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Posted on Nov 14, 2017 | 0 comments

The Best Things to do in New York – On the Cheap!

The Best Things to do in New York – On the Cheap!

At first glance, it’s forgivable if you think New York City is all about chic cocktail bars, skyscrapers and busy fashionistas and business owners shelling out wads of cash at every turn. However, a couple of insider tricks and trips can make exploring the Big Apple for you and your family easy on the budget. The city plays host to a huge selection of free and cheap sightseeings, walks, travel passes no matter the weather and great museums you can visit on the cheap. Add to this list a selection of affordable micro-hotels and you can visit NYC for a great time without breaking your bank. Here is a list of some of the best things you can do and see around the Big Apple, even on a budget! To save some more pennies, make sure you check out money saving resources like hop-on, hop-off tours. Get to the Sky Most of the time you spend in New York is most likely spent looking up as a tourist, staring...

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Posted on Nov 7, 2017 | 0 comments

Most Iconic Dishes in Paris

Most Iconic Dishes in Paris

Paris is well known as one of the most romantic cities in this world. You can do many things in Paris to make your splendid moments remarkable. Nowadays, flight from New York to Paris is also available at an affordable price. You can choose the time to reach Paris with respect to your agenda. There are certain unique dishes of Paris which has got popularity throughout the world. You must try them if you are in Paris. The most iconic dishes are listed below, which will give you a real taste of Paris. • Macarons Macarons are one of the delicious foods of the Paris. You can also carry this dish while traveling around. There are many places in Paris from where you can get this amazing food. Macarons are also available in many colors and tempting flavors. • Raw-milk artisanal Cheeses You will get Raw-milk artisanal cheeses only at Paris. You can get the raw cheese from famous shops and vendors too. To get real raw-cheese then you...

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Posted on Nov 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Visiting New York City with Kids

Visiting New York City with Kids

Some days it seems like the idea of “fun for the whole family” doesn’t really exist. This thought can be especially true when traveling, which has its own set of unique challenges even without children. New York City might just be the happiest place on earth for you as an adult. In fact, it might even be a place you’ve dreamed of seeing your entire life. For kids, sometimes the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and the Brooklyn Bridge lack the magic you feel when seeing them for the first time. As a parent, it’s up to you to keep “fun for the whole family” alive by incorporating some kid-centric activities in your trip. At a loss for ideas? We’ve got you covered! Brooklyn Children’s Museum New York is home to a few children-centric museums, but the Brooklyn Children’s Museum was the first of its kind. It boasts hands-on, innovative activities and inspired the founding of 300 other children’s museums with a similar structure and mission: “to...

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Posted on Oct 26, 2017 | 0 comments

Internationally Informed – 7 Traveller’s Tips for Visiting a New Country

Internationally Informed – 7 Traveller’s Tips for Visiting a New Country

So, you’re getting ready for an international trip! You jetsetter, you. How exciting. There’s so much to do, plan for and get ready. And you’ve got to do it all before you take off! And then, you have to navigate your way around a strange and exotic place. Let’s make it easier for you and give you seven traveller’s tips for visiting a brand new country. Research, research, research  We can’t stress this enough. Once you’ve got your travel loans in Australia, from Latitude Finance, you need to find out as much as you can about the place you’re intending to visit. You can go the old school way and head to a bookshop and buy a Lonely Planet or other travel guide. Yes, these still exist. Alternatively, you can get digital and hit up Google – it’s your friend. Next, start compiling a bucket list for your desired destination. We prefer the old school way of writing it down in a diary or notebook. There’s just so much...

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Posted on Oct 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Travel Talk – A Backpacker’s Guide to Preparing Your Outdoor Arsenal

Travel Talk – A Backpacker’s Guide to Preparing Your Outdoor Arsenal

It’s all in the preparation. “By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail,” “Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.” Quotes from Ben Franklin and Chris Bradford. Or, as Shakespeare said in his Henry V play, “All things are ready, if our mind be so.” I think, out of these 3, Shakespeare (or Henry) would have been the worst backpacker. Everything is not ready until you have properly packed. You want to do your best to minimise risk and foresee certain situations that could land you in trouble. You also want to make sure you don’t need to spend too much money buying things on the run when they can be had cheaper with proper planning. Here are a couple of tips to guide you while preparing your outdoor arsenal. Don’t Get Caught in the Dark  A good-quality torch is a must-have. Browse these high quality led torches to find one you like, and that is going to serve your needs. If you are planning on trekking...

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Posted on Aug 1, 2017 |

What a Better Way to Connect with Loved Ones While Traveling – Meet Teppy

What a Better Way to Connect with Loved Ones While Traveling – Meet Teppy

The world has gotten smaller, High Speed internet has allowed us to talk to anyone in the world in real time videos. Social Media connections has allowed us to stay in touch with all our friends regardless of their location. Business can now be conducted seamlessly across borders with the advent of cloud-based project management applications available for enterprises. Current challenges Sharing your experiences with friends and loved ones is now a staple in global travel. Several social media applications such as SnapChat requires the photos to be uploaded on location right away. Facebook live is also an application that works wonders in terms of sharing your travel experiences. Fast paced business also has applications to allow anyone travelling worldwide to keep in touch with their associates using communications tools like FaceTime, Skype, Samepage.io, and Google documents. All of these, has one important requirement; they all require a reliable internet connection. There are mobile hotspots in many countries, almost all hotels have them, and a lot of AirBnb properties...

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Posted on Jul 28, 2017 |

5 Safest Places in Europe to Visit with a Family

5 Safest Places in Europe to Visit with a Family

Today, travelling has been easier and faster, thanks to vast technological advancements. People travel to other countries and nations to experience new things and explore the culture of others. One of the most visited tourist destinations across the globe is Europe. Europe is a continent with 51 independent states. It has countless tourist destinations and it’s considered one of the best travelled places on the planet. Recently, Europe has been tormented with various safety issues ranging from terrorist attacks to crimes. For many people, the world feels like a more dangerous place now than it was years before. The good thing is, travel insurance has restored the peace of mind of many travellers. Whether you’re going to a single trip or with your family, it’s important to have the best family travel insurance. However, based on the Global Peace Index (GPI), which produces an annual report on the safety of countries across the globe, Europe is relatively safe. Of the 25 states with the highest GPIs, 18 are in...

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