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Archive for November, 2015

  • November 30, 2015
    Tips for backpacking West Africa

    The famous violinist, Eugene Fodor, once said that “you do not have to be rich to travel well” and backpacking is the truest reflection of those words. Combine backpacking with Africa, and you will get an incredible journey that will not require a lot of money, but will make you richer with experiences. The main […]

  • November 16, 2015
    Tourist Visa application form & details for Swaziland

    If you are visiting the Kingdom of Swaziland, which borders Mozambique and South Africa, and if you are required to apply for a tourist visa, then there are limited resources online that give you information on how to apply, where to apply, visa fees, and application forms. After going through the government website or their […]

  • November 11, 2015
    Now access Google Maps in offline mode

    Getting lost in a city or town is fun, but if you find yourself using online maps to get your way around, then Google Maps is the best app out there. Starting today, Google has made its most used app awesomer by adding an offline mode. Still rolling out to all the users (Android first, […]

  • November 10, 2015
    Hostel Review: Pousada Magia Verde, Paraty, Brazil

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: Yes Wifi: Free, good network everywhere Address: Rua 5 final, Bairro Portal de Paraty, Paraty 23970, Brazil Phone: +55-24-9986-40661 Email: Website: Location This is the biggest drawback of this inn. Located at the end of the town, the only way to reach the center is either […]

  • November 10, 2015
    Hotel review: Sombra Palace Hotel, Manaus, Brazil

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No Wifi: Free, included in price, good network across the hotel Address: Av. 07 de Setembro 1325, Centro, 69000 Manaus, Brazil Phone: +57-92-3234-8777 Email: Website: Location Located in the center of Manaus, just walking distance from the Teatro Amazonas, you can walk up to the local […]

  • November 2, 2015
    Million Mile Question? American vs. Delta

    Eleven years of flying and I feel like I have seen it all. Monday morning frenzy, Super-efficient TSA (Really?? When?), Hello Kitty bags, overhead bins filled with small luggage items while passengers have to valet their luggage, shrinking seat pitches, super (un)friendly flight attendants, unreasonable airline policies, chicken in my specially ordered vegetarian meal, chronic […]

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