Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Folding and notfolding bikes

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Supposing you are an addicted biker, and also an addicted traveler, as we all here are. We must find a solution for these two innofensive (even positive ) addictions to match. Let us do together, in this post.

If you travel away, and want to bike there, you can of course hire a bike. Or you can take your bike with you, with these inconvenients: transportation could be too expensive and the bike could be dammaged, stolen, etc.

Some of these inconvenients would dissapear if you have a folding bike! But these bikes are more complex and more expensive. But it is also said, they would be more performant! Folding bikes are popular in Britain, but not very popular in U.S. Well, buyer’s behaviour is not easy to understand sometimes!

Becoming a Travel Guide

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Travel is not something that makes everybody jump up and sing. To some, it is a tedious thing that needs to be undertaken. For some, it is something to look forward to once in a way. There are however a select few for whom travel is a passion. They are the kind who would always like to be on the move, seeing different places and meeting different people all the time. These are the kind of people who need to enter the travel industry as guides and tour operators.

America’s Best Destinations for Skiing

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Whether you’re a novice skier or an expert, a good ski trip can be one of the best experiences of your life. For more than a hundred years, people have been traveling all over the world, just to ski or snowboard. If you are planning a trip and enjoy skiing, check out the best ski destinations in America below.

1. Aspen, Colorado

Aspen Colorado

Aspen has always been a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts, and for good reason. Located in central Colorado, Aspen has several ski resorts to choose from. While none of them are exactly “cheap”, there is enough variety in Aspen that you can have a good time there on virtually any budget. Of course since it is a major tourist attraction, resorts in the Aspen area will almost always be busy, especially at the prime of the ski season. If you’re looking to save some money and/or avoid the crowds, then going on the offseason or near the end of the season is advisable.

Save travel expenses

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When you are setting a budget for your holiday, it can be easy to forget that there can be lots of additional travel expenses as well as the usual accommodation, flights, food and drink, and this can mean that by the time you return home you may have spent far more that you originally intended. Here is a quick overview of some typical travel expenses and also how to save money on them:

What Every Travel Tweeter Must Know

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Twitter is everywhere. It is very difficult to define what Twitter really is but this micro-blogging tool is indeed handy to have around whenever you travel. Here are tips to help you get started on travel tweeting.

1. Set up your own Twitter account
You may choose to have multiple Twitter accounts or a separate one for your travel sojourns, so find out how to set up your account here. Tip: choose a name that’s interesting and yet relevant to your objective i.e do you want to Twit mostly travel news and tips, or are you content with an all in one Twitter persona?

2. Grab your apps
Because every Twit is limited to 140 characters, and not words, you should definitely shorten those long URLs with applications such as Even easier is if you download, a useful app that incorporates Twitter and Facebook with your Firefox browser. Shortening URLs will be a cinch with the built in URL bar.

Bordeaux vacations

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Make Bordeaux Travel Fun

If you are considering going to France on your next vacation, you might consider passing Paris up for Bordeaux. Why? Well, why not? Bordeaux travel can be so much more fun than Paris. No, no insanity here. While Paris is known for its attractions, fashion and worldly culture, Bordeaux is known for its wine. But Bordeaux has a lot more to offer to its visitors.

Five Eco-travel ideas for your holidays

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Try the Green DoorPeople who are interested in protecting the environment may find themselves in a dilemma when it comes to booking holidays, as travelling any distance by conventional transport methods can have a significant impact on the environment. However there are many ways you can have an eco-friendly holiday, and actively help to protect and preserve a variety of beautiful and endangered landscapes.

1. Eco-safari – many tour operators such as Ecotourism Australia are now offering ‘green’ nature trips and safaris, which aim to educate people on the protecting the environment as well as making active contributions to conservation. Group sizes are limited to reduce the impact on the natural habitats in terms of waste and the strain on natural resources, and also local guides are employed and local trade supported wherever possible. Supporting local communities is something you can do wherever you travel, and this helps to encourage local farming and commerce, and reduce carbon emissions through unnecessary food miles.

Top 5 Destinations to find great Bargains across the Globe

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There are a lot of things you can do when you go on overseas trips, but almost always a constant is shopping. Now, you wouldn’t want to spend your money on anything that actually costs more in the country or region you’re visiting. If you ever find yourself in any of these places, make sure that you buy their “bargain goods”. Below is a guideline for frugal shoppers who also like to explore all four corners of the globe.

Florida for Vintage Goods

If you’re a frequent business traveler, you must find yourself within the vicinity of Florida often. And there’s no better way to mix business with pleasure than to go shopping for the most cost-worthy goods in the market. In Florida, the best buys are vintage goods. The estate sales in this state are actually the secret sources of popular thrift shops you’ll find in New York and Los Angeles.