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  • December 13, 2011
    Green travel: Tips on simple and cheap travel

    Would you travel greener if it were simple and inexpensive? 90% of travelers in a survey on Lonely Planet indicated that they would like to have less of an impact on the environment when they travel. Unfortunately, traveling responsibly can be expensive or impossibly difficult (hauling your solar powered scooter around the world). Luckily, there […]


  • December 12, 2011
    Tips on sleeping at the airports

    Airline connections are good to take a break from the pressurized cabins and stretch your body, especially on long international flights. But sometimes they are a bummer if you have a long time between flights. And the worst when you have to stay overnight at the airport and you are not booked in a hotel. […]


  • December 8, 2011
    Stay for free by house-sitting someone’s home and pets

    The concept of house-sitting is becoming popular across Europe and North America by providing the service of taking care of people’s property (and sometimes pets), in exchange for free accommodations. It’s a great way to make new friends out of some fabulous home owners and neighbors and spent ample time in places where you could […]


  • December 7, 2011
    Planning on a trip? Here’s what you should keep in mind

    Planning a trip can be stressful, especially if it covers multiple countries over a long period of time. It surely makes you look forward to that dream vacation you’re about to have or that journey you’ve always wanted to take, and you should do the necessary preparations before you head out. Here are some tips […]


  • December 6, 2011
    Rentmix lists apartments so you don’t stay in crappy hotel

    Traveling during the holidays can be expensive and a major chunk of your expenses goes in to hotels. If you’re traveling with friends or family then consider renting an entire apartment or house-sit for someone else who’s traveling instead to save money and get more amenities. There are a lot of rental-home websites out there […]


  • November 21, 2011
    Argentina/Uruguay – Itinerary & Planning

    We are making a 10-day trip to Argentina and Uruguay in December 2011 and this is what we have prepared so far. You will learn more as we start the trip and keep writing more about our experiences. Keep checking this post for updates as we add costs for a lot of trips and excursions. […]


  • November 19, 2011
    Bring travel networking to Facebook using Twigmore

    Websites like tripadvisor have forums that gives tips, advice and suggestions on everything that you have or may have or have not planned for your next trip. And then there is Triposo giving you free travel guides for your smartphone, while Gtrot wants to give you social, friends-sourced recommendations via Facebook. And Gogobot also provides […]


  • November 15, 2011
    Get better airplane seats, even on sold-out flights, from ExpertFlyer

    ExpertFlyer is a company that gives you information on the best possible airline tickets, and is offering a free feature if you want to change your seat or trying to get onto a sold out flight. To take advantage of the tool, called “Seat Alerts”, you create a free account on the ExpertFlyer website where […]


  • November 14, 2011
    Tip: Check your bags for damaged valuable items before leaving the airport

    If you’ve got to take something valuable, especially something fragile and valuable, on a plane, it’s best to try to carry it on. If you must check in then be sure to look at your bags before you leave the baggage claim area, just in case that item has gotten damaged or disappeared. Most airlines […]


  • November 9, 2011
    Charter travel and booking a Jet with JetCharters.com

    By Margot McClelland Waiting in long lines, traveling in crowded areas, and uncomfortable cab rides can make traveling one big nightmare. For most vacation and business travelers, chartering can be a very cost-effective and convenient way to do things, compared to going with the usual public transportation. Luckily, you can easily book a spot on […]


  • November 3, 2011
    Find your arrival or departure gate with Airport Compass

    If you’re a first timer on an airplane traveling around the globe then you may have experienced stress finding that gate you have to go to during departures or connections, even with all the directions provided on most airports around the world. Designers Kang Eun-Kyung and Park Ji-Eun designed this concept boarding pass that can […]


  • November 3, 2011
    Tips for elderly people while traveling on airplane

    Elderly people can face problems traveling during the holiday season because to various reasons like crowded airports, long security lines, TSA regulation changes or even crampy airline seats. So here are some tips for the elderly to make their travel easier: The limit of one carry-on and one personal item (purse briefcase or computer case) […]


  • October 26, 2011
    Rent an office space in Buenos Aires

    You’re on a vacation to the glorious Buenos Aires, but have to finish that one document you promised your boss, but the magnificent city galore doesn’t make you work and to be able to get going on that project document, you need an office space equipped with all the latest technological amenities. What do you […]


  • October 15, 2011
    Easily carry heavy suitcases with this strapped-around handles

    We encourage and recommend our fellow travelers to backpack and travel light which will avoid those pesky airline baggage fees; or just plain easy-to-carry-bags around while they experience the majestic places. But if you decide to drag those suitcases around then you have experienced the trouble of lifting it out of that baggage claim belt […]


  • October 13, 2011
    Tips: How to choose the right backpack

    We love backpacking and always encourage travelers to go light, which means you should carry less stuff and pack them in a light and sturdy backpack. This also means that you have to decide which one is right for you. Factors such as your height, weight, immune system, etc. can decide which backpack is really […]


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