Tips When Traveling to a Concert in a Far Venue

There are a lot of musicians out there who deserve to be followed every time they have a concert. Even if you have seen them perform before, you still get excited seeing them perform every time. This is true especially for rock bands that are as good as Imagine Dragons. Lucky for you, they are set for a concert tour this 2014. Thus, if you are a huge fan and you intend to follow the concert tour, you might have to follow them even if you live several miles away from the venue. If you are driving all the way to reach the concert, here are some tips that you need to remember:

  • Don’t forget to pack all the essentials ahead of time. This includes your personal belongings, gadgets, concert tickets, food, repair kit, cash, and many others. If you are driving for more than 5 hours, you might also need to plan in advance where you will do a stopover to get something to eat or perhaps refuel.
  • Determine key places on the way to the venue just you need to get something. This includes a department store, ATM machine, repair shop, gas station, police station, and calling stations. You might have to stop to these places when needed.
  • Drive to the venue several hours ahead of time. It is better to be way advanced than the original schedule rather than be late. Take note that popular musicians can really stir heavy traffic. Therefore, you need to have a margin of time considering all factors.
  • Upon arrival to the venue, observe the instructions of security staff. Make sure that you know where to go for exit. You also have to park your car on a safe place. If you notice someone doing something illegal or planning something dangerous, you have to report them immediately.

Once you have done these preparations, you are all set for the concert. You can check out imagine dragons 2015 tour for some more ideas.

Avoid the Mistakes That Can Surely Ruin a Weekend Getaway

It has been said that even a short vacation can fully recharge you mentally and physically. I want to add to that. I want to say that you can achieve this by careful planning and learning to avoid simple mistakes that can ruin your weekend holiday. Believe me I have been a victim of these mistakes too, which is why I want to share them with you.

Booking a hotel far away from the attractions

You have very limited time so find a hotel that is very near where you are planning to be. If you look for a cheaper hotel that it outside of the city limits, your time on the road will eat up the time that you should spend enjoying the sights that you came to see.

Checking in your luggage

You actually do not have to bring much for a weekend vacation, so do not bother with a big suitcase that will not fit in the overhead compartment. Pack wisely and only bring the things that are absolutely necessary to fit in an overnight bag. This will allow you to be in and out of the airport real quick, giving you more time to enjoy your stay.

Do not try to see everything

Your goal for the weekend trip is to recharge, so you should be relaxing and not stressing yourself by trying to see everything there is to see. Find the attractions beforehand and decide which ones you would absolutely like to visit. The rest of the time you can spend enjoying the beauty of the city with leisurely walks.

Forgetting time differences

You should prepare for the different times zone as soon as you arrive, going by the new one. This will help you to adjust faster and deal with jet lag. Get plenty of outdoor activities so you will enjoy the sun and fresh air, which will give you energy.

If you are planning to watch one of the legs of the Bruno Mars 2015 tour during your weekend getaway, make sure you check out the date and venue early so you can already book your tickets.

Blake Shelton Has His Own App

blake-shelton-cc-mia-0912spAlmost all of famous artists have their own app, so why not Blake Shelton? He’s that gorgeous judge in The Voice with the ridiculous height and ridiculously great voice. I remember singing and swaying with his first ever hit single “Austin” which pretty much put him into the spotlight of country music.

Since then he got so many awards. In 2001 he was nominated as the Top New Male Vocalist, but in 2013 he finally bagged the Male Vocalist of the Year. He was so awesome, his album “Based On A True Story” was the Album of the Year in the 2013 American Country Awards.

His team in The Voice won three consecutive times already. He got a lot of accomplishments, including the song he co-wrote with his wife, Miranda Lambert, titled Over You. This was the 2012 CMA Awards Song of the Year. It spoke of Blake’s tragic teenage experience as his brother, Richie, died on a car accident.

All of his awesomeness are captured by his own app, perhaps. The Blake Shelton All Access mobile app lives up to its name. It gives you access to latest happenings, like Shelton’s snide comment to Britney Spears’ performance skills at the ACM Awards just yesterday, April 6. It wasn’t pretty.

You can also see countless photos of Blake with Miranda during every event they go to. You also don’t have to hop on YouTube to watch his music videos; it’s all in his app. You can watch HillBilly Gone any time you want to. It also gives you access to all of his songs and upcoming concerts. Track his whereabouts and schedule of tours to see if he’ll be near your area any time soon. This was how I knew all about Blake Shelton tickets 2015.

You can also check his official Facebook and Twitter account in this app. He regularly updates his profile for song production, music events, collaborations, ticket promos, family life, every day goings on, and more.

The app is compatible with iOS and Android, so you can get it whatever mobile device you have. It’s also free, so all you have to do is install it and overdose yourself with Blake Shelton.

5 Quirky Celebrity Apps

unnamedCelebrities have their own perfumes and calendars, so why not have their own app? Fortunately for fans, celebrities are embracing the mobile trend and several apps are now available for a few bucks or absolutely for free. There are all sorts of apps to satisfy everyone’s fandom needs. While some are total nonsense, here are five of the smart celebrity apps that are actually worth your time:

Celebrity GeoSpotter

Stalk all you want with this iPhone app which shows you exactly where your favorite star was last spotted. That’s pretty risky for the celebrities, if you ask me. How it works? Users can “spot” a celebrity; simply click the “I See One” button and select the celebrity you’ve seen. The app is easy to navigate so stalk to your heart’s content with no sweat at all.

Glam Life

What’s the latest about Miley? What’s the hottest upcoming Hollywood movie? Is Katy Perry pregnant? Any developments on Katy Perry tour schedule 2015? Answer all these questions with Glam Life’s help. It updates you with the latest Hollywood news and fashion, TV shows, films, and a lot more.

Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP

The inimitable pop star recently launched her mobile app that has gained great reviews. Upon starting the app, you’ll see Petga, a virtual character that will help you set up your aura. That basically means you’ll enter your name, age, location, personality type, forms of artistic expression, and preferred ARTPOP theme. When done, you’ll have your own aura in a form of a shiny ball that will change as you use the app more. You can of course listen to Gaga’s songs, chat with other Little Monsters, and express yourself through pics or GIFs.

Wake Up With Pam

Men, you’ll have the chance to wake up next to Pamela Anderson. Virtually, that is. This app wakes you with a sizzling video of Pam enticing you to get out of bed.

Taylor Swift Greeting Cards

Delight someone’s day or tell them you miss them through greeting cards inspired by the country singer. These pretty cards spread positive vibes, which we all need once in a while!

The Making of a Computer Genius

da4e2d79c05b229c7303fb23e207e978There is no such thing as a natural or born computer genius. Although the trait may be acquired early in life, a person does not possess computer ability as an inborn quality. Computer knowledge and expertise is earned and acquired by means of rigid and consistent study and application. Nonetheless, any person regardless of age has the potential to be a computer genius by following certain methods.

  • Get assistance from an expert. You can enroll in a computer course if you prefer so. It is very rare that a person successfully masters the intricacies of computer science without the help of someone with in depth knowledge and experience. If you have kids who are computer savvy, you may ask assistance from them but sometimes it can be frustrating because kids will be kids. Too many questions might annoy them.
  • Stack up on tech books and periodicals. Online tutorials can be helpful but if you want a more thorough learning, read books and magazines on computer stuff.
  • Have a thorough knowledge about various computer applications and programs. Update your computer as well by installing them for your own use.
  • Join forums that dwell on techie stuff. You can sign up to be a member of certain sites devoted to computers. Participate actively in the discussions and do not be shy to ask questions.
  • Equip yourself with knowledge on computer jargon and lingo. Memorize the short cuts of technological terms and use them when chatting with computer wizards.
  • Put up a blog where you can chronicle your learning. Some visitors to your site may be able to give useful inputs that will enhance whatever knowledge you already have.
  • Be visible online. Sign up at Yahoo, Google, Hotmail and popular social media networks.
  • Keep applying the computer theories you have learned. The most effective way to become an expert in computers is to have hands on application as often as you can.

When you have already acquired basic computer skills, try to devote time in browsing the Internet. Visit as many sites as you can that can help you polish your surfing skills. To randomly search for websites, type the topic like unfinished kitchen cabinets and you will be led to a particular homepage on said subject matter.

Music and Unborn Babies

FGLMusic plays an un-obvious but significant part in our daily lives. In an instant, a specific kind of music can cause relaxation or aggression. It has been observed to improve commercial and workplace atmosphere. Music is very influential.

Music for unborn babies have long been a subject of great interest and debate. Experts argue about the effect (if any) music has on unborn babies and whether there really is benefit for mothers to listen to music alongside their unborn while pregnant.

Observations made on a number of subjects during pregnancy and after birth seem to have significant results. All findings may not be officially declared to be general truths that would apply to all, suffice to say that a great many have noticed these two significant things:

Soothing music aids in a smooth pregnancy.

Findings that support this observation have been journaled by many.  Playing relaxing music for both mom and baby places them in a state of calm relaxation. Moms noticed that discomforts are lesser and the baby seems more at peace and still inside of them. Changes in the level of emotions or state of mood seem to always be interconnected between a mother and her unborn child. When moms relax, the babies inside them do as well, and vice versa.

Moms notice that babies exposed to music earlier on exhibit stability in emotions and respond well to ‘seeming’ stressors. Overall, they show themselves to be happy and balanced babies.

Fetal development is optimized.

Doctors and parents notice that fetal growth and development seemed to be at a faster rate among unborn babies that are exposed to music early on. Monthly developmental charts seem to be followed at a slightly faster pace. For one, hearing capacities and mental concentration are both developed early on. Babies born afterwards seem to adjust easily to the environment and babies are able to respond and learn at a quicker rate.

It is not accepted as fact but babies exposed to good music while still in the womb grow up to be very intelligent or very skilled. Moms of ‘gifted’ or exceling children all say the same thing: they think music during pregnancy helped their babies develop intelligence or creativity at a faster and significant rate than others.

Consider exposing your unborn baby to good sounding music; grab a cd or better yet see a live performance. Florida Georgia line is a popular country duo, check here for dates on florida georgia line tour.

Celebs that Suffer Morning Sickness and Tips to Minimize It

As Daniel Tosh joked about, “Sometimes, when I’m feeling down because nothing seems to be going right, I like to take a home pregnancy test. Then I can say, “Hey, at least I’m not pregnant.” Going through pregnancy is hard enough. Some pregnant women suffers harder when they have to get through a rough start.

According to the US data from public health authorities, morning sickness affects over 50% of all pregnant mothers. Including celebrities (Cause they are people too) here are some celebrities that suffered rough nauseous pregnancies.

Natalie Portman

When pregnant with her son, she had a very “rough start,” by saying, “I had a bit of sickness at the beginning but I am feeling good now.”

Mariah Carey

Morning sickness impacted Mariah Carey’s job. The diva said in an interview with USA Today, “Throwing up is bad for your voice…the reflux is terrible, so I have been trying to just keep calm, get through it.”

Justin Moore

Not only is he busy with his concert tours but he’s also busy caring for his wife Kate (full name not stated anywhere) as they’re expecting their third child anytime this summer, and it’s a rough pregnancy for Kate. Moore says  “She gets pretty sick and always has..”

Jay-Z and Beyonce

Singer Beyonce kept on working during pregnancy with baby Blue and even with those difficult morning sickness days.

Tori Spelling

When pregnant with her third baby, she had a long bout with the nauseous morning sickness. “I have actually been much sicker in this pregnancy than the other two,” she told Us Weekly. “I’ve been nauseous for 3 months straight.” Yes, 3 months is a long, long time!

Morning sickness is scientifically known as nausea gravidarum, or simply nausea. It’s generally related to the  low blood sugar counts, an increase in estrogen levels, and a great susceptibility to some smells. Oftentimes, morning sickness will be present in the wee hours of the morning (thus the name) and will ease up as the day goes on.

Even though morning sickness can be exceedingly unpleasant, it’s hardly ever severe enough to cause metabolic disturbance. In most cases, morning sickness settles down by the end of the first 3 months.

Tips to minimize morning sickness:

  • Get plenty of rest.
  • Get up slowly from bed
  • Avoid caffeine and other fatty or spicy foods.
  • Food portion sizes –have small ones.
  • Increased fluid intake.