2.62 per gallon. That is 21 cents less than the current national average. 2.19 per gallon and the U.S. 2.69 per gallon, respectively. While those prices are still below the national average, AAA said that the prices have been steadily rising. “It’s crazy,” said Dallas driver Mike Lewis. “Just the other day, it was way cheaper than that.
Don’t know what to say about it. Ain’t nothing to do about it. Domestic crude oil production is partially to blame for the rise in prices, since fewer barrels are being produced and demand remains strong, as drivers switch to larger vehicles like SUVs. However, gas prices always tend to spike heading into Memorial Day weekend. As summer approaches, more families will begin traveling. With the President’s hard stance on Iran, experts predict that gas prices will continue to soar. “Donald Trump, he’s causing a lot of riff raff,” said Dallas driver Ed Ferguson. According to GasBuddy, the best days to fill up your gas tank are Sundays and Mondays. That is when you are likely to find the cheapest prices as the pump.
If I entered a nice hotel with my backpack, I wouldn't be given the same service as if I travelled with a suitcase. I believe that backpackers have a bit of a bad name in some countries, as backpackers tend to be younger people who are more prone to loutish behavior due to letting of some steam after finishing university.
You don't want to take your suitcase or backpack with you on your daily walks or excursions, so you need a nice convenient daypack. I actually took a shoulder bag, as it looked more stylish than a small backpack. But be warned, a shoulder bag can give you some irritating neck and shoulder pains if you over pack it with large water bottles or souvenirs. In this instance, a nice mini backpack is better as it transfers the weight evenly on your back and shoulders.
I always take out travel insurance as you never know what could happen during your trip. It is always better to be safe than sorry. Medical help abroad could cost you thousands if you do not have the correct insurance, so always read the insurance policy properly. This way you can compare all the different companies offering insurance and their relative policies. Skype is a free service which allows you to call anyone in the world (who also has a Skype account) for free.