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Archive for April, 2009

  • April 30, 2009
    Tips for money exchange before travelling

    One of the first things most travelers do after landing to your destination country is exchange money, or make use of your debit/ATM/credit card. This can be a huge expense, especially if you’re careless. A few tips can help you get the best exchange rate and avoid paying high fees. Know the rate before you […]

  • April 28, 2009
    Pet Airways – airline for pets

    Inaugurating with 5 cities – Los Angeles, Washington DC, Chicago, Denver, New York – Pet Airways promises to fly your pet in the main cabin, not the cargo and take care of their ‘needs’ while en route. This is what they have to say: We promise to transport your pet with lots of love, care, […]

  • April 28, 2009
    Hocking Hills Zipline Canopy Tour, Ohio

    Hocking Hills is home to many exciting outdoor adventures, but nothing compares to the thrill of our Zipline Canopy Tour! Fast, fun, and exhilarating, this 3 hour spectacular adventure offers thrill seekers of all ages the unique opportunity to zip through the treetops on a network of cables and adventure skybridges suspended high above the […]

  • April 28, 2009
    Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia suspend airline booking fees

    If you’ve been avoiding the big travel websites because of their booking fees, you might want to reconsider. Orbitz, Travelocity and Expedia have all stopped charging airline booking fees until May 31. The Chicago Tribune says that Expedia was the first to drop their booking fee, followed by the other two. (Priceline hasn’t charged booking […]

  • April 27, 2009
    Airlines Allowing Passengers To Rebook Due To Swine Flu Outbreak

    Several U.S. airlines are allowing passengers to rebook due to the swine flu outbreak in Mexico. American Airlines, Continental Airlines Inc and US Airways all said that they were allowing customers to change travel plans if they were concerned about the illness. This new strain of swine flu has caused an estimated 81 deaths in […]

  • April 26, 2009
    Blue Frog club in Mumbai

    A large, defunct industrial warehouse in the old mill district in central Mumbai is converted into a complex of sound recording studios and an acoustically outstanding live music club. The club needed to provide musicians and audiences with a superb auditory experience while also accommodating fine dining, drinking and dancing space. Contemporary Urban Design, Mumbai […]

  • April 26, 2009
    Shani Shingnapur – the village with no doors on houses

    Shani Shingnapur, also known as Sonai, is a village in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Situated in Nevasa taluka in Ahmadnagar district, the village is known for its popular temple of Shani, the Hindu god of the planet (graha) Saturn. Shingnapur is also famous for the fact that no house in the village has doors, […]

  • April 25, 2009
    Los Angeles Book Fest

    The two day Los Angeles Book Fest begins today at UCLA. Location UCLA 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Tickets Tickets are free! Tickets will be available on April 19 through They are needed for indoor panels and speaker sessions. Parking Parking on the UCLA campus is $9. Free shuttle bus services will […]

  • April 24, 2009
    World Taximeter – estimated taxi fare

    World Taximeter, in beta, gives you an estimate of the fare of a taxi ride in cities around the globe. Currently they support these cities only – Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, Dublin, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, New York, Paris, Prague, Rome, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, and Toronto. We gave it a try and selected […]

  • April 24, 2009
    Inman Park Festival in Atlanta

    During the last full weekend in April each year, Inman Park in Atlanta proudly presents a neighborhood festival widely regarded as Atlanta’s most spirited and eclectic. The 38th Annual Inman Park Spring Festival and Tour of Homes will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26, 2009 Festival Map [PDF] Entertainment Schedule [PDF] Directions Saturday, April […]

  • April 23, 2009
    San Francisco International Film Festival

    San Francisco International Film Festival is back in its 52nd year today through May 7, bringing together some of the world’s finest films and filmmakers. Premiering at six venues across San Francisco city – Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, Castro Theatre, Pacific Film Archive Theater, Landmark’s Clay Theatre, Premier Theater and Roxie Theater – the festival will […]

  • April 22, 2009
    Festivals and events around the world in Summer 2009

    Celebrations of art, music, culture or religion – from Cinco de Mayo in Mexico to Koninginnedag in Netherlands; from Vappu in Helsinki to Thrissur Pooram in India; from Bun Festival in Hong Kong to Roskilde in Denmark, these celebrations bring people together to enjoy the festivities, understand cultures and make friends. Here’s a list of […]

  • April 21, 2009
    Religious Journey in India – Char Dham

    NOTE: This is a guide for a 12-day self tour to Char Dham in Uttranchal state of India. We do not conduct any tours! Char Dham: A self-tour to the Char Dham of Garhwal can be done and refers to the four ancient temples that mark the spiritual sources of four sacred rivers, Yamuna (Yamunotri), […]

  • April 19, 2009
    Track Cheap Flight Fares to Facebook Friends

    Trying to lure an old friend, or maybe a new flame, over to your neck of the woods for the weekend? The Flights to Friends Facebook application watches the cheap ticket sites and lets you know which of your friends you can visit on the cheap in the near future, or see what it costs […]

  • April 16, 2009
    iStopOver runs ‘Best Travel Photo’ Contest

    Home and office rental website iStopOver is running the “Best Travel Photo Contest” via Facebook. When: April 13, 2009 to May 4, 2009 at 11:59pm EST How does it work: 1. Join the Facebook group: ‘Best Travel Photo Contest – presented by’. 2. Upload up to 3 photographs into the Photos section of the […]

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