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Archive for May, 2014

  • May 19, 2014
    Travel deals: Chargers for smartphones for $10 & $15

    iEnjoy MyBolt Portable USB Flash Charger – $9.99 With a lightweight and compact tube, MyBolt Power Bank charger has 2600mAh of power for direct transfer to your USB or Micro-USB rechargeable devices such as iPhone, iPad, iPod, BlackBerry, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, e-readers, digital cameras, and other devices. Features: USB output and Micro-USB input High capacity: […]

  • May 19, 2014
    Deals from TheFlightDeal added

    Excellent flight deals from TheFlightDeal are now added to our travel deals page. Now, you can view the top ten deals from airlines, tour companies and packages from TravelZoo, FareCompare and TheFlightDeal, all on one page. For example, there are some amazing deals on American Airlines flights from U.S. west coast to destinations in Central […]

  • May 17, 2014
    Get offline maps to any place in the world with MapsWithMe

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free, $4.99 Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: Having offline maps is one of the essentials while traveling these days. Not everyone has data network enabled on their smartphones when you’re in a different country. We have shown you how you can access maps offline with the most-used […]

  • May 15, 2014
    Travel tips: Reuse these bathroom accessories you get free in hotels

    Most hotels provide shower caps and bathroom slippers, and many of us either don’t use them at all, or just throw them away. But did you know you can make use of those freebies? Just pack your used shoes in the shower cap. The elastic tightens the grip to not allow them to fall off […]

  • May 14, 2014
    TouchNote – iOS app review

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: Clicked a lot of pictures from your travels and want to send them as personalized postcards or greeting cards to friends and family? Then TouchNote is the app for you. There are a lot of bugs on their desktop version when […]

  • May 14, 2014
    This interactive list will help you what to pack

    Packing the right things for the next destination is the key to lighter and easier travel. You must always carry the essentials like medicines, but avoid carrying too many clothes and accessories. But that depends on your destination and the activities you plan to do. For example, a hiking trip may not require you to […]

  • May 13, 2014
    Egypt will charge ‘development tax’ for tourists at certain airports

    Inspite of multiple countries issuing travel warnings to Egypt, extreme travelers still prefer to visit the land of pyramids. So after increasing the tourist visa fee from $15 to $20 this May, the Ministry of Tourism announced that beginning June this year, there will be a development tax of $7 on tourists arriving in airports […]

  • May 12, 2014
    5 destinations every solo female traveler has to visit

    Career, relationships, friends, family, children… a woman’s life is far from easy. Getting caught in this myriad of responsibilities and trying to strike a balance between different aspects of life can get so demanding that there is hardly any place for some quality ‘me time’. A solo travel may be just the kind of thing […]

  • May 9, 2014
    Exploring natural splendor of Chapada Diamantina

    By: Naresh Shah – Mumbai, India From Salvador a comfortable six hours bus ride operated by Real Expresso took us to Lençóis (Bahia), a pretty little town with colorful houses on cobblestone streets. Lençóis serves as an excellent “base camp” to explore the Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina, a park enriched with valleys, caves, and […]

  • May 7, 2014
    Experiencing mind-blowing spectacle of Iguaçu Falls

    By: Naresh Shah – Mumbai, India The big three daddies of waterfalls world on earth are considered to be the Iguaçu Falls (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay), the Niagara Falls (Canada and USA), and the Victoria Falls (Zambia and Zimbabwe). As we started planning our Brazil trip we were very certain to visit the magnificent natural wonder […]

  • May 7, 2014
    Get this app to see what’s in North Korea

    Link: iTunes Cost: $0.99 Bang for buck: Ease of use: The looks: Visiting North Korea is an adventure of its own and with about 5000-6000 travelers in a year, this is the perhaps the last destination on anyone’s mind. But a new app call North Korea Travel wants you to visit the hermit kingdom from […]

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