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  • April 25, 2014
    Check solo prices even if you’re traveling in group

    Traveling with family or friends can be super fun, but if you travel as a group, you could be paying more for your airfares than you would if you were traveling alone. Wisebread says that airline reservation systems have multiple airfare classes and a set number of seats in any particular class. This is not […]


  • March 12, 2014
    Tips for a healthy summer vacation trip this year

    Most of us take holidays just for rest and usually we used to spend our holidays doing by nothing or sitting in front of television, sleeping, drink wine with friends, playing with pets, reading some interesting books. There is no such big change that they bring in their lives even in their vacations. But here […]


  • February 17, 2014
    Don’t be that annoying passenger with these tips

    We all hate to fly these days; with smaller seats and lesser leg spaces, it’s not a relaxing or pleasant experience. Yes, we are referring to the coach class! And then there are the passengers who make things a bit awful for others. The recommendations here may seem trivial, but frequent fliers will appreciate these […]


  • January 8, 2014
    Some tips on travel savings

    A new year brings possibilities of new travels and every traveler have different rules and ideas on saving money when it comes to accommodation, flights or sights to visit. On my flight from Los Angeles to Buenos Aires, I met this guy who was traveling to Rio de Janeiro with long layovers at Buenos Aires […]


  • November 19, 2013
    That annoying flight passenger in the dark

    In my last flight from Tokyo to Los Angeles, we started off in night to reach LA in afternoon. This meant that most of the flight route would have daylight outside. And as it happens on most of the flights, upon reaching the cruising altitude, the crew would request everyone to shut off their window […]


  • November 13, 2013
    Alternative Tips for travel to the USA

    For travellers to the U.S, there are a thousand “top-tip” lists spread across the internet that, while perennially useful, often repeat the same common-sense rules that most travellers already hold dear. However, a few very important tips are repeatedly forgotten on these lists and we’re here to reset the balance. Take a look at out […]


  • November 13, 2013
    This bag will keep clean & used clothes separate while traveling

    Packing light is the way to go these days when you’re traveling. But many a times you face the challenge to stow your used clothes separate from the clean ones. Outliner introduces this fantastic Doublebag that really is two bags in one, with openings on both ends and one movable partition in the middle that […]


  • November 5, 2013
    Hand signals you must avoid while traveling abroad

    Most of us are used to certain kind of hand gestures that represent an OK sign or a thumbs-up to represent something that is great. But that may be considered as rude or something very inappropriate in certain regions or countries. For example, a thumbs-up hand gesture says ‘good job’ in U.S., U.K. or other […]


  • October 9, 2013
    Ditch the checklist model of travel

    Often, when we talk about travel, the emphasis is placed on breadth of geography, rather than depth of experience. Plenty of people boast about seeing Rome, Paris, and Berlin in a single week, as though crossing capital cities—and by extension entire countries—off of a metaphorical checklist. Certainly there is something to be said for visiting […]


  • August 23, 2013
    Tips on best seats to catch some Z’s on an airplane

    Sleeping on an airplane is not comfortable so how does one know which seats will give the best sleep? John E. DiScala, the editor in chief of the travel-information site johnnyjet.com and a guy who knows a thing or two about getting shut-eye above 30,000 feet shares tips: The window seat of an exit row—as […]


  • July 29, 2013
    Travel tip: Scan and save these images on an online cloud before traveling

    You must have heard from a lot of travelers, or read it online about being vigilant of your passport while traveling. And a lot of travelers don’t pay attention to that detail, until you come across someone who’s backpack got stolen and along with that was their passport, smartphone, etc. In such cases, the copies […]


  • July 26, 2013
    Travel tip: Angle laptop to avoid neck hunch on a flight

    Seat space, hence leg space, is getting smaller on planes and no one gives a rat’s ass about ergonomics. So if you plan to use a laptop while flying, get one of those laptop stands and keep your laptop at an angle to avoid hunching and hurt your back. In a post titled “3 Tips […]


  • July 19, 2013
    Travel tip: How to access offline Google Maps on iOS

    We always recommend getting lost in a city or town rather than using maps, which is another reason to talk to locals asking for directions or for that amazing restaurant. But if you’re searching for something specific, then maps help. Most travelers don’t have data connectivity while on the road in international destinations and sometimes […]


  • June 25, 2013
    Travel tip: Relieve lower back pain for air travel with this tip

    We all know that flying long distances is a pain in the neck… literally. You can avoid sore, achy backs by bringing in an inflatable beach ball. Doug Kelsey, a physical therapist, writes on My Itcy Travel Feet that small amount of air in the ball supports your lower back and this simple beach ball […]


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