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  • 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
    Finnair to start Helsinki-Dubrovnik route

    In April next year, Finnair will launch a direct route from Helsinki to Dubrovnik, located at the southern tip of Croatia. The route will be flown three times per week in the summer season, from April 2 – October 10, 2012. “Dubrovnik in Croatia has been a frequently requested route by Finnair’s Asian customers. We […]

  • 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 26, 2011
    TSA’s ‘Known Traveler’ program to kick off in four U.S. airports

    A few lucky frequent flyers will start whizzing through airport checkpoints next week under a pilot program that federal security officials hope will lead to shorter lines for most airline passengers while allowing screeners to focus on real, intelligence-based threats to aviation. In a move announced earlier this summer, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will […]

  • September 26, 2011
    Why millions of Americans travel overseas for surgeries?

    By our guest writer – Deepika Garg While the healthcare system in the US is robust, not all Americans can afford to undergo medical treatments in their very own country. The rising cost of medical facilities and services coupled with the ever increasing unemployment rate has put many people in a fix. Those who require […]

  • 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
    Big Pocket Travel vest lets you carry an entire suitcase of items on you

    If you’re worried about the baggage fees airlines charge you these days then this Big Pocket Travel jacket, a low-cost, over-sized, airline-friendly, light-weight jacket is the ideal travel accessory for you that lets you carry up to 22 pounds of stuff with you on the plane. Created by British company Rufus Roo, the Travel jacket […]

  • September 14, 2011
    Hacker Fares on Kayak will save you money on airfares introduced a new term called Hacker Fares, along with their ‘nonstop’, ‘1 stop’ options, that allows you to book two one-way flights with separate airlines and separate tickets. The whole idea is to save money by choosing one-way flights on different airlines. You can always deactivate this option by unchecking the “Show results that […]

  • September 14, 2011
    Australian passport to get three gender options

    Australian passports will now have three gender options – male, female and indeterminate – under new guidelines to remove discrimination against transgender people, the government said Thursday. Transgender people and those of ambiguous sex will now be able to list their gender on passports with an ‘X’ if their choice is supported by a doctor’s […]

  • September 14, 2011
    Seychelles and Turkey will have visa-free travel between them

    More and more countries are signing the Visa Waiver programs that allows citizens of either countries to travel to the other without a visa for specific number of days. Earlier this year, we had reported that travel between Georgia and Turkey was passport-free. And now the Seychelles Ministry of Foreign Affairs has completed a Visa […]

  • September 14, 2011
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    Consider liking us on Facebook if you spend more time there. We post a lot of articles, stories and other travel related stuff from around the web, so you’re in touch with everything that’s happening on the planet. Not a fan of Facebook, you say? How about Twitter? Oh yeah! Head over to Twitter to […]

  • September 8, 2011
    Increase in Kenya’s park fees

    Visitors to Kenya’s national parks now pay US$80 per person, per day to enter into the prime national parks across the country, up from the discontinued low and shoulder season tariffs of US$60. “Our recovery is still ongoing; there are many factors out there which can set us back this year. We are ahead in […]

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