The Best Wine Gifts Under $50

I recently reviewed the wine advent calendar from In Good Taste which makes a fabulous gift for the holidays, but it’s definitely a single-holiday gift and it’s not under $50. So, I thought I’d gather up some other wine gift ideas that work year-round and that are more budget friendly. One suggestion that isn’t a wine gift but works great for any health nut in your life is supplements from Goli Nutrition. And these aren’t your grandma’s supplements. Rather than a hard pill you have to choke down, these are gummies that actually taste good. You can even use a code for 35% off gummies.

Bottles of Wine

I figured we’d get the most obvious answer out of the way first: a budget of $50 is plenty to get you a very nice bottle of wine for the wine-lover in your life. If you’re not a wine drinker yourself and have no idea what’s good, ask the staff at the store. You don’t start a job at a wine store without loving the stuff yourself, these people practically live for being asked for wine recommendations. They may have some basic questions about whether your giftee prefers reds, whites, or roses and specific kinds of them so see if you can suss out what their preferences are ahead of time. That will give the staff the information they need to make the best possible recommendations

Decorative Cork Holders

This is kind of a fun one. Decorative cork holders are typically wall hangings or containers to place on a table that have slots or a chamber to hold corks from bottles of wine. They run the gamut of designs, with some being more straightforward and functional and some being very creative indeed. They can run the gamut in terms of pricing as well, but check out sites like Etsy and you can get personalized ones for around $50. 

Freezable Glasses

If your giftee loves whites and roses, they will never have to suffer through another glass of lukewarm wine again. A freezable glass is exactly what it sounds like – it goes into the freezer ahead of time and can be pulled out when they want to have a glass. The frozen gel inside the vacuum cup will keep their wine cold for hours even on a hot summer evening without ice melting into it and diluting the wine (ick). I can’t think of many things I find more refreshing on a hot summer evening than a nice glass of chilled wine. These will usually run you around $40. 

Bottle Stopper Garden Kits

Once the wine is finished, these stopper kits can turn the bottle into a pot for herbs or edible flowers. I think this is such a cool idea, and I loved seeing the roots growing down into the water  in the bottle. Much more interesting than a tray of herbs in your windowsill! These make a great gift to bring to a dinner party as a thank you, and they are only about $30! 

Uncorked Candles

Uncorked is a line of wine-scented candles that  are encased in upcycled old wine bottles. I have to put  a disclaimer here and say that I have not personally smell-tested these, so I’m not sure if they are any good or not. I do love a good candle though, and the idea of a candle scented with my favorite kind of wine is intriguing. The collection includes champagne, rose, chardonnay, pinot grigio, and cabernet. If you try one out, let me know how they smell. Or you could give me one as a gift! The candles are $35 each.

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The In Good Taste Wine Advent Calendar – is it worth it?

If you love trying new wines or know somebody who does, then you may want to look into the In Good Taste wine advent calendar next holiday season. It has 24 mini-bottles of a selection of the wines they carry and is a fun way to try different wines from around the world. If you find one that you particularly enjoy and want to try it at the source, you can use a 10% off coupon for accommodations.

What’s included with the advent calendar?

In each advent calendar from In Good Taste you will get 24 mini-bottles of wine, each containing 187mLs of the wine selection for that day. It’s just enough to enjoy a glass and get a good sense of if you like the varietal or not. The advent calendar also comes with a booklet with more information on each wine, as well as what foods pair well with them which is a nice touch. The promise of being able to try 24 different wines was strong enough to sell me, but they really went the extra mile with the little booklet and the details that went into it. The packaging that it comes in is quite attractive as well, so it’s easy to leave it out on a table or counter for the holiday season.

What kind of wine do you get in the advent calendar?

In Good Taste changes the wines that are included every year (which makes it a fantastic repeat gift for anyone who loves wine), so I can’t say for sure what you will get, but it typically includes wines from Spain, Sicily, California, and more. The advent calendar includes reds, whites, and roses so you get a wide variety of different wines.

Is the advent calendar good, actually, or just a gimmick?

I’m glad you asked! On the In Good Taste website there are 824 reviews of the advent calendar with the lowest rating of 4 stars out of 5! And, only 22 reviews give a 4 star rating, all 802 of the other reviews are for 5 stars. Customers are overall impressed with the quality and variety of the wine, as well as the attractive packaging. One customer mentioned that the mini-bottles also have nearly infinite possibilities for being upcycled once you drink the wine, which I thought was very clever! The only negatives I really saw in the 4 star reviews were that given the time of year, they wished they had the option to purchase an all-reds advent calendar. I suppose that’s more of a personal preference, than a negative?

So in conclusion, yes, the wine advent calendar from In Good Taste is good, actually. It’s fun, it’s cute, the wines are fabulous, they suggest tasty dishes to go along with each one, and you can reuse the bottle for all kinds of things once the wine is gone. If you are even considering purchasing it for yourself or as a gift, I can wholeheartedly recommend that you take the plunge and do it!

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The Coravin Model 2 vs Model 8, and Discount Codes for Laithwaite’s

A few years ago, the Coravin wine preservation system absolutely rocked the wine world. It had huge ramifications for restaurants in terms of their ability to serve any bottle of wine by the glass, however some within the wine industry thought it was a disgrace. For most of us who just enjoy drinking wine, it’s fantastic! I’ll go over a comparison of two models, the Model 2 and the Model 8, and we also have some discount codes for Laithwaite’s so that you will have some delicious wine to pour using your Coravin!

Laithwaite’s Discount Codes

Over the past year, buying wine online has become the preferred way to purchase. We’ve spent most of the past year in lockdown and unable to go to restaurants, and why risk going round to the shops if you don’t need to? One of the industries that has flourished during the pandemic has been wine delivery services. Prior to Covid and March of 2020, Laithwaite’s was well positioned to do well once the pandemic and lockdown hit. They have a very large catalogue of wine available, as well as brilliant prices.

For the most part you are buying a case, but a unique feature of Laithwaite’s is that it doesn’t have to be a case of 12 of the same bottles of wine. A case is simply just 12 bottles of wine, although you do need to order in pairs so you can get a maximum of 6 different kinds of wine in a case. They have some pre-made sampler packs available, or you have the option to build your own. On average you end up paying around £8-9 a bottle when you use discount codes!

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What is the Coravin?

The Coravin was invented when Greg Lambrecht wanted to enjoy a glass of wine when his wife was pregnant and unable to join him as she usually would. Uncorking a bottle meant that much of the wine would spoil, and I think we can all agree that spoiled wine is a very sad thing indeed. So he used his ingenuity and came up with the Coravin wine preservation system. Rather than uncorking the bottle a needle is inserted and used to draw wine out, while argon gas keeps oxygen from entering the bottle and spoiling the wine left within. I think it’s absolutely genius!

This obviously was a big hit in the restaurant world, where now any bottle of wine could be offered by the glass. You may not be able to drop £200 on a single bottle with dinner, but you could enjoy a glass for £40. However, not everyone was on board with this miracle device. Some people felt that the fact that almost anybody could now afford a glass of even the most expensive wines lowered the status and brand of wine altogether. I understand that it could be frustrating to someone who had once paid £2000 or more for a single bottle of wine to now see that very same wine being offered by the glass, but frankly I think that’s a very classist attitude. Wine is wonderful, and it should be available to anybody who wants it (and is over the legal drinking age). I don’t think increased availability cheapens the experience, if anything I think it will make more people appreciate wine.

Coravin Model 8 Features

Coravin has a bit of an unusual naming convention, the Model 2 is the newer model and the 8 is the older one. The Coravin Model 8 offered several improvements over the original design. The first was really a prototype, and while it was praised consumers did have some feedback which the company incorporated into future designs. The first of which was that it pours the wine much faster. The first model was a little sluggish on the pour, however the Model 8 is being advertised as 20% faster. Field testing suggested that the number was probably higher. Secondly, the bottle clamp was revised and is easier to put on and take off the bottle. Some people had previously found it difficult, especially if they had smaller hands. And thirdly the vertical slide of the needle to go in and out of the cork has been improved and made much smoother.

Coravin Model 2 Features

Now on to the Model 2, what was changed and improved in this one? Previous models had some issues with sealing the gas canister to the device, resulting in the gas leaking out. It’s not dangerous or anything, it just means that you go through canisters more quickly and thus spend more money. And to be fair, the issue wasn’t with the seal on the device, the issue was with users who had a hard time telling if the seal had been engaged properly or not. That was a major upgrade on this model, and they also improved the wine pour speed and the clamp again. The Model 2 also has a sleeker and more modern design.

Coravin Model 2 vs Model 8, which is better?

Both work great, if you already have a Model 8 and it’s functioning just fine you might as well stick with it. If you are looking to make a new purchase though, the Model 2 is quite nice.

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Where You Can Travel with CBD Oil, and cbdMD Coupons

For many people CBD oil has become a way to treat chronic pain, insomnia, anxiety, arthritis, and a whole host of other health issues. However since it’s still quite new, it’s a bit of a grey area on whether it’s okay to travel with it or not. We’ll go over some places that you can and can’t bring your CBD oil, and we also have some cbdMD coupons for you.

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The CBD oil industry is a lot like the supplements industry: it’s not heavily regulated and there is a vast range of product quality on the market. With cbdMD you can be confident that you are getting the highest quality CBD oil, or other CBD infused products. They have lotions & topicals, balms, gummies, soft gel capsules, and even dog treats! If your dog suffers from joint pain or anxiety you may want to give CBD treats a try. And no, you are not getting your dog high it’s the CBD oil derived from hemp plants which does not have the THC compound in it.

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If you already have a brand of CBD you prefer or you’re interested in trying CBD oil for the first time I recommend trying out cbdMD to see if you like it. They are one of the best quality brands out there, and you can use the coupon link from above to get a great deal.

Where Can’t I Go with CBD products?

Since this is largely a travel blog, I thought I’d cover where you can and can’t travel with CBD products. As I mentioned above CBD is still new, and so some countries just haven’t had time to put in laws around it yet. Also of note is that for the most part, it is the hemp-based CBD products like I mentioned with the dog treats that is legal. CBD that contains THC is legal in a few places, but is definitely more restricted. You should look very carefully into country and/or state laws before travelling with this. For example there are some states in the US where it is legal, but many where it is not and at the federal level it’s not legal. Just so you know, the TSA is a federal organization so you are not supposed to fly with CBD oil. Will the TSA call the police on you for having a bottle of CBD oil? Most likely not, but getting through security is already stressful enough as it is.

Some countries have extremely strict or murky laws around CBD, so it’s best to not take it there. Those include Georgia, Russia, Belgium, China, and Slovakia. In Ireland you have to be very careful because only CBD products with 0% THC are allowed, whereas in the rest of the EU the maximum is 0.2% and in the US it’s 0.3%. In some European Union countries CBD is legal, provided that it has been made from plants that have been cultivated in EU countries with EU certified hemp seeds and the THC content is less than 0.2%. So CBD oil that has been produced from plants grown in the United States with a THC content of 0.3% would not be permitted. Check your products carefully before travelling with them.

There are a few countries in which you will need a doctor’s prescription to carry CBD products as well, they are Malta, New Zealand, and Norway.

Where Can I Go With CBD Products?

Many countries will allow you to travel with hemp-derived CBD products that have a low concentration of THC, but please check the local laws before travel. There are a few countries where CBD products are legal whether they are derived from hemp or cannabis plants. Those countries are Argentina, Canada, the Netherlands, Peru, and the Virgin Islands.

In certain US states cannabis-derived products are also legal such as Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Montana, South Dakota, Colorado, Arizona, Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Alaska and New Jersey. The rest generally have mixed laws around it, again it’s always best to look into local laws for where you are going specifically. Also an interesting note: because national parks are federal land even hemp-derived CBD products are not allowed. Although I highly doubt a park ranger is going to confiscate your roll on topical for joint pain, you might not want to push your luck.

Do Your Research and Use Common Sense When Travelling with CBD

The laws around this new product are changing rapidly, and as long as you do a little research ahead of time and plan accordingly you should be fine. Remember to use that coupon I linked above for cbdMD, you won’t regret it!

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Best Places in Europe For Wine Making and Cheapoair Coupons!

Europe has been the worlds largest wine producer for over a thousand years , this is attributed by the large vineyards in Europe and skilled man power with years of experience on efficient wine making procedures.  The European union accounts for world’s 45% of wine growing areas, 65%of wine production, 57% of wine consumption and 70% of wine exportation to other countries.  The well known great wine regions in Europe include the following:

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Mosel, Germany

This is a river which runs through the great wine regions of Germany. There are great vineyards in the hillsides of this cooler region which are popular for the production of Riesling grapes.  Compared to other styles of wine, Riesling is slightly lighter and crispier and its production in this region has been a success since the 15th century.  Mosel is located in a strategic place surrounded by a green country side which forms beautiful sites for picnic lunches and it is also close to France making it a perfect stopover site during driving holidays.  Visit this region for great Riesling grapes wine.

La Rioja, Spain

This is another hotspot for wine making in European Region.  It is located at the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains and has been a wine production site sine the early Roman times.  This region has gained popularity due to its vast wine production and vast amounts of production.  La Rioja is close to The Way of St James pilgrim which has boasted a number of monasteries and cathedrals which have been declared by UNESCO as world’s heritage sites.

Bordeaux, France

This region is located in the West side of France and it is believed to be the wine capital of the world.  Bordeaux has a stunning surrounding with a beautiful country side, sea side townships and medieval villages which adds to its uniqueness as a holiday site and thus improves its wine market.  The greatest wine produced in this region is legendary and it continues to be the fastest wine growing region in the world.  Here is a video of some of  the incredible wines from the Bordeaux region.

Champagne, Ardenne,  France

The sparkling wine made in this region has been viewed as the only true “champagne”. The soils in this region forms the secret for the great wine making since it is rich with chalky soils and caves in which wine is cooled in chalk cellars for a minimum of one and a half years , this makes its wine unique and of a high quality. This region has a natural beauty which matches its fame and it is also a good site for long walks and a lunch site for French dishes accompanied with matching wines.

Tuscany, Italy

This is one of the most popular wine regions in the world. Chianti is the most popular wine from this region .  Its ancient cellar door and a temperate climate attracts thousands of visitors each year to this region.  It is hard to find a bad glass of wine in this region with even the humble group in the society being in a position to serve you with an excellent red wine.

Choose any of these spectacular wine regions for a holiday trip including wine tasting to have a mind blowing experience with high quality wine from world’s most popular wine production sites.

Use Expedia Coupons to Visit the Whisky Museum in Edinburgh

There are countless reasons why every person should visit the Whisky Museum in Edinburgh. The official name for this celebrated attraction is The Scotch Whisky Experience. Found in the Old Town of Edinburgh on Castlehill, this is the perfect fun and learning experience to appreciate Scotland’s best gift to the world which is Scotch Whisky. In addition to eye-opening tours and tutorial sessions, visitors can unwind at the excellent bar and restaurant housed in the attraction.

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The whisky museum at the Scotch Whisky Experience plays host to the world’s largest Collection of Scotch whisky which features over 3,000 bottles. This collection was built well over 30 years and experiencing this first hand is a worthy adventure. This attraction showcases the heritage of whisky which is the pride of Scotland. The following information sheds more light on why you should visit the whisky museum in Edinburgh. In addition, there is information on how a visitor can enjoy their time at the attraction and the tour details therein.

Embody the whisky making process

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This experience will allow you to see and appreciate the processes that go into producing the perfect Scotch whisky. You do not have to be a whisky enthusiast because this experience will leave an impression to fully understand why the passion for Scotch whisky exists. Visitors can be part of the process thanks to the bubbling ride through a beautiful virtual distillery. It is almost like taking a tour to another planet where whisky is the only species. This swirling tour is definitely one of the most exciting reasons why you need to visit the whisky museum.

Uncover hidden secrets of Scotch whisky

At the whisky experience, a visitor will get a chance to enjoy a guided sensory presentation. This is a time to uncover some of the best kept secrets of the whisky regions. The art of perfect whisky blending has definitely been mastered and this presentation opens up and gives away fascinating information on why the Scotch whisky is unmatched.

Experience the largest collection of Scotch whisky

Not many people will ever experience the largest Scotch whisky collection in the world. To this end, this exhilarating tour will open your eyes to rare and remarkable products that will blow your mind away. While admiring this collection, visitors will be enjoying some of the best Scotch whisky available. The layout is tantalizing as the museum showcases its jewels in an awesome manner to grab your attention. This Scottish splendor is best experienced first hand.

Learn how to handle Scotch whisky

There is a way to fully appreciate the national drink of Scotland. To this effect, a guide will take you through the process so that you can successfully enjoy it. Learning the mannerisms around handling the drink will help visitors appreciate the heritage even more.

Enjoy the beautiful McIntyre Gallery and Bar

This is the place where visitors can relax and think about their experience while indulging in their drink. This attractive gallery and bar will inspire you further to make for a wonderful time. There is no question that a lot of work has gone into making this Scotch whisky experience mesmerizing.

Choose how to enjoy your tour

There are several packages available that allow you to choose how your Scotch whisky experience will be like. If you are just looking for an introduction to the world of whisky, then the Silver Tour will suit you best. Here, you will learn about the drink for 50 minutes and at the end, you get to taste the whisky collection to your delight. To enjoy four additional malts from different regions at the McIntyre Gallery, you can choose the Gold Tour which lasts about 90 minutes. Other packages to choose from are Educational Tours, Morning Masterclass, Platinum Tour and The Taste of Scotland. These tailored tours will allow you to find what suits you best and at the budget you are most comfortable with. In this regard, you choose what you want to enjoy making the experience versatile to your delight.

Enjoy impeccable Scottish cuisine at Amber Restaurant

The Scotch Whisky Experience also gives you a chance to sample the inviting Scottish cuisine at the Amber Restaurant. You get to taste modern dishes in a casual backdrop that is relaxing to say the least. The wide selection of Scotch whiskies will keep you engaged after you have indulged in the sumptuous meals. This eatery enjoys excellent reviews and this is a good reason why you should head to the whisky museum.

Experience the tour in your own language

Thanks to the multi-lingual staff at the attraction, visitors can enjoy tours conducted in up to 15 languages. Prior bookings with language requests will ensure that no matter where you come from; you get the right translation.

Bring your children along

The Scotch Whisky Experience does not require that you leave your kids at home. With great offerings for the children, the whole family is catered to. The kids will be fine sipping on the national soft drink – Irn Bru. There are exciting activities for the children to keep them busy and entertained accordingly.

Visit at any time

This attraction is open 364 days of the year. Christmas Day is the only day when the facility is closed. To this effect, you can plan your tour effectively at any season to your convenience. No matter the time of year you choose to visit the attraction, you will not be disappointed. It is worth adding that the attraction is accessible to people with disabilities and in this light, there is no excuse not to take the Scotch whisky tour to your amazement.

If you have never visited Edinburgh before, this is one of those locations that are a-must. This experience will tell not just the story of the Scotch whisky; but also about a culture that has thrived over time to create wonderful nostalgia. The experience is also about learning how to appreciate the delight of a celebrate drink to fully understand why Scotch whisky is incomparable. Go through different online reviews and see what others have to say about the adventure; there is so much to look forward to.

Why Canada and Travelocity Coupon Codes are your New Best Friends

Canada Bound for Your Next Vacation? There Are Some Great Travelocity Deals Waiting For You

If you are looking for a unique and fun place to take your next vacation, you might want to check north of the border. Canada has some amazing opportunities for adventure seekers and those who like to marvel at nature. Plus you can find coupons for budget-friendly travelers on sites like The exchange rate has made it an attractive option for vacation seekers within the United States to take a peek at Canada, where they can find some great deals on hotels and resort packages.

Travelocity coupon codes can help.

Travelocity has recently announced a cool (no pun intended) new Canada sale to encourage U.S. tourists to consider one of Canada’s many vacation destinations as their next destination. You can read the full details of this offer here:

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If the west coast is appealing to you, you might want to head to Alberta, where the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is offering a great deal for families. When you purchase a package here, you will receive accommodation, ski lift tickets for the whole family and transportation to the ski hill. This is for two nights. Jasper has a fantastic beauty to it and does offer other winter sports such as snowboarding and snowmobiling for those interested as well.

British Columbia

Staying on the west coast, you can enjoy all the British Columbia has to offer. The province doesn’t just offer great skiing in the winter either, although there are packages available that combine a great skiing adventure and a wine tasting tour. When you stay in the Okanagan region, the Grand Delta offers accommodation for two adults for two nights, ski passes for Big White Ski Resort, transportation to and from the ski hill and a wine tasting. It’s a great way to see the gorgeous province, enjoy the ski resorts and taste some of the area’s best vintages.


When you want a bigger city experience, Montreal offers a great deal. The Ritz-Carlton is offering a package in which the prices drop depending on the outside temperature and how far below freezing it gets. For example, if the temperature is 15 degrees below freezing, you will get 15 percent off your stay. The suites include a cozy fireplace and you will get a welcome of cookies, tea, and hot chocolate. Also included in the package is a breakfast, free parking and checkout is later than usual.


There are many things to see and do in Ontario and it is possible to find a package that encompasses much of the most popular tourist destinations in the province. For example, one package includes a stay in Toronto where you can tour some of the city’s haunted locations, and then go canoeing down the Avon River in Stratford. Also included is a visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake to visit a winery and a tour of Niagara Falls where you can see the brand new light display that shines on the falls every night.

These are just a small sampling of what can be found when heading to Canada for your next vacation. The country offers travelers just about anything you are looking for from coast to coast and considering it is Canada’s 150th birthday year, you are sure to find some exciting and fun activities for the whole family.

Best Noise Cancelling Headphones & Other Long Haul Flight Tips

Traveling is a favourite pastime for most people especially during holidays. With most taking long-haul flights to distant locations for either business or for pleasure. Unfortunately, these long-haul flights can be quite stressful and exhausting, especially for the unprepared. But then the journey to the destination is of more importance than the destinations itself. Therefore it pays to prepare well for such long flights, and below are some tips to help have a more enjoyable flight.

1. Use a VPN For Web Surfing

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Internet wi-fi is a relatively new thing these days, and with any new technology, you can bet there’s some vulnerabilities that you will want to protect yourself against. Using a VPN will protect all your personal information and may help with slower speeds as well due to airline imposing limits.

And it doesn’t have to be too pricey. You can search for a VPN coupon code website like and then you can sign up with whichever service tickles your fancy.

2. Use Noise Cancelling Headphones

If you want to focus and get some work done (I love when I’m on a flight with wifi!), get some shut-eye, or just listen to some great music or podcasts noise cancelling headphones are a lifesaver. They effectively cancel out most low-vibration sounds such as the airplane engine and conversation of people around you. Unfortunately they can’t drown out a crying baby entirely, but they definitely help! They range from around $75 to very expensive, take a look at for a comparison of several different models. Which one is the best for you will depend on what your needs are and how much room you have in your carry-on bag.

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3. Keep yourself hydrated

When you embark on long-haul flights, you are more likely to become dehydrated and you definitely don’t want to arrive at your destination feeling like death warmed over but rather refreshed and ready to face the world. For this reason, you should drink water more frequently. For those of you who are prone to dry eyes, you can bring along a moisturizer and take some eye drops once in a while.

Health practitioners also recommend electrolyte solutions as they help to maintain the electrolyte balance in our bodies thus preventing one from becoming completely diluted with water. Coffee and alcohol are very dehydrating and should be avoided. But if you want to have a glass of wine with your dinner I won’t tell, especially if you are heading out on vacation!

4. Body stretches.

Sitting down for more than 6 hours can be quite tiring and it calls for some body movements and stretches to keep the blood circulation flowing to your legs and the rest of your body. Due to the limited space, your only option will be walking down the aisle after every two hours or exercising some simple body movements while seated. While seated you can do some neck rolls to release tension from your neck. Additionally, you can do some ankle circles where you gently roll your ankle in a circle or do some leg extensions to stretch out stiff legs.

Body stretches and movements not only help maintain your sanity but also prevent you from developing deep vein thrombosis.

5. Sleep

Sleeping on a flight is rare but since you are going to spend an entire day or night on a long-haul flight it would be worth bringing a few flight essentials to help you with your sleep.

Pack a travel neck pillow and a blanket to keep you cozy and warm. You can also invest in a good sleep mask. Let’s face it, most people can’t fall asleep with the lights on and even worse when there is so much noise in your surroundings. However, a pair of noise-canceling headphones and eye-mask can provide you a quiet and dark environment necessary for the best chance to fall asleep.

6. Make yourself comfortable.

You should consider your comfort in a long-haul flight in terms of your dressing and the activities you involve yourself in. Avoid wearing tight-fitting shirts or stiff jeans. Instead, wear loose-fitting shirts and pants. Ensure your dressing in warm enough since it can get chilly on the plane.

Reserving a good seat is also essential when it comes to guaranteeing your comfort. If you wish to move about the plane more you should secure an aisle seat to avoid disturbing other passengers. Additionally, if you are prone to deep vein thrombosis, opt for exit rows that will give you more room to do some leg stretches.

7. Entertainment.

Finally, you will require a good plan to fritter away a few hours of your flight. Think about noise-canceling earphones (see point #1 above) and additional movies and music in phone, tablet or computer. You can also carry novels and interesting eBooks to keep you engaged during the flight. If you happen to have chatty neighbors you can opt to download audiobooks that will assist you to drown out the noise.

Pizza Around The World & Pizza Hut Discount Codes

Pizza is a popular food around the world. You will find that you can find some really unique and cultural flavours on pizzas when you visit other countries. Whether you visit Japan or Australia you will be able to find pizza in the country, but it will probably be a bit different than American style pizzas. You might not be able to find a cheesy pepperoni pizza in every country, but the whole point of travelling is to experience new things so give some of the local flavours a try!

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If you are at home or just visiting in the UK, we pretty much stick the to the American style pizzas with nothing too exotic for toppings or flavours. Classics are classics for a reason, right? You can even save a bit by using pizzahut discount codes. Hey, if you had a rough day at work and have no energy to cook there is no shame in picking up a pizza on the way home!

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Pizza Around the World

Different countries have different stories behind the popularity of pizza. Created by the Italians or by the Greeks who brought it to Naples or from ancient Egypt, where once the pizza was the main dish to celebrate the Pharaoh’s birthday. It is also known to be a part of one of the ancient civilizations in the Mediterranean around 3000 years ago. So if you find you can only get this special flavor in a Mediterranean bakery and nowhere else, you now know where the roots come from.


They may never have thought that they would serve pizza in India. They do, but it is very different. Normal toppings for pizzas in India could include Paneer, which is a type of cottage cheese, pickled ginger, and mutton or mutton that is being minced. That may sound strange, but if you were used to the flavors of India, you might like these flavors.


A French pizza sounds very chic. It’s actually crowned with something called Flambee, which is actually fresh cream, onions, and bacon. As an American, you’re probably used to onions and bacon on pizzas, but the fresh cream is a bit different unless you like Alfredo Pizzas.


If you visit Japan, you may find the taste different than you are used to, but if you enjoy sushi rolls, you can enjoy the taste of Japanese pizzas. The toppings on these pizzas are Mayo Jaga, a combination of mayonnaise, potatoes, and bacon, and then they also have eel and squid as a topping.


Russian pizzas are a bit different from the American style. They enjoy red herring as a topping, but they also enjoy mockba, which is a combination of ingredients. Mockba is tuna, mackerel, onions, sardines, salmon, and onions together. If you like these fringy flavors, you can enjoy this Russian pizza.


Australia has another interesting pizza. It’s a little more similar than you’re used to when you eat American pizzas. Common ingredients on Australian pizzas are shrimp, barbecue sauce, and pineapple. It’s a similar flavour profile to a Hawaiian pizza which mixes sweet pineapple with savoury ham.

Other unique toppings for pizzas from around the world are curry on pizzas in Pakistan and coconut in Costa Rica. There are definitely more interesting flavors around the world on pizzas, but these are just a few.

Sometimes, when you go to another country, you expect different foods, but maybe you do not expect a well-known food like pizza other than what you know. If you visit these countries, you probably have a chance of perhaps having an American style, but you will probably also have the opportunity to taste pizzas with the specific style of the country. So while you’re in America enjoy pizzas as usual, but if you’re traveling be sure to try the flavours from another country. It is important to remember that the production of pizzas did not start in America, so America really has no claim to the toppings. The main thing is to try new things and enjoy a meal with your friends! Don’t forget to check out the top-rated headphones under $50 for your travels!

Wine Tasting Tours in Napa Valley

With over 400 wineries and soils that are just right for grape production, Napa Valley is one of the world’s most sought after vacationing spot and preferred wine tasting destination. Napa valley indulges the visitors with not just winery visits, but luxurious accommodations, spa treatments, delicious gourmet drinks and incredible restaurants where you can experience unforgettable meals.

Things to consider before your visit:

While planning a trip to Napa Valley there are certain things that the visitor might want to consider. The most important one being the time when they decide to take the trip. Although people generally prefer to take trips in the summer, a trip to Napa Valley during summer is a huge no. A huge crowd of people flock to Napa Valley for their summer vacation, most definitely thinking the same as anyone else and preferring summer.

But the best time to visit Napa Valley is from September to November, this is the season where they harvest grapes and you can see the winery in action. Spring is the second best time to plan a visit, with mustard plants in full bloom and whole scenery covered in astonishing lavish greenery.

Choosing the wineries you want to visit:

Some of the best wineries in the world are located in the Napa Valley. You have to plan beforehand on which wineries to visit so you don’t get dillydallying into what other people are saying and missing out on all the good ones. Some of the Napa Valley wineries that you might want to consider for your visit are Beringer Vineyards (founded in 1876 by two German immigrants), Inglenook Winery (Previously known as Coppola, or Niebaum Coppola), Domaine Chandon (One of the most visited winery in Napa Valley), Robert Mondavi (Napa’s first commercial winery), Castello di Amorosa, C. Sattui Winer, Cakebread (a lesser known but one of the best boutiques in Napa ), Frog’s Leap, St. Supery, Regusci, Hall, Frank Family and so on.

Visiting the wineries can be tad expensive so you might want to consider sharing your visitation tour with another group to be cost-effective and look for discount codes before your trip. When you visit a winery you might want to ask them to refer another place to visit and get exciting discounts with a free tasting referral card as well.

Things you’d want to consider during your visit:

Wine train:

One of the most popular attractions at Napa, travelling in a furnished dining car serving you meals and good wine, riding a wine train an activity you might want to consider.

· Picnics:

You might want to consider an intimate picnic with your loved ones while you’re staying at Napa. The hills at Diamond Oaks Winery is a popular destination for picnics.

Mud bath:

Soaking in volcanic ash and peat moss works wonder for your skin. Pamper yourself with facial masks, whirlpool bath, steam rooms, blanket wraps and massages while you’re staying in Napa.