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Travel Tips: Ways to save the battery of your smartphone

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Waiting in line and travel delays can give you so much time in your hands that you want to do some useful things. That means tapping on your phone is the next best thing to kill time. But that also means that you can easily run out of battery. To avoid the hassle of looking for plug-ins here are the tips on how you can save on your battery consumption.

Dim the screen

You sure love your phone’s vivid color display on a big screen. But don’t forget that the bigger the screen the bigger power consumption it takes as well.  Make sure you check default brightness to save energy. Other phones feature auto-brightness that instantly adjusts brightness to adapt in the level of lighting in the surrounding. This feature significantly lessens the power consumption of your phone. However one thing that really helps is turning your phone’s brightness to the lowest level and leaves it there. 


Top winter lodges around the world

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Winter marks the transition to coldest months of the year and it means snuggling under your blanket or watching the snow falling outside while enjoying the warmth in front your fireplace. Moreover there are far too many hot spots where you can spend winter with your loved one. Listed below are our top picks for the most desirable winter lodges around the world:

Riffelalp Resort, Switzerland

When you want to experience some kind of royalty while vacationing try this one. It’s high above Zermatt with an altitude of 7,288 feet offering complete solitude and rest while looking at the grand Alpine panorama of Switzerland.

This resort provides luxury and excellent service and became a posh destination for people wanting to experience luxury hideaway. Each room are presented in coziness that lets the guests wanting to go back to again and again. The lounges have matching warm color furniture and filled with impressive woods. This is truly a fantastic hotel in a fantastic setting.


Tripwolf – Revolutionizing Travel

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Tripwolf is a social travel guide which covers over 200,000 destinations and points of interest throughout the world. Tripwolf is backed by MairDumont, Europe’s largest publisher of travel guides. The website was in the private beta stage and was successfully launched to the public on 1st July.

The site has a pleasant design and the interface is absolute joy to use and won’t take much time to get used to. The site can be viewed in German which is a helpful feature, also a Spanish version will follow in 2009. All the key locations are available in a list which, next to the map, makes it even easier to narrow down on your search. The site contains a Journal which contains experiences of other travelers who have kept a log of their trips. The Galleries are another feature in which you can share your pictures from a place you’ve visited and can view other’s pictures. This helps in socializing with others and also you can plan your trip based on other’s recommendation.


Travel Guide Scotland: Best things to do to explore wild Scotland

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If you love mixing travel with wild encounters with nature, you will never ran out of things to do in Scotland. The best things to do in Scotland ranges from hiking, sledding, biking, kayaking and a lot more. And all these while working with huskies, enjoying a great view, or getting up close and personal with animals that you never imagined you’ll get up close to in your life time. Here is a good list for your Scotland adventure:

Time travel at one of the geopark

Yes, you can go back in time when you visit Scotland. Well, not literally go back in time but at least see how the earth might have been like ages ago at one of Scotland’s geopark. Go to the North West Highlands and you will see an amazing landscape which was barely touched and barely changed since the last ice age.


How to Plan Your Vacation

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If you are going on vacation, especially during a busy travel time, you need to plan out your trip ahead of time. Even if you aren’t usually the type of person to lay everything out beforehand, I highly recommend making a detailed plan before you step out the door. Below you will find some tips on how to plan your next vacation:

1. Leave yourself plenty of time

Especially when flying during a busy time of the year, it’s vital that you leave yourself with enough time to get wherever you need to be. If you’re unsure of how much time you will need, give yourself way more than seems necessary. It’s always better to have extra time than to be late.

2. Carry local currency


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.


Top 5 Christmas Gifts for Road Warriors

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Christmas is coming and if you are dying to know what would make perfect gifts for a loved one who loves nothing more than traveling around the world, here’s a list of the top Christmas presents that would put a smile on their faces.

1. Apple iPhone
We already talked about how useful an iPhone is when it’s loaded chock full with great apps for travelers, so what are you waiting for? An iPhone connects a traveler to the Internet easily when he or she is in distress, and makes life more convenient when one is in a foreign land. Find out all about the iPhone here.


Reasons for going to Montreal

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There are plenty of reasons one might want to go to Montreal. For instance, there is some wonderful history. For another reason, it is home to some beautiful landscape. Lastly, it is a picturesque city that offers a wonderful vacation and a great place to relax.