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Archive for December, 2011

  • December 22, 2011
    Backpack made from yacht sails are light and sturdy

    More and more people are backpacking these days and with a huge competition for backpacks out there, one can get confused on the lightest yet sturdy ones. The larger ones can carry a whole lot of stuff, but the trade-off is it gets heavier. The U.K.-based company, Terra Nova Equipment, will launch the Quasar series […]

  • December 22, 2011
    Some weird sights in United States

    Every country has its own adventures and sights that just stand out from others and are very rare to find or see; and some of them are really weird. Here are some weird sights that one may find only in United States: Carhenge This thoroughly modern, automobile-themed take on England’s mysterious Stonehenge stacks 38 gray […]

  • December 21, 2011
    One last year on Earth

    According to the Mayan Calendar, we have one last year left on our beautiful-yet-fucked-up-by-humans planet before the 2012 phenomenon occurs on December 21, 2012. With so many things to do and see on this planet, what are you planning? Where are you traveling? What’s your bucket list? Send us your thoughts in comments. 365 days […]

  • December 20, 2011
    TripFab will be your one-stop vacation planning… almost

    Planning a vacation can be stressful when one has to book flights and hotels, research on things to do, restaurants and clubs. And then there’s the question of how to manage all these things in the number of days you have on that next vacation you are excited about. You may have to squander through […]

  • December 19, 2011
    Skype offers free wifi on selected US airports

    We are a huge fan of Skype for making all those free calls (to US over Wifi) while traveling. So this holiday season, Skype is offering free wireless internet in more than 60 airports through Skype Wi-Fi in United States. The deal runs from December 21st through December 27th and will allow you to connect […]

  • December 17, 2011
    Consumer’s Guide to Travel Insurance

    If you have ever taken a cruise or planned a trip through a travel agency, you may have seen offers for travel insurance. Travel insurance policies have specific limitations and exclusions. When you look at a travel insurance policy, pay special attention to the fine print of the policy. Also, if you have life, health, […]

  • December 17, 2011
    Airplane barf bag becomes iPhone movie watching case

    No more holding your iPhone or iPod in your hands to watch that video or movie. One airline passenger decided to turn the air-sickness barf bag into a simple iPhone case. This paper bag, available in your seat pocket in front of you fits behind the seat table and provides an instant and easy way […]

  • December 16, 2011
    Baggage-handler advises buying a four-wheeler suitcase to avoid damages

    HuffPost is running an article on how our bags are damaged as told to them by an anonymous baggage-handler. He offers advice for an intact bag upon arrival and one of them is getting a bag that has the “spinners” with four wheels on the bottom. Wanna know how your bags and contents are damaged? […]

  • December 16, 2011
    Best Greek Islands for Nightlife

    Featured Post   The nightlife in the Greek Islands is insane – there is no better way to put it! If you enjoy a high-energy party where the music is rocking, the people are friendly and the drinks are flowing, then this is the place to be. On other hand, the Greek Islands don’t just […]

  • December 16, 2011
    Socialize with complete strangers at airports or in planes

    Earlier today we told you how you can choose your airline seat based on your social network which will be introduced by KLM Dutch Royal Airlines. But if you’re flying solo, then would you like to meet and talk to strangers on that next flight? Just tell Planely which flights you’re traveling on and Planely […]

  • December 15, 2011
    United-Continental frequent flyers can earn miles by checking-in to social sites

    United and Continental airlines are now handing out miles and other perks to MileagePlus and OnePass members when they use Facebook and Foursquare to check-in through their social networks at various US airports. The new product comes through a United-Continental partnership with TopGuest. To get the perks, travelers visit or to register their […]

  • December 15, 2011
    Prevent popping ears with this tip while flying

    Ear-popping pain is one of the hazards of flying and in some cases it can also lead to permanent damage. Earlier, we had recommended some tips on how to prevent your ears from popping; and here’s one more: You should try the Valsalva manuever, where you close your mouth and pinch your nose shut and […]

  • December 15, 2011
    Choose your airline seat based on your social network

    On a long flight you don’t wanna sit next to someone who will make your trip uncomfortable. So what if you could use your social networks to select your seatmate, based on your friends or common interests? Would that make for a better flying experience? Such a service is going to be launched next year […]

  • December 15, 2011
    Music and Theatre in Corfu

    Featured Post   The Greek Island of Corfu is known for its rich musical and theatrical history, as is the rest of Greece. However, while the rest of the country was under the rule of the Ottoman Empire, Corfu was the capital city of a Venetian colony. This gives it a unique musical and theatrical […]

  • December 13, 2011
    Party Earth will tell you where to party tonight

    Party Earth provides reviews, up-to-date calendars and user-generated photos of social venues (i.e. bars, nightclubs, beaches, online casinos and whatnot) in a variety of cities throughout the USA and Europe. “Party Earth is the best destination online to discover how to have the most fun offline – no matter where, when, or with whom,” claims […]

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