When the holidays come around, searching for the right Christmas gift for each friend and relative is not the only duty many of us have. Finding something fun and memorable to do on New Year's Eve is also a top priority. However, because it is such a common party occasion, there is a lot of pressure to do something original. One way to have a memorable New Year's is to spend it away from home; use your vacation time wisely and visit a top party destination. In fact, with these 10 hotspots, you'll be partying like it's 1999
Last December, my friend Nigel and I celebrated my birthday by visiting California for the first time. I never get nervous about what I’ll eat when traveling and my friends palette is definitely even more open to anything than mine. I tend to enjoy the safety and reliability of chain restaurants. Think about it: No matter where you are in the world a Big Mac will still taste like a Big Mac, so you can imagine my relief when I learned that there was a Denny’s, a McDonalds and a Subway all in close proximity to our hotel. Fine dining in Vegas and San Fransico can get pricey.
So we chose places that were tried, true and cheap. Johnny Rockets was about as intense as it got for us, which unfortunately meant that we carried a bunch of cholesterol and carbs with us on our flight home.While I can eat a double bacon cheeseburger for breakfast, lunch and dinner with no regret, I know many of you probably would feel much like my friend did: Bloated and discouraged. Just because you’re on vacation, doesn’t mean your nutritional needs should be as well. Take a look at eleven ways to eat healthy without totally blowing your travel budget:
Forget horror movies and scary theme-park rides, it you want to really spook yourself in year 2014, take a look at these creepy ancient sites across Europe, from churches adorned with skeletons to a village of tombs.