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Eco Travel Ideas

Jun 19, 2013
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Eco Travel Ideas

Eco travel represents a form of tourism, where people choose to visit nature areas that are relatively calm, peaceful and unpopular to the wide masses. Eco travel also promotes things like water conservation, recycling and it is of great benefit to local communities in economic terms.  It also generally means having a greater respect and conservative attitude towards the preservation of areas being visited. We will try to give you a few ideas on beautiful eco travel spots. Iceland is one of...

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Sightseeing and Travel Tours

Jun 19, 2013
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Sightseeing and Travel Tours

Vacation travel is probably the most popular type of tourism today. Everybody likes to take a week or two and relax after months of hard work or school, or travel once they retire. Vacation trips are usually spent traveling with friends, family members, or travel tour groups, and there are three main types of these holidays.

Certain people are more interested in sightseeing and they often choose to visit a city or two. If you a...

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Travel Tips and Best Travel Bag for Vacations

Jun 19, 2013
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Travel Tips and Best Travel Bag for Vacations

Whether you are traveling domestically or internationally make sure to take care of a few things and use these travel tips to make your trip easy and safe. Travel Tips to make Traveling Easier

  • Take your credit card, but also bring some cash in case of an emergency.
  • Share your travel itinerary with a couple of friends or family.
  • Check your medical insurance coverage if you are traveling internationally.
  • Pack appropriately. Pack enough, but not too m...

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Travel Documents You Need for World Travel

Jun 19, 2013
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Travel Documents You Need for World Travel

If you are planning to travel the world, you have to pay attention to one important thing – having all required travel documents that are needed. We will go through the most important stuff.

First, the most obvious one, don’t forget to apply for a passport well in advance if you are traveling internationally.  Carry your passport on you, never packed in a piece of luggage or bag that could be lost. If you are from United S...

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Where Can I Find International Travel Reports Before Visiting the Middle East?

Jun 14, 2013
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Where Can I Find International Travel Reports Before Visiting the Middle East?

Several government, as well as private, entities provide travel reports for all international travel including a visit to the Middle Eastern countries. (http://travel.state.gov/) The Centers for Disease Control publishes travel reports specific to disease risks associated with visiting the most well traveled areas. The United States Department of State also has a convenient website (Read more...

Common Russian Terms When Traveling to Moscow

Jun 11, 2013
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Common Russian Terms When Traveling to Moscow

When traveling to Moscow, soliciting travel tips about commonly used Russian terms is a good place to start. Greetings can generally be summed up to a general hello ("zdrastvooyte"), good morning ("dobraye ootro"), good afternoon ("dobriy den"), and good evening ("dobriy vyecher"). "Spaseeba" is the word for "thank you" and "prasteete" is how you say "excuse me". One of the more useful phrases is "vi gavareetye pa angleeskee?" which means "do you speak English?". ...

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How to Get an Upgrade to First Class – Is it Still Possible?

Jun 11, 2013
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How to Get an Upgrade to First Class – Is it Still Possible?

What used to be a no-brainer if you were in the travel industry, has become one of the most difficult things to accomplish with all the frequent flyer mile programs offered by the airlines leaving few first class seats unoccupied these days. However, getting upgraded to first class by an airline is something that is possible if you understand the way the air travel system works and key points to focus on in getting upgrades free or at little cost. This can make yo...

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Tips for Shooting Travel Videos and Photos for Publication

May 28, 2013
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Tips for Shooting Travel Videos and Photos for Publication

Traveling the world can be a life-changing experience. However, being able to share your stories and the places you've visited with others makes it even more valuable.

Anyone can take photos and videos while they travel, but taking quality travel photos that could end up in a magazine is no easy task. Here are a few tips that could help you out:

Top 10 Adventure Travel Attractions Worldwide

May 25, 2013
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Top 10 Adventure Travel Attractions Worldwide

If adventure travel is your passion, then you know there are always a lot of destinations and experiences to choose from in the world. Off the beaten path hikes, kayaking in Belize, horseback riding in Patagonia's National Park, Torres del Paine, or visiting a tiny village located at the edge of the biggest glacier in Europe are just some of the many things you can experience.

The number of adventure tourists, who are looking f...

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Vietnam – Best Cities to Visit on Your Asia Travel Adventure

May 23, 2013
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Vietnam – Best Cities to Visit on Your Asia Travel Adventure

Rugged mountains, picturesque national parks, vibrant cities, and one of the finest cuisines in the world await your arrival in Vietnam, as you journey on your Asia travel holiday.

While history hails you at every turn in Vietnam, the modern world of Vietnam is constantly moving and growing. Here is a traveler's sightseeing list of the "Where’s" and "Whys" of the bustling country of Vietnam:

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