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Shaun Benderson on Shopping, Culture, and Art in Phoenix

Shaun Benderson loves Phoenix, AZ, the state’s capital. Some 1.5 million people live here, so it can be said that the city is always alive. It also has a whole lot to offer in terms of culture, arts, nightlife, retail, and more. Unfortunately, visitors are more likely to go to Florida, heading towards Tampa Bay or Sarasota, if they are on vacation. But Benderson believes that Phoenix has just as much, if not more, to offer, particularly for those who enjoy arts and culture. Phoenix Through the Eyes of Shaun Benderson It seems as if, every day, a new art…

Haris Ahmed’s Cool Windy City Facts

Haris Ahmed loves Chicago. He has lived on the block of Removille for many years, and it is his favorite place in the world. Chicago is a huge city and truly metropolitan, but it retains its rural friendliness and natural beauty, in part thanks to its location on Lake Michigan. Chicago is also known as real estate heaven, with people like Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey owning property here. Perhaps those people aren’t quite of the block themselves, having paid a lot more money for their properties than the average people do, but those are interesting facts regardless. There are…

How to Get The Cheapest Flights Possible

Last year my good friend Reddy Kancharla and myself spent just over 4 months traveling across all 7 continents. During that tie we overlanded as much as we could in order to keep costs down, but there were many times when we had to fly, for the sake of time. In the lead up to those four months, we got pretty damn good at finding cheap flights and I wanted to share with you how we did it. If you have plans to go on vacation, to travel for a while, or if you need a flight for any other…

Do You Want to Get More in Touch with the Outside World?

Getting outdoors and enjoying nature can be a wonderful experience for millions. With that in mind, has the time come for you to spend more time outdoors? If so, do you have any particular venues in mind? In seeing more of the outside world, you are able to do some things. First, you get out of your home and see a little bit of the world. Second, if you have children, getting outdoors and showing them all there is can be a great way to educate them. Last, some fresh air and seeing nature up close are two of the…

How Big Cities Are Dealing With Traffic Congestion

With more cars on the road than ever before, combined with man yo fetch world’s largest cities becoming grossly overpopulated, governments have been taking action recently to reduce the volume of congestion in their cities. Congestion is bad for many reasons, it puts off tourists, it causes time problems for locals and it causing great damage to the environment. Many cities are taking different approaches and I caught up with Secretary General of the International Road Transport Union, Umberto de Pretto to find out more about what action is being taken by the world’s cities to rid themselves of this…

Pros and Cons of Staying in a Private Rental 

The private rental industry has gone crazy in terms of popularity in recent years thanks to the emergence of companies such as AirBnb. Personally speaking I have never enjoyed private rentals and whenever I travel, I will always favor a hotel. Last month for example I was in the Bicycle Casino Hotel in California, a fantastic hotel which treats its guests in a wonderful way, the hotel offers everything that I want too with great food, cool bars, plenty of live entertainment, not to mention the fact that it has one of the biggest casino floors in the country! As…

5 Questions to Answer When Planning a Trip to London

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Are you in the process of planning a trip to London? Are you excited about the time you’ll be able to spend in one of the most enjoyable cities in the world? Are you ready to make some final arrangements for your vacation? There’s a lot to think about when planning a trip to London, as you don’t want to overlook an important detail. Like many, you may be looking for a way to save both time and money. In this case, you can use an online travel service, such as Expedia, to search for flights from Dublin to London…

3 Things You Have to Check Out in Portsmouth

Traditionally, Portsmouth is a port city and a naval base, picturesquely located on the south coast of England. With huge maritime heritage, as well as tons of naval history, you’ll find plenty to take a look at for all you history buffs. Even if you’re not too interested in the sea or history, the sight of a towering century old tall ship is one straight out of Pirates of the Caribbean, and is not to be missed. Beyond that, there’s some great night life, and plenty of places to eat out. With some gorgeous architecture dotting the place too, a…

Make 2018 the year you discover Mahabaleshwar India

Situated in Western India well up in the Western Ghats mountain range, Mahabaleshwar is a hill station that enjoyed popularity among locals as far back as the 13th century. Image by Balaji Photography With cool weather, waterfalls, gardens, and more, it is the perfect place to take a break from the heat of the lowlands during a trip to India. In the article below, we’ll discuss several of its best attractions so you can make best use of your time there. Explore Mahabaleshwar Temple After you have gotten settled in one of many Mahabaleshwar hotels, make the Mahabaleshwar Temple your…

3 Tips For Traveling Light 

Depending on where you are planning on going on your travels you may have to spend a good portion of your trip changing planes, trains, or walking a lot with your baggage.  Therefore, it’s in your best interest to have as little luggage as possible in order to avoid the least amount of stress. Traveling light on your travels isn’t only less stress overall and less heavy lifting, but it will save you money on luggage fees and reduce your risk of possibly leaving something behind.  The more things that you bring with you the more chance you have of…