Category Travel & Leisuring

3 Important Travel Tips for The Frequent Flyer

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Traveling can be made a lot less stressful if you plan ahead of time. Travel reviews can inform you on the opinions of travelers who have reviewed hotels, bed and breakfast lodgings, restaurants and tourist attractions. The original photos that the travelers post to a site are a lot more informative than the words written. Read carefully about what the posters have to say. If there is a negative review, check to see if it is just an unhappy experience that the traveler had or a picky traveler. The more reviews about a certain destination that are posted, the better idea you will have about your trip.

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Frequent flyer miles do expire and there is no advantage in just piling up the miles. Use them on extra freebies that the airlines offer...

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5 Fundamentals To Pack When Traveling

In order to enjoy a trip there are a few things to make sure to pack and bring along to have peace of mind and be able to reduce any stress. The way to make it less stressful is to make a list of these fundamentals and check them off as they are added to the packed luggage.

1) Money: Cash, Debit/Credit Cards, Traveler’s Checks, etc. are all forms of payment. It depends on where you plan to visit that should help with the decision on which type of money you should bring. Make sure to have enough to cover lodging (if necessary), transportation, and especially food. It’s always a good idea to have some money set aside in case of an emergency.

2)Cell Phone and battery Charger: Most people like to pack cameras, maps, computers, and mp3 players or iPods, but if you have a smart phone with all o...

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Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Homestay Experience in Malaysia


Traveling to foreign destinations is exciting; however many travelers think in terms of the ordinary run-of-the-mill vacation stay at a hotel even when staying in exotic locations. While staying in a hotel is certainly a viable option, why not do something differently and book a homestay. When planning your trip, check out some homestays in Malaysia in order to capitalize on all that the country and the culture have to offer. Think outside of the box for your next adventure and consider the following five reasons for booking a homestay.

1. You experience the culture firsthand the entire time you are in Malaysia. While on vacation, many travelers venture outside of their hotels during the day to visit the tourist destinations only to return to their hotel rooms in the evening...

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How Expensive Are Taxis in Singapore?

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With literally tens of thousands of well-regulated taxis on the streets of Singapore, traveling by cab should not be too expensive. Because the system is so carefully regulated, visitors and residents alike need not worry about unexpected charges or being taken advantage of by Singapore taxi drivers.

Taxi companies like tend to be very transparent about their costs with fare calculators on their sites. Taxi drivers charge by a system of meters and surcharges. Understanding these will make it easier to estimate the cost of a taxi ride. The first variable is the choice of vehicle. This may be a normal taxi, a limousine or a Chrysler with charges rising accordingly. Respectively, the flat rate for flagging down each vehicle is $3-$3.40, $3.90 and $5.00...

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Taking Beginner PADI Diving Courses in Malaysia


If you are new to diving, you might be wondering what you need to learn how to properly dive in a safe and effective manner. Taking professional diving courses can significantly help when it comes to teaching you how to dive and what to know before and after getting into the water. There are quite a number of things you need to be aware of before taking a diving course when traveling to Malaysia.

Benefits of Taking a Diving Course

One of the main benefits to taking beginner’s dive courses is that the course will teach you everything you need to know about this particular hobby. A qualified instructor will be able to teach you different techniques under the water and how you can properly use the diving equipment that you’ve been given...

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How to Deal With Taxis That Don’t Use Meters


Hopping into a taxi and instantly noticing no meters running can be a fear for most. After all, how much are they going to charge? How are they going to keep track of the mileage? For those who come in contact with a taxi that doesn’t have a meter, here are some things to keep in mind:

Agree on a Fare

Before the taxi even starts going down the road, agree to a fare ahead of time. While some taxi drivers may argue with this strategy, it’s going to help avoid higher taxi rates at the end of the trip. If no one agrees to a fare ahead of time, the driver can simply ask for whatever he/she deems appropriate, and guess what? No one will be able to argue with it. So whether it’s a long trip to the hotel or a quick hop up the road, there should be fixed rate set that both parties agree upon...

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