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Archive for October, 2013

  • October 16, 2013
    Why choose Seattle?

    Here is a city I am very fascinated with and very excited to tell you about as well. One of the things I find most interesting about this city is that it was named for a Native American Chief named Noah Seattle. Another very interesting thing about Seattle is the Klondike Gold Rush which saw […]

  • October 16, 2013
    30 most attractive destinations were in summer 2013

    Which cities around the world are most worth visiting? If you want to experience as many must-see places as possible, you should definitely add London, Rome, San Francisco, Istanbul and Budapest to your travel bucket list. All these cities have at least 10 sights that attract the attention of more than half of the visiting […]

  • October 11, 2013
    Grand Canyon National Park re-opens amidst U.S. Government shutdown

    Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona negotiated an agreement with the U.S. Department of Interior to reopen Grand Canyon National Park using state and local funds amid the ongoing federal government shutdown. Being the crucial driver of revenue for the state, this has been a focus for the Governor since the U.S. government shutdown last week. […]

  • October 10, 2013
    Bizarre shadow draws tourists to this small town

    Cashiers is a small town in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina (USA) which attracts a lot of travelers for it’s bizarre annual natural phenomenon called “Shadow of the Bear.” On the side of the 4,930-foot Whiteside Mountain, the mountain casts a shadow that looks like an enormous “bear”. This is […]

  • October 9, 2013 will help claim your airline compensation (EU only)

    We all have have experienced the difficulties of claiming for compensation after suffering a long delay or missed connection. European Union law states that passengers reaching their destination at least 3 hours after schedule can be eligible for up to €600, barring extraordinary circumstances. Since the airlines have to prove these circumstances, they are often […]

  • October 9, 2013
    Ditch the checklist model of travel

    Often, when we talk about travel, the emphasis is placed on breadth of geography, rather than depth of experience. Plenty of people boast about seeing Rome, Paris, and Berlin in a single week, as though crossing capital cities—and by extension entire countries—off of a metaphorical checklist. Certainly there is something to be said for visiting […]

  • October 4, 2013
    Packing Pro is a must-have app for every traveler

    Link: iTunes Cost: $2.99 Bang for buck: Ease of use: The looks: We all have that moment where you are at the airport and the first thing you ask yourself is “have I packed everything?” And keep pondering over the list of what you’re actually missing. This is where this amazing app called Packing Pro […]

  • October 2, 2013
    GonnaGo – iOS app review

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: The latest travel app called GonnaGo claims to save itineraries and share them with friends on Facebook. After a quick test, we don’t really see a purpose of this app! You add a trip, say “My Japan Trip”, add friends from […]

  • October 2, 2013
    Kurrency – iOS app review

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: Here’s another currency conversion app that basically “allows you to convert almost all the currencies of the world into your national currency.” Touting itself as the first currency conversion app designed for iOS 7, Kurrency is keeping things simple – there […]

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