Friday, 30 December 2016

Qualities of a Good Tour Guide

Tour Guide with Tourists
A Tour Guide is a person employed to show tourists around places of interest. He/she has the responsibility to cooperate and coordinate with all their tourists, and guide them throughout the trip. A Tour Guide may be for a particular place, city or for the entire duration of the tour. Some people get confused between a Tour Guide and a Tour Manager. A Tour Manager is one who is there with the tourists for the entire duration of the trip, whereas a Tour Guide may be temporary. Tour Managers usually hire Tour Guides for their Group. Sometimes the Tour Managers are themselves the Guide of the Group. In short, a Tour Manager may be a Tour Guide, but a Tour Guide is not always the Tour Manager. In this Blog, we will share some Qualities that all Good Tour Guides must possess. Let’s get started…..

Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Role of Global Positioning System in Travel

GPS
Global Positioning System or GPS is a Navigation system that helps you find your Location.it uses Satellite signals to determine Location and Directions. It is used by people all over the world to find Directions, Traffic Information, Weather and Distance between Places. It is capable of giving you Real Time Information about your Location and Travel Path. The GPS System has changed the way people Travel. Now they are much more alert and vigilant about their movements. In fact, it has encouraged many travellers to travel without a guide. GPS Devices are fitted in Cars, Vehicles, Buses, Trains, Planes, Laptops, Smart Phones, etc. to track its location. In this Blog, we will discuss the role of GPS in Travel, and How Travelers can use it to their advantage…..

Friday, 23 December 2016

Essentials of a Good Backpack

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Backpack Tours are famous among many travelers. A Backpack is a small compact bag that can accommodate your stuff for a short trip. It has room to keep clothes that you require for 5-6 days. It is a great option for Solo Travelers. This Bag requires less space, and is easy to carry. It looks small from outside, but has a lot of space inside. Nowadays, travellers don’t like to carry those bulky suitcases. Instead they prefer Backpacks. Backpacks are convenient in flights as well, as they can fit well in the overhead lockers. Backpacks are used in Solo Trips, Small Vacations, Friendly Tours, Adventure Trips and Sporting Expeditions. In this Blog, we will discuss the Essential Items you should carry in your Backpack. People often make mistakes while packing them, resulting in items getting left out. So, take care of the following……

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

The Astonishing City of Melbourne

Federation Square
Melbourne is situated in the southern Australian state of Victoria. Home to over 4 million residents, Melbourne is one of the largest cities on the planet.   It features regularly on the list of World’s Most Livable Cities. Founded in 1835, Melbourne is one of the wealthiest cities on Earth. Decades of Prosperity created a Metropolis filled with Grand Civic Buildings, Cathedrals, Theatres and Parks. Melbourne has always been on the Bucket List of all Travelers. A great influence of immigrants has also made Melbourne a culturally diverse city. A few months back we posted a Blog – “Extravagant Holiday in Australia”, where we discussed travel tips for Australia. Here, we will discuss the city of Melbourne in detail…..

Sunday, 18 December 2016

10 Most Famous Tourist Attractions in the World

Holiday makers
There are thousands of Tourist Attractions all around the world. Some of them are very Popular. These are sights which attract a huge amount of tourists. In this Blog, we will discuss the 10 Most Popular Tourist Attractions in the World. These are attractions which are in the Bucket List of every Traveler. In fact, they also have a huge contribution in their country’s Tourism Industry. These are attractions which you should see at least once in your lifetime. The list is based on Popularity, Footfalls, Traveller  suggestions and Beauty…..

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

How to Prepare for a Bus Trip

Passengers riding in Singapore
Coach or Bus Trips are an essential part of your Travel. Coach Trips are usually planned when you want to Travel by Road, without driving yourself. It’s also a great way to meet new people. Bus Trips are fun when you are travelling on a good road network with scenic views and landscapes. Coach Trips may be long or short depending on your destination. Thus, there are a few things which you need to carry before leaving for a Coach Trip. A few weeks back we posted a Blog – “How to prepare for a Road Trip”, where we discussed about Road Trips by Car. In this Blog, we will share some Tips, Suggestions and Things you must carry while travelling by Bus. Let’s get started…..

Saturday, 10 December 2016

10 Best Holiday Destinations with Visa On Arrival

Travellers on Beach
Tourism has grown a lot in the last few decades. Many small and big countries have opened their doors for foreign travelers by developing favorable infrastructure and attraction sights. These are the countries which earn a lot from tourism. In fact, some of them are entirely dependent on tourism. Out of these countries, there are a few which have either No-Visa or Visa On-Arrival. Countries having Visa On-Arrival charge a nominal fee on arrival, and grant a temporary visa for tourists. They check your Air Tickets and grant visa accordingly. Overall, there are almost 50-60 countries with Visa On-Arrival facility. This list differs from country to country. For Example: US citizens get Visa On-Arrival almost everywhere in the world. In this Blog, we are listing down 10 Beautiful Holiday Destinations where you can Travel without Visa or Visa On-Arrival. Here we go…..

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Group Tours : Basic Pros & Cons


Group Travel to Beach
Group Tours are Tours where a group of people come together to Travel to a common destination. It is a concept which is very popular among tourists. Almost all travel companies offer Group Tours. Group Tours have a common itinerary to travel everywhere together. It is like meeting new people having similar interests in the destination. Groups are usually arranged by Travel companies, where they organise tour for 20-30 people. Some people make their own Groups by including their Friends and Family members. Whatever maybe your preference, it is an exciting way of Travel. Group Tours may be Fun, but they have their own Advantages and Disadvantages. In this Blog, we will share the Pros and Cons of Group Tours. It will help you in understanding the concept better, and take a decision accordingly. Let’s get started…..

Monday, 5 December 2016

The Beautiful Capital of Malaysia : Kuala Lumpur

Twin Towers
Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia.  It is one of the largest and most influential cities in Asia.  Also called as KL, Kuala Lumpur is a multi-cultural Asian city.  KL has a blend of Malay, Chinese and Indian culture.  KL is an economic powerhouse for Malaysia with Ancient Architecture, crowded streets, Modern Skyscrapers and mouth-watering Food. Tourism has contributed a lot to the Malaysian Economy, with KL playing a key role.  In recent years, KL has developed itself as an attractive metropolitan city in Asia. It gives good competition to cities like Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore. A few months back we posted a Blog – “Mystical Malaysia”, where we focussed on Places to visit in Malaysia. In this Blog, we are focussing only on the city of Kuala Lumpur. This is KL in detail!

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

In-Flight Etiquettes

Qantas A380
Millions of people take to the skies every day. They travel over different Airspace, and in different airlines. People everywhere are different, and react differently to situations.  A big problem that all airline crew around the world face is Misbehavior of Passengers. The laws of Aviation are laid down by strict Local and International Law agencies. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) lays down all commercial Airline laws. This also includes the way passengers should behave In-Flight. A few days back, we posted a Blog – “Qualities of a Good Traveler”, where we discussed how travelers should behave when in a foreign land. In this Blog, we will discuss the In-Flight Etiquette of a Traveler. These are things which make you a Good Passenger. Let’s get started…..

Monday, 28 November 2016

Features of a Good Public Transport System

London Bus service
Public Transport is the Backbone of any city.it enables you to travel from one place to another. A good Public Transport system contributes to the GDP of a Country. If there is good public transport, locals and tourists will navigate easily. Easy Navigation will help in Time Management.  Nobody likes a city with inefficient Public Transport and Traffic Jams. There are many cities around the World where people lose a lot of time in traffic, resulting in lack of efficiency at workplace. Tourists usually have a tight schedule. They have to cover the whole city in 2-3 days. Hence, they want to commute as quickly as possible. In this Blog, we will share the Features of a Good Public Transport System. These are Characteristics which make Public Transport Effective and Efficient. Let’s get started…..

Friday, 25 November 2016

Difference between Normal & Low Cost Carriers

Thai Airways A380
Low Cost Carriers and Normal Carriers dominate the Aviation Market. Normal Carriers are those Airlines which offer Standard and Premium services. These companies offer services like Reclining seats, Complimentary Meals, Entertainment system, Premium Airport Lounges, etc. LCCs or Budget Airlines are very different from them. They usually focus on cheap tickets and No-Frill Flights. A few days back, we posted a Blog – ‘’World of Low Cost Carriers’’, where we discussed the features and Business model of LCCs. In this Blog, we will point out the differences between LCCs and Normal Carriers. This will help you in distinguishing the main between the two, and make the right choice.

Monday, 21 November 2016

How to Cope with Baggage Loss

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Your Bags are one of the most important things you carry while Travelling. It is on No.3 after Travel Documents and Money. Every year almost 20 million Bags are lost during Transit. Airlines are working very hard to minimize the number of Bags lost. The increase in Global Travel has also increased the number of Bags lost.  Apart from this, Bags are also stolen.  Scamsters are always searching for soft targets. In fact, nowadays there are cases of Bag contents being stolen by Baggage Handling Staff. In this Blog, we will tell you what to do in case your Bags get Lost in transit. We will also share a few things you can do to reduce the chances of baggage loss. The information in this Blog also includes inputs from other regular travelers as well. Let’s get started…..

Friday, 18 November 2016

Things to Remember While Booking Connecting Flights

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The Aviation industry is growing day by day. New Planes and Airline companies are launched every 2-3 years. This has given rise to cut-throat competition between different Airlines. This resulted in development of many small and big Airports. These Airports are used to promote Tourism and Business Travel. Now, these Airports are also used for Connecting Passengers. Many of the Airports today have developed themselves into Connecting Hubs. These Hubs allow passengers to change flights and make stopovers. They are great when you are on a long journey. People take Connecting flights when their destination is too far for a Non-Stop Flight, or when prices are low. Some popular connecting Hubs include Dubai, Singapore, Frankfurt and London Heathrow. Many times travellers make mistakes while making connections, and end up missing their flights. In this Blog, we will tell you important things to remember before booking connecting flights. Let’s start…..

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Barcelona : Liveliest City in the Mediterranean

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Barcelona is situated in the State of Catalunya in Spain. The city is a Blend of Sun, Sea, Nightlife and Street Food. Barcelona is the 2nd largest city in Spain and the liveliest city on the Mediterranean.  The city greets you with Beautiful Architecture, Amazing Art and a vibrant International Community.  Being close to the Mediterranean, the city has a temperate climate all around the year.  It is a yearlong destination, and you can visit anytime. Barcelona gained popularity in the last 2 decades. Apart from having a Flamboyant Football culture, Barcelona developed itself into a tourist destination.  The Sea shores of the city were developed to attract tourists from all around the world. Barcelona is very famous among western tourists, who love Beaches and Sea shores. Barcelona is a Party Place with something for everyone.

Monday, 7 November 2016

Role of Social Media in Tourism

Social Media Platforms
Social Media is today the best medium of Communication. It not only allows you to interact with people, but also share experiences and suggestions. Tourism has benefited a lot from Social Media. Nowadays, Social Media is playing an important role in promoting new Destinations and sharing reviews. Millions of people share their experiences with other travelers, and give them fruitful suggestions. Social Media Platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have made life much easier and hassle free for travelers. In this Blog, we will discuss the ways in which Social Media transformed the Travel and Tourism of the World. This will help you in better utilization of Social Media before travelling anywhere. Let’s get started…..

Friday, 4 November 2016

The World of Low Cost Carriers (LCC)

Air Asia
Low Cost Carriers or LCC, are those Airline companies which provide Flight services at very cheap prices. Most of their routes are Domestic or Short-Haul. Their Business model is entirely different from Premium Carriers. LCCs are for those people who just want cheap tickets, and are ready to compromise on some luxuries of Normal Carriers. The LCC model is now gaining popularity in many parts of the world. Some popular LCCs are Air Asia, Ryan Air, Easy Jet, Indigo and Fly Dubai. In this Blog, we will share some characteristics of Low Cost Carriers. These features not only make them cheaper, but also profitable for their owners. Let’s get started…..

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Effects of Globalization on World Tourism

World Map
Globalization is the process of integrating an economy with the world economy. Countries around the world adopted the practice of Globalization to enhance their economy, exchange culture, increase growth prospects and increase flow of Foreign Travelers. In the past few decades, Globalization has significantly changed World Tourism. People are now travelling all around the world for Business, Research, Pleasure and opportunities. According to a recent study, Air Travel has tripled in the last 20 years, and is expected to double in the next 10 years. With Millions of people in the Air every day, Travel Industry is worth Billions of Dollars. Adding to that is the Rail, Road and Sea Travel, which further enhances the experience of travelers. In this Blog, we will discuss some of the Major Effects of Globalisation on World Tourism. Let’s get started:

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Sydney: A Cosmopolitan Mega City

Sydney is Australia’s oldest, largest and the most diverse city. Home to 4.5 million people, Sydney is one of the most famous cities on Earth. It is a cosmopolitan city blessed with culture and traditions from around the world. The city is famous for its Beaches, Monuments, Harbour and Landscapes. Sydney is not only a tourist destination but also an economic powerhouse for Australia. Sydney can be easily compared with London or New York., as people from all around the world could be found here. In recent years many immigrants have flooded the city with their cultural suitcases. Sydney is thus, a vibrant and beautiful city attracting Travelers from all around the world.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Qualities of a Good Traveler

Traveller
In this Globalized World, people from all classes are now travelling. There was a time in the past when Travel was meant only for the Rich and Elite. Now even a Middle class person can afford to Travel. This has given rise to extreme flow of travellers around the world. This has led to extreme cultural exposure as well. Every Traveller is different, and behaves differently to culture changes. In this process, some end up misbehaving or violating laws. Some do it deliberately while some unintentionally. Hence, to be a good global citizen, you need to be a good traveller. In this Blog, we will discuss some qualities that you should have to be a Good Traveller. Let’s get started…..

Saturday, 22 October 2016

City of Joy : Kolkata

Victoria-Memorial.
Kolkata is the capital of the State of West Bengal in India.  It is a city with traditional soul, colonial architecture, cultural festivals and mouth- watering street food. Kolkata is a loud, and bustling city with Bengali Tradition and Sacred beliefs. It has been in the bucket list of many travellers. After Delhi and Mumbai, Kolkata is the most popular metropolis. The River Hugli flows through the city attracting many pilgrims to worship its sacred waters. The Howrah Bridge is built over the River Hugli and is a familiar site in the city. As Kolkata was the capital of British India, the city has a lot of historic sights depicting ancient traditions. Kolkata is now an important part of tourists visiting India.

Monday, 17 October 2016

Important Things to carry in Hand-Baggage

Hand baggage
Hand Baggage is the Bag/Luggage that you carry On-Board your Flight. Usually we carry small pieces of Luggage in Hand as the On-Board space is small. Big bags are accommodated in the Cargo Hold of the Plane. Airlines have a strict weight policy, and don’t allow excess weight.  Generally, the weight allowance for an economy class passenger is 23 kgs and 7 kgs 23 in Check-in and 7 in Hand baggage. Weight allowance for First and Business class passengers differ from Airline to Airline. Thus, when you have only 7 Kgs allowed, you need to pack very carefully.  In this Blog, we will share the important things to carry in Hand Baggage. These suggestions will help you pack important stuff without increasing weight of your Bag. Let’s get started…..

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Exploring Europe from all Corners

EuropeTour
Europe has always been on the bucket list of every traveler.  Some want to explore  multiple countries together, while some like to explore specific countries.  The beauty of this Continent has given it the name- “Heaven on Earth”. Europe has always been popular among Families and Honeymoon couples. The main reason for its popularity is that it’s a blend of Historical Monuments, Ancient Architecture, Beautiful Alps and Breath-taking Landscapes. Nowadays, there are a lot of trips going to different parts of Europe. In this Blog, we will discuss some popular European Tours which travelers are taking. Let’s get started…..

Monday, 10 October 2016

How to Enjoy a Long-Haul Flight

Long Haul Flight
The Travel Industry is worth Billions of Dollars and is growing day by day. More people are now travelling and exploring the world. This has increased the demand for more Airplanes and Airports. Many small cities are now connected with International Airports. As new places emerged, manufacturers launched big and long range jets to service them. Today, you can fly Non-Stop from Asia to America. All major Airlines of the world are now operating hundreds of Long-Haul Flights. A Long-Haul Flight is a Flight which has duration of more than 10 hours. Often travelers find it difficult to cope  and survive them. In this Blog, we will discuss a few suggestions which will help you in enjoying Long-Haul Flights. Let’s get started…..

Saturday, 8 October 2016

Beautiful City of Antwerp

Antwerp City Card
Antwerp is a small and beautiful metropolis in Belgium. The city is full of a large number of cultural and historical sights.  Antwerp is a popular tourist destination with great history, beautiful architecture and breath-taking harbour. Every year millions of tourists from all around the world come here to cherish the Belgian Art, History and Fashion.  The city has a great Fashion industry. Some areas in the city are dedicated to its Fashion world. Apart from Fashion, Antwerp has a famous Diamond industry as well. By Train, Antwerp is just an hour away from Brussels. In recent years, the city has seen a lot of Businesses grow and power the Belgian economy.  With so much to see and explore, Antwerp is now an integral part of tourists’ coming to Europe.

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Things to Keep in a Travel First-Aid Kit

Travel First Aid Kit
A First Aid Kit is a Box/Pouch which has some basic Medicines to cope with minor injuries and illnesses. We often keep a First Aid Kit in our Homes to deal with minor injuries. A Traveler is always exposed to moving from one place to another, hence making them prone to injuries and illnesses. A traveler may experience different Air, Water and Food at different places. Sometimes, he/she might not be able to adapt the different food culture. Also, small injuries may occur at any time of the trip. These situations can arise with anyone and anywhere. Thus, it is important that travelers carry a First Aid Kit with them. In this Blog, we will tell you the types of Medicines and First Aid Items in your Travel First Aid Kit. Let’s get started…..

Friday, 30 September 2016

Bahamas on "Monarch of the Seas"


Monarch of The Seas
Bahamas is a small Island Nation, situated below the United States.  It is 75kms from the West Indies. The Island Nation is famous for its Beaches, Water Sports and Caribbean Lifestyle. In the last decade, many tourists from around the world have visited The Bahamas. Being an Island country, Bahamas can be visited only through Sea. Cruise liners from Florida are regularly sailing to the Bahamas. One of the most famous and popular ones is Royal Caribbean- Monarch of the Seas. The luxury Cruise liner sails from Port Canaveral in Florida, and takes you to The Bahamas. A big hit among tourists, it’s the best way to visit Bahamas.

Monday, 26 September 2016

How to Prepare for a Road Trip


Road Trip by Car3
Travelling can be done by Air, Rail or Road. All give you different experiences. You Travel to far off Places by Air or Rail. Places which are nearby may be covered by Road. Sometimes you Travel via Public Bus, and sometimes you take out a car and drive yourself. Road Trips are now becoming common among people. It gives them a chance to enjoy the journey themselves. Many travelers are now taking their friends and families on Road Trips.  This Blog is dedicated to all those Travelers who go for Road Trips, or are planning to do so. We will tell you a few simple tips which will make your Road Trip Exciting, Fun filled and Safe. So let’s get started…..

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Heidelberg : A Breath-taking German City

Heidelberg castle
Heidelberg is a city in southwest Germany.  Heidelberg lies on the river Neckar.  It is one of the most romantic cities in Germany, thanks to its River side location, Beautiful Old Bridges and Castle.  It attracts many visitors each year with its Picturesque Landscapes and Sights.  Heidelberg h gives its visitors an excellent Dining and Entertainment Experience as well, making it a great choice for tourists.  Usually added with Europe Tour, Heidelberg is now becoming a Nice Place for Holiday Makers and Honeymoon couples. Like many other places in Europe, Heidelberg is also a small and beautiful destination.

Monday, 19 September 2016

Emerging Honeymoon Destinations


Honeymoon
Honeymoon is the most important vacation of your life. You not only want it to be good, but also exciting. There are thousands of places around the world where you can celebrate your Honeymoon. It all depends on your choice, and of course choice of your spouse. Different Places offer Different Experiences. Some are Adventurous and Thrilling, while some are Breath-taking and Romantic. There are some places which are famous for years, and some places which have slowly emerged as a Honeymoon Destination. A while back, we posted a Blog on “Popular Honeymoon Destinations”, which had a list of 10 most popular Honeymoon Destinations. In this Blog, we will list 10 places which are slowly and steadily becoming famous among Honeymoon Couples. These are Places which have emerged recently. Please note that we will include names of specific cities, states and countries in this list.

Friday, 16 September 2016

How to Save Money on Travel

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Money is an important part of Travel. It allows you to Buy Stuff, Pay Bills and Explore your Destination. Every traveller wants to utilize his/her money in the best way possible. We all want to extract the maximum out of our cash. A smart traveller is one who fully utilizes his/her money without compromising on anything. A few months back, we posted a Blog on “How to Manage Money while Travelling”, where we discussed Money Management and Care. In this Blog, we will discuss some great ways in which you can save Money on Travels. These Tips and Tricks will help in Maximum Exploration at Minimal cost! Let’s get started…..

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Vatican : Smallest Country of the World

Vatican city
After the Roman Empire fell in the 5th century, the City of Rome gradually came under the control of the Pope.  For centuries, the Pope was called King Pope. Little by little, he built his own Empire. When Italy got United, the Pope held back and remained behind the Vatican Walls for 60 years.  Finally, the Vatican was established as a separate Nation in 1929.  It is an independent country inside the city of Rome. Only about a quarter mile squared, it is the smallest country in the whole world.  It is however, the richest country of the world when measured for Per Capita Wealth and has the lowest birth rate.

Friday, 9 September 2016

How to Find Good Food while Travelling


Street food in Singapore
Food is an essential part of your travel. It gives you the energy to travel around and participate in adventures.  Also, it saves you from any health related issues. When you are in a foreign land, it is necessary for you to know what to eat and from where. A few months back we posted a Blog on “Food Items to carry while travelling”, where we discussed different food items you should carry on your trip. In this Blog, we will share some tips on how you can find the right food for yourself. Besides that, we will also tell you which small items can fulfill your hunger. These things will help you in adjusting with different food cultures around the world. So let’s get started…..

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Quebec : An Exotic Winter Sports Destination

City of Quebec
Quebec is the capital of the Canadian Province of Quebec. Having more than half a million residents, the city is a quiet and Beautiful example of Natural Beauty. Being very close to the Arctic, it has long cold winters. The weather in winters is freezing cold with regular snowfall. The cold and chilly climate has developed Quebec into a famous winter sports destination.  The summer months are full of action with tourists visiting from all over the world. Situated on the Banks of the St. Lawrence River, this is a town with good looks and a big heart.  Like Montreal, Quebec is also a city with a French Flare. Buildings and Monuments depict the French history & culture. This beautiful town has now gained a lot of popularity among tourists. Quebec can be clubbed with Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal, as these cities are a few hours’ drive from Quebec. Quebec can be fully explored in 2 days, making it a small weekend destination.

Saturday, 3 September 2016

Getting Around in a City Abroad

Solo Traveller

Getting around new cities is exciting. You may visit a new city in your Home country, or in any other country. Both experiences are different and interesting. We have decided to post 2 Blogs on both these experiences. In the First Blog, we had discussed about Tips to get around a city within your Home country. In this Blog, we will discuss things you should remember before getting around a city in a foreign country. If you haven’t read the first blog, find the link at the end of this Blog. Let’s get started…..

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Getting Around New Cities in Your Home Country

Travelers

Getting around a new city can be Fun and Adventurous.it may be in your Home country or abroad, both experiences are different. A new city in the Home country is easy to get around as compared to the one abroad. We will Post two Blogs one after the other to give you Tips on both. In this Blog, we will Share some Things that you should do while travelling to a new city within your Home country. These are some basic things that will help you explore the new place in an effective and exciting manner.  Let’s get started…..

Saturday, 27 August 2016

Liechtenstein : A Tiny Paradise in Europe

Vaduz  City
Liechtenstein is a small city like country in Europe. The country is surrounded by the mighty Alps and Borders of Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Liechtenstein is a German speaking independent state in Europe. This Beautiful country is just 62 square miles with a population of only 40,000 approx. Locals are mostly Catholics and speak German.  The country is made up of 11 villages with different historic buildings. The Town of Vaduz is the capital of Liechtenstein, and has a population of just 5.000. Liechtenstein has developed itself into a tourist destination in the past few years. Surprisingly, the country has a lot of Businesses running because of its low Tax rate. Many companies have chosen Liechtenstein over other European countries for Business. Like Switzerland, a big part of its modern economy is Tourism and Sports. Usually clubbed with other European countries, Liechtenstein is a small and beautiful country.

Monday, 22 August 2016

Shopping Tips for Travelers - Part 2

Travellers doing Shopping
Shopping is an integral part of your Travels. In the First Part of “Shopping Tips for Travelers”, we discussed some key points every traveller should consider before Shopping. In this Part, we will share Famous cities and countries for Shopping. We have divided the Blog into Different Product Categories and famous places for the same. This guide will help the Travelers figure out what to buy, and from where. Please note that we are not covering each and every Product Category, only the most famous ones. The information in this Blog also includes inputs from many Shopaholic Travelers. So let’s get started…..

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Shopping Tips for Travelers - Part 1

shopping for Travellers
Shopping is an important part while travelling. Some prefer spending time in shopping, while some explore their destination. Some shop less, while some spend all their money on shopping. Whatever may be the purpose of your trip, you are spending money on shopping. Hence, it is important for you to know about shopping streets, Malls, and Arcades at your destination. Also, you need to know what is reasonable where. We have decided to post two blogs to give you tips and suggestions on shopping while travelling the world. The first blog includes Tips and Suggestions for shopping, while the second blog includes a list of famous places for shopping of different products. This Blog includes Tips and Suggestions for Shopping while Travelling.

Monday, 15 August 2016

City of Theme Parks : Orlando

Disney Land Orlando
Orlando is centrally located in the state of Florida.  It has the Atlantic Ocean to the East, and the Gulf of Mexico in the west.  With over 2 million people, Orlando is Americas 3rd largest metropolis.  Orlando is one of world’s most Action and Fun Filled cities. Famous for its Theme Parks, it gives children and adults quality time to spend.  It is the place where imagination runs wild.   Each year 50 million tourists visit Orlando for a fun filled holiday.   The city has a lot of sculpture gardens, Botanic Gardens, Art Museums and Inner city attractions as well. Though, most of the tourists come for its Theme Parks. Orlando is thus a blend of fun, action, attractions and entertainment. The city has so much to offer that even a week for it is less. With several famous Theme Parks, Orlando has developed itself into a popular tourist destination.

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

How to Cope with an In-Flight Emergency

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In-flight emergency is the biggest nightmare of any traveller. Recently, an Emirates plane crash landed at Dubai International Airport. Thankfully, there were no fatalities and all 300 passengers escaped the incident. After the incident, a few passengers told the media about their miraculous escape and how they were seconds away from death. It was discovered that the quick response of cabin crew and passengers led to this conclusion. Similarly, in 2009 a US Airways jet crash landed at Hudson River in New York. Again, the quick response helped in evacuating everyone safely. In 2005, an Air France jet skidded off the runway in Toronto while landing. Thanks to the crew, all 297 passengers escaped the burning wreckage safely. Such incidents can happen anywhere, anytime and with anyone. Thus, every traveler is required to be careful about his/her journey. Travelers need to be prepared for any unexpected emergency in-flight. In this Blog, we will discuss some things you should keep in mind if God Forbid you face an emergency. The information in this blog also includes inputs from many crash survivors as well.

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Frankfurt : An Elegant German City

The Romerberg
Frankfurt is one of the most famous cities in Europe. It is a Modern Metropolis booming with Business, covered with Museums and Sparkling Nightlife. Frankfurt is also called as Minehattan because of its Skyscrapers. Famous for its Banks, Airport and Skyline, Frankfurt is one of the top 10 most liveable cities.  Usually people consider Frankfurt as a Financial and Business hub, but Frankfurt has attracted tourists with its surprising amount of charm, green spaces and history. Frankfurt is home to Europe’s 3rd biggest airport, attracting many tourists and transit passengers. With Lufthansa having its base here, many transit passengers often visit Frankfurt for a few hours before changing flights. Frankfurt is a blend of Modern and Historical thinking with historic monuments between modern skyscrapers. With a population of just over 500,000, Frankfurt is a bustling beautiful city.

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Travel Insurance: Coverage & Important Points

Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance is a boring topic, but an important one. It is protection against anything bad that can happen while travelling.  It includes everything from losing your luggage, to losing your life. It safeguards you from hefty Medical Bills and unexpected emergencies.  Insurance is one of those things you never need, until you do. Some people consider it as a formality, and usually don’t care about its contents. Hence, they end up getting exploited or underinsured. So, it is important for all travellers to know what all it covers and to what extent. In this Blog, we will first discuss what all is covered, and then things to remember before purchasing a Travel Insurance. We request you to carefully read these tips and make the right choice.

Sunday, 31 July 2016

How to Get Schengen Visa

European Union
Europe is the best tourist destination in the world. It is on top of every travelers’ bucket list. Travelling around Europe is very convenient and easy. Distances are short and Rail/Road networks are efficient enough to keep you entertained. As you know that 28 Countries in Europe are part of European Union, you can travel between them with just one visa. Though United Kingdom and Ireland don’t come under this common visa. The Schengen visa allows you to travel freely between 25 countries. These countries signed the Schengen Agreement in 1985, which led to abolishing of Border controls within participating Nations. Hence, people could travel freely within these countries. This not only led to increase in employment opportunities, but also increased the flow of tourists to the region. Getting Schengen Visa is as challenging as getting UK visa. There are a few things which you need to keep in mind before applying for Schengen Visa. In this Blog, we will first give you a list of participating countries, and then share tips for getting a Tourist Schengen Visa. Please note information provided in this blog is as per June 2016, and may/may not change by the time you read the Blog.

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Solo Travel: An Exciting Experience

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Travel is a fun and exciting experience. Usually people travel with their family or friends, or may be with Business colleagues. Some people are now adding more spice to their Travels by travelling alone. Solo Travelers are increasing day by day. Earlier people used to travel alone only on official trips, but now we also have them on Holidays. When you think about Solo Travelling, it sounds very scary and challenging. People have now started taking up this challenge. The biggest advantage of Solo Traveling is that you are all by yourself. You can roam wherever you want, whenever you want. This is the time where you don’t make any compromises, and do whatever you wish to. Frankly, this is when you spend time with yourself and get to know yourself better. Many Solo Travelers say that it feels scary at first, but then it feels very exciting.  In this blog, we will discuss some Tips and Suggestions for Solo Travelers. These are important to enhance your experiences and keep you safe.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

The Artistic City of Vienna

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Vienna is the capital of Austria in central Europe.  It’s an ancient Fortress city surrounded by the Alps. With an artistic and historic culture, Vienna happens to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  In recent years, new ideas and Philosophies have dominated the city. Monuments and Buildings depict ancient art and architecture. Popularly known as Ancient Royal city, Vienna is also the Music capital of the world. Vienna is full of Artistic Buildings, Beautiful Monuments, Impressive Museums, Quiet Streets and a Bustling CafĂ© Culture. This Blend of Modern Lifestyle and History has made Vienna one of the most sought after places for tourists. Earlier Vienna was a part of Europe Tour, but now tourists plan special trips to enjoy its beauty. Austria is one of the most Alpine Nation of the world; Vienna is a beautiful starting point to it.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

US Capital City: Washington DC

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Washington DC is situated on the East Coast of the United States. The city has an area of just under 70 square miles.  It may be a small capital city, but surely packs a lot in it.  Washington was founded as the Nation’s Capital in 1791. As soon as you land here, you get a sense of the power and History that this Metropolis represents.  The city attracts millions of visitors all around the year. Most of them may be for Work, Business or Politics. Besides them, a large number of tourists are also landing into Washington. Tourists club Washington with their visit to other famous US cities like New York, Atlanta, Miami, Orlando and Buffalo/Niagara. Washington’s close proximity to these cities makes it more attractive to Tourists. Just like any other Cosmopolitan city, Washington is full of multi-cultured people and diverse Traditions. A Long History, Beautiful Buildings, Scenic Monuments and a diverse culture has helped Washington in attracting Tourists from all around the world.

Sunday, 17 July 2016

How to Pack Clothes for Travel


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Clothes are the biggest contents of your Travel Bag. They are the most essential commodity and take 90% of your Luggage space. Carrying too many clothes not only makes your Bag heavy, but also makes it difficult for you to manage. Hence, we need to pack minimum clothing with maximum utility. Many travelers are unable to do this. They end up either running out of clothes, or increasing their Luggage Weight. In this blog, we will share few tips which will help you in maximum utilization of your clothes, without any extra weight.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

How to Get UK Visa

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United Kingdom has gained popularity as a Tourist Destination in recent years. Millions of people now travel to different parts of the UK every year. The growing demand for Business and Leisure has led to a large number of Visitor Visa Applications. Getting a UK Visa is considered difficult after US Visa. It is always second to US Visa when it comes to difficulty level. UK Visa may be difficult, but a few things will make it easy.  In this blog, we will tell you about things you should make sure before applying for UK Visa. Please note that the information specified in this Blog is for UK Visitor’s Visa only. The information is as per June 2016. Rules may/may not change by the time you read the blog.

Monday, 11 July 2016

Guide to Canadian Capital : Ottawa

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Canada’s capital Ottawa is located in the valley along the Ottawa River in the Province of Ontario.  It is the 4th largest city in Canada and attracts over 7 million visitors each year.  Come to Ottawa to celebrate its quality of life, to explore its waterways and to enjoy its cultural attractions. This modern centre for Technology and Science still has a deep appreciation for ceremony and History.  For years,  Ottawa was being outshined by is neighbours- Toronto and Montreal, but now things have changed. Ottawa is now a young and prosperous city with appetite for good food, drinks and culture.