Archive for the ‘Travel Essentials’ Category

How to Call Home From Abroad

How to Call Home From Abroad

If you are set for a multi-day vacation spree outside the country, finding a way to call home could be a struggle if you are not prepared. Many countries still do not have widespread Internet access, sometimes even no Internet (or phones) at all. There are many ways to call loved ones at home while […]

How to Deal with Border Officers

How to Deal with Border Officers

The last thing a jolly traveler wants is to be refused entry to his destination. There are a variety of reasons why you would be turned away by an immigation officer or border police. Even a simple miscalculated move of tweeting about “destroying America” before arriving in the US could get you into trouble. However, […]

How to Pack Clothes Efficiently for Travel

How to Pack Clothes Efficiently for Travel

After long hours of traveling, it is quite frustrating for a traveler to find out that all of his clothes get wrinkled and smelly as he unpacks. An efficient traveler packs clothes in an organized manner that minimize wrinkling, so they do not have to iron all of it at the hotel, which requires additional […]

Choosing the Right Clothes for Travel

Choosing the Right Clothes for Travel

Picking out what clothes to bring for travel is as stressful as finding the cheapest flight. The secret to packing smart is to go for light clothing that works for every weather and situation. Here are some helpful travel clothing tips you can use: Choose fabrics wisely – Pack fabrics that are breathable, wick moisture […]

Airline Carry-On Luggage Regulations

Airline Carry-On Luggage Regulations

Every traveler going on flights usually bring along with them carry-on bags on board. But different airlines may also have different regulations concerning carry-on bags and what may be allowable insideĀ  their planes. They may have their own issues regarding allowable compartment storage spaces on board, thus the need to regulate allowable carry-on bags on […]

Things To Look For When Buying A Carry-On

Things To Look For When Buying A Carry-On

Buying a carry-on luggage should be carefully planned and prepared. Aside from being the type of luggage that is always close to the traveler, a carry-on luggage should also be the type that most airlines should allow on board their flights according to their regulations. Here are some of the important things to look for […]

Essential Airplane Carry On Items Guide

Essential Airplane Carry On Items Guide

Traveling by plane is not as simple now as it was then. There have been quite a lot of changes through the years that has differentiated travel today from the past. For one, security measures are now quite more strict than it was before. With the threat of terrorism becoming more global, airlines are trying […]

Most Entertaining Airlines

Most Entertaining Airlines

For many travelers, riding a plane is a boring journey. Sure, you are flying, but it is no fun staying on a seat with little leg room, not too much entertainment options, and let’s not get started with those rude and stone-faced flight attendants. Fortunately, not all airlines are like that, as travel writer Rick […]

Top Cities for Shopping

Top Cities for Shopping

Whether you are the type of person who is willing to travel overseas just to get a good bargain or would like to indulge in the finest things in life, this list of best cities for shopaholics is for you. (Just don’t blame us once the bills start to pour in.) Paris, France – It […]

Tips for Smarter Travel in 2011

Tips for Smarter Travel in 2011

The new year comes with new opportunities to travel either domestically or overseas. It should also come with new ways to make your traveling experience better and smarter this 2011. Figure out all the extra fees before purchasing that ticket – Nowadays, hidden fees are higher and more prevalent than ever, as everything is being […]