culture Shock
Relocating or even traveling abroad can be a thrilling experience. After all, everything is a new and exciting adventure. However, as time wears on, the honeymoon period wears off and many people find that their spirits have plummeted as they deal wi

How to Spot the "no gas" Travel Scam

How to Spot the "no gas" Travel Scam
The "No Gas" Travel Scam is a scam commonly found in the United States. It can take place anywhere and is designed to appeal to your compassion, generosity and possibly even your religious affiliations. Read the following tips to learn how to sp

How to Receive a Free Disney Gift Card

How to Receive a Free Disney Gift Card
The old saying is that there's no such thing as a free lunch. If you have some time to spare, you can disprove that maxim at Walt Disney World. Many tourists schedule extra days in their Orlando vacations just to relax and explore the free sights at

How to Renew a Polish Passport When Living in the USA

How to Renew a Polish Passport When Living in the USA
Normally, you should always ensure your Polish passport will cover the amount of time you plan to live in the United States. However, in the event that you must renew your passport, you can still do so without having to leave Poland. To do this, you

How to Use a Vehicle Luggage Rack

How to Use a Vehicle Luggage Rack
How to Use a Vehicle Luggage Rack. The value of saving space inside the vehicle on a long road trip is hard to measure. Knowing how to properly load and use one's vehicle-top luggage rack means the difference between being packed like sardines for se

How to Keep Your Passport Safe When You Travel

How to Keep Your Passport Safe When You Travel
Having a passport gives you the ability to travel the world. You will find yourself quite challenged if your passport is lost or stolen when you're abroad, so it's important to keep it safe at all times. It's certainly worth your while to avoid the s

How to Keep Our Water Resources Clean

How to Keep Our Water Resources Clean
The greatest resource that is available to man is the Earth's many water resources. From lakes and streams to oceans and rivers, the Earth is made up of about 70 percent water. But because 90 percent of that water is salt based, it is not consumable.

How to Identify a Coral Snake

How to Identify a Coral Snake
For some time now, people will tell you that the way to identify a Coral snake is to remember the poem, "red on yellow, kill a fellow." While technically correct, there are other ways to go about identifying it. A Coral snake has distinct charac

How to Travel Between the Islands of Hawaii

How to Travel Between the Islands of Hawaii
Hawaii is made up of seven islands. The Big Island of Hawaii, Kahoolawe, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, and Nihau are separated by rough channels which make them hard to cross by boat. There are a couple of ferries that offer service between two of the
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