The Best Apps for Finding a Cheap Flight By Christina Bonnington The airline industry desperately wants to squeeze as many Benjamins out of us fliers as they can, but you don’t have to fall prey to their price-hiking tactics. With the right app, you can save hundreds of dollars on an upcoming trip, with virtually zero effort on your end. While Tuesday afternoons are still often the cheapest time for fares, you don’t need to watch the clock to know when to start searching on the United website. Now, smart travel apps do all that thinking and management for you.
Cybersecurity Policy-Making at the Local Government Level: An Analysis of Threats, Preparedness, and Bureaucratic Roadblocks to Success - Iceweasel 1Department of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SOC 107, Tampa, FL 33620, USA 2University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA Corresponding author: Kiki Caruson, Department of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SOC 107, Tampa, FL 33620, USA Citation Information: . Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 1–22, ISSN (Online) 1547-7355, ISSN (Print) 2194-6361, DOI: 10.1515/jhsem-2012-0003, December 2012 How to Create a Custom Google Maps Itinerary & Use it Offline!! No matter how hard I try, I’m just not a natural with directions. I so admire those of you with a sixth sense about knowing where something is. And ever since Google maps came into my life, it seems as though my sense of direction has completely left my brain. I’m so reliant on GPS that I decided to do a little research to find out if there is a way to use Google maps when traveling abroad without a phone signal.
TRAVEL. PAINT. REPEAT. Badass trips on a not-so-badass budget. Many travel blogs are written by people who’ve sold all their possessions and have taken a huge plunge into the world of long-term travel. This can sound expensive at first, but when you consider that you don’t have rent or a car payment in this lifestyle (or much room to carry any possessions), it can actually be very cheap to live this way, provided you can work a little along the way, or do some kind of virtual freelancing or contract work. I’m not one of those people. I do have rent to pay, and a car payment, and bills, and the trappings of a fairly typical middle class young urban professional life. I have a cat.
Airline Loses Passenger's Dog — Here's How to Protect Your Furry Friend Ty went missing after a Delta Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Tampa. (Frank Ramano) The airline losing your luggage is frustrating. The airline losing your pet can be devastating. Sadly, that’s exactly what Frank Ramano is experiencing right now. Seven Military Classics The Seven Military Classics (traditional Chinese: 武經七書; simplified Chinese: 武经七书; pinyin: Wǔjīngqīshū; Wade–Giles: Wu ching ch'i shu) were seven important military texts of ancient China, which also included Sun-tzu's The Art of War. The texts were canonized under this name during the 11th century AD, and from the time of the Song Dynasty, were included in most military encyclopedias. For imperial officers, either some or all of the works were required reading to merit promotion, like the requirement for all bureaucrats to learn and know the work of Confucius. There were many anthologies with different notations and analyses by scholars throughout the centuries leading up to the present versions in Western publishing. The Kangxi Emperor of the Qing Dynasty commented on the seven military classics, stating, "I have read all of the seven books, among them there are some materials that are not necessarily right, ... and there are superstitious stuff can be used by bad people."
10 Things to Do When You Get Home from a Trip Traveling often seems like a series of to-do lists, from the pre-trip planning process (book flight and hotel, call credit card company, stop the mail, pack) to selecting the activities you want to experience once you arrive in your destination. But what about after you get home? Some of us do nothing but slump exhaustedly on the couch for a day or two after a trip, while others leap immediately back into their daily life as though their trip never even happened. Why not find a happy medium? The following list of what to do after traveling will help you save money, stay healthy and savor the afterglow of your trip for just a little bit longer.
The Best Way to Pack a Suitcase - Real Simple Photo by Alison Gootee Your Clothes Step 1: Gather all the garments you anticipate needing. Who's the JetBlue of Africa? The Best Budget Airlines on Every Continent Who are the Southwests and JetBlues of other continents? Read on and find out. (Photo: Karl Baron) By Tommy Burson Outside of the U.S., there are literally thousands of airlines, some catering to multi-million dollar business travelers, others just to families, and some target the ultimate budget traveler. It’s the last one that we’re more interested in, especially for short international flights and travel during holidays and peak seasons, when airfares on traditional airlines tend to soar.
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Travel Budget Calculator What's your next trip really going to cost you? Travel expenses can add up faster than you might think. Here's a handy budget calculator with a list of all the costs you're likely to face on your next trip; estimate how much you'll spend on each and then hit "Find my trip cost!" We'll give you a customized budget for your trip that you can save, print or e-mail to your travel companion. U.K. Travel Budget Calculator
Europe - Europe Travel ResourceL: Off The Beaten Path Europe Off The Beaten Path Yes, there is the Eiffel Tower, and yes, there is Big Ben and the Roman Collosseum. But the true explorer will find many hidden gems unknown to most travelers, capturing lifelong memories, and a unique perspective of this most fascinating continent. The United States Army By Jeffrey Hasler Originally published in the July-September 2012 edition of Special Warfare “Let China sleep, for when she awakens the whole world will tremble.” — Napoleon Bonaparte After a decade of large land-power campaigns in southwest Asia and the U.S. Central Command’s area of operations , the national defense guidance Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities for the 21st Century (2012) has directed that the U.S. security focus “…will of necessity rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific region…” and the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations.1 “Shock and awe” and large-scale counterinsurgency will diminish in favor of Asian partner engagement and theater shaping backed up by air-sea battle.