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Archive for February, 2013

  • February 28, 2013
    Tip: Strap clothes with belts to organize them better

    Your each your destination and open your bags to find that all the tidy packing has shifted and everything can be a mess. Most backpacks and suitcases have some kind of strapping mechanism, like a ribbon, to keep everything organized. However, not all of them do. You can use a regular ribbon or a plastic […]

  • February 27, 2013
    TrakDot locates your bags, or will it?

    Lost and delayed bags is a huge and stressful problem for every traveler. And given all the tracking technology that exists today, it’s surprising that there aren’t better ways of keeping tabs on checked bags. Delta Airlines’ app allows passengers to track their luggage, using the number on the bag tag or a scan of […]

  • February 22, 2013
    What U.S. Sequester means for your travel?

    If you have been following the latest news on U.S. “sequester” – the spending cuts that will automatically be put in to effect starting March 1, 2013 – then you ought to know that this will affect your travel within and in- and out of US. The across-the-board budget cut of $600 million reduction from […]

  • February 20, 2013
    Rent a smartphone for cheap if traveling to Hong Kong or Singapore

    Checking-in to places and posting your travels on social media is the trend these days. But international data roaming charges can be exorbitant, not if you’re visiting Hong Kong or Singapore. Handy is a smartphone rental service in Hong Kong, and has just launched operations in Singapore. The company offers Samsung Galaxy Note phones for […]

  • February 19, 2013

    FlightStats iOS app is a simple-to-use flight status app. See our review. Have you used it? What do you think? Let us know.

  • February 18, 2013
    SIMPLcase stores international SIMs and has a slot for hands-free use

    Using your country’s SIM card for voice or data usage while traveling to a foreign country can be expensive and that’s why most travelers purchase a local SIM card to avoid the steep roaming charges. If you’re iPhone user and would like to use it for international SIM cards, then you know how difficult it […]

  • February 14, 2013

    We have reviewed over 115 travel apps for iOS. And the latest ones reviews are: – Postale (Free) – Qwiki (Free) – Fodor’s Travel Phrases (Free/$1.99) – AskNative (Free) – Jibbigo Translator (Free) – Stow ($1.99) – 1001 Wonders of the World ($1.99)

  • February 14, 2013
    HuffPost answers questions on American, U.S. Airways merger

    American Airlines and US Airways announced plans to merge which will create the world’s largest airline and we are wondering how this affects us. The talks abuzz of the name of “American Airlines” being retained, but questions like ‘what about the airfare?’ or ‘what about the frequent flyer miles?’ arise from every passenger who has […]

  • February 13, 2013
    Ukraine Southern Airlines crashed in Donetsk, five dead

    Ukraine Southern Airlines plane flying from Odessa to Donetsk has crashed and caught fire during an emergency landing near the city of Donetsk. According to latest official reports 44 people including 8 crew members were on board the jet en route from the Black Sea resort city of Odessa to Donetsk. Initial reports however suggested […]

  • February 13, 2013

    Ensuring a “fair return” to its investors, London Heathrow will see an increase in passenger fees from £19.33 per passenger at present, to £27.30 by 2018. This means that if you are flying through LHR (London Heathrow), then expect an increase in your ticket fare.

  • February 13, 2013
    Get the latest updates – follow us on Facebook or Twitter

    Consider liking us on Facebook if you spend more time there. We post a lot of articles, stories and other travel related stuff from around the web, so you’re in touch with everything that’s happening on the planet. Not a fan of Facebook, you say? How about Twitter? Oh yeah! Head over to Twitter to […]

  • February 13, 2013
    Use money belts to stash the dough for safe travels

    Losing your wallet on a trip can be disastrous if you’re one of those who carry all the currencies in it. Additionally, if you lose your debit card in that wallet, then you’re stuck with no money on hand and to withdraw. Travelers worldwide have various tips from carrying less cash and credit cards to […]

  • February 12, 2013
    It all comes to location, location, location when selecting a hotel

    One of the key and important part of your travels is selecting a hostel or hotel to stay, and before the price, the deciding factor should be location. And depending on your interests at the destination – clubs, restaurants & city-life or beaches, mountains, small towns – you must find the most appropriate neighborhood to […]

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