All posts tagged: Travel Tips

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6 ways to cope with stress when you’re traveling alone

Traveling is a wonderful experience for nearly everyone. But most people think of travel as a great experience with friends, family, or their significant other. Traveling alone, on the other hand, is an entirely different jig. If you are traveling alone for the first time, you will find the experience to be extremely stressful or very cathartic. It doesn’t have to be a gamble, though. You can try to relieve any stress you feel by following these few simple tips: Make Sure You’re Prepared for Anything You need to be prepared for any unforeseen circumstances when you are traveling. Traveling is very uncertain, and you never know what you are going to go through. However, you can talk to people who are experienced travelers and ask them about how their experiences went and prepared accordingly. First of all, before you leave, you need to research the place that you are going to thoroughly. Know all the sites that people flock to the most, also keep in mind the most famous spots for sightseeing and what …

How to pack lightly for a long trip

How to pack lightly for a long trip

There is a misconception that long trips needs long luggage and huge trolleys with you. Do we really need all these junk items to travel with us? Are you a person who used to carry all the clothes and gadgets with you while traveling? If your answer is a big Yes, then this article will give you some insights on how you should pack your bags for the long trips. I know that long trips will take days, weeks may be months which need enough clothes, food items and all your gadgets. But, can’t we actually sort out some them into inevitable items and minimize our luggage? The way we pack our bags are also important for long trips. The backpackers are expert in that since they can’t carry hell lot of items with them like luxury travelers or Glampackers. So as promised, let’s see how we can pack a lighter bag for the longer trip. Make a packing list first. This step is actually really important which most of the travelers will skip. The …

Planning your ideal holiday

Step by step guide to planning your ideal holiday

In your holidays, have you ever packed all stuffs in one night and set out to a destination which you never heard of? How great that experience was? Is this how you are doing in your holidays? Then this post is for those people, who never used to plan the holiday journeys properly. Unless and until you are traveling like a kite, you should know the actual steps you need to follow for executing a cost effective holiday trip whether it is backpacking or family trip Let’s go through this step by step guide. Decide Your Destination Deciding your destination is very important whether you are into backpacking, glampacking or traveling with your family. I have seen many people traveling without a destination in mind. Most of them are merely following a group or family without even knowing which all destinations they are going to visit. Sounds similar? Choosing a destination is very important while planning your holidays, as it will give you a definite goal. Deciding the destination should be your first milestone which …

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How I make time for travel despite a busy schedule

I have seen so many people who are really interested in traveling but giving excuses like I don’t think I will be able to make it alone, I am not a professional in that, it’s very expensive etc. But the one I will always hear is I don’t have any time. Time is really tricky. It can run out, it can fly and be up. Time can be spent, killed, and passed. There are people who believes the time as money. Whatever it is, the funniest part is people don’t have it. I can understand that managing a heavy workload and a burning desire to see the world can be a tough balancing act. Everyone cannot take entire one week or one month vacation just for traveling. In fact, most of us are subject to work restrictions, busy schedules, and limited vacation days. On the top of that, it’s honestly painful to see my friends and colleagues are posting beautiful travel pictures on Facebook and Instagram while I am stuck at my desk. Everyone is …

Best traveling tips

Best traveling tips to enjoy your holidays

When you were a kid, have you stopped playing in between just to see the flights flying over your head? Have you requested your father or uncle to take you along with them when they are going out for something? Do you love driving your vehicle? Have you noticed that you are getting goose bumps while watching travel movies? If your answer is yes for all these questions you are a passionate traveler. You need not be rich to travel Honestly we are stick to this point, you don’t need to be rich enough to travel. You will be jealous of people who travel for a living. Some people have that chance to travel around the world, but don’t get disappointed in that. You might be a 9 to 5 employee with your responsibilities and restrictions, but doesn’t mean that you can’t fly with your wings. If you are allowed to work from remote locations, you are more lucky! Make use of that opportunity. Getting a normal salary and work on weekdays are the common story …

Bike trip essentials for the addicted riders

Bike trip essentials for the addicted riders

Bike trips are always more than a trip for the riders, it is more than an experience. Destination is not important the ride is all about. Bike trips became the most unforgettable memories as we see and feel every bit of it completely if we are following the right tips in every ride. Here we have compiled some bike trip essentials for the addicted riders Full face helmet it’s crucially important to your safety that you have either an open-face motorcycle helmet or a full-face helmet.The biggest advantage to choosing a full-face helmet is the safety one. Full-face helmets provide you with a greater degree of safety and protective covering than open-face ones do. Additionally, many people find that their faces become too cold with open face helmets, and full face ones provide an additional level of comfort. Jackets Riding Jackets has become a style factor nowadays with all the universal brands offering various types. Of this the most expensive will be that made of leather. From a rider’s perspective, Jackets are essential for a …

Doubled the cancellation fee for reserved train tickets

Doubled the cancellation fee for reserved train tickets

Indian Railways, has doubled the cancellation fee for reserved ticket cancellation. This has been done with the aim to helping genuine passengers to get confirmed tickets. There is a general opinion that, bus operators book tickets during the early stages of booking which reduces the number of available seats and thus makes the passengers opt for buses. The new move will certainly reduce this practice done by the bus operators as the cancellation charges are too high. The Sleeper ticket cancellation fee before 48 hours of departure of train has been hiked from Rs 60 to Rs 120, the Third AC fee has been hiked from Rs 90 to Rs 180. Also, there will be no refund after the departure of a train and one has to get the refund four hours before the scheduled departure as per the revised refund rules. This mainly applies physical tickets as e-tickets are automatically cancelled if not confirmed. Earlier from 48 hours to 6 hours, the cancellation fee was 25% of the ticket and from 6 hours to …

Trekking tips

Trekking, some useful tips.

The power of trekking is that you will stretch your mind and body together. A trekking trip can always give you memories that last for a lifetime.   In every walk with the nature, one receives more than he seeks – John Muir Here are some tips that can come in handy during Trekking….. Get your body ready. Making your body ready for a stretch is very important for trekking. For a week before the trip, do some stretching exercises or  at least go for a small walk every day. Preparing our body to feel the heat is equally important. Closed Shoes with good Grip. This is very important while you go for trekking. A closed shoe should be used even if the terrain is little damp. It is always better to use shoes with good grips. Know your Limits… During the trip, once you feel your energy level getting low, take a break. It is always good to have short breaks in between rather than a long walk which can lead to an extra long …