Posts Tagged ‘Travel Guide’

Top 6 Portugal hostels

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If you find yourself worrying about where you’ll be staying every time you go on a holiday out of town, considering traveling to Portugal. This country is far from being short of hostels that cater to all types of travelers. In Lisbon city, there are more or less 40 different hostels that you can choose from. So, fear not, dear traveler; you can be sure that you’ll have a roof over your head when you visit Portugal. Here are a couple that you might like to check out.




Travel guide San Francisco: 10 things you can do for free in San Francisco

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San Francisco is no doubt among the most expensive cities to live in and to visit in the United States but your San Francisco holiday does not have to drain your savings. Budget travel San Francisco is possible and there are a lot of things that you can do for free in San Francisco:

Golden Gate Park

The SF Golden Gate Park is among the best parks in the U.S. It has the same configuration as the Central Park in New York but it is about twenty five percent bigger. You can walk around the park and enjoy its green spaces, have picnic, ride a bike, or visit the museums around the park. It is pretty convenient if you love to checkout the dining scene and nightlife in the city as the districts of Unner Sunset and Haight are just nearby.

Cable Car Museum

Top 12 budget Caribbean resorts for family vacations

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The economy is still pretty rough but families can go on a holiday without burning their bank account. The good news is you can find affordable Caribbean resorts which kids and adults will enjoy.

A Caribbean family holiday is still possible you just need to know when to go and where to go. You can find a lot of resorts offering great family specials from May through mid of December. You can even find deals offering free meals for kids thru your stay in their resort. The best way is to shop for the best deals from travel agencies then compare the rates to Caribbean vacation deals that you can get for yourself.

5 Airports in U.S. Deal with Bigger Issues other than Flight Interruptions

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Airline interruptions are usually a disappointment, and some airports seem to be controversy prone than others. Some airports have bigger problems more than weather disturbances. Talk of garbage, leaky ceilings, cockroaches, and other stuff that might just ruin your experience. 

Here are issues from airports with troubles bigger than flight interruptions:

Smelly SJC

It is such a nice thing to hear that San Jose’s Terminal A was newly repaired. So you can help but imagine how clean and fresh the place. However, there’s something that we must know. The airport looks grand but the smell doesn’t say so. A mysterious odor is stinking up the entire new terminal facilities. The smell seems like a combination of a sewer smell and a sweaty sock. It shows that looks can be really deceiving! As of the moment, workers are trying to know what causes the smell, or experience it to believe.

Top 10 boutique hotels your kids will love during your family holiday

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Let’s say you’re a working parent. Five days a week, you’re in your office, working from morning until afternoon. You wake up, make coffee and head off to work only to emerge from your office building at close to sundown. You deal with deadlines, phone calls, emails, paperwork, and even more phone calls that by the end of the day, you feel exhausted. When you get home, you prepare dinner, help your kids with their homework and then it’s off to bed for you and the little ones. Eight hours of shuteye (if you’re lucky) and you’re off to work again.

With a busy schedule like that, it’s natural for parents to want to take some time off away from work and spend some quality time bonding with their kids. Going on a vacation with children can let parents catch up on their kids’ lives and get to know them better. For parents spending some time abroad with their kids in tow, it’s important to stay in a hotel where kids will have fun, instead of getting bored.

A complete guide to finding the right car rental

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Whether you are travelling for leisure or for business, renting a car gives you a lot of flexibility. Here is how you go about finding the right car rental:

Ask for recommendation from your travel agent

You can always use the internet to find whatever you need for your trip but asking your travel agent can save you all the phone calls and all the shopping. Your travel agent can definitely help you find the right ride for at your destination. Your travel agent may have contacts in different cities and can get you a good rate. Travel agents may also have access to car rental promos which are not advertised to the public and only offered to travel industry insiders.

Dealing with car rental costs

Chicago Travel Guide: Discovering the downtown architecture

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Chicago has reinvented itself big time since the Great Fire that levelled the city in 1871. Through the years, its blocks have been host to new building techniques and designs.  Chicago is where the modern skyscraper traces its roots.  If you are an architecture buff and it’s your fist time in Chicago, then there is no better place to explore than The Loop.

Within the CBD, you will feel what Chicago is all about. People work hard and play hard. The economy is very diverse and the city boasts of beautiful structures as well.

Here is a list of the must see buildings in one of the best museums out in the open – downtown Chicago:

Chicago Cultural Center

Top 20 Family Destinations in different cities in Europe

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If you are planning a family holiday in Europe, choosing the best destinations in Europe where both kids and adults will enjoy is critical for a successful getaway. We list down some of the top family destinations in Europe which provides a perfect blend of learning, adventure, and fun!

Barcelona, Spain

A good introduction to the Catalan culture is family holiday in Barcelona. You will also enjoy the works of Gaudi like the evolving La Sagrada Familia. When you need a break, no problem, there is always the churros and the hot chocolate.

Here are some of the best destinations in Barcelona, Spain:

  • La Sagrada Famila – or the church of The Sacred Family. We suggest you see this church still in construction before seeing the other works of Antoni Gaudi. The modernist design is an extreme Gothic and certainly attracts the eyes of everyone.