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Archive for April, 2012

  • April 26, 2012
    Stavanger: All the nature and relaxation of Norway’s West Coast

    Stavanger is not a place for superficial travellers. With so much hiding beneath an unfamiliar name, this is the perfect alternative to Oslo for your Norwegian getaway. Located on the Scandinavian West Coast, the city houses the closest Norwegian airport to the UK as well as being a closer destination than Oslo. Named European Capital […]

  • April 20, 2012
    Experience destinations and monuments in a gorgeous 360° view

    Experience gorgeous 360° view of destinations and monuments at Airpano, a non-commercial group of Russia-based “panorama enthusiasts” who are gradually traveling around the world to photograph some of the greatest sights on the planet. Using high definition cameras, often mounted on helicopters, the team captures each location and turn into a 3D photograph, each of […]

  • April 19, 2012
    Planning for an adventure holiday

    The USA is a country that was built for adventure trips. With some of the most challenging wilderness environments in the world coupled with great transport infrastructure, America, from Alaska down to Florida, has it all for the lover of the great outdoors. America the Beautiful What makes America especially good for adventure lovers is […]

  • April 17, 2012
    Tips: Avoid jet-lag with these simple tips

    Flying across continents on long-haul flights across time zones causes jet lag that sucks big time. It can leave you in a terrible state for a few days and for people who cannot afford the few days to completely recover from the exhaustion of jet lag, here are a few preparatory steps you can do […]

  • April 16, 2012
    Ten African nations to get free incoming calls while roaming

    Tourists and business travelers in ten African countries can now enjoy quick and substantial roaming savings while traveling from one country to another through free incoming calls to be shared by leading mobile service providers in Africa. This communication program was launched by Vodacom, a leading mobile phone company operating in Eastern and Southern Africa […]

  • April 13, 2012
    Han is the brother of The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen

    The Little Mermaid of harbor town Helsingor, in Denmark, is soon to get her brother called Han. To be placed on June 2, 2012, this is another reason to visit Copenhagen. Han, as the stainless steel sculpture, will close its eyes for a split second every hour, which is sure to drive tourists crazy. The […]

  • April 10, 2012
    Tip: How to get an empty seat next to you on an airplane

    On our last trip to South America in December 2011, our travel agent (yeah, we got better rates through them!) booked our seats (two of them) as window and aisle seats with leaving the middle one ’empty’. She told us that if we’re lucky enough to be on a flight that isn’t filled, then this […]

  • April 8, 2012
    To juice up your device at airport, AirportPlugs will let you know where that power-socket is

    We’ve all experienced that moment when our laptop or phone batteries signal a low power while sitting at that departure lounge. And that’s when we start scurrying around, looking for a power supply before the device dies. It’s an increasingly common problem for so-called always connected traveler. That is when the new website AirportPlugs comes […]

  • April 2, 2012
    CasaHop will allow you to swap homes using social network

    The ex-CTO of HuffPost, Paul Berry, launched a new house-swapping website called CasaHop. The lack of social connections on websites like homeexchange made Paul start CasaHop, which according to him, will be free when the service goes live in the next few weeks. For now, you can add your home and personal profile by connecting […]

  • April 1, 2012
    Child-free cabins introduced at WestJet

    Last June, we had reported that Malaysian Airlines was considering child-free first class flights and now Canada-based WestJet has introduced a new program called Kargo Kids, that allows passengers to travel on select child-free flights, creating a quieter and more relaxing inflight experience, while children travel in a “special VIP” area of the aircraft. Richard […]

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