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Alpine’s new PND-K3msn 3D Navigation system

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Alpine is not a new word in the automotive AV devices history. They were always a step ahead in making new kinds of gadgets in this catogary. They have recently announced their latest PND-K3msn navigation system that which come with a very smart and intelligent system called the MSNDirect.

The new feature MSNDirect offers realtime updates which includes traffic updates, gas prices, movies, news, weather  and more.  Wherever you choose to go just set in the destination and leave the rest to PND-K3msn. In addition to that it will provide

Full maps access:

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With your PND you can easily view the pre-loaded maps of US and Canada including Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Furthemore you get multiple display modes for a better view of your upcoming destination. You will be equipped with easy to read arrow pointers and a full screen view in the map mode.


Myths And Facts About The Fall of Berlin Wall

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Many people celebrated the fall of the Berlin Wall. Germany organized in Berlin public meetings, concerts, festivities with participation of prominents who played a role during The Fall of Berlin Wall.

Remainings of the Berlin Wall in Potsdamer Platz

Remainings of the Berlin Wall in Potsdamer Platz

Unfortunately, a few people did not take part to these festivities. First, 10 % of the Germans who still don’t agree with the Fall (Mauerfall). The other normal German people say about them to bear the Wall in their heads (Mauer in der Kopf). This is a major challenge for Angela Merkel and other leading German politicians. Second: the 200 people shooted during their unsuccessfully escapes. But no one forgets them, especially in Germany. The former Checkpoint Charlie is today a museum dedicated to these daring people.

First generation of berlin Wall in 1961

First generation of Berlin Wall in 1961


7 of the highest destinations in the world

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When you get to a very high place, you see things from a different perspective. We are not talking about the high you have in mind but we searched for the most stratospheric spots across the globe. All destinations require some nerve of steel. Some may require a credit card, some special equipment, and some places a dose of whatever so you will not have vertigo.

Burj Khalifa (Dubai)

We have to start our journey from the tallest building in the world. From the Burj Khalifa, you can see the sunset twice. Watch the sun go down while you are on the ground then take one of the super fast elevators to zoom you up 2,625 feet and you will be able to watch the sun as it is swallowed by the horizon.


Ten Ways to Look Like a Frequent Traveler

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If you travel only occasionally, or worse, if it’s your first time to travel by plane, you will most likely be faced with hustles and bustles in the airport. This is especially true if you’re traveling during a holiday and the demand for plane seats are so high, something’s bound to go amiss. Don’t let the first flyer jitters scare you off. Below are frequent flyer secrets everyone ought to know about.


San Diego Hotels

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San Diego is a great place to visit. There’s the beach, the famous zoo and even the Disney Land theme park isn’t too far way.

San Diego hotels offer some great amenities for your vacation. You can find San Diego hotels to meet any need, whether you are looking for a suite with plush pillows and a great pool or a family friendly place for the whole group to stay.

Depending on the San Diego hotels you choose, they can make your vacation even more enjoyable. Oh, but what if you’re in San Diego for another reason. Like a business trip. That’s okay. Most San Diego hotels are equipped for business purposes, but you can’t go to San Diego and not have a little fun. Even if it is just at the fitness center offered by many San Diego hotels.


Guide to a Mexican Riviera Cruise

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Mexico has a stunning coastline along the Pacific Ocean, and this is a highly popular tourist destination because of its many wonderful beaches, secluded coves, clear waters and lush jungle landscapes. The entire coastline has been transformed by tourism from sleepy fishing villages into lively towns and resorts full of luxury hotels and grand seaside villas and is known as the Mexican Riviera for its fast paced, high living atmosphere.

Acapulco is a must do during a Mexican Riviera Cruise

Acapulco is a must do during a Mexican Riviera Cruise

The Mexican Riviera is also a popular destination for cruise ships, and is in fact in the top five most popular cruise destinations in the world, and is considered to be a very good alternative to the more traditional (and often more expensive) Caribbean cruises.


Food Travel: Best Tokyo ramen shops that you must try

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What will be a Tokyo holiday without trying original Japanese Ramen. You will find a lot of ramen shops around this busy city but we want you to have the best. If you will be in Tokyo for business or for pleasure, these three ramen shops serves the best bowls in town:

Harukiya

Tokyo-style ramen

You might skip thousands of ramen shops because of your busy itinerary but you should miss this one in Ogikubo. They serve the best Tokyo-style bowl of ramen with the shoyu soupe, dried fish, bonito flakes, and dried sardines. Don’t dare to ask for the recipe of their ramen since it has been a guarded secret for the most part of the last century.

The shop is just small and can only accommodate eight customers. The ambiance is just how a ramen shop should be like. The staff is very warm too. The food here from the wonton ramen, barbecue pork wonton-men, or the Chinese soba are worth every penny.


The Best Airlines in the World

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For people who take plane rides, they have no choice but to stay inside for an hour, to even a whole day. Fortunately, there are airlines who take their passengers’ comfort seriously. Some will entertain you, help you sleep better, and some even encourage you to save the world. All of these airlines offer you beyond the average travel experience—to help you enjoy your vacation, before you even reach your destination.


 
For many people, they would rather choose an airline which offers the lowest far. However, one often forgets that the time spent inside an airplane is important, as it sets the mood for your vacation, conference, or business meeting. To help remind travelers of the important things they need thousands of feet up in the air, here are some airlines that will delight and put every passenger at ease—whether through cuddly couches, hilarious announcements, or a even a chance to shower.