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  • March 18, 2013
    Travel tip: To keep jeans clean, freeze them!

    We always encourage packing light for easier and efficient travels, and if you are packing one pair of jeans in your packing list then, depending on the length of your trip, you’d want to keep it clean. With the exception of undergarments, most clothing can survive at least a second day and retain a clean […]


  • March 4, 2013
    Tip: Keep a cheat-sheet for easy currency conversions

    One of the difficult thing to calculate while traveling internationally is the price you are actually paying in your home currency when you shop or eat. When you give a £10 bill, your mind may be saying $10 to you, whereas you are actually spending 1.5 times. Even shopping for artifacts may not make things […]


  • February 28, 2013
    Tip: Strap clothes with belts to organize them better

    Your each your destination and open your bags to find that all the tidy packing has shifted and everything can be a mess. Most backpacks and suitcases have some kind of strapping mechanism, like a ribbon, to keep everything organized. However, not all of them do. You can use a regular ribbon or a plastic […]


  • February 12, 2013
    It all comes to location, location, location when selecting a hotel

    One of the key and important part of your travels is selecting a hostel or hotel to stay, and before the price, the deciding factor should be location. And depending on your interests at the destination – clubs, restaurants & city-life or beaches, mountains, small towns – you must find the most appropriate neighborhood to […]


  • November 18, 2012
    Tip: Use clothing iron to heat small amounts of water

    Most hotel rooms don’t come with a microwave inside the room, and if you need to heat water then you can use most clothing irons as a hotplate. Topologic blog suggests that you can heat water on the flat metal surface, but make sure to secure the iron upside down. Of course, it will be […]


  • November 5, 2012
    Tip: Keep that toothbrush germ free in a hotel

    You don’t want to leave your freshly-opened toothbrush in a bag or on the sink in the bathroom of your hotel because of the fear of catching germs. Just punch a hole in the bottom of the plastic or paper cup that’s in your room, and insert the handle of the toothbrush. Place the cup […]


  • November 5, 2012
    Tip: Keep the sunlight completely out!

    If you have trouble sleeping in a hotel room because the drapes won’t shut completely or stay overlapped enough to keep the sunlight out; and if you don’t have anything to keep them shut, then head for the closet and get one of those hangers for pants or skirts that clamp together. Just attach them […]


  • November 4, 2012
    Tip: Tie a rubber-band over your wallet to prevent theft

    While traveling in areas that are prone to pick-pocketing, it is always recommended for men to keep their wallets in the front pocket of your pants. But just warp a rubber-band over your wallet before putting in your pocket. This will make it difficult even for expert thieves because of the additional friction because of […]


  • November 4, 2012
    Tip: Keep hotel room smelling fresh with this natural deodorant

    Whenever you check into a hotel bring an orange, eat it in your room, and just toss the peel in the trash before you go out. You’ll return to a naturally deodorized room. The peels absorb strong odors while releasing some natural fragrances.


  • November 4, 2012
    Tip: Secret stash in a suitcase for documents

    Most wheeler bags have a hidden compartment that you probably didn’t even know existed! Open the suitcase and look for a zipper in the lining at the base of the suitcase. Inside, you will find a small space between the two rods that run up the back of the bag. This is a perfect space […]


  • October 26, 2012
    Tips on storing small items while traveling

    Storing chords and cables untangled or carrying those loose change in pockets/purses while traveling can be a pain, especially if you find them at the bottom of your bag. Here are some quick tips to store them in a way that is handy and secure from thieves: Sunglasses box for cables Almost everyone has sunglasses […]


  • August 1, 2012
    Tip: How to feel rested from a red-eye flight?

    Eat dinner early before you get to the airport Have a cocktail or glass of wine at the airport before you get on the flight. One will help you sleep, but two or more will get you too dehydrated and lead to poor quality sleep. Drink LOTS of water just before boarding the flight. Noise-isolating […]


  • July 10, 2012
    Prevent toiletries from oozing with this simple trick

    How do you prevent all the mess created by toiletries from oozing out the lotions? Redditor thinkadinky recommends using plastic wrap on all those shampoo/lotion bottles to prevent them from exploding and creating a mess. You can even use trash bags or grocery plastic bags, if you don’t have wraps. Just unscrew the cap, lay […]


  • June 27, 2012
    Save money by traveling in a group

    Traveling solo has it’s advantages of going around and about at your own pace and schedule. But whether you live in hotels or hostels (for private rooms), it doesn’t come cheap. If you prefer staying in a private room at a hostel, then you will still have to pay for two or more people, depending […]


  • June 18, 2012
    DIY rolling duffel bag by adding detachable wheels

    Most duffel bags these days come with attached wheels, but if you still own one without wheels, then RonnK has an excellent tip for you. You don’t have to spend money on buying a new one because Instructables user RonnyK shows off a relatively simple way to add detachable wheels to nearly any bag you […]


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