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10 Days in the Philippines Starting in Manila

To be completely honest, 10 days in the Philippines isn’t nearly enough. Unfortunately though, this is all the time that many people can afford as long-term travel isn’t an option for everyone. If you do have the option to travel in the Philippines long-term, say a few months, then by all means go for it. If not though, 10 days will have to suffice. The biggest challenge of spending only 10 days within a country that is home to over 7,000 islands is deciding what to do. The options are endless, but your time exploring this magical place will indeed…

How to Record a Google Hangouts Video Call

Google Hangouts is a popular platform for video calls, and loads of people use it to keep in touch with their friends and family – or even hold important business meetings and conversations. However as much as it has lots of features, there is one that it doesn’t have: A way to record video calls. For business users that use Google Hangouts as part of the G Suite’s Enterprise edition there is an option to record meetings via the platform. However most regular users don’t have that option available to them – and need to look at alternatives. Using the…

Tatiana Regan – Why She Loves Being a Digital Nomad

Digital Nomad

My good friend Tatiana Regan decided that she didn’t want to have a traditional job from the moment that we left university and so over the last 5 years she has managed to forge a very successful career as a digital nomad. For those of you who do not know, a digital nomad is someone who makes a living online and travels whist they are doing so, enjoying a location independent lifestyle. This is a lifestyle which isn’t for everyone of course but Tatiana Regan has really fallen in love with it over the years and each time I speak…

3 Keys to Your Child’s First Trip

Has the thought of taking your child on their first-ever trip crossed your mind? In the event you answered yes, you want to do your best to make sure you have all the preparations in place. If you do not, what should be a good time can go by the wayside. That said the age of your kid will dictate steps you will need to take ahead of time to make the trip as smooth as possible. So, is your son or daughter ready for their first family getaway? 1. Where Are You Going? Of course the first decision to…

Four Girls Trip Destinations That Won’t Break The Bank

Is there anything more fun than a girl’s trip away? A chance to kick back, relax with the girls and enjoy yourselves doing fun girly things! Whether you love activities, relaxing, partying or a combination of all three, a girls trip is the ideal way to reconnect with your friends, especially if you haven’t seen each other for a while. Unfortunately, a girls trip can prove to be expensive. All those drinks, activities and pampering sessions can really cause the dollars to mount up, and when you add in the cost of hotel rooms, flights and meals, it could end…

Planning a San Francisco Architectural Group Tour

Are you an architecture student, architect, or someone who enjoys seeing beautiful building? And are you part of a group interested in going to San Francisco to see the amazing architecture there? Well you and your group are making a great choice of cities for this endeavor. San Francisco boasts some of the US’s most distinct architectural landscapes, with many recognized the world over as having set trends for some of today’s most recognized building styles. So whether you’re planning an architectural tour for your class, or other group, this post will outline what you need to know to make…

The Best Types of Vacation for Your Family This Winter Holiday

This year’s winter school vacation will present a great opportunity for families to take a trip together. But with so many choices of where to go, which vacations should a family focus on to have fun and excitement together? Here are a few of the best choices for you and your family to consider. Theme Park A theme park is perhaps the one type of family vacation where you can’t go wrong. Every kid loves to go to a theme park and have fun and excitement for a few days. To make a great vacation out of it, choose one…

Common Sense Safety Tips For When You Travel

Traveling even to the store can be frightening and exciting at the same time. It does not really matter what your destination is as you always have to think about safety. Umberto de Pretto, Secretary General of IRU, gives us some essential, common sense safety tips that will make anyone’s journey a lot happier and safer. Sensibly Select Ground Transportation Whenever you want to take a bus or a taxi, you want to be sure that you check companies in order to be sure that the chosen transportation mode is as safe as it should be. It is always a…

Jonah Engler on How to Avoid Tourist Scams

There are tourist scams that take place all over the world, ranging in their severity. The problem is that tourists appear like naive folk, and they are painted as targets by the scammers, who think that they do not know any better. This does not just happen in far flung corners of the world however, and here in New York we see our fair share of scams which are just waiting for the right tourist. The scams here may at times be more sophisticated, but the result is the same. We caught up with tourism guide Jonah Engler on the…

Prague or Budapest: Where do You Go from Vienna

Prague, Vienna, and Budapest are three of the most popular tourist destinations in Central Europe. The most common route that tourists take when exploring these three beautiful cities is to start in Budapest, move to Vienna, and then to Prague. They are easily connected and several transportation options are available, so moving around won’t be such a hassle. But if you’ve decided to start your trip in Vienna, then this guide is for you. Here you will find a number of ways to travel from Vienna to Prague and Vienna to Budapest to help you decide which route you must…