Travel Tips

    Jul 15, 2018• by xim

    Phrasebook: Basic Italian for travel

    These are a few key words and expressions that have come in very handy while travelling. Try to learn these -or the ones that most apply to your situation- when visiting Italy. The locals will... read more

    Nov 20, 2019• by Meredith_SD

    A Few Not-So-Solo Travel Tips from A Female Solo Traveler

    Traveling solo shouldn’t have to translate to being alone, especially in the information age. These days it seems as if anywhere and anyone is accessible with a few clicks of a keyboard. Leaning... read more

    Feb 8, 2019• by Jamee_Wohle

    Finding a balance between travel & fitness

    As an avid gym-goer and fitness enthusiast, I have faced many obstacles trying to stay fit in foreign countries. From the Middle East to Africa to South America, I have found ways of exercising... read more

    Feb 17, 2018• by Clem

    Beware of torn rupees

    Don't accept damaged bills in India when getting your change back, take a second to inspect what's handed to you. Kindly refuse the bill and ask for an intact one. Even though this is a general... read more

    May 24, 2019• by rvandtravellife

    A Visit to the Wilds Conservation Center, Ohio

    Last week, I was asked to go to The Wilds with my son’s girlfriend and her best friend. Anytime these two are together, there is fun to be had! The day was beautiful with sunshine and modest... read more

    Aug 14, 2020• by wasatch

    Norway's West Coast by Hurtigruten: Civilization

    We flew Lufthansa with a change in Frankfurt. Frankfurt to Bergen is almost a straight shot north, along the Norwegian coast. As we approached Norway, the Captain came on and said, 'Its... read more

    Nov 19, 2019• by Tania

    Singapore - a Fine City

    Singapore has a population of 5.8 million people, and hosted 18.5 million visitors during 2018. Any rational traveler would expect a certain level of litter and dirt. But not in Singapore. Singapore... read more

    May 4, 2021• by Capturingthemomentwithhelen

    My Trip to Gwangju (광주시)

    In 2019, I visited Gwangju for the day just a short while after moving to South Korea. As a history graduate who had just moved to a small city outside of Seoul, I had one soul purpose for going... read more

    Mar 28, 2018• by liu_tw

    A guide to Taroko National Park

    Taroko Gorge is a National Park located on the Eastern Coast of Taiwan, around 150km away from Taipei. The mountains are crossed by the Liwu River, forming a 20km-long canyon. The easiest way... read more

    Mar 18, 2021• by FOREwardA

    Normandie - the Kingdom of Horses, at Sea!

    Brittany Ferries Normandie has always been a firm favourite of mine; featuring all the benefits of a 'cruise ferry' but with the small ship feel. And, with a crossing time of between six and seven... read more

    Jun 25, 2019• by Bigaltravelcompanion

    Big Wave Bay (Tai Long Wan) & Rocky Bay (Shek O)

    It is quite common for locals in Hong Kong do their camping on the beach or elsewhere in close vicinity. The beach also attracts people which makes it an alternative choice to Rocky Bay... read more

    May 28, 2020• by catalingeangos

    Trekking Inle Lake to Kalaw

    Myanmar offers experiences full of heavenly lush attraction, which draws you closer to nature as well as yourself. One such purifying experience is trekking from Inle Lake to Kalaw. Just before to... read more

    May 12, 2018• by TheGlobeTrotter

    Escalator etiquette in London

    When on an escalator in London (or anywhere in the UK), stand on the right. The left-hand side is to be left free for the walking riders.

    Jan 23, 2019• by Reynolds_Travel

    South Africa - Destination Fact Sheet

    Capitals: Cape Town, Pretoria, Bloemfontein Primary Language(s): English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa (Although we have 11 official languages) Currency: South African Rand Time Zone(s): UTC +2... read more

    May 27, 2020• by excitingBulgaria

    Buses and trains in Bulgaria

    Buses are much more preferred than trains for domestic travel in Bulgaria. The prices are very similar, but buses are two times (or even more) quicker, usually modern and air-conditioned. However, in... read more

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