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Tips to avoid an expensive phone bill while traveling

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Tourists are all about hopping on a plane, boarding a ship and catching the nearest train on the platform so they could escape to a different place. Everything is new, and in an instant you leave behind a world that’s all too common for your taste. You’re looking for new experiences, yearning to be in a strange city among strange people living strange but very interesting lives. Still, this is all temporary. You know that this exotic country isn’t your real home, but just a place where you need to unleash the explorer that resides deep within you. In the real world, you have a home and friends and family that are waiting for you when you get back. It used to be that the only way to communicate with them was through mail, and then the telephone.


Practical Tips when travelling with pets this holiday season

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As you try to arrange your travel for this holiday, you cannot help but think about the welfare of your lovable canine or feline friends. We surely cannot leave them behind if there is no one who can take care of them. In this case, the family pet will have to go with you on your holiday. Here are some useful tips when bringing your pet on transit:

Vet clearance

Just like for us humans, pets are also stressed out when they travel. It is important for you to bring the furry cute rascal to the veterinarian for a general check-up.  It will also come handy if you can get a referral to a good vet in your destination.


Protect Your Laptap with Security Alarms

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Security is a recurring theme for me so whenever a new opportunity crops up to improve security especially for laptops I immediately run head first into it!

This time however I’m not focusing on safeguarding the data in your laptop. Today I’m going to concentrate on protecting the actual Laptop itself.

Face it, if you’re the on-the-run appointment superstar then there will always be a time when you’ll have to leave your laptop unattended for a variety of reason. It could be bathroom breaks, and catching a last minute discussion with the boss before he/she leaves for the day springs to mind.

Your data may be protected in your absence but who’s protecting the laptop? What happens if someone tries to steal the laptop? Why it should sound an alarm of course.


Travel Tips London: Celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

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Come June 2, the eyes of the world will be focused on London as it celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Well, you might not be on the official guest list of the royal family but you can still witness the royal spectacle during the 4-day celebration. The hotels and flights on these days are going fast as a lot of travelers are making their travel plans this early to see the celebration of the sixty years in throne of her Majesty.

We list down some London travel tips which may help you make your travel plans if you are going to London this June:

Hotels

If you are a fan of the royal family and want to celebrate in true royal fashion, book a room at the Horseguards Hotel. You will have a good view of the river and see the Boat Pageant on Thames from your very own suite. In case, a luxury accommodation is beyond your budget, there are other great options that will be near the center of the festivities. Another good choice is the Strand Palace at the West End.


Six Rules for the Open Road

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One of the best ways to break free from the daily grind is to pack your bags and leave for the open road. Some people see this as a way to throw all of the rules out the window and just drive off to somewhere you’ve never been to. While that prospect seems romantic, it can actually compromise the comfort level of your trip. For a more practical, more relaxing time behind the wheels, take these six simple rules with you.

Keep an open mind

Backpackers treat the routes they take with a lot of respect. Once you’ve decided to take that open road, then your attitude towards the trip should be something similar. While the point of the drive is to get from point A to point B, the journey is just as important. The key is not to rush things. While that “roadkill” burger place might seem tacky, give it a chance. Diners can surprise you with good food when you least expect it.


Travel Tips: How things are done in Russia

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Russia is home to most billionaires in Europe. Everywhere you look, you will notice status symbols, glitzy restaurants, and other reminders of fortunes made every time the price of oil jumps up. Russia’s citizens are still adjusting to the lifestyle so is the rest of the world. The Moscow of today gives you the feeling of being in Dubai with a bit of London while St. Petersburg hints of Paris with a tinge of Mumbai.

The place is a lot of fun to go to. Businesses are also doing well. For travellers, we need to keep an open mind when we travel for leisure or when we go ther for some official business. Here are some tips to help you in the streets of Russia.


The best way to get around Miami on a budget

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If your idea of a vacation is to lie on a beach or swimming in the sea, chances are you’ll be likely to pick Miami as your destination. Many tourists nowadays are being drawn to the allure of South Beach and its lifestyle. Prices for accommodation can be a bit steep, and meals can become costly. Downing one or two of those overpriced cocktails can also easily burn a hole in your pocket if you’re not too careful. In a world where not everyone can afford to max out their credit cards, here are a couple of tips which can hopefully save you some hard-earned pennies and enable you to make the most of your trip, so start packing!

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Things to do in Milan

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Milan is one of Italy’s richest and largest cities, and situated on the fertile plains of the
Po Valley in Lombardy. This was originally a large Celtic settlement back in the 7th Century BC, and it was known at that time as Mediolanum. It has always been a successful and affluent place, and has been overseen by many different rulers in its time including the Goths (600AD), French, Austrians and Spanish. Milan was heavily bombed during the Second World War, and over a quarter of the city was completely
destroyed, but despite this many of the cities greatest historic, religious and architectural treasures survived including several priceless masterpieces by world famous Italian artists such as Leonardo da Vinci.