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Posts from the ‘Tips’ Category

  • October 12, 2011
    Information about ESTA to U.S. for citizens of Visa Waiver Program countries

    Travelers to the U.S.A. have to fill out an online ESTA form before travel in a new system of checks that is mandatory. This is applicable for the following only: You are a citizen or eligible national of a Visa Waiver Program (VWP) country. You are currently not in possession of a visitor’s visa. Your […]


  • October 11, 2011
    Navigate your way without a navigation system

    Smart phones and tablets these days have in-built navigation systems and maps that will lead you anywhere from your current location. And some of them rely on data networks. There are cars with navigation systems, but they are expensive. What if you find yourself with low battery in your devices or no internet connection and […]


  • October 10, 2011
    Tips on getting the most of your travel buck

    With so much going on out there in the digital world, you can save a lot of money by doing some homework, some planning and making use of some of those deals out there. Here’s a list to look out for and getting more bang for your buck. Air Travel With increasing baggage fees and […]


  • October 6, 2011
    Guide to entering Tallinn (Estonia) and Riga (Latvia) via sea

    There are numerous ways to reach the Baltics by sea, providing for a slower but certainly more nostalgic journey. You can sail directly from Finland or Russia to Estonia; from Germany to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia; from Denmark to Lithuania; and from Sweden to all three Baltic countries. The Tallinn–Helsinki route has so many competing […]


  • October 6, 2011
    Travel apps for iOS reviewed

    From our on-going reviews of travel apps for iOS (iPhone, iPod and iPad), here are some of the latest ones we have reviewed. You can see all of them at out iPhone Apps page. Convert EverythingCost: Free/$0.99 GobyCost: Free SCVNGRCost: Free TrazzlerCost: Free Fast CustomerCost: Free TipulatorCost: $0.99 Rick StevesCost: Free


  • October 4, 2011
    Knowing the benefits of jet charter and other charter travels

    By Margot McClelland There are times that you just can’t seem to put up with the irritation and stress brought about by using public transportation. Instead of a pleasant start to your grand vacation time, in its place, you have to bear the long lines of equally tired people at the airport, sweat along with […]


  • October 4, 2011
    Enjoying the Bali Culture on Vacation

    Featured Post   Bali, Indonesia has one of the most interesting cultures and histories in the world. Finding cheap flights to Bali is one of the easiest ways you can immerse yourself in the culture of Bali and enjoy all it has to offer. If you want to experience the healing arts or fine cuisine […]


  • September 30, 2011
    Tips: Ears popping when flying and remedy

    From BBC – Dr Trisha Macnair Why do the ears make a popping sensation? The ear consists of three chambers: The outer ear canal which leads up to the ear drum. The middle ear chamber behind the drum which is filled with air. The very specialized inner ear. The air in the middle ear is […]


  • September 30, 2011
    How to sleep on a long-haul flight

    Reposted from John Graham-Cunning’s post To the annoyance of people around me I have no trouble sleeping on long haul flights. And I don’t take any fancy medication to do so. Having traveled a lot I’ve come to the conclusion that sleeping on a plane is a matter of attitude and a little preparation. This […]


  • September 30, 2011
    Bing introduces maps for U.S. airports

    Bing announced today the launch of airport maps for 42 major airports across the U.S., with plans to expand to other airports over time. The new feature is available now in Bing Maps on the desktop. With this, you can see inside airports in order to locate terminals, check-in counters, restrooms, shops, restaurants, baggage claim […]


  • September 28, 2011
    Tips on Finding Cheap Hotels, Resorts and Timeshares

    Featured Post   When budgeting for a vacation, we tend to factor in our accommodation as a significant chunk of the expense, however if we do our research, this doesn’t always have to be the case. In the old days, finding an inexpensive place to stay took a lot of phone calls and frustration, but […]


  • September 28, 2011
    These are the planes above your house right now

    Wolfram Aplha has introduced a new feature that will show all the flights over your house by simply entering “planes overhead” in its search bar, and Wolfram Alpha will provide a list of flights overhead based on your current geoIP location. You can also click on specific flights to get the latest flight status, departure […]


  • September 28, 2011
    Lonely Planet puts ten city guides on sale for World Tourism Day, until Friday

    In celebration of World Tourism Day, Lonely Planet is giving away ten bestselling City Travel Guide apps for iPhone and iPod for US$1.99 (normally US$5.99). (Sale prices in other regions: AU$1.99, UK £1.49, EU 1,59 €). The sale lasts for three days, so be sure to grab these by Friday. Sound good? Download your the […]


  • September 25, 2011
    Tip: Do it yourself travel clothesline for $1

    For backpackers and travelers with one bag, facilities like doing laundry using a washer and dryer is a luxury. Traveling cheap and light means carrying one small backpack which means you’ll have to learn to do laundry in hotel rooms, bathroom sinks, and other areas without a washer and dryer. You can easily wash your […]


  • September 25, 2011
    Tips: Travel light by washing clothes using laundry soap

    If you’re a frequent traveler who prefers to pack light with just one carry on bag you’ll be doing a lot of laundry in your hotel sink. You can buy small packets of Woolite, but if you’re going on an extended trip a bar of laundry soap will last a lot longer. Financial blog Mr. […]


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