Traveling is a favorite pastime of many of you. In order to get rid of the boredom and monotony of day to day life, many of you prefer to travel to various destinations – domestic as well as overseas. All of you would like to make your travel smooth, peaceful and hassle free. For that you need to purchase appropriate travel insurance during your travel. However, before purchasing a travel insurance policy, you need to read the policy documents thoroughly so as to ensure that the coverages that you are looking for are included. Travel insurance policies are sold by different travel companies, insurance providers etc. Before purchasing a travel insurance policy, you also need to cheek the different insurance policies offered by various insurance providers, along with the rates. Then you need to select that insurance policy which serves your purpose best. Here we discuss about some benefits offered by a travel insurance policy. (more…)
Australia is undoubtedly one of the best fishing holiday destinations, and a lot of credit goes to the amazing fishing spots- a delight for the avid anglers. When you have got a fantastic coastline surrounding the entire land, there is bound to be some great fishing. From Queensland to Victoria, New South Wales to Western Australia, Tasmania, Northern territory there is no dearth of fantastic fishing opportunities. It does not matter what place you pick you are guaranteed to have a wonderful fishing adventure. Let us help you by highlighting some of the best places so that you know what is in store for you.
There must be a reason why Cairns are known as the black marlin fishing capital of the world. Try and arrange your trip in the months between September and December, it is the best time to hook some marlins, yellowfin tuna, sailfish, dogtooth tuna, mahi mahi, cobia, giant trevally and mackerel in Port Stephens. The Great Barrier Reef is the spawning grounds of these fantastic species. (more…)
Sport fans have long enjoyed the time of following their favourite sports. If you have a love for travel, why not combine the two and visit some of the top sporting destinations around the globe?
Whether you go with your family, friends or decide to go solo, you will no doubt have an amazing time experiencing all of the sporting action, up close and personal.
Of course, no one can deny that the top sporting destination for 2012 will be London, England’s Olympic Park. The summer Olympics will occur from July 27th to August 12. Imagine the joy of seeing the outstanding opening and closing ceremonies in person. Don’t forget about all the thrilling action in between!
Football fans should try once in their lifetime to see a match at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The arena often sees 120,000 fans show up for games of football. The stadium is the second largest stadium in the world, not dedicated to auto racing. (more…)
If you have ever tried to wash and style your hair away from home, you know how daunting this task can be. Lugging around the arsenal of tools you need to get your hair looking perfect isn’t usually feasible when you’re traveling. Yet this is also one of the times you want to look your best. Perhaps you’re on a business trip and want to make a good impression with a client (or cute coworker). If you’re vacationing, you have to contend with well-meaning family or friends who are probably going to take pictures and post them online whether your hair looks good or not. Here are some highly portable gadgets that can help you keep your tresses in check when you’re far away from your bathroom cabinets. (more…)
The recession and advancements in telecommuting technology have teamed up to put a dent in business travel, but the numbers are rising again, making business travel a multi-billion dollar industry in the U.S. In this BOLT infographic on the Ever-Rising Cost & Troubles of Business Travel we take a look at the costs of business travel, the demographics of the business traveler, the impact on business, and a quick look at how you can be “ready-to-fly” as a business traveler. (more…)
Yellowstone National Park is the oldest national park in the world and the largest in the continental United States, being established in 1872. A treasure trove of cultural, historic, geothermal and geological sites is waiting to be discovered by visitors. The park is located in the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho and has over 3450 square miles. Due to the uniqueness of the site, the Yellowstone National Park was designed in 1968 a World Heritage Site.
The park contains active volcano, lakes, rivers, hot springs, canyons, mountains, grasslands and forests. Activities that can be done include enjoying the wonders of nature, horseback riding, fishing, boating, hiking and camping. The 12 campgrounds from the park are opened usually from May to September, even if some are opened including during the autumn. The Mammoth campground is open all around the year.
Mexico City is the second biggest city in the world and one of the oldest. The city has good temperatures all around the year, a vibrant culture and numerous historical landmarks.
Due to the high altitude where Mexico City is located, some days during the winter are colder and some days during the summer are hot. The days are in general sunny during the entire year, including the rainy season, that last from May to October. During this period in the afternoon there are heavy storms. Because of the traffic and of the industry, the city is extremely polluted and the air can be sometime not good for the health.
The living cost in Mexico City is less than in the developed world, so don’t expect high prices like in Europe or United States. All the daily necessities such as clothing and food are inexpensively, especially if you choose to buy from the weekly tianguis or street. The utilities are generally cheap, even housing costs and rent will vary significantly, taking into account the quality and the neighbourhood. Many people will realize that the daily expenses in Mexico City are less than in their country.
With the Olympic Games fast approaching, travellers from all around the globe are planning a visit to the capital this summer. The Olympic Games, which originated in Ancient Greece, are setting up home in London this year – making our capital the only city to host the monumental event three times. With such an achievement on the cards, London is attracting spectators from all around the globe for the twenty-six different sports that will be taking place.
Whilst the majority of travellers to London are sure to be visiting for the Olympic Games, many individuals who do not have tickets for the main events are still expected to visit the capital to take advantage of the other great attractions and the intense atmosphere that will characterise the city.
London is preparing to be swamped by travellers when the sports commence but with many hotels and properties already booked up well in advance, many people are seeking alternative accommodation. If you are planning on visiting the home of the 2012 Olympics then you may think it isn’t possible to find accommodation that is close to the Olympic village at a reasonable price. This is far from the case as temporary campsites are being set up close by to the village to offer affordable and luxurious accommodation for the duration of the event. (more…)
Disney World in Florida is probably the ultimate holiday destination for pre-teen kids (and many teens and adults too!). Whether imaginations have been captured by the Disney princes and princesses in the famous cartoons, or the amazing rides are the main attraction, there are a lot of compelling reasons for families to want to arrange a trip here. However, it can be expensive and this does put a lot of people off.
Disney resorts have a reputation for charging more for basics and that’s before all the extra spending on everything from Mickey Mouse ears for the kids to a medicinal gin and tonic for the adults. But you don’t have to spend a fortune to have a great trip to Florida – here are a few cost cutting Disney World travel trips that mean you and your family can enjoy a visit to the magical land of Mickey without breaking the bank. (more…)
Through the use of survey data, online resources and mobile visitor information from Cheapflights.co.uk, this infographic was created to delve deeper into the differences between mobile phone users and their holiday habits. These days, personality can have a direct correlation between a person and the type of brands they use and identify with. This infographic looks at the three major phone types available today and if the searches each of them make on the site are any different to people perceived expectations of the brands. Individuals are portrayed brands in many different ways in all forms of media and with this, a message about who you are if you use their product is also portrayed. (more…)
Traveling is a favorite pastime of many of you. In order to get rid of the boredom and monotony of day to day life, many of you prefer to travel to various destinations – domestic as well as overseas. All of you would like to make your travel smooth, peaceful and hassle free. For that you need to purchase appropriate