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Archive for April, 2015

  • April 29, 2015
    Nepal Earthquake in pictures

    A powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on Richter scale struck Nepal on Saturday, April 25, 2015. This is the country’s worst earthquake in 80 years. This followed by multiple aftershocks on Sunday and Monday. Our friend, John Snowden, lives in Kathmandu and has captured these images: Debris of a temple right after a 7.8 earthquake hit […]

  • April 23, 2015
    Travel deal: GoPro HERO4 Black Camera for $399 (Original $499)

    Andorama, the online camera store has GoPro Hero4 Black camera for $100 less, selling at $399 on eBay and free shipping. This is a great deal for the best action camera out there. 2 Megapixels, supports 4K at 30fps, 2.7K at 50fps, 1080p Video, Ultra Wide Angle Glass Lens + SuperView, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, Waterproof. […]

  • April 21, 2015
    Amazon Destinations is a new brand featuring drivable, local destinations

    Amazon has quietly launched its much-awaited new hotel product and brand, Amazon Destinations. Known as ‘Amazon Local’, this is primarily a hotel deals site working with hoteliers directly and on an ongoing basis. Currently, it features hotels in the Pacific Northwest, Southern California and the Northeast of United States. Available on desktop for now, it […]

  • April 21, 2015
    Travel Safe – iOS app review

    Link: iTunes Cost: $0.99 Bang for buck: Ease of use: The looks: Having emergency numbers in the country you’re visiting should be one of the first things on your to-do list. Although you may not be able to make a call to the emergency number depending on the restrictions on your phone carrier plan, it […]

  • April 21, 2015
    This chart helps to know how aperture, ISO and shutter speed helps take great pictures

    Taking pictures is the one thing everyone loves to take when traveling. While there are a lot of point-and-shoot cameras, along with smartphone ones, that auto-adjust the settings to give you a good picture, some of us love to use our DSLRs in manual modes that requires adjusting the ISO, aperture and shutter speed. It’s […]

  • April 15, 2015
    Cheap(er) rides to/from airport using Wingz (Selected US airports only)

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: We have all used ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft to reach the airport and it is definitely cheaper than using a taxi, especially in cities like Los Angeles. But the problem is to get home from the airport – most […]

  • April 13, 2015
    Cleverlayover will help you save money by searching non-partner airline routes

    One of the best travel hack in terms of finding cheap airfare is to buy the cheapest ticket you can find to any transit city in a continent and then book a separate flight on one of that continent’s budget carriers to your final destination. For example, if you’re booking a flight from Los Angeles […]

  • April 8, 2015
    Live-streaming apps – Periscope and Meerkat

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: Meerkat and Periscope are both live-media streaming apps that essentially deliver the same kind of video content to followers. Neither app works without Twitter, so you must […]

  • April 5, 2015
    Get the best hotel rate by booking each night separately

    We love hostels because it offers cheap rooms (but not so clean!) and a chance to meet fellow travelers. But if you’re looking for a multi-night stay at a hotel, you would probably book it as one reservation. But One Mile at a Time recommends to book each night individually, and you might get a […]

  • April 3, 2015
    Get your checked bag in 20 minutes, promises Delta Airlines (U.S. only)

    Delta Air Lines released a statement saying they will get your checked bags to the baggage-claim carousel in 20 minutes or less, or it will compensate you with 2,500 reward miles. While testing with the program in February, Delta extended this permanently for all domestic flights in the U.S. International flights are not included in […]

  • April 2, 2015
    This should be your inspiration to travel

    Three years of travel and adventure around the world in 3 minutes. Includes scenes from India, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Ukraine, Hungary, Czech Republic, Austria, Greece, Italy, the Vatican, Canada, US, Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Nepal, Indonesia and Croatia.

  • April 2, 2015
    Do you have all the required travel documents?

    Any international travel requires some basic preparation before you can book your flights and hotels. The documentation must be in order and verified to ensure smooth customs and immigration clearance in the destination country. Citizens of a lot of countries don’t require visas to travel almost the whole planet, but most of us will need […]

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