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Archive for February, 2013

  • February 9, 2013
    Nowcation lists flight & hotel deals within a month

    Looking for a weekend getaway or just a few days out of your routine? If you’re looking for cheap options that includes flights and accommodation, then head over to Nowcation. Select your departure city (only U.S. cities for the moment) and the website will give you all the cheap flights departing within the next few […]

  • February 8, 2013
    Get rewarded to report a taxi rip-off in Seoul

    As travelers, we have all been ripped-off by taxi drivers in terms of things getting stolen or higher than usual prices. And now Seoul is taking this to a whole new level by offering a cash reward of 500,000 won ($457) to anyone informing the authorities about taxi drivers who rip off foreign tourists. There […]

  • February 8, 2013
    Unlocking your phone for international travel is illegal if you live in U.S.

    United States’ Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Section 1201 [PDF] expired on January 26th 2013, which simply means that if you bought a phone in US under contract with one of the carriers then you cannot unlock your phone, unless your contract expires, or if you have paid off your contract. What would unlocking do […]

  • February 8, 2013
    Take underwater pictures & videos with DandyCase

    Smartphones these days take some amazing pictures and a lot of travelers are ditching their SLRs and P&S cameras for the one device they have on them all the time – their smartphones. With all the apps out there, it’s easy to backup your pictures using a smartphone to one of the many websites offering […]

  • February 4, 2013
    Airline launches ‘quiet zones’ by placing kids at the back of the plane

    Last year, WestJet introduced child-free flights and Malaysian airlines launched them in 2011; and now Air Asia X is jumping into the same foray with a lower tone by simply pushing the kids at the back of the plane! The airline’s A330-300 fleet, which covers flights across Australia, Nepal, China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea will […]

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