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Dubious tips & essential ephemera for today's curious traveler

Dubious tips & essential ephemera for today's curious traveler

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5min - Find the best how to, instructional and DIY videos – Life Videopedia Up next 1:16 0:59 1:09 0:51 3:28 0:49 2:37 0:43 1:02 0:53 0:38 Caption Languages English Make the Best of Your Travel Plans This Weekend Some other details that make travel better: Dress comfortably and in layers. Give yourself plenty of extra time if you're flying or taking a train. If you don't have a smart phone or might not have access to the internet, jot down the key information/times and phone numbers. Torremolinos Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing: Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, Spain The high concentration of tourist attractions in Torremolinos have long been one of the area's main draw cards. Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Torremolinos include endless sandy beaches, family theme parks, marinas and a lively nightlife. For those who enjoy the thrills and speed of fast rides and roller coaster attractions, a visit to the Torremolinos Tivoli World is in order. If sharks, aquariums and underwater marine attractions are more your bag, then Torremolinos will not disappoint, being home to the exceptional Sea Life Centre. Further tourist attractions in the Torremolinos area include numerous cinemas and theatres, excellent restaurants and plenty of shopping opportunities.

Secret to not looking like a backpacker while living out of a backpack EmailEmail “It hurts to be beautiful,” my mother told me as I squirmed the first time she plucked my eyebrows. That’s the beauty mantra I’ve grown up with: anything deemed comfortable automatically makes me suspicious. The always-connected traveler A new industry report, The always-connected traveler: How mobile will transform the future of air travel, identifies changing traveler attitudes to airline mobile services while also highlighting the specific, emerging mobile technologies that will revolutionize each stage of the travel experience in the future. These travel trends will impact the way travelers interact with the airline industry, as well as travel and tourism generally. Developed by Norm Rose of Travel Tech Consulting Inc, the study includes an assessment of airlines’ technology and mobile capabilities today, the emerging mobile technology innovations that are likely to be launched over the next one to two years, and also the advanced functionality that is set to entirely change the traveler journey as we know it, over the next three to five years. Key findings of the report include:

Wild Mood Swings - Surf the web on a whim. (C) Sean McManus <p style="font-size:x-large;">Oh no! You don't have Javascript enabled. Please <a href=" Javascript now</a> or the only moods you'll experience will be boredom and frustration.</p><hr noshade> Pick your mood, click the button and Wild Mood Swings will open an appropriate website in a new window. The Ultimate Travel Hacking Guide Travel hackers are the people constantly chasing miles, rewards points, and elite status. They are looking for every possible way to game the system for as much free travel as they can. Most travel hacking is about using miles and rewards to get free flights or hotels.

World's Top 25 Trains: Luxury, First-Class, Steam The 52-passenger Clásico El Transcantábrico train, which traverses Northern Spain, started in 1983. Its launching was one of the first stories in The International Railway Traveler, founded the same year. The train set has six sleepers, each with four double compartments with ensuite facilities. The train is operated by Ferrocarriles Españoles de Vía Estrecha (FEVE), which means Narrow-Gauge Spanish Railways.

Stay.com Brings Its Social Travel Guides To Mobile, With Full Offline Maps Stay.com says it can now put a city in your pocket, and in fact, it kind of can. The Oslo, Norway-based company is launching mobile apps so users can access its social travel guides on their phones. And you won’t have to worry about getting a huge data roaming bill or having to stand around an unfamiliar city while waiting for a map to load — before you leave for your trip, you can download the guide (including a full map) for any of the cities to your phone, then it’s stored on your phone for whenever you need it. The idea of downloadable travel guides isn’t exactly new. For example, NileGuide’s Guide to Go app includes offline access. What’s cool, however, is that Stay.com isn’t just giving you a document, but an interactive map that’s full of recommendations.

Personal Finance News & Advice The appeal of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs, for short) is simple: They trade like stocks, but contain a basket of assets, much like a mutual fund. This provides instant diversification, without the need to research every last stock or bond. For example, an S&P 500 ETF covers all (or most) of the stocks on the... Read more According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the average American spends over $1400 on buying clothes and related items per year and it’s been estimated that most people only wear 20% of the clothing they own. Want to look great, keep the closet clutter to the minimum, and stop wasting money on unworn items?

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