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Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Transportation, Travel Australia, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Destinations, Travel Resources |

4 Striking Tourist Spots in Melbourne

4 Striking Tourist Spots in Melbourne

Known as one of the greatest all-around cities in the world, Melbourne is a city for all seasons. It is the second biggest city in Australia, which is situated on the banks of Yarra River. Choosing this as your travel destination is a perfect decision, for you will be able to enjoy everything about this vibrant city. Melbourne is a modern metropolis that retains its history. It is the diverse coastal capital city of Victoria, which has plenty of outstanding dining, historic architecture, and awe-inspiring tourist attractions. There are a lot of things to do and see while here, so make it a point to plan your trip ahead of time. Apparently, a car hire in Melbourne airport is available to let you explore the entire city without any hassle or stress along the way. You can simply rent a car and enjoy discovering various places around with your loved ones. Here are some remarkable tourist spots you need to visit when in Melbourne: Eureka Skydeck To have a...

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Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Accommodations, Transportation, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Scotland, Travel Tips |

The Edinburgh Experience

The Edinburgh Experience

This is an account of my Edinburgh experience – yes, that is what I am calling it because it was unique to Edinburgh! As soon as I had received clearance from my boss for a vacation, I knew my destination was going to be Edinburgh. The first thing I had to do was find the cheapest and best deals for my flight to the place. Once I had booked a flight, I was on to the next thing on my list. It involved finding the ideal hotel to book so that I could enjoy my time in the Scottish capital.  Having found the perfect place to vacation in, I wanted to ensure that nothing cramped my enjoyment. I did have mates in Edinburgh who would be happy to drive me around but I was taking no chances. On the off chance that they were busy or had things to do, I decided to reserve an Edinburgh taxi. Armed for all eventualities, I waited impatiently for the day of departure....

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Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Expats, Extreme Travel, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel Turkey |

Watching Sunrise Over The Amazing Moonscapes of Cappadocia, Turkey

Watching Sunrise Over The Amazing Moonscapes of Cappadocia, Turkey

I was sat in a bar in Baku, Azerbaijan in July 2012 and my mate Johnny inquired as to whether we would visit Turkey on this trek. The answer was a resonating no. The reasons why we didn’t want to go there were unsurprising. I additionally had as of now been to Turkey. I wasn’t yet I didn’t put it high on my rundown of spots I have to see despite the reality my sister has advised some charming stories from his time in Turkey and the event he utilized there. Stories of remarkable inviting-ness and empowering activities. By one methods or an alternate all through the accompanying month we changed our notions and decided to head from Georgia to Turkey. In perspective of this, for visa reasons we decided to fly into Istanbul and work our way over to Iran. After the first night we picked we should stretch out beyond plan for dawn over the magnificent scenes. This intimated a cold and faint 5 o’clock in the...

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Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Transportation, Travel Insurance, Travel Resources |

Airports Can Be Enjoyable Too!

Airports Can Be Enjoyable Too!

If you’re one of the many people who simply see the getting from A to B part of a holiday a bind, something to be endured before the good stuff starts, then I’m here to convince you that there is fun to be had during the time in transit! Bars, shops, restaurants, Duty Free … these are all things to be enjoyed whilst you’re waiting to board your flight, and once you get on the plane, you can start to seriously look forward to touching down in your destination. Don’t let the fun make you forget the serious stuff however, such as insurance. Having a good quality travel insurance policy is what will give you peace of mind, and peace of mind means a more relaxed you, making it easier to soak up a fun atmosphere. I’d always recommend buying an annual multi-trip insurance policy at the beginning of the year, so you don’t have to think about it again. Still need convincing that travel can be fun? Here’s...

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Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Luxury Travel, Transportation, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Spain, Travel Style, Travel Tips, World Travel |

An Insight into Spanish Travel by Train

An Insight into Spanish Travel by Train

Spain—best explored by local transportation facilities like trains, buses and cabs, is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Europe. Tourists from all across the globe fly in to experience its many bounties and steep their senses in its rich cultural heritage, festive carnivals and great cuisines alike. The trains running through Spanish terrains are efficient, fast and comparatively cheaper than those found in other nations. Unfortunately, their network/coverage is not as great and some of the routes are poorly serviced, if at all.  However, while planning your journey in and around Spain, it is wrong to assume that train traveling will always end up being quicker or cheaper—there are quite a few advantage and disadvantages to this popular means of commuting in Spain. Read on for a closer look at why traveling by train (as opposed to commuting by buses) is a more favored option by many. Pros and Cons of Train Travel in Spain After going through the easily available Interactive Maps of Train Routes in...

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Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Accommodations, Food and Travel, Money and Travel, Resorts and Hotels, Transportation, Travel UK |

Secrets of the Hotel Industry – The Bed!

Secrets of the Hotel Industry – The Bed!

Everyone in the hotel industry knows how important a hotel bed is and the impact it has on a customer’s perception of the hotel. Too hard, too bumpy, too soft, or too uncomfortable – there’s a whole range of problems that go with beds and cause all sorts of problems. We all know how bad we feel after a bad night’s sleep and how amazing we feel after the opposite and hotels need to provide the former. In addition, hotel beds and hotel mattresses have to be the best quality possible so as to withstand the wear and tear that they have to undergo. In fact, the sort of beds a hotel purchases is one of the biggest decisions they make. It’s simple as this – a good night’s sleep for customers, gives a hotel a significant advantage over the opposing hotels. Hotels are Different but the Same However, an interesting thing is that a lot of the beds in hotels are actually made by the same companies and...

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Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Budget Travel, Cruises, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

Simple Tricks To Overcome Loneliness While Traveling

Simple Tricks To Overcome Loneliness While Traveling

Everyone will have at least one expectation about traveling. When I first started traveling, I was expecting that I would be meeting a lot of strangers everywhere who would become my new friends, and having non-stop new adventures everyday. It turned out that there were times when I was completely lonely and on my own. Well, this can happen to anyone, especially if you’re traveling alone. At first it was pretty excited because there’s no one to nag about things I wanted to do. I could do anything at anytime without needing second opinion. Then, it hit me. I was lonely. I was alone on the road. But then I realized that the reason why I was alone was because of fear. If you’re introvert, you would understand what I meant. It can get pretty hard to strike a conversation with a beautiful waitress at the restaurant, right? When you’re in Thailand and you know nothing about the language, bargaining with the ladies at the market can be a...

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Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Only The Best, Outdoor Nature Travel, Transportation, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

Great Tips for Planning Your Caravan holiday

Great Tips for Planning Your Caravan holiday

If you are a family of experienced caravan holidayers, then you will have your pre-expedition routine down to a fine art, but for the uninitiated there is a lot to think about before loading everything up and hitting the great open road in search of fun, relaxation, and a bonding experience that you will all treasure forever. In this article we share with you a few of our top tips for preparing a full equipped caravan holiday. Deciding when to go If you’ve got school-aged children then the only time that you’re realistically going to be able to go on a caravan holiday is precisely when the rest of the world wants to go on a caravan holiday – that means that the roads will be busy, campsites will be booked, and prices will be high. One trick is to choose a location that has different school holidays to where you’re from – for example there is generally only a little bit of overlap between UK school holidays and...

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Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Transportation, Travel Resources |

What Changes Can You Expect to See in Charlotte Douglas International Airport

What Changes Can You Expect to See in Charlotte Douglas International Airport

If your travel plans bring you to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), you will be arriving to an airport in the process of a full makeover. The airport is renovating to keep up with increased passenger traffic. Their growth rate of passengers in 2010 was 10 percent, which put CLT in the lead that year for growth rates nationwide. The trend in growth has not slowed, so CLT has made plans to expand and make improvements. The biggest change will be the construction of a new terminal. The airport announced that, this coming spring, they will begin construction on a new concourse on the north side of the airport, adding between 8 and 12 domestic gates, and then, in a later phase of construction, they will add enough to bring the concourse’s gate total to as much as 25. This announcement was not unexpected. What was unexpected was the news that the new gates would be used for domestic flights. The airport had formerly planned to expand their...

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Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in Expats, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK | 2 comments

4 Great Facts About London

4 Great Facts About London

The capital city of England is none other than London, one of the most popular tourist destinations and important cities in the world. Crossed by the Thames River, the city has more than 13 million residents speaking over 300 different languages coming from all four corners of the globe. London is one of the most diverse cities in the world with an extensive underground system. Get ready to get your mind blown because here’s a list of 4 great facts about London that you should know before you travel there: Travel with Trains Do you know that you can easily travel from Paris to London via trains for just AU$64? Or, if you want to travel to the nearby cities or towns, you can get the best travel duration and prices at Rail Europe easily. From London to Calais is AU$64 and to Lille from London would cost you about AU$100. This is because to reach any city or town in Europe, it is better to take the trains....

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Posted by on Aug 23, 2014 in Accommodations, Expats, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Ireland, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

Few Great Travel Tips to the Irish Dublin

Few Great Travel Tips to the Irish Dublin

Traveling is one of the most exciting things to do in life. What is more when you are traveling abroad, traveling alone or in a group of people you love and care. It can be the most memorable experience you ever had. As what an Irish proverb says, “Your feet will bring you to where your heart is”. When it comes to spending time in another country, there are a few websites where you can find good and reliable accommodations for you. One of them is Hotel Direct where it will allows you to find the best deals and offers on hotels in different cities in Europe. Now, let’s get back to the business. Here’s a list of travel tips to Dublin: Accommodation There are a lot of different accommodation to choose from in the city. From budget hostels for cheap backpackers to the most luxurious 5-star hotels for businessmen, Dublin is a destination where you will be able to find a place to stay. Due to certain seasons,...

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Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Only The Best, Outdoor Nature Travel, Transportation, Travel Asia, Travel Cambodia, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Middle East, Travel Netherlands, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

3 Countries Where Bicycle Rides are Cultural

3 Countries Where Bicycle Rides are Cultural

You may visit some cities or countries and be surprised by the preference of bicycles as a mode of transport. In such cities or countries, the use of bicycles has evolved into a culture by itself. This means that cycling becomes the main mode of transport. This is supported by a well developed cycling infrastructure. The following are some countries that have adopted bicycle culture: 1- The Netherlands Arguably, this is the country that has the most pronounced bicycle culture. This can be seen in the number of bicycles being higher than population of the country. The country is densely populated and terrain is flat meaning the distances covered are minimal. The Dutch therefore prefer to cycle and bicycles have their own lanes governed by strict rules. Accidents are rare and cyclists are well insured thus allowing for a more confident and enjoyable ride. 2- Cambodia Another country whose main mode of transport is by bicycle is Cambodia. This makes it ideal for visitors and locals to visit and experience...

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Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Accommodations, Budget Travel, Food and Travel, Money and Travel, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, World Travel |

Budgeting for Your Next Trip – Tips for Your Next Holiday

Budgeting for Your Next Trip – Tips for Your Next Holiday

Being mindful of your spending habits and current sources of income can go a long way in helping you to save for your next trip. Taking a European vacation or trip to Asia can be possible if you stick to a budgeting system and take advantage of cost-saving travel tips. Minimizing your travel expenses can be easy if you plan your trip in advance, and here are some tips to help get you started. 1. Figure out how much you can afford to spend with a vacation budget worksheet. Setting up a vacation budget will help you avoid the pitfall of using credit cards or going into debt on your trip. Plan a trip that you can afford, so that you do not have to be stressed out when you come home from the trip. A printable vacation budget worksheet can help you determine exactly how much you can afford to spend on a trip. A worksheet will help you think about how much you will spend on airfare,...

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Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Extreme Travel, Transportation, Travel Resources, Travel Style, World Travel |

Upscale Private Transportation Services

Upscale Private Transportation Services

Limousine services offer alternate transportation options for individuals that want to ride in comfort and style. Modern limousine companies have impressive fleets of various models that suit the needs and expectations of all clients. A classic stretched out limousine is a very popular choice for getting around a major city. Sometimes, clients want something smaller in size and opt for a luxurious town car that only has four doors and a capacity for several passengers. Luxurious Sport Utility Vehicles are also included into a modern fleet of a limo company. Stretched out SUVs are also some popular choices for “party” vehicles for a night out in town. Premier Limousine Inc. is an example of a company that provides upscale transportation services. A limousine is equipped with modern technology that is simply not found in other passenger vehicles. For example, convenient tables can be set up in the back of a limo to allow business people to get work done while on the road. The tables can be collapsed and...

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Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Accommodations, Budget Travel, Extreme Travel, Family Travel, Food and Travel, Money and Travel, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel and Health, World Travel |

Out Of the Box First Date Restaurants to Impress Your Special Someone

Out Of the Box First Date Restaurants to Impress Your Special Someone

Whether you are trying to impress a girl or make the night a memorable one, selecting a restaurant for your first date can be a challenge. The key is to select a place with personality. You can go for a restaurant that may be romantic and picturesque or maybe a quirky themed one. To help you with your decision, here is a list of the three best restaurants you should take that special person to on your first date and celebrate- Bukhara at ITC Maurya With its charming stonewalls, carpets and a menu made from a block of wood, this restaurant is the best first date place. The chic yet traditional decor of the place is complete with wooden furniture, earthenware and an open kitchen from where you can view the entire cooking process. The extensive menu of Bukhara is made using the best ingredients and recipes spanning over decades. From a wide variety of marinated meats and kebabs to slow cooked dal and the softest breads, the delicious...

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