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  • April 14, 2011
    Win a trip to 7 cities of your choice at HostelBookers 7th B-day celebrations

    HostelBookers is celebrating their 7th birthday and giving away free accommodation in 7 cities of your choice. You can choose to take the prize all at once or as seven different trips and they will give £1,000 each to cover your travel expenses. All you have to do is answer a question on their website […]


  • March 26, 2011
    You may have missed these

    Some posts may get lost in time, so here’s a recap of what you may have missed on our website: Three Best Safaris in India India has a wide range of wildlife safaris and national parks, some of which have accommodations in the heart of the reserves. Visitors can take elephant rides or jeep tours […]


  • March 23, 2011
    Embassy World lists contact information of every embassy in the world

    Embassy World lists the contact information and websites for all of the embassies around the world. The site has listings of all of the embassies resources available by nation and a separate listing for all of the foreign embassies located within the United States. It also has detailed information about UN missions and other international […]


  • 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 […]


  • March 17, 2011
    Japan Red Cross says Tokyo safe for travelers

    The Japanese Red Cross says Tokyo is safe for international travellers, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Wednesday. Senior IFRC official Matthias Schmale also told a news briefing that Japan was not asking for a massive international aid operation to help cope with its tsunami disaster, but would […]


  • March 17, 2011
    Free first checked bag? Maybe

    The U.S. Travel Association has released a report that recommends allowing travelers to check at least one free bag to address the issue of overburdened security checkpoints. The report also calls on Congress to authorize the TSA to create a new trusted traveler program to speed security screenings of frequent travelers, and it encourages the […]


  • February 3, 2011
    Crossing Bosnian territory between Split & Dubrovnik, Croatia

    We are excited about our travel to Croatia this summer and will be blogging from there in the month of May so watch this space for our itinerary, travel plans and much more! As per our itinerary, we may be driving from Split to Dubrovnik in Croatia and as the map below shows, one has […]


  • October 19, 2010
    Carrying porn to Australia? Declare!

    If you’re travelling to Australia, make sure not to carry any pornographic material on your computer or otherwise, unless it’s a legal copy! According to new rules applicable by the Australian Customs, any illegal pornographic material should be declared upon arrival in the country. Not sure what’s legal or illegal? Don’t worry because you’re not […]


  • June 11, 2010
    Proposed new rules may get better compensation for passengers

    There are rules in place currently for overbooking passengers and bumping them resulting in disruption of travel plans. New rules are being proposed to increase the compensation a passenger may get, which makes things complex as found by travel expert Elliott. Some of the proposed rules, as listed by the site are: 1. Denied Boarding […]


  • April 20, 2010
    Iceland Volcano not covered by travel insurance

    Update 2: The US Travel Insurance Association reports that most of its member companies are providing coverage to travelers affected by trip cancellations and delays arising from the volcanic eruption in Iceland. To qualify for coverage, the travel insurance policy must have been purchased prior to the volcano eruption. Read more at: Most Travel Insurance […]


  • 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 […]


  • January 14, 2010
    New Airport security may be causing delays

    Good.is says “The attempted bombing of Northwest flight 253 on Christmas Day has resulted in increased security procedures at airports around the country. Looking at the period from December 25 to January 6 this year and the previous year shows that, whether or not the new security is making us safer, it seems to be […]


  • December 29, 2009
    Leaked: new TSA rules coming soon!

    Here are the new Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration’s official security rules. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Aviation Security Directive Subject: Security Directive Number: SD 1544-09-06 Date: December 25, 2009 EXPIRATION: 0200Z on December 30, 2009 This Security Directive (SD) must be implemented immediately. The measures contained in this SD are in […]


  • September 4, 2009
    Laptop searches without suspicion at U.S. borders is approved

    The Department of Homeland Security’s Privacy Office has approved the controversial searches, copying and retention of laptops, PDAs, and other digital devices without cause at U.S. borders. Travelers could soon start seeing notices from the Privacy Office, which last week released a report supporting the right of customs agents to conduct such searches. The 51-page […]


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