Posts Tagged‘travel tips’

Travelling to Russia – Is it tourist friendly at all?

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These days, when travelling, it is important to assess whether the locale is friendly for tourism. That being said, it is best to assess what being tourist friendly actually means and then comparing it to different locales around the globe. In determining whether a city is tourist friendly, it is best to consider whether the locals treat tourists well, whether there are robberies or street gangs, and whether there is a high level of international languages spoken. Upon analyzing this information, it will be easy to see which cities are friendly for tourists and which are not. One place that…

Tips to ensure travel is stress-free

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Like travel, but not the stress that it brings on? There are ways to minimize the tensions of getting from point A to point B: embrace these principles, and soon, you will be among those that find travel is stress-free, rather than a source of it. 1) Contract the services of a travel agency Since the emergence of online travel planning websites such as Expedia, many people have taken the reins of coordinating trips on their own. However, we think it’s safe to say that they didn’t anticipate all the stress that would come with it. Since most lack the…

How Traveling Changes You by JustFly  

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American author, businessman, and humorist Mark Twain once said: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.” I can attest to this quote. I have yet to encounter a well-traveled person whom I can characterize as biased, racist, and intolerant. From a young age, I have always been fascinated by the world. Looking at the powdery-white landscapes of Antarctica, the pristine Mediterranean beaches, and bustling cities in Asia has always been my favorite pastime as a kid. Now, despite having been to fifteen different countries, I still desire to…

Best Ways to Experience the Beauty of Bogor

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Not far from the hustle and bustle of Jakarta, set beneath a beautiful (though slightly menacing) volcano is the city of Bogor. West Java’s city of Bogor is home to 3 million people but still manages to have a pleasant relaxed vibe. Here are some of the best ways to experience the beauty of Bogor Indonesia. Take a Hike Let’s face it, one of the main reasons people head to Bogor is to escape the busy streets and smog of Jakarta. While Bogor still has a few traffic jams of its own, it is also home to some incredible hikes. Whether you…

15 of The Best Cities in The World from Full-Time Vagabonds!

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Have you ever been to a new city and instantly felt some sort of indescribable connection? Walked down a quaint street as you saw apartments with signs for rent and began to imagine yourself chilling on the stoop having a cold one with your awesome neighbors? Caught a smile from the opposite sex (or same) and thought, wow, I could actually live here! While the thought of putting down permanent roots somewhere is still a horrifying notion for many of us below, it’s nice to “pretend” once in a while, so without further ado,  here is a selection of 15 of the best…

Saving a lot of cash on traveling utilizing coupons

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Everybody is always looking to save a buck when planning and purchasing travel, well, I’ve got a good tip for you all today. Head to the Groupon website and click the Coupons tab. They have a staggering 70,000+ coupons for everything under the sun, especially in the travel niche. Save money on plane tickets and hotels with Expedia and Orbitz or even on rental cars from Fox rent-a-car. You can also save a lot on travel-related expenses like cameras, computers, tablets, new clothes, etc. It’s really a one stop shop.

Tipping abroad: A guide for Britons

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Tips aren’t really part of the culture in Britain. You might tip a waitress in a restaurant if the service is really good, or at a push, you might tip a maid in a hotel, but it’s not something that anyone expects – I don’t know anyone who’d tip a taxi in the UK. However, in other countries, it’s very different. A tip is defined as a gift of money for performing a service or task over and above the payment for the service. This guide will help unaware Britons navigate the waters overseas when it comes to tipping abroad……

How to find Cheap Flight Tickets to South Africa

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When looking to book a flight to South Africa, you will be hoping to find some great flight deals to make your trip much cheaper! But how do you go about doing this? There are a few options you can choose from, but using the internet will no doubt benefit you most. This is due to the many ‘Flight Compare’ sites that are about these days in which all you have to do is fill out some basic information and their search engine will bring up multiple airlines that will offer flights at different costs. An example of the information…