Your AAA Magazine April 2018

April showers bring May flowers, but also amazing travel insights from AAA. Read about a dream come true at the balloon fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M., 10 travel-worthy food destinations and surprising attractions in Savannah, Ga. In this month’s My First Car, superstar actor Antonio Banderas shares his favorite memory of the BMW he bought after his first major acting gig. Get all that and more in the April issue of Your AAA.

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An Uplifting Experience at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride in a hot air balloon? One writer shares the story of her adventure at the largest ballooning event in the world.

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Antonio Banderas Remembers His BMW 5 Series

The superstar actor, director and singer talks to Your AAA about his first car.

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Flavorful Forays: 10 Places Around the World Where You Must Try the Food

Every Anthony Bourdain wannabe knows that to truly experience a culture, you must experience its cuisine.

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Mind Your Manners: Be Sure to Eat With Your Hands, Slurp Your Soup and Skip the Tip

Dining customs vary around the world. Here's how to behave around the table in foreign lands.

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The Legendary Ford Mustang: 1964 and Today

Few vehicles are as iconic as the Ford Mustang. See how today's version compares to the original.

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What’s Behind a Car’s Design

Mark Trostle wants the cars he draws to give you goosebumps. And he knows how to do it. The head of Dodge and SRT design at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has...

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Senior Living Facilities Are Evolving

Senior living facilities have come a long way from the nursing homes of yesteryear.

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Curb Cellphone Use to Keep Our Roadways Safe

Many years ago, I got my first cellphone. It was larger than the one I have today, and I could only make phone calls on it. Fast-forward to 2018, and...

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After ID Theft, AAA Member Praises Free Experian Protection

When one member's identity was at risk, ProtectMyID from AAA saved the day.

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Member Reminisces About His 1921 Model T

Back in 1949, when I was 13 years old, my grandfather had a 1921 Ford Model T, which I could have with my father’s permission. He gave in after I...

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Have Allergies, Will Travel

Allergies don't have to come between you and a great vacation.

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Massachusetts RMV Opens at AAA Boston

Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito recently celebrated the launch of Registry of Motor Vehicles services at the AAA Boston branch, along with representatives of AAA Northeast, the...

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Driving a 2018 Hyundai Elantra

The Hyundai Elantra GT is a five-door front-wheel-drive hatchback powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 161 horsepower. Transmission choices are a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic. In...

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Behind the Wheel of the 2018 VW Golf

The Golf is the car that started the “hot hatch” trend of fun-to-drive, peppy, great-handling hatchbacks. Based on AAA's review, the latest version may be the best yet.

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Brian Tyree Henry’s ’88 Honda Accord

This Emmy-nominated actor made a name for himself in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical “The Book of Mormon.” He stars in the Golden Globe-winning FX series “Atlanta” and has several...

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Surprising Savannah Has Much to Discover

Savannah is ready to surprise you. Tourists planning to visit Georgia’s oldest city may expect to walk beneath haunting Spanish moss or check out charming city squares. But did you...

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Discover History and Adventure Along the Erie Canal

From Albany to Buffalo, here’s what to see and do in this vibrant and historical region of New York State.

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Add Another Driver to Your Car Rental

Whether you’re headed out on a long adventure or just want a little company, adding another driver to your rental car is a simple process when you are prepared.

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Create Share-Worthy Vacation Videos With Your Phone

From finding the perfect lighting to using editing software, follow these tips to capture high-quality travel videos with your mobile device.

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10 Money Saving Habits to Start Right Now

Establishing these small saving habits can make a big impact on your bank account over time.

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