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Mexico to US shoe conversion

How to Convert Shoe Sizes From Mexico to USA: (and Vice Versa)

One of the best parts of traveling is shopping for unique products specific to your destination. They can serve as a reminder of the trip for years to come. The trick is learning what’s necessary to buy the right thing to avoid purchasing items that simply don’t fit. In Mexico, shoe sizes are different than […] Read More…

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What are the Advantages of the Metric System vs the Imperial System?

We measure things in a variety of ways. Early civilizations developed systems of weights and measurements based on what was available to them. Over time, standardization of measurements has become important as the global economy has evolved. The most classic example is the metric system. There are only three countries in the world that don’t […] Read More…

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What is the Fastest BMW Model?: And Other Fast Car Facts

For a lot of car enthusiasts, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of driving fast. It brings with it a feeling of freedom and happiness. It’s for that reason that these drivers seek out the fastest cars and want to know which is the fastest BMW model, or the fastest Mercedes Benz…and so on. Fast […] Read More…

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What Are the Booster Seat Requirements in Different States?

Booster seats for children protect kids whenever they ride in a car. Child safety seats come in three different types: rear facing, forward facing, and booster seats, with booster seats being the option for children who are no longer babies or toddlers but still small enough to require special protection.  What Are the Booster Seat […] Read More…

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What Are School Bus Dimensions?

School buses might seem like a modern invention, but they’ve been around for more than a century. According to The Newswheel, the very first school buses were horse-drawn carriages and they date back to 1886. Modern school bus dimensions can range from smaller, short buses to full-size yellow school buses that hold dozens of students. […] Read More…

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tropical beach with clear water

Where is the Cleanest Water in the World?

There’s something about the sight (and taste) of crystal clear water that’s calming and uplifting. Anybody who travels regularly may wonder, where is the cleanest water in the world? Clean water is essential for drinking, cooking, and even swimming. Let’s dive in and learn where to find the cleanest, freshest water on the planet. Where […] Read More…

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fountain statue in Rome with water coming out from statue's mouth

Can You Drink the Tap Water in Rome?

Rome is a popular travel destination. Millions of people go there every year to take in the city’s breathtaking architecture and learn about its history. People planning a trip might wonder about the safety of the drinking water and if they should stick to bottled water when they’re in Rome. Ancient Rome had a sophisticated […] Read More…

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old gas pump

How Much Fuel is My Car Really Using?

There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who make it a habit to get gas when there’s a quarter tank left and those who wait until the gas light comes on to start looking for a place to fuel up. No matter which one you are, filling up the tank is an […] Read More…

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Roman numerals on a clock

6 Scenarios in Which You Should Know Roman Numerals

Have you ever been left scratching your head after seeing a string of Roman numerals? Maybe you have a vague memory of a certain “letter” translating to a certain digit, but it’s all buried in the back of your brain with the rest of your less-used elementary school knowledge (like how to write in cursive, […] Read More…

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girl converting miles to kilometers on map

Your Guide to Converting Imperial to Metric Units for Travel

Traveling to a new country means opening the door to new experiences sure to excite your senses, from the local attractions to hearing different languages to eating the delectable cuisine. But, going somewhere foreign also brings with it the tricky bit of learning how to navigate that place’s unique systems and conventions, such as how […] Read More…

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