One of our favorite travel booking websites, Hipmunk, got cooler by offering free fare alerts. Search for a flight and just enter your email at the “Watch Fare” option (if it doesn’t show up automatically) and get notified as soon as cheap airfare is available.
Rules and laws differ from one country to the other. And it’s a good practice to know the basic laws of the countries you’re visiting as a tourist or an expat. For example, traveling without identification in Russia is one way to get detained. So what do you do if you’re arrested in a foreign country?
Did you need to know how to transfer frequent flyer miles between airlines? Do you need a few miles to get to a free trip? Or do you have some miles that are expiring or you think you will never use? It may be you can get the points you need, or get rid of the points you don’t need, by transferring them to another program. The transfer rates are sometimes good, sometimes not good.
One of the world’s largest railway networks, Indian Railways comprises 115,000 km (71,000 mi) of track over a route of 65,000 km (40,000 mi) and 7,500 stations. With so much going on, however much the Government improves schedules, trains get delayed all the time. Over the last decade, train network and traffic in India have grown tremendously. Indian Railways expects this trend to continue over the next few decades.
Southwest announced their Big Winter Sale today, offering 40% off nationwide flights with the code BIGDEAL40.
This is one the most friendliest hostels we have ever stayed at. It’s a 20 minute walk from the Keleti Pályaudvar (East Station), but inform the gracious, most generous host Sándor in advance and he will pick you up from the station for free! The hostel is a part of an apartment building, and the one we stayed at had two private rooms with one shared bathroom and a kitchen.
One of the best things about this hostel is the location – it’s conveniently located at a 5-minute walk from West Bahnhof (West Station) and about 20 minutes walk straight down Mariahilfer Straße to the old square.
Video of the space shuttle Endeavour flying over Los Angeles downtown
Ben Mathais took this picture at Hackney Wick underground station in London. The staff took humor in response to the iOS 6 maps failure.
Apple released it’s latest iOS for iPhone, iPod and iPad and as you may have heard, Google Maps was chucked out in iOS 6, which means that the navigation software is now without public transportation data.
When you try to access your routes using Apple Map, they push you to third-party apps, but knowing where to start can be a daunting task. There are many apps out there that will give your public transportation information, but to get you started, here are a few of our favorites