Planning an escape with a group consisting of people of different age groups can be quite a daunting task. Here are some tips to make your multi generational vacation exciting and enjoyable.
A tour, let it be adventurous, leisure or honeymoon, can give you the expected thrill and pleasure only if you do some kind of legwork for its preparation, as a single wrong step can ruin the fun quotient of your trip. Planning for a great holiday? Here are a few necessary guidelines that help you to derive the best out of your dream travel.
10 Essential Travel Tips
1. As the first step, keep ready all your documents that are relevant for a hassle-free travel, such as flight ticket, passport, ID and significant membership card. Most countries entail visitors to have a valid passport to gain entry to their favorite holiday spot. However, there are also countries that permit entry with minimal documents like birth certificate or driver’s license.
2. No matter how meticulously you plan your holiday, it should not be necessarily a bed of roses and hence you cannot neglect the chances of the appearance of a bush of thorns in the path of your dream vacation. Make sure that you carry the contact details of your close friends, family and acquaintances. Also, be polite and friendly with locals, as they could be your source of rescue in an unfortunate situation. Continue reading
One of the best ways to pull in your journey through the historic sites, picturesque villages, and mind blowing beauty of some of the most majestic spots on the planet is to catch a trip on board the world’s most remarkable trains. What’s more interesting about rail journey is that it is quite inexpensive and mostly comes with an array of astounding amenities and free benefits. Here is a list of trains that whizzes you along the extraordinary rail routes across America, Europe, Asia, and beyond in the most sumptuous way.
Planning for a memorable, inexpensive trip to your favorite vacation spot? Follow these simple yet smart tips to bag incredible deals on your next holiday.
Find best time to travel
Traveling cheap doesn’t always mean bad. Regardless of the destination or spot you wish to go, you can save a lot on your travel expenses while enjoying a quality vacation with your dear ones. So while booking your flight, it is advisable to choose a date on mid-week rather than on weekend. Likewise, to cut down your airfare, consider flight with stops over direct flights. These minor changes will result in huge savings on your travel expenses.Another smart tip to save on your travel is to visit your favorite holiday spot during off-season. From staying in your coveted hotel at unbelievable rates to minimal crowd and discount on shopping and sightseeing, plus points are many when you choose to travel during off-season.
Save on accommodation
When it comes to hotel reservation, think out of the box. One of the best ways to get instant savings is to book hotel online. Instead of choosing a name-brand or chain hotel, pick a guesthouse, rental apartment or budget hotel. As the first step, shop around for the lowest rates on accommodation, airfare, and transfers. Luckily, there are many web entities by way of online hotel booking sites that provide reliable options to compare the pricing, discount promotions, and other aspects of traveling cheap. Ironically, majority of these alternative choices offer you the same level of standard that an expensive branded hotel offers.
Avoid baggage Fees
Once you understand/ are thorough with the airlines baggage rule, you can start packing. There are some wonderful outfits like travelling coats in the market that accommodate several pieces of you luggage. If you wish to save some money on overhead baggage charges, these over-sized coats would come to your rescue. So if travelling to a location where such bulky outfits are needed, it’s wise to wear them during travel.
A travel fanatic would be always on the look-out of where to explore next. From must-visit travel sites and buzzy entertainment spots to tranquil retreat, laidback beach destinations, and up and coming destinations, we’ve compiled here a list of Holiday Destinations, though not in a specific order, to add to your travel wish-list and ensure that you don’t miss out on your next vacation. After all, 2014 promises to be an astounding year to tour some of the far-reaching, enchanting spots.
1. Sri Lanka
Glorious beaches, escalating waves, hazy mountains, mighty elephants, friendly people, and warm smile– all sum up a visit to Sri Lanka. Take a trip to UNESCO World Heritage sites including Sigiriya’s Rock Fort, explore the stunning mountainous landscape of the country’s central hills, indulge in water activities at some of the world-renowned Sri Lankan beaches like Negombo, Galle, Kalpitiya and Jaffna, and most of all, spot a variety of rare and interesting plants and animals that its incredible as well as diverse ecosystem shelters.
2. Kerala, India
Being home to an astonishing range of attractions, from Vagamon blanketed with serene meadows, Thrissur that is famed for its cultural attractions, and Thiruvananthapuram – the capital city to Kumarakom – a haven for nature lovers, Wayanad that is drenched in natural beauty and Munnar with its exquisite location at an altitude of about 1600 meters above sea level and bounded by lush green mountains, Kerala definitely merits the title, ‘God’s Own Country.’ Continue reading
The first thing that perhaps comes into your mind when you plan for a vacation to Dubai is accommodation. With a whole lot of choices ranging from budget and mid-level to extravagant, you’ll find no dearth of hotels in Dubai. But to get a feel of home away from home, perhaps no other options could beat villas in the emirate. Not only does it provides privacy and tranquility, but also offers a wide spectrum of amenities to make your stay in Dubai both hassle-free and memorable, including internet access, tea / coffee making facilities, barbecue, and linens and towels.
A villa is especially advantageous for tourists vacationing with their family or large group of friends. Since it provides access to large, multiple bedrooms and superb bath facilities, villas cater to requirements of budget conscious travelers. For family vacationers with kids, a perfect choice is villas comprising pools and elegant gardens. There are also villas suitable for honeymooners and small family. Dubai’s villas can also be chosen on the basis of your preferred location. For instance, beach villas are ideal for beach bums and lovers of water sport activities.
Quite obviously, festivals serve as portholes for tourists to take a peep into the fascinating customs as well as longstanding traditions of a particular place they’re visiting. While majority of them are reverencing and thought-provoking, some festivals that take place in certain parts of the world are bizarrely unusual, downright creepy or even uproarious. So let us have a look on some of the world’s such weird festivals.
1. San Fermin Festival
Tracing back its origin to the Middle Ages, this is a deep-rooted fiesta celebrated annually from July 6th Pamplona to venerate Saint Fermin – a Catholic saint. Aside from a wide assortment of folkloric events, the week-long gala’s focal point is incredibly perilous and vicious Great Bull Run, wherein six bulls hound locals and tourists down
the Pamplona’s narrow streets. Though this event lasts for only a few minutes, it’s quite frantic to see hundreds of overactive people running to escape from a flock of fuming bovines. Continue reading