Category Archives: USA

Best US Dollar Rates Online

Best US Dollar rate
Our historic currency graph will help you find the Best US Dollar Rate to Ensure you buy your travel money at the best US Dollar rate available online. In addition, when you need to buy Dollars at the very best rates to Send Money to the USA you will find a list of today's live up to date best Dollar exchange rates for International money transfers Today's Best Pound to US Dollar Travel Money Rates Pound to US Dollar [insert_php]$currency="USD";include "../live_holiday.php";[/insert_php]   Today's Read more

Brexit Fears – Euro Gains 4%, US Dollar 2% Against the Pound.

GB Pound After making solid gains sterling lost 4%  against the euro and 2%  against the US dollar last week as the latest opinion polls show the “Brexit” camp is now in the lead. The cost of insuring against sterling volatility reached its highest point in the last seven years, such levels of volatility have not been seen since 2008 with the collapse of Lehman Brothers. This would suggest traders and investors are looking to insulate themselves if the pound plummets after the EU referendum Read more

Sterling Undervalued as a Result of the Upcoming Referendum

  GB Pound Sterling continued its good run of form last week making solid gains against the euro and US dollar after an opinion poll showed a strong lead for the ‘Bremain’ camp. Despite the UK missing its second quarter GDP forecast, showing growth of 2% against the estimated 2.1%, the reaction was muted and did not stop sterling delivering gains of 1.7% and 1.0% against the euro and dollar respectively. The bank holiday caused a slow start to the week for the UK however, with many experts Read more

The Post Office Euro Sale Non Event

Post Office Flash Sale
  Nothing to see here....move along.... Once again the Post Office announces one of it's frequent spectacular flash travel money sales starting today 9th March ending Friday 11th March. The currencies on special offer are the Euro and the US Dollar. Here are some Post Office stats taken from our Travel Money comparison table. Exchanging £500 into Euros buys you 633 Euros and USA Dollars for the same amount buys you 695.20 Dollars. The Post Office lies in second place in our table for both Read more

Pound Sees Sharp Drop Against the Euro and US Dollar

I keep banging on about this but I'll state it again, currency traders don't like uncertainty and uncertainty is all in the news today.  Today's best Euro rate stands at around 1.259 and today's best US Dollar rate is at a 7 year low at 1.397 both for travel money purchases. So what has happened in the last 3 days to cause this drop in value?First of all David Cameron announced a breakthrough in the negotiations with the European Union, but his proposed deal failed to impress the Euro sceptics. Read more

5 Taxi Tours, Usa, London, Germany, Philippines and Japan

London taxi tours
Because no one knows a place like a local cabbie… FAMOUS FAT DAVE, US Fat Dave, as you might have gathered, is pretty famous for his taxi tours of New York – he’s managed to get his face on media outlets from the BBC to the History Channel, and has even been praised by celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. What makes Dave’s tours so unique is the culinary element – he’s not just a cabbie, but also has experience as a cheese monger, food writer, hot dog vendor and bread truck driver. He’s Read more

Festival fun Around the World

Rio Carnival- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Are you spoiled for choice about where and when to go on your next adventure? To narrow down your options you might want to think about wild and wonderful world events you've always wanted to be a part of. Ever imagined yourself with a caiprinha in one hand and your camera in another shaking your rear to the samba beats at Rio’s Carnival? Or had an image of yourself enveloped by a chalky colourful cloud at India's Holi Festival? Timing your trip to a country or region to coincide with a major festival Read more

Five Iconic Trips Still Worth Taking

  The Top Tourist Traps you’d be Mad not to Visit.   ANGKOR, CAMBODIA  This ancient Cambodian temple complex – the largest religious monument in the world spread over 400 km2 – was once an adventure traveller’s mecca. The crumbling temples of the Khmer Empire, some of their stone foundations entwined with great tree roots, had an otherworldly quality. They beckoned visitors to get lost among them and enjoy special moments of quiet contemplation – reward for having journeyed Read more

What’s happening in Detroit? Exciting Things are Going On..

If you have lived far away from the United States, it is easy to have a distant and stereotyped view of the country. I certainly did: for many years I just could not imagine the existence of poor Americans. My sloppy thought process went something like this: the US is a superpower, Americans have put a man on the moon, they have Hollywood and big industry, and they have one of the most powerful governments in the world. Plus, the only Americans I have seen are tourists who don’t look short of a Read more

World’s Most Extravagant Hotels

LUXE AS YOU LIKE Start the New Year off with a bang by staying at one of the world’s most extravagant hotels  The Upper House, Hong Kong Ranked the top hotel in Asia by Trip Advisor Traveller’s Choice Award 2013, The Upper House offers its own fabulous brand of low-key luxury. Designed by celebrated Hong Kong architect Andre Fu, the house was built in the vision of a serene private residence. In the Upper Suites, you can lounge around on bespoke furnishings in the living room and look out Read more