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Three tours worth taking around Oman
Are you heading to the Middle Eastern sultanate of Oman? Wondering what there could possible be to do in this desert country? Well, don't worry! There are quite a few interesting and diverse tours ...
by Lloyd
What to do in Japan: Historical museums
Edo-Tokyo Museum When traveling in Japan, take the opportunity to learn about Japanese culture by visiting some of the country's excellent museums. To give a taste of what the region has to ...
by kmanu
Fantasy and Nightmare Airports
All travelers spend way to much time in airports, some of which are absolutely terrible (the one that stands out most in my mind is the airport in Milan, Italy. Nightmare is a compliment for every ...
by Sarah
In Australia, can minors travel by bus without an accompanying adult?
A person should be at least 15 years old of age to buy a bus ticket and to be able to travel alone (if you are planning to do so). Note: - The ability to purchase bus tickets online is not ...
by Lloyd
5 Tips to Choose a Comfortable Backpack
No doubt that one of the most important things to have as a traveler, is a comfortable backpack. This is true when on a trek on Nepal as much as it's true for a Dr. on the city. So how to choose a ...
by Sarah
Want to stay in touch while in Japan? Get a visitor Sim card!
Are you taking a trip to Japan? Do you want to bring your phone with you so that you can stay in touch with friends and family? If so, then I recommend getting a sim card called the "B-Mobile ...
by Lloyd
How to plan your vaccinations for a trip to Central America
This is a guest post by Helen Cross who writes for simonseeks. Vaccinations are arguably the most irritating element of planning for a trip abroad: they are often ...
by Sarah
The top 4 tours for Ocho Rios and Grand Cayman, Jamaica
Ocho Rios Heading to the Caribbean, or more specifically, Jamaica? Here are some of the best available tours in Ocho Rios and in Grand Cayman: 1. Know Jamaica Tours - Ocho Rios "Won the ...
by Lloyd
Shipping pets as cargo
Shipping pets via cargo is definitely possible. It just depends on what location you are going to send them from and where they are going to. If you are from the US, most airlines there allow the ...
by Lloyd
House rentals in New Orleans
Heading to New Orleans with a group of friends and need a place for everyone to stay? Don't worry! There are quite a lot of options where you and your friends could stay together. Here are two ...
by Lloyd
How to find a trekking guide in Nepal
Trekking to Upper Pisang There are several ways in finding trekking guides in Nepal. 1. You can easily get a trekking guide through your hotel if they have a travel agency associated with the ...
by Lloyd
Obtaining a Russian visa in Sydney
Is it possible to get a Russian visa in Sydney? Yes, it is possible to obtain a Russian Visa in Sydney. The Russian Federation requires foreign citizens to submit various valid identity documents ...
by Lloyd
When in Ireland, don't forget to buy one of these!
Image of Galway crystal by Joseph Mischyshyn, via Wikimedia Commons Here are some of the most popular souvenirs that you could buy in Ireland: "Irish Whiskey" Irish whiskies are considered as ...
by Lloyd
Tips for traveling in Libya
Heading to Libya? Read this before you go! Here some of the laws and customs in Libya that any visitors should know: - Libyans don't agree with tipping. So, it is best to not offer any tips to ...
by Lloyd
The best place to see tigers in India
Heading to India? While you are there, take the opportunity to visit a nature reserve where you have the chance of seeing a tiger in the wild. Home to nearly half of the world's wild tiger ...
by kmanu
Four affordable places to stay in Paris
Heading to Paris for a few days? Nervous that accommodation might take up your whole budget? Don't worry! You can try these following places: 1. Le Montclair Hostel Rooms with double bed - ...
by Lloyd
What are the regulations for bringing a pet into Germany?
Here are some pet/animal regulations that you should know: 1. Airline pet container requirements Most airlines going to Germany typically require the pet owners to acquire a special traveling ...
by Lloyd
What to pack when traveling with a baby
Don't forget the diaper bag! You will, first of all, need a diaper or nappy bag that's big enough for you to put your baby's things in. Baby's things that a diaper bag can carry are: Diapers ...
by Joanne Ruth
Six of the most popular tourist attractions in Japan
Heading to Japan? Make sure you don't miss these popular tourist attractions: Mount Fuji: Any person who loves nature and mountains should make an effort to visit Japan's iconic Mount Fuji. ...
by kmanu
Traveling With Children
Have you ever had the experience of a long trip with the children? When on the last trip I saw a family crossing India on a train with three young children. The problem here is that there is ...
by Sarah
Kalahari Safari's
The Kalahari's desert is one of the best place to go for a Safari tour. The desert undergoes a major change as the Bushman were forced or tempted to leave the desert for resettlement. This nomadic ...
by Sarah
The Bible of cycling in Hawaii
If you plan backpacking in Hawaii then you must read this information about the cycling routes as one of the most fun ways to explore this islands is on a bike. You don't have to bring a bike ...
by Sarah
Avoid Being Assaulted in Korea.
U.S. citizens and their families, especially young adults, are advised to exercise prudence and caution when visiting the Hongdae and Sinchon areas of Seoul. These areas, where many night clubs are ...
by Sarah
Backpacking Through Morocco
My mother returned recently from a trip to Morocco and was very enthusiastic about it. She climbed the mountains, slept in reasonable hostels and did few camel trek. Me, I haven't been there yet ...
by Sarah
Visiting Machu Picchu with your Child
This is a guest post by my fellow blogger Bart from Bart's Peru Travel Blog. I've seen along my various travels many people traveling with children so I was very happy when Bart suggested the post ...
by Sarah
backpacking Antarctica
Antarctica is the most Southern continent on earth, and is where the South Pole is situated. Antarctica has some of the harshest weather on the planet. it is the Coldest Driest and most windy ...
by Sarah
Highlights of Taiwan
A Guest post by David on Formosa Most tourist brochures about Taiwan will highlight Taipei 101 and night markets as the highlights of Taiwan. While they are certainly notable and worthy, Taiwan ...
by Sarah
Traveling Safely
Backpackers often arrive to strange, new and exciting places and that is probably the whole point (beside saving money) in backpacking the ability to go to unique places far from the cities and the ...
by Sarah
Mind Blowing Beauty
Most people assosiate safaris with big game, African savanahs, and the sounds of frogs and crickets. The literal meaning of safari is an overland expedition so a birding trip could be though of as ...
by videofreeven
Backpacking China
With everyone writing about the Olympics I couldn't help but remember the very strange experience I had backpacking through china. There are many amazing things to see and experience, if you ...
by Sarah
Something About Gear
When going on a trip whether it is for a day or for longer periods the gear is very important. If you go for the day better make sure you have at least two thermoses one of coffee of course and one ...
by Sarah
Life Changing Travels, Here's How
Founds a really interesting travel blog telling the true story of Audre and Dimitri. They both had "normal lives" and as it happened they both realized that lives on the road were an option and ...
by Sarah
Travel Stories and Photos For The Lovers Of Foreign Places
If you enjoy reading and seeing photos from the journeys of other people I bet you'll love exploring this site. I reached it by accident, you know googling around, but I stayed for sometime ...
by Sarah
Mexico Cut Price
I am not sure how great this news is, due to the lastest and newest virus that has hit the planet, but I thought I would clue you in all the same - If you are looking for great travel deals - ...
by Sarah
Jamaica Perfect Site for Backpacking
When backpacking in Jamaica one recommended place to visit Treasure Beach. Treasure Beach itself isn't even a town in the proper sense of the word; it's a scattered settlement spread ...
by Sarah
The Merced River
The Merced River is in California. Its headwaters are in the southern half of Yosemite National Park. The river flows into Yosemite Valley. Much of the water is stored behind the New Exchequer dam in ...
by Sarah
Keeping Your Hands Clean Away From Home
If you're backpacking, camping or just going to a huge festival with one of these dirty mobile toilets you must have learned by now of a few solutions to help your Hygiene especially for the ...
by Sarah
Contact with the Local Community - Return Home Safe and Healthy
While on a safari it is easy to be swept away by the smells, the landscape, the air and the sense of freedom and the primeval sensations that Africa can make you feel. Still, don't forget for a ...
by Sarah
Backpacking in Tenerife
Tenerife is a fine site for backpacking. This group focused on diving as the attraction of their visit to the Island but as you see there is a lot to do in relatively cheap prices.
by Sarah
The Secret You Never Knew About Packing For a Backpacking Trip
If you are like everyone else you probably need guidance packing. I know it because most people unless they are very experienced backpacker tend to pack too much and still have important things ...
by Sarah

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