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5 Tiny Travel Tools that Will Make Your Life Easy

Tiny travel accessories can be a lifesaver to keep within your reach. I thought I should talk more about them here, especially about the electronics and safety gear. So, here are five tiny travel tools that you can either carry with you or have on your keychain that will make your life easier. 1. Flashlight Flashlights might seem unimportant now since every phone has one, but they can still come in handy at night. If your phone battery dies or your phone is in your back, you can still rely on your flashlight. Mini flashlights on keychains are one of the oldest hacks. They take up next to no space and are handy at all times. Unlock the door on a poorly lit porch, enter the bathroom in an unfamiliar place, or navigate a poorly lit alleyway, your keychain flashlight is a savior!...
How Much to Tip When Traveling?
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How Much to Tip When Traveling?

Until now you would have had to pay up to 20 percent of the total bill as a tip. Maybe you never considered how the tipping policy is influenced by the culture in a particular country. The purpose of this post is to help you save money that you otherwise would spend on unnecessary tips while traveling abroad and also within the United States. How much to tip when traveling within the United States? In the United States, it is customary to tip people working in service industries like restaurants, bars, taxi cabs, hair salons, etc. Most people tip 15-20 percent of the total bill without hesitation. And it makes complete sense as the living expenses in America are one of the highest in the world. Is a service industry in the United States where tipping is not mandatory? Don...
How to Pick a Travel Insurance Policy
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How to Pick a Travel Insurance Policy

International travel is a lot different than traveling within your own country. There are a lot more hassles involved. You could end up in deep trouble if you fail to address a few important factors suggested by travel insurance experts. This post will help you pick the right travel insurance policy for your next trip abroad. Here are a few points you need to consider before you pick travel insurance. 1. Are you going to be traveling frequently? For frequent travelers getting an annual travel insurance policy can turn out to be a fantastic bargain. A lot of businesses require business owners to travel abroad on a monthly or quarterly basis. Also, if you vacation or go on international trips for more than 3 times a week, you should invest some time in knowing what benefits an ann...
7 Genius Ways to Travel the World when you’re Broke
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7 Genius Ways to Travel the World when you’re Broke

Thinking about traveling the world? But have no money in your bank account? Don't worry. You can still travel the world and have an awesome trip even when you are currently broke. Here are 7 genius ways to travel the world when you're broke 1. Try island hopping Island hopping is a newer way of travel that many backpackers are trying out in Europe and Asia. You can a lot of money or even can travel for free with Island Hopping. Instead of buying a direct plane ticket to your desired destination, try to cross the ocean by a series of shorter journeys. 2. Travel light Carrying only the essentials is a must when you want to travel the world when you're broke. Pack all your clothes, camera equipment, and other essential items in a single backpack. This will allow you to ma...
Road Tripping with Your Friends
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Road Tripping with Your Friends

Road trips are a beloved pastime for people of all genders and ages. There's a sense of freedom to be enjoyed by packing up a few provisions in your car and hitting the open road with your besties. Before you set out on your whirlwind adventure, there are some details that you should figure out and some preparations that you should make. Insure Your Car A long trip on the open road leaves a lot of room for automobile collisions and accidents. You don't want to be out in the middle of nowhere without certain types of protection for you and your friends should you encounter automobile trouble due to malfunctions or a collision. One important protection you should have for your vehicle is a comprehensive insurance policy. A comprehensive insurance policy provides your car with mor...
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Where Can You Exchange Pounds to Australian Dollars for Travel?

When you’re heading off around the world, foreign currency simplifies your spending abroad. If you’ve got an upcoming trip to Australia on your planner, you should start thinking about getting Australian dollars as soon as possible. Check the current AUD exchange rate and plan when and where you’re going to make your exchange. You have a lot of options for buying a foreign currency. While it won’t be sitting on a supermarket shelf, you’ll find that many more places offer currency exchange than you might think.   Exchanging Before You Leave It’s recommended to exchange at least a portion of your currency before you leave to your destination so that you’ll immediately have something to use when you get there. You don’t have to exchange all of it at once if you’re afraid of poor exch...
Must try Adventure Sports to do Before you Die
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Must try Adventure Sports to do Before you Die

It is said that if you haven’t felt the rush from adrenaline at least once in your lifetime, you haven’t really done things worth doing. Adventure sports are one of the foremost things that makes the lives of an individual happening and seem interesting. Most people have already done paragliding and parasailing, but what about other different more dangerous adventure sports? What about those sports which make your jaws clench even by a slight reference of them? We have come up with a list of some of the most dangerous and adventure worthy clothes that everyone should have an experience of once in his or her lifetime. These larger than life sports are:- 1. Free Solo Climbing Yes, this sport is about climbing and no you’re not harnessed. Free Solo Climbing is one of the most difficult and ...
8 Adventure Sports You HAVE to Try Before You Die
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8 Adventure Sports You HAVE to Try Before You Die

Do you want to take a little break of your busy work schedule, you may want to try something other than lying around on your bed watching FRIENDS all day. Think a little outside the box and go out for an adventure to add energy to your veins. Here is a list of adventure sports you have to try out and give way to your thirst of something crazy. Read on: Tree Camping As simple as it sounds, tree camping is camping, on a tree. You can do it all by yourself, or with some of your friends or with your partner (trust me, this may be next most romantic adventure you end up having). Tree camping allows you to connect with nature and its many beauties. It is an innovative experience, especially for people who have spent their entire life in urban cities. Bungee Jumping Who hasn’t heard abou...
5 Ways to Prepare For an Accident
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5 Ways to Prepare For an Accident

There’s no way to predict whether you’ll be involved in an accident when you’re on the road. Life happens in a moment, and you wouldn’t get into your car if you knew in advance you were going to be involved in an accident. Despite not knowing, however, there are steps you can take to prepare yourself for a car accident long before it happens. There is a saying about how it’s better to be safe than it is to be sorry, and that applies to prepping for the potential for anything to happen while you’re on the road. Have Contact Information On Hand If you are rendered unconscious in an accident, you want to have your emergency contact numbers in your phone. Try labeling your spouse by the title "HUSBAND" or "WIFE", so medics and others know who to contact if need be. Have Your Information H...
4 Ways to Save Money on a Vacation
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4 Ways to Save Money on a Vacation

Sometimes we just need a break from the tightly packed routines of our lives and go somewhere, near or far, and just do what we like to do for a little while. Your idea of vacationing might involve just lounging poolside while sipping refreshing drinks through a bendy straw. Or maybe you’re more into hiking, seeing the sights and take in all that your destination has to offer. For those who love to go on vacations, money can get a little tight if you’re not careful. You can often end up spending way more than what you originally planned and then feel the effects of it later in the sobering light of your home. But vacations don’t always have to break the bank. With a little forethought, planning and knowledge of the tools at your disposal you can make your next vacation a raging success ...