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  • January 22, 2012
    Information on transit visa to Dubai

    Here are some tips on availing a Dubai Transit Visa to make a trip to the Emirates smoother. Dubai has been one of the principal transit points of international airways and sea-routes globally. Dubai has figured prominently in the radar of businessmen as well as casual travelers from across the world, as far as it […]


  • November 23, 2011
    Ecuador issues clarification of new Galapagos Islands regulations

    Due to a misunderstanding created by a press release issued on 11 November (“Ecuador to Limit the Number of Visitors to the Galapagos”), Ecuador would like to clarify the new rules and regulations in regard to cruise routes and frequencies to and around the Galapagos Islands. These regulations come into effect on 1 February 2012. […]


  • November 12, 2011
    Ecuador to limit the number of visitors to the Galapagos Islands

    Starting February 1, 2012 there will be new rules and regulations for cruise routes and frequencies to and around the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. Tour operators have until February 2012 to incorporate the Galapagos National Park Authority’s new regulations, which are designed to protect the local animal and plant life, into their travel programs. The […]


  • July 12, 2011
    Travel to world’s newest nation: South Sudan

    African nation of Sudan recently broke up into two nations with the southern part claiming to be the world’s newest nation – South Sudan. Developed countries around the world have recognized this country, but they still warn citizens not to travel to South Sudan because of “extremely dangerous security situation, the risk of armed conflict, […]


  • June 23, 2011
    Rules on carry-on liquids on airplanes

    As we all know, there are rules for carrying liquids on airplanes and security is very tight. So what kind of every-day use liquids can or cannot be carried inside the airplane. Although most everyday use liquids of any size can be packed in your check-in baggage, TSA website reminds us of the 3-1-1 rule […]


  • May 31, 2011
    Travel between Georgia and Turkey goes passport-free

    Earlier last month Russia and Turkey had announced a visa-free travel for citizens of both countries. And now, Turkey and Georgia took their visa-free travel policy a step further on Monday, initiating a passport-free travel regime under which their nationals will be able to visit each others country with national identity cards alone.


  • April 15, 2011
    Russia & Turkey start visa-free travel

    Turkish and Russian nationals will be able to travel between the two countries without obtaining a visa starting April 16, 2011. Turkey and Russia signed an agreement last May to lift visa requirements for their citizens traveling to the other side and the agreement will take effect as of Saturday. The agreement between Ankara and […]


  • March 23, 2011
    Drunk and fake pilots in India

    Flying in India has become a joke recently with airline authorities catching 57 pilots over the alcohol limit in the past two years, but only 11 lost their jobs and rest got away with punishments, according to the Times of India. The country’s largest airline, Jet-JetLite, boasted the most boozers, with as many as 23 […]


  • March 18, 2011
    Single visa for Southeast Asia (ASEAN countries) to be a reality

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is working on a plan that would open the region to foreign tourists in the same way Europe’s unified visa system (Schengen) has streamlined travel. Jungle-covered temples at Angkor Wat in Cambodia, five-star beach resorts in Bali, shopping in Singapore or spicy street food in Thailand – Southeast […]


  • January 15, 2010
    North Korea lifts restrictions on U.S. citizens

    North Korea has eased travel restrictions on U.S. tourists, hoping to boost its coffers and also improve the cash-strapped country’s image. U.S. citizens had previously only been allowed access during the spectacular mass games, held last year in August through October. Now, travelers from the United States will be allowed to visit North Korea on […]


  • December 22, 2009
    EU drops visa requirement for Serbs, Montenegrins and Macedonians

    The European Union on Saturday opened its borders to visa-free travel for more than ten million Serbs, Montenegrins, and Macedonians after nearly 20 years of tight restrictions, a major boost for the troubled region’s hopes for closer ties with the 27-nation bloc. The three western Balkan nations celebrated the lifting of visas with fireworks, concerts […]


  • July 16, 2009
    Free federal parks and recreation Access Pass

    NOTE: This article is relevant to travel for people with disabilities How to Travel With A Free Federal Parks And Recreation Access Pass When traveling, and you are legally disabled, remember to get a free, lifetime Access Pass to gain free admission at all Federal Parks across the United States. Along with this discount individuals, […]


  • July 6, 2009
    Joshua Tree National Park, California

    Landscape Two deserts, two large ecosystems whose characteristics are determined primarily by elevation, come together at Joshua Tree National Park. Below 3,000 feet, the Colorado Desert encompasses the eastern part of the park and features natural gardens of creosote bush, ocotillo, and cholla cactus. The higher, moister, and slightly cooler Mojave Desert is the special […]


  • June 29, 2009
    Statue of Liberty Crown opens July 4, 2009

    After closure since 9/11 (2001), the Statue pedestal reopened to visitors in 2004. The crown has been closed since 9/11, but will reopen on July 4 2009. Visitors will enter/exit the crown in groups of 10, under the direct supervision of a Park Service employee. Tel: +1 866 782 8834 (within USA) or +1 212 […]


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