10 Special Tips for Your Romantic Getaways Written by Yochention Saritoh
Taking a break by going for romantic getaways with your loved one is a precious moment. So all things needed for trips has to be prepared carefully especially when you travel abroad. Each country has its own requirement for visitors to visit country. Here are tips for preparing your romantic getaways that really could help you especially when it is your first time to travel abroad:
1. Research romantic getaways places Research romantic getaways places or honeymoon places that you want to go. You should discuss places to go for your romantic getaways with your partner to make sure that both of you will enjoy trip. Discuss budget that you both have in order to pick best place to enjoy your honeymoon or romantic getaways within budget.
2. Check weather When you travel to tropical country, actually any time of year is perfect because tropical countries mostly have a stable weather all year long. The weather in tropical countries is mostly warm and humid. When you want to travel to any four-season countries, you should check weather on country. Also, you need to check weather of time when you visit country so that it will help you to decide either to bring thick clothes, t-shirts, short-pants or tank-tops.
3. Credit Card Frequent Flyer Program Check whether your credit card has a frequent flyer program so you could get a discount or points for traveling. You could save a lot if you have a frequent flyer program credit card which eventually will grant you a free ticket after you reach a certain points. Especially if you are a frequent traveler or your job requires you to travel a lot then you definitely need to have that kind of credit card.
4. Book an airline ticket There are a lot of airfare deals out there for you to choose. Usually deals that most airlines offer are for a short time only, so whenever you are sure about your destination then you need to book it right a way. The other thing about online travel deal is that you have to make sure that date and time of travel before you purchase ticket because most of good deals are usually non-refundable.
San Francisco Travel - Discover the Mission District's MuralsWritten by Jed Clark
With over 600 murals, San Francisco streets are a parade of vibrant and radiant murals that are painted on building walls and facades, fences, garage doors and more. The colorful Mission District is epicenter of San Francisco murals with greatest concentration of murals in San Francisco. The San Francisco Mission neighborhood's love affair with murals stems from Mexican roots of Mission District community. The Latino community began to move into in Mission neighborhood in 1950s and 60s. Early in 1970s, resident muralists started following traditions of great muralists of 1920s and 30s, perhaps most famous of which was Diego Rivera. Discovering murals of San Francisco Mission District is discovering hopes and passions, joys and tribulations of people. The Precita Eyes Mural Arts and Visitors Center (located at 2981 24th Street) is a great place to begin your exploration of murals in San Francisco Mission neighborhood. The Precita Eyes visitors center offers three guided mural tours on Saturday and Sunday for between $10 and $12 for an adult. You can arrange private group mural tours in advance. In addition, Precita Eyes Visitors Center has a Mission mural map of nearly 90 murals that you can use to explore neighborhood on your own. At Precita Eyes, you can purchase mural-themed items, such as post cards, candles, posters and books. Precita Eyes also sells mural arts supplies in case your are inspired to paint your own personal mural on your living room wall. For more information, contact Precita Eyes at http://www.precitaeyes.org/ or (415) 285-2287. Located a block from Precita Eyes between Treat Avenue and Harrison Street, Balmy Alley has a concentration of more than 30 vivid murals painted on fences, building walls and garage doors. In neighborhood densely packed with murals, Balmy Alley is at center of it all. Muralists began working in San Francisco's Balmy Alley as early as 1971. Many of original murals are still there as well as many murals that have been painted over intervening years. The Balmy Alley murals are very diverse both stylistically and in subject matter. Some of murals feature cartoon-like illustrations that playful and juvenile. Other murals along Balmy Alley grapple with difficult subjects, such as a memorial to people who have died from AIDS or depictions of political strife and war in Latin America. Another mural honors great muralist Diego Rivera and his wife, painter Frida Kahlo. And another is a tribute to women muralists of Mission District. One colorless mural, depicts two men and a woman jumping through a barbed-wire fence lined with keys. The woman has her hand held high, making peace sign.