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Archive for August, 2014

  • August 19, 2014
    Take 360-degree photos with Google’s new iOS app

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: As if there aren’t enough photo apps out there, Google just launched a new app for iOS users called Photo Sphere Camera. Apple’s iOS takes panoramic pictures, but now this app allows you to take 360-degree photos, then publish them to […]

  • August 13, 2014
    Travel tips: All the tips you want to know about health while flying

    Consuming ample amounts of alcohol in your flight, especially long-haul ones is not a good idea because the lower pressure in the cabin at high altitudes restricts intake of oxygen. Aviation Health explains the harmful effects of drinking on a flight: Alcohol’s principal action is to slow down brain activity by restricting oxygen intake to […]

  • August 12, 2014
    This iOS app will reduce customs time at U.S. airports for U.S. & Canadian citizens

    Expected to reduce the wait time in the customs line at the point of entry in United States, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) have launched a new app called Mobile Passport Control (MPC), for iOS devices where an eligible U.S. or Canadian citizen can submit their passport information and customs declaration form using the […]

  • August 12, 2014
    Myanmar to issue e-visa for tourists starting Sept 1

    Tourists visiting Myanmar (Burma) will be able to apply for e-visas starting September 1, 2014. The tourist e-visas will cost US$50, though the fee may change; and must be applied at the Ministry of Immigration & Population website. Currently, the application process is online in a beta phase, but will be fully available starting September […]

  • August 4, 2014
    Aerial view of Arctic melting “pond” looks stunningly gorgeous

    Having traveled to Iceland recently and gazing at the Jökulsárlón “icebergs”, I cannot marvel enough at the gorgeous turquoise color of the frozen water. And now NASA posted this picture of a splotch of that gorgeous color, when ice melts on the surface of the ice covering the Arctic. A digital camera on NASA’s ER-2 […]

  • August 1, 2014
    Inform your arrival time to hotel for quick check-in

    Standard check-in times around the world are between 2-3pm, and while you may arrive at the hotel past the check-in time, there are chances that your room may not be ready. But if you let your hotel know your arrival time at the time of booking, then you will find your room ready for check-in […]

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