Posts Tagged‘travel’

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…

5 Tips For Going To Mexico With Kids

Going on a vacation to Mexico is something that a lot of Americans do. Since it’s so close to home and often has excellent deals which suit a family’s budget, it makes a fantastic choice. Mexico is known for its stunning beaches, flavorful food, and culture which has a zest for life. It can be one of the best places to go with your family as long as you know the right tips. Here are some of the best pieces of advice for booking a trip to Mexico with little ones. Find Accommodation With a Pool Although you will hopefully…

Melissa Volitich – How to Find The Cheapest Flights 

I absolutely love to travel and alongside my companion Melissa Volitich we have visited over 30 countries. The biggest challenge with traveling is the same for us all, having enough money, and so you must take appropriate action to ensure that you are looking at the best way to make your money stretch as far as possible. One of the biggest expenses which you will have when traveling is flights, but if you are smart, you can find ways in which to make sure that you bag the cheapest flights available. Before you take your next vacation, try these tips…

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…

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…