How to reduce the impact of screen time when traveling abroad

screen time when traveling


Reduce screen time when traveling – If you spend a large part of your holiday looking at your phone, laptop or TV screen, you could be opening yourself up to a whole range of eye-related problems.

We encounter so many different types of screens every day that we may not realize how quickly our screen time adds up.

Being on holiday is the perfect time to detox.`

While there are some ways to protect your eyes that everybody knows about, like making that if you need them, you have a good pair of up to date glasses (if you don’t, we suggest grabbing a pair from EyeBuyDirect), there are lots of tips and tricks people don’t know about.

We have decided to round up some of the best ones, ones that are particularly useful when traveling abroad.

Turn your screens off during food

Many of us like to watch television or scroll through our news feeds while we eat our food.

If you make a conscious effort to ban all screens during mealtimes, you will give your eyes a rest and are much more likely to socialize.

Not only will your eyes thank you, your family and friends will too.

Snugg iPad3
Snugg iPad3

Limit your screen time

If you are a bit of a social media addict or a workaholic, you probably spend longer then you should looking at your phone screen.

If you are unfortunate enough to have to work while you are away, try and set a period of time that you will allow yourself to work and stick to it.

Also, make a habit of only checking your work emails twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening.

This will make you more likely to stick to your set period of work time.

If you are a gamer, follow the same principle, try and only play during set periods of the day, you are on holiday, try and enjoy it!

Ban your phone from the bedroom

Try and remove your phone completely from your bedroom at night.

A good tip is to charge it in a separate room while you sleep.

Having your phone in your room at night is proven to reduce the quality of your sleep.

By removing it from your room, you remove the temptation to check social media and expose your eyes to the blue light your screen produces.

Blue light tricks your brain into thinking it is daytime, which can really mess with your body’s natural clock.

Read a Book
Read a Book

Screen Time When Traveling Go old-school, buy a book!

Many of us have ditched old fashioned paper books for the convenience of reading on our phones and tablets.

While convenient, reading on your phone puts immense strain on your eyes.

If you know you read a lot over your holiday, try and buy a couple of real books.

Not only does this save your eyes, but in our opinion, reading a real paper book is 100x’s better anyway.

Being on holiday is the perfect time to take a break, so while you are resting your mind and body, make sure you think about resting your eyes too.

Weird Signs That Amuse or Confuse Tourists

Weird Alaska Sign


Weird Signs – One of the challenges of travel is finding your way around.

If you are lucky, you will be in a country where there is plenty of clear signage.

Usually, it proves to be very helpful, but, as you will see, that is not always the case.

Not everyone can order pre-printed signs from somewhere like, signage which always make sense.

Weird Signs

Often, creating signage is left down to someone who has a wicked sense of humor, which produces some interesting and often amusing results.

Weird Signs
Weird Signs

Here are a few great examples.

Vampires live here

Forks, Washington is where the Twilight Saga books were set, a fact that attracts thousands of tourists there, every year.

So, the person who created the town´s sign did have a good reason for stating that the population is 3,175 and vampires 8.

Weird Alaskan road signs

The Grande Denali Lodge in Alaska is located at the end of a very windy and steep road.

It also has some sheer drops, which for drivers who are not used to these sorts of roads is distracting and off-putting.

To counter this, the hotel’s owners decided to put up some amusing and unusual road signs.

They are placed to draw attention on the road.

These unusual signs have proven to be so popular that they have gradually transformed into a tourist attraction in their own right.

The one of a giant mosquito carrying off a man has even been turned into a fridge magnet.

Weird Alaska Sign
Weird Alaska Sign

People keep coming up with more amusing and clever ideas, so additional signs are being made.

You can take a look at 11 of the best ones, here.

Humped pelican crossing

In Greenwich, London there is a sign set under a traffic lights warning triangle that warns of a “humped Pelican crossing”.

Local drivers fully understand the warning, but it confuses no end of tourists.

This is mostly because they have no idea that a pelican crossing refers to a crosswalk that also has a speed bump built into it.

So, when they see it their first thought is that it refers to a pelican that is maybe crossing the road.

The use of the word humped also causes confusion and leads to some wry smiles.

Weird Signs amuse
Weird Signs amuse

You regularly see this particular sign being discussed on travel forums like TripAdvisor.

Sign not in use signs

Every now and again, when driving in the UK, you will come across a sign that says “sign not in use”.

Why the empty post is not just capped off or removed instead of such a confusing sign being installed has never been explained.

Secret nuclear bunker sign

There is an old nuclear bunker located near Kelvdon Hatch, in Essex, UK.

When it was built, nobody knew that it existed.

It literally was a secret bunker.

But, not anymore, there are several large brown signs that direct tourists to what is now an innovative and interesting museum.

These signs raise eyebrows and make people smile.

4 Tips For Guiding Your Friends Who are New To Backpacking

Guiding Friends New To Backpacking


New To Backpacking – All backpackers in the world come across a time when a few of their friends start developing interest in backpacking.

They may ask hundreds of questions.

Have a hundred other doubts and whatnot!

Yes, this can be overwhelming.

But if you want to help them, we have something for you.

Guide Friends New To Backpacking

Here are four tips for guiding your friends who are new to backpacking.

So, are you ready?

Let’s get going then.

backpacking Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park

Let Them Have Their Questions

The first thing that you need to do is let them bombard you with their questions (not literally, but welcome them).

They may ask you about the expenses.

They may ask you about accommodation.

Feeling alone.

Getting lost in the jungle.

And everything else under the sun.

Just hear them out and give answers from your own experiences.

Once this is done, their minds may be at peace concerning the idea of backpacking.

So, you can now move ahead and guide them.

Tell Them What Not To Do

On your backpacking journeys so far, you would surely have made a number of mistakes.

On some days you might have forgotten your documents in the hotel room.

On some days you might have left the cash.

And on some days you might have spent a fortune on something that wasn’t worth it.

All of this might have led to some sort of trouble.

And if not that, you might just have kept thinking about it.

Now that you are guiding your friend(s), you wouldn’t want them to make these silly mistakes, would you?

So, educate them.

Tell them about how you made these mistakes and how these affected your backpacking experience.

Even though backpacking is a lot about thinking less and travelling more, some precautions must be practiced for a safe and memorable experience.

Tell Them What to Do

Once you have told them what they must not do on their travel escapades, it’s important for you to tell them about what they must do.

For example, carrying the right set of essentials so they don’t get stuck unnecessarily.

Most of us have been through a time when we were on a trek and couldn’t find matches to lit up a bonfire.

Try to keep your buds away from such trouble when you can.

Tell them about the tools that they must carry.

For reference, here’s a small list.

  • A magnetic compass
  • First aid kit
  • Torch
  • Knife and other similar tools
  • Binoculars
  • A pair of hiking boots
  • A lighter, in case you may want to set up a small bonfire

Apart from these, you may also suggest your hunting enthusiast friends to safely carry their ammunition using condor MOLLE pouches.

This will keep magazines from being lost and will keep them close so they don’t have to waste time in panic situations.

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Unforgettable Trip To The Beautiful Kingdom Of Norway

Educate Them About the Importance Of Observing and Acquiring

Backpacking is one of the most adventurous sports that one can participate in.

It lets an individual’s mind be expanded and allows it to explore the beauties that are there in the world but often go unnoticed.

And then, it’s an experience that can’t be inherited or conveyed in words.

To make the most out of it, your friends would need to live, observe, acquire and improvise.

So, talk to them about this.

Tell them how it’s important to keep their ears and eyes open during their backpacking journey.

Once you have communicated the pointers above, your friend(s) will probably be adventure ready for starting their backpacking journey.

And we’d love to hear about their experiences.

6 Ideas and Tips for an Active Holiday Vacations

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Active Holiday vacations are the opposite of sitting in a car driving past sights or lying on the beach.

They may involve hiking, horseback riding, mountain climbing or some other activity, but the point is that you’re actively doing things.

The challenge for many is finding a fun family activities that everyone in the party can enjoy without breaking your budget or a bone.

Here are 6 ideas and tips for an active vacation.

Best Destination For Active Holiday Vacations

First, decide what activities you want to enjoy.

Then you can choose a destination that supports it.

If you enjoy physical activity, the odds are that you’ll have to leave the city, though this doesn’t mean you can’t stop to see the cultural sights and enjoy dinner in a fine restaurant at some point.

Ideally, you want to select a destination that combines your interests with the sports you want to enjoy.

For example, you could pick a city by the water that offers the cuisine and history you enjoy along with the sports you want to try.

You may even be able to combine interests with activities such as going on a walking tour of the city.

Tips for an Active Holiday Vacations

Determine Your Budget

Active vacations range from cheap camping vacations in the hills near your home to international adventures.

Determine your budget, because this will determine how much you can afford to spend on a plane or train tickets or how long you can stay at the destination.

Once you know the budget, you can plan your itinerary from hotels to activities.

For example, you’ll know that your budget doesn’t allow you to buy or rent scuba diving gear and lessons, but it may allow parasailing and fishing excursions for the whole family.

Talk to Your Doctor

Before you go on an active vacation, talk to your doctor.

Ask what you’ll need to properly prepare, whether it is travel medicine or a stash of your prescription medication.

Discuss your current state of health.

Ask the doctor what level of activity they think you’re capable of.

Know now if you’re prone to heat exhaustion or altitude sickness.

This is essential for anyone who has been sedentary, takes maintenance medication, or is over the age of 55.

Learn how you can make up for medical issues.

For example, if you have bad balance or will be climbing steep hills, learn how to use Nordic walking poles.

Know what accommodations outfitters or travel agents need to take into account if you’re not planning the trip yourself.

Family Budgeting for Travel
Family Budgeting for Travel

Plan Activities That Match Everyone’s Fitness Level

Don’t plan on hiking a long trail if you can’t walk to the corner store.

Nor should you choose an activity that one or more members of the group can’t do.

Consider activities that everyone can enjoy.

For example, you could invest in some very high quality inflatable SUPs, or stand up paddle boards.

They’re easy to learn how to use.

Paddle boarding is something you can do no matter your skill level, and you can go at your own pace.

A side benefit of paddle boards is that you can take them across saltwater or freshwater, in calm waters or mild waves.

You could use the boards to explore, fish or practice yoga.

This gives everyone something to do, whereas not everyone will be in good enough shape to go whitewater rafting or mountain climbing.

However, you can come up with a variety of activities so that would-be mountain bikers and hikers are both enjoying the mountains in their own way.

If you’re hitting the sea shore, your group could go canoeing, scuba diving and snorkeling.

Get in Better Shape

Your current fitness level should determine your planned activities.

However, this doesn’t mean you can’t do better.

Before you take that week long hike, start walking long distances again.

If you plan on going hiking, start carrying a pack.

Go for regular walks every day.

Start swimming and bike riding to get in better shape.

Don’t push yourself too much, however.

Just go long enough to build up your cardiovascular capacity and your endurance.

Try to go a little longer and harder each day, but stop if you feel pain or lightheartedness.

This ensures you can enjoy the activities on your vacation without being exhausted at the end of the day.

Pack Right

If you’re traveling to colder climates, you’ll need warm gear like a compression jacket and gloves, in addition to several layers of clothes.

This includes leggings to wear under your pants as well as a long-sleeved shirt or jacket under your compression jacket.

Create a list of things to pack weeks in advance, and pack them at least one week before you depart.

That gives you time to find missing essentials or buy things you lack.

For things you have to use prior to your departure like reading glasses and cosmetic bags, pack them first thing in the morning before you leave so that you don’t forget them.

Whether you’re traveling in hot or cold conditions, wear a hat with a brim.

This can prevent your scalp from being sunburned.

Also, don’t forget sunscreen, and take shoes that will handle the abuse.

For example, you need running or hiking shoes if you’re going to be on your feet a lot.

Note that you’ll want to break in hiking shoes before you actually go hiking.

Take at least one pair of nice walking shoes so that you don’t have to wear hiking boots into a restaurant.

Choose undergarments that will be comfortable during physical exertion.

This means women wearing sports bras that are supportive and quick drying.

Moisture wicking shirts and shorts will do more than save you from unsightly sweat patches; they’ll help you stay cool and comfortable.

Active holiday vacations are a much more enjoyable experience than waiting in line at the museum or competing for space to lie on the beach.

However, they take more work to get right.

Follow our advice so that you’ll get the most out of your adventure.

Bus Transportation Why You Need to Order for Corporate Events

Bus Transportation


Ordering Bus Transportation for Corporate Events – Corporate events today are an important and necessary attribute of any serious company.

As a rule, these are associated with the need for a group of employees to go on a trip outside the work setting.

Consequently, a lot of customers are interested in high-quality corporate bus passenger transport that perfectly suits your budget and transportation quality.

Ordering Bus Transportation for Corporate Events

If it is what you are looking for, there are companies that will fully satisfy your needs for comfortable passenger transport.

What can you count on when ordering such services?

What types of corporate transportation with charter bus rental at are popular these days?

  • Business corporate trips;
  • Taking company employees to a festive event;
  • Shuttle bus for company employees;
  • Transfer for important guests, partners, etc.

Corporate transfer services are designed for a variety of requests.

If your friendly close-knit team is about to go on a corporate trip, there is no need to search for a car to use.

It is simply enough to order the services of a transportation company that will provide you a compact, maneuverable passenger minibus to perfectly fit your needs.

Thus, the highest level of comfort and perfect condition of passenger transport are guaranteed!

Features of Corporate Bus Services

Comfortable conditions are one of the most important criteria that corporate clients pay attention to when choosing a carrier.

Therefore, all vehicles registered in fleets of transportation companies undergo special technical checks and meet high standards.

Bus interiors are equipped with modern comfortable seats, air conditioning, electronics, wifi hotspot and everything you need for comfortable transportation.

So you can always count on an ideally comfortable, smooth, and fast ride.

Party Bus

How to Order Corporate Buses for Events

When ordering corporate passenger transportation, you get:

  • Reliable transport in a perfect technical condition;
  • The strictest compliance with the agreed conditions (timely supply of passenger transport, accurate logistics, route planning, and convenient transportation conditions);
  • A complex approach;
  • Discounts for regular customers.

On top of these, you can also count on the following:

  • You have the opportunity to choose the best transportation option from a huge fleet of vehicles of different size and capacity.
  • Cars only from leading manufacturers are available; thus, you can count on appropriate comfort and reliability.
  • After each trip, our motor vehicle undergoes maintenance, which guarantees the safety of each trip;
  • All passengers are insured during passenger transportation in accordance with the current legislation.

Instead of arranging everything yourself, it is better to reduce the number of tasks on your plate and order professional services.

Thus, you can focus on more important stuff without worrying about the logistics aspect of the matter.

Service reliability and flexibility are what you should value most.

Archaeological Excursions Abound for Tourists in Matale

Archaeological Excursions In Matale


Archaeological Excursions – The Colombo to Matale bus time will be most enjoyable due to the incredible views surrounding the area.

As you get closer to Matale, you will begin to see the district’s Knuckles mountain range boasted to be the national heritage because of the biodiversity as well as the characteristics that it possesses.

In the eastern section, Laggala is known for its three mountain ranges sit parallel to one another, not to mention the ‘Small World’s End’ which is situated in Pitawala and offers an amazing view straight down into the valley beneath it.

There are several mountain peaks that provide historical significance to Matale’s northern flatlands including Dambulla, Sigiriya, and Beliyakand.

Archaeological Excursions Abound for Tourists in Matale

All beautiful sights for the adventurous traveler. 

There are the attractions of both historical and natural variety throughout Matale like Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri MuthumariAmman Kovil, Aluvihare Kawatayamuna Temple, St. Anthony’s Church, Ibbanktuwa Megalithic Tombs, Wasgamuwa National Park, and so much more available for tourists to get a feel for the island’s culture. 

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Dambulla is a part of Matale’s Cultural Triangle and houses the Dambulla Cave Temple which has been deemed a site of UNESCO World Heritage.

These caves have been traced back before the first century BCE. King Walagamba originally used this as a refuge but the caves later transformed into the temple.

It is home to a 15 meter in length lounging Buddha as well as Hindu deities along with gorgeous frescoes.

Sculpture and Sinhala art are found among the treasures stored within the caves.

There are five caves underneath a massive overhanging rock that has a drip ledge carved out in order to keep the insides dry.

Arched walkways were made in 1938.

The ceilings showcase paintings with religious images.

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Sri Lanka Asian Escapes to Sample

Archaeological Excursions in Sera Ella

This waterfall is situated at the Eastern end of Knuckles forest reserve and is a magnificent 32 feet tall.

It is boasted as the widest waterfall among all within Sri Lanka.

The unique feature for this waterfall is a rock cave that is located directly behind it which gives travelers an awesome view of the falls looking inside out.

There were steps created within the rocky side to get to the cave so that tourists are able to enter even when the falls are at their fullest which is typical during Monsoon season falling usually between the months of November and March.

‘Sera’ was derived from the type of fish that inhabit the water.

The Matale district not only attracts tourists due to its archaeological, cultural, and traditional destinations which bring local and foreign interest, the climatic consideration is also a reason for the draw.

Someone who is visiting the area has the chance to experience both the dry and the cool climate when going from the Southern to the Northern sections of Matale, which makes for a comfortable trip.

Though, you’ll want to remember when packing for the Colombo to Matale bus time to be sure to bring a jacket for the cool temperatures as most of a Matale vacation will be spent outdoors.

4 Ways to Stay Safe Whilst Solo Traveling

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Stay safe whilst solo traveling – If you’re new to solo traveling, you might feel worried about the potential dangers that you could be faced with.

Traveling without the safety of a friend or partner can feel daunting, and you might be concerned about people trying to take advantage of your situation.

But try not to worry.

Ways to Stay Safe Whilst Solo Traveling

Solo traveling can be extremely invigorating and create a sense of freedom that you won’t get when traveling with a companion.

So, how can you stay safe whilst solo traveling?

Safety Signs

Respect safety signs

You can run into danger anywhere in the world, and you may see signs warning you about potential hazards in certain areas, like those made by mysafetysign.

If you’re visiting an area with potential hazards – like a mountain range, for example – a falling rocks sign will have been placed to alert you of the potential hazard and keep you safe.

Whilst it might be temping to ignore a safety sign to get a better picture or to feel “invigorated”, it is not advisable.

The signs are in place for a reason, and you’re putting yourself at risk.

If you’re craving adrenaline, consider visiting a theme park instead.

Keep Family Members Updated

Whilst you might be solo traveling to get some space from people back home, it’s important to keep one or two people updated about your whereabouts.

This means that someone else always knows where you are and when to be concerned if they haven’t heard from you.

If you’re worried about getting internet whilst traveling, check with your network provider before you embark on your trip, investigate into local Wi-Fi spots or invest in a local sim card.

All it takes is one text a day to ensure your safety.

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Travel Insurance

Be aware of scams

If you’re traveling to popular tourist destinations, especially big cities with famous landmarks, then unfortunately you may run into scam artists, pick pockets or thieves.

These people wait in busy, popular areas and take advantage of tourists who are distracted by impressive sights or don’t speak their language.

Whilst being polite and friendly to strangers is a great way to meet new people as a solo traveler, and it’s certainly not advisable to be rude to locals, being aware of these types of people can be useful to keep you safe.

Research the common scams in the places you’re travelling to, and keep an eye out.

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Protect your valuables

Likewise, protecting your valuables is another essential when solo traveling.

Keep your travel documents together in a folder and think creatively about how you can keep your valuables hidden.

For example, thieves might see an opportunity if a tourist is wearing a money belt, so think about hiding your notes in your sock, or sharing them out in different locations.

If you’re going on a beach holiday, invest in waterproof pouches which allow you to wear your notes, cards and phone around your neck whilst you go for a swim.

You can also find safes in most hostel rooms, which are sturdy and reliable.

Best Ways to Learn Spanish Before Traveling to South America

Best Ways to Learn Spanish for South America Tourism


Best Ways to Learn Spanish Before Traveling to South America – Spanish is the second most widely spoken native language in the world with about 480 million native speakers.

Learning Spanish can be highly beneficial, especially if you wish to relocate or travel to South America.

When learning a language, everyone wants to start speaking fluently as soon as possible.

The truth is that there is no one secret way to magically learn a language overnight.

Best Ways to Learn Spanish

But there are plenty of effective ways help you learn Spanish and converse with the locals in their mother tongue.

Here are some of the effective ways to learn Spanish for a long-term Latin America trip.

Watch Movies in Spanish

Many tutors will agree that watching TV and movies in Spanish is a great way to learn this language.

By listening, even if you don’t understand most of what they say, you will get used to the way the language sounds.

Most importantly, you will actually remember more words that you are aware of.

The next time you hear some of them, they will sound familiar and it will be easier to understand and remember their meaning.

Not to mention that watching movies helps you develop an awesome accent!

Find a Spanish Tutor

There is an abundance of language learning platforms these days so you can easily choose one that suits you.

What’s great about these platforms is that you can find a Spanish teacher from Internet and practice your Spanish with them as often as you like.

You can choose a tutor based on their review, how much they charge, and you can even book a free trial at some platforms.

Take a Spanish Course

You can do that either online or in person, in a group or alone.

You can find a paid course or choose one of the numerous free courses available online.

Whichever you find convenient.

Start Speaking Spanish Right Away

Don’t wait until you learn a certain number of words or figure out the grammar before you start speaking.

Instead of wasting months on studying the vocabulary and verb conjugations before you start speaking, just start speaking immediately.

Start using Spanish from the very first day and learn everything else along the way.

The sooner you start, the better.

Speaking of that, don’t be afraid to misuse a word and make mistakes.

No one expects you to be fluent in Spanish from day one.

Even when you reach an advanced level of Spanish, mistakes still occur and they’re nothing to be afraid of.

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Travel Guide

Find the Right Method To Learn Spanish for You

If you want to learn Spanish, it is of utmost importance that you choose the best method for you.

Not all methods will provide the same results for everyone.

For example, if you prefer to learn from books, then do that.

Many people would much rather download an app and learn a language through quizzes and easy exercises.

Others enjoy watching videos on YouTube, etc.

Learning a language should be fun so it’s important that you find a method that you enjoy.

Hotel Tips Travel Pros Recommend and Use All the Time

Hotel Tips Travel Pros Recommend


Hotel Tips Travel Pros Recommend

Hotel Tips Travel Pros Recommend – There really is nothing like traveling.

Getting to see new sites, meeting new people, and learning all about the different cultures out there.

It all really is exciting and unique in its own right.

Of course, the best part about traveling is staying in different hotels.

You don’t have to clean up after yourself and you get a free breakfast every morning.

What could be better?

Well, better prices, better food, or better services.

Whatever your pick is, there is something that could always be better.

Use the following tips and you will get the most out of every hotel stay.

Knowing What is Most Important to You

In order to get the most out of any situation, you need to know what you want to get from that situation.

It is like going to school and picking a major.

If you just take a bunch of understudy classes and don’t go for a major, you really aren’t going to get the most out of the experience.

The same thing can be said about choosing an elite hotel.

So, ask yourself what is more important to you.

Is it breakfast?

Do you really strive for that indoor heated pool?

Maybe you want the beds with the best thread count, Perhaps if top-notch room service is your cup of tea.

Make sure you know what you want from the experience and then start narrowing down your options.

Free Wi-Fi

The Internet has really changed things.

It has changed the way people are communicating, shopping, and doing business.

Just look at how much you rely on the Internet and try to imagine getting along without it for just even a few hours.

You probably couldn’t and this is why you want to make sure that you have access to free Wi-Fi at all times.

This will not only ensure that you get to keep in touch with friends and family during your travels, but it will also ensure that you get to check in on your business from time to time.

Heck, you may work from the Internet, so staying in a hotel that doesn’t offer it might be out of the question.

Just remember that if you find yourself in Malaysia Corus hotel near Suria klcc is one such hotel that offers free Wi-Fi along with an abundance of other amenities.

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Compare Prices

All travel pros compare the prices offered by hotels in specific areas before making their accommodations.

It is really easy to compare hotel prices in today’s world.

You just need to utilize one of the travel websites to compare the prices of hotels all over the world.

This is the best and only way to ensure you receive the best deals.

Best Free Breakfast

Hotels are known for their ability to compete in very competitive markets.

They utilize techniques that include freebies to rise above their competitors.

Today, almost all hotels are offering their guests free breakfast.

Unfortunately, the breakfast meals offered by some hotels are not worth the guests’ effort to venture down to the lobby.

Look for hotels that offer free homemade breakfasts.

These meals should include eggs, biscuits, gravy, pancakes, and muffins.

A free breakfast will save you money and time because you will not need to make an extra stop at a restaurant.

Free Stays

Some hotels run promotional deals that allow guests to earn free stays.

Every time you stay at one of these hotels, you will receive bonus points, which can be applied to free overnight stays.

These promotional deals are ideal for frequent travelers.

The more bonuses you earn, the more opportunities to have to stay in the hotel for free.

Tips for Traveling Women: How to Keep It Safe and Fun

Tips for Traveling Women: How to Keep It Safe


Tips for Traveling Women – The world has become hostile, but that should not hinder you from traveling across the globe.

This article is for helping women travel independently and safely.

It doesn’t matter if you’re speaking a foreign language, you’re if different color, race and gender, these tips will keep you grounded, safe and not mugged.

If you’re planning a vacation outside the country, use these tips, and your stay will be peaceful.

Conduct Thorough Research On Your Destination

Before booking a flight, ensure you have conducted thorough research.

Not every destination is safe for women.

As you scroll through various coolest cities and stunning beaches, your safety should come first.

For instance, South Africa scores poorly on street safety.

Historically, women in South Africa have been treated with cruelty.

Although the situation is improving, women are advised against for hikes, walking, or driving alone.

Russia also scores low on intentional homicide against women.

But these countries also have a range of attractive tourist scenes that will make your vacation enthralling.

What we mean is know where to be, what and what not to do.

When it comes to the lodging, how are the safety ratings?

Check out reviews in various hotels and resorts and know what previous guests have to say.

Another factor to research on is health safety in the country.

Visit a travel clinic and talk to a health provider about your destination.

Alternatively, call an online doctor for advice.

NobelCom will make your calls cheap and fast.

You will get international call cards to make your communication seamless.

You can also subscribe to prepaid calling cards.

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Top Reasons to Travel Alone

Carry Your Valuable Luggage Everywhere

In the first place, you should never carry precious items and jewelry with you.

Leave vital documents like birth certificates at home.

But if you take them with you, always keep them close to you.

When you board the plane, ensure you stay with your valuable bag.

When you get to your room, you can lock them in a safe or still carry it wherever you go.

Once you let the valuables off your site, you’ll likely never see them again.

Put Your Trust on Hold

They say women are compassionate.

Well, it’s true, but that doesn’t mean you trust every person you meet, especially in a foreign country.

It can be tempting when you meet people of your race, country, or tribe.

Sometimes they can be of great help.

However, some are con artists who have mastered the art of offering help travelers.

They will convince you to leave your valuables with them only for you to get robbed.

Sometimes, we meet people and feel connected instantaneously.

Probably it’s the love at first sight.

Some males are outrageously sexy, and it can be tempting to have that romance moment.

If that happens, ensure to protect yourself enough.

Guard your electronics and don’t disclose any vital information like your debit card.

Take things slowly, get to know someone better, and follow your instincts.

The world is cruel out there!

Be Cautious About Your Drinking Habit

You’ve been having tight schedules and crazy deadlines to meet.

Now you’re on vacation, and you want to quench your thirst to whatever level.

Well, it’s allowed but take caution.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re on the road or in a hotel room.

Getting drunk makes your senses dull, making you vulnerable to others.

If you go out drinking, drink slowly and have glass water after every drink.

If you want to visit the washroom, don’t leave the drink open.

Resist pressure to keep pace with others.

If you feel the urge to drink more, you can carry it your room and drink to your satisfaction.

More so, familiarize yourself with the drinking laws of the country or state.

Girls Guide Solo Travel
Girls Guide Solo Travel

Travel Insurance is Important

You need a travel insurance policy.

This is a lifesaving policy you should never ignore.

There are several online providers.

Hence you have no reason not to buy it.

If your goods are robbed, the travel insurance will cater for the expenses.

Tips for Traveling Women

As a woman, traveling alone should not instill fear in you.

With these safety Tips for Traveling Women, you are assured of a vacation full of happiness.

And to make your trip more successful, plan it about three months beforehand.

Ways to Stay Safe Whilst Solo Traveling

Girls Guide Solo Travel and The Solo Girl’s Guide to Traveling Without Fear