Posts Tagged“travel tips”

The city of Hanoi is a hugely popular tourist spot with a thrumming and exciting atmosphere and a huge amount of sights and attractions for the intrepid traveller to voyage to and explore. It doesn’t matter if you’re coming through the city of Hanoi with your family, with friends or as part of a tour – you won’t be let down with the amount of incredible things to do and experience here. The incredible culture present here has been crafted in many ways by the French and Chinese influences that have played a role in this city’s development over the…

When you ask someone about their travel plans, the majority will have a vacation bucket list that they may or may not get to experience. For some, this may include traveling to exotic parts of the world on their own. For others, it means creating a place where you can spend some quality time with your family. For those looking for the latter, there are plenty of great places that are family friendly, so be sure to check out the following five vacations to do as a family. 1. Disney World Obviously, this makes the list. It doesn’t matter how old…

I recently travelled overland through Central America and a regular feature of my travels was some incredibly long bus journeys which ranged from 12 to 18 hours. Whilst these bus journeys were necessary in order to keep costs down they were rarely something that I enjoyed. Most of the busses were well equipped with TV’s and movies playing but they were almost always in Spanish which didn’t help me out too much, it was essential therefore that I planned ahead with putting entertainment on my laptop and mobile phone. To begin with I would just download movies and TV shows…

Be honest. Do you spend your days dreaming about your next travel escapade or you are the type of person who loves to be spontaneous and go to places you have never been before during weekends? If you answered yes to these questions, then there’s a possibility that you’re a travel addict!   Image sourced from Tumblr Here are the 5 signs you have a travel addiction: 1. Day Dreaming Across the Globe Maybe you constantly picture yourself walking down the streets of London, or thought of having a wonderful vacation in Maldives. Daydreams are considered to be one of…

Hidden destinations in Africa are off the beaten track and have so much to offer for the ultimate African safari experience. If you are planning an African adventure and want to get back to nature, staying in bush style then a luxury African safari is definitely for you. Remote, small intimate tented camps complimented by wide panoramic views and wildlife that surrounds the camp are only one of many highlights you will love. Outside, bucket showers are refreshing after a day’s game viewing and remind us of how valuable a resource water can be. We have decided to showcase three…

So, you’ve made the leap and decided to leave behind the mundanity of day to day life, working for the man and seeing the same faces all the time, it’s time to strap on a back pack and travel. With such a decision comes fears and plenty of them, chief amongst these fears is, as always, money, will you have enough to achieve what you want? To travel where you want? Or to indulge in all of the fantastic activities that you will be presented with on the road? The best advice I can give before you start your travels…

A big thanks to Rick and Alan for publishing this article. Their site is a fantastic travel resource that looks just as much at the why as it does at the how. For incredible insights and truly practical tips, be sure to have a look around and check out this post for some great pointers about staying secure on the road.  Technology has become such a big part of our lives that it’s hard to remember a time without it. Now, every modern traveler comes equipped with a smartphone at least, or a whole equipment kit, including laptop, camera and…

Let’s get this out of the way up front: Everyone should be taking security seriously. That said, there are some groups that should take it even more so. Some of the reasons for this heightened security awareness are: You deal with more sensitive data You work on less secure networks You are a high-value target You are in a less secure environment Those who consider themselves digital nomads often fall in this category. A digital nomad is a location independent worker. There is no office with their name on the door. And they are just as likely to be using…

China Travel Outlook 2016

The places we travel, the way we get there, and what we do once we are there is constantly changing. The world tourism outlook for 2016 will be different than previous years. Here are a few things to look for in the coming new year. Maybe you can theme to your list of things to try this 2016. Locations China is hot this year. With a rising middle class and better transportation than ever before, more and more people are visiting Asia’s largest nation. 2016 will be a big year for Chinese tourism with the opening of China’s first Disney park, Shanghai’s…

Ever visit a place and know you absolutely must return? Some destinations are so amazing, they captivate travelers and inspire you to come back year after year. This is what’s called a vacation ritual, and as it turns out it’s a great way to build family traditions and childhood memories. If you’ve fallen in love with a specific resort, beachfront home, or otherwise captivating destination, you have options. Timeshares for Repeated Stays You could stay in a timeshare, which is a destination that has several joint owners. The time-share agreement means you’ll have the option to use the property at…