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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Tricks Pack Lightly For Long Trip

Pack the Most Necessary Clothes

The biggest chunk of your luggage will be occupied by clothes. So, you have to decide which are the most important ones and which you can leave behind. Remember that you will be able to buy some clothes while you are on the trip. So, pack in the ones that you absolutely can’t do without. But, in general, you can pack a pair of jeans, a couple of tees, a formal dress, and a casual and formal pair of shoes. Apart from these, you can pack in one or two winter wear if you are going to a cold place.

Get Travel Packs for Toiletries

If you want to travel light, you should get small travel packs of different toiletries. This will not just save you a lot of space but it will also be quite portable. Get a travel pouch and put the small packs of shampoos, conditioners, and other things in it. Also, some hotels provide these toiletries. Enquire about the same at your hotel so that you don’t have tag a toiletries bag along with you.

Leave Out the Unnecessary Stuff

Avoid packing in things that you will be rarely using during your trip. For example, if you won’t be wearing the heavy pair of boots, there is no point in taking it along with you. Make a list of the most important things that you must take for the trip and only pack in those. Remember that you will always have the option of buying things on your trip.

Pack Smartly

If you love reading books, take an e-reader with you instead of carrying several books. Roll in your socks into your shoes so that you can save some space. Don’t pack in too many pairs of the similar things as it will unnecessarily increase your luggage. If you are planning to take the makeup kit with you, don’t take everything. Just pack in whatever you will be using during your trip.

Information about First Trip Abroad

1. Choose destination to visit

While planning your first trip you must choose a destination and do a research for the same so that you can plan your travel and have a list of places you can visit.

2. Save on Airfare

When you are gearing up to go abroad, you might daydream about first class seats and exclusive airport lounges. If you have the money, go for it! But, if you don’t, then you need to rearrange your priorities.

Start by looking for lowest airfares international and compare the prices across different sites. You should also check out some discounts so that the money saved can be instead spent on shopping or moving around the city. You might land yourself some additional discount if you are travelling on student visa.

3. Book Your Hotel in Advance

A lot of countries issue a visa only when your accommodation arrangements are in place. It only seems fair since it gives both the parties assurance of the stay. Also, it helps you stay relaxed as you know you will not be wandering around homeless in a foreign country.

Apart from this, planning your stay in advance allows you to check out different prices and get the best deal for yourself. Sometimes, when you are looking for lowest airfares international, you might be able to find a hotel deal clubbed with it.

4. Keep Essential Paperwork Ready and Safe

When you are travelling abroad, you will have to take special care of your passport. Make sure that you have a passport holder that can hold it and other documents securely. You should also care some other form of identification so that it comes handy should you need to prove your identity.

Also, try and keep a copy of your itinerary, your passport, and visa in your suitcase or backpack. Leave the set of documents at your hotel’s locker so that they can be retrieved when the originals go missing. This way, you will never be caught in a legal mess in a foreign country.

These three trips will help you sail through your foreign trip with ease. But, apart from these, you should also pay special attention to your medicines and ensure that you are not suffering from any health problem that might crop up when you are far away from home.

5. Things to be packed in the luggage

If you are going for shorter, you should not carry heavy luggage with you. You should only pack necessary items, do not miss on your gadgets and toiletries.
But if your trip is for a longer duration then it is important to carry double amount clothes.

Must Planning Road Trip

Plan for the route you want to take: You sure know where you wish to go, but planning for the route and stops in advance can take away the hassle. Nobody likes being stuck in a car for long with unhappy passengers for long hours. So before you consider your trip, check GPS before leaving to avoid chances of getting stuck in traffic jams. There are many other applications that can help you plan your routes.

Set a budget: Driving to your destination is going to cost you less than flying. But still there are going to be other expenses such as tolls, lodging, dining, etc. You need to calculate your expenses and hidden expenses beforehand so that you are not left out with no money. You can even use a travel budget calculator to do the same.

Look where you can save money: Even after setting your budget, you can manage to save a bit. There are a few things that can be done about saving money. First, tank up your car so as to have a solid start. Make sure you pack light and keep your cargo weight in check. Lighter car means easier drive. It is best to look for gas stations where multiple fast food chains are located as the price of fuel is going to be less. Stick to the speed limit so as to be safe while you drive and get good average. Avoid road rage and don’t drink and drive.

The best way to save on your expenses is by packing some food on the go.

Make sure your car is in good shape and is packed like a pro: It is important to ensure that the vehicle you are going to drive on your road trip is in primo condition. You would never want your vehicle to break down in the middle of the road, leaving you clueless about what to do next. Also, while packing stuff in your car, make sure you place the items you need the most on the top and the least useful things in the bottom. Be organized when packing your car for road trip.

Solo Traveling In San Francisco

As soon as your airplane lands, you may feel a bit anxious because you are on a city you’ve never been before on your own. San Francisco’s airport is so big and has so many exits, but fortunately you’ll be able to find the right one and take a taxi or a SF airport shuttle from the airport to your hotel, and then be ready to explore one of the most beautiful cities of the world!

Here are some of the most important destinations in San Francisco:

CHINATOWN
San Francisco’s Chinatown is a gigantic area that resembles China’s essence so well. With its busy streets filled with live music, Chinese ornaments, restaurants, souvenir shops and very artistic paintings on some of the buildings, Chinatown is a wonderful place to visit and a must when going to San Francisco.

PIER 39
Nothing better than a walk around the marvelous views that offer Pier 39, where you get a chance to admire the sea lions lying on wooden rafts, taste a delicious Clam Chowder, go shopping or see the street performers do some crazy dancing.

GOLDEN GATE
If you love cycling you can take a bike tour around the Bay Area of San Francisco and ride across the Golden Gate to Sausalito, a favorite of every tourist. You’ll able to enjoy some gorgeous views from the bridge and the sea. But whether you like biking or not, you can always have a spectacular view of this iconic place.

ALCATRAZ ISLAND
A tour to one of the most important prisons that existed is something you should do when going to SF, the island of Alcatraz. Nowadays it operates as an historic place that receives millions of tourists each year. Walk around the cell blocks, where some of America’s most notorious criminals Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud fulfilled their penitence.

ALAMO SQUARE
If you want to spend a very peaceful time then go to this neighborhood where you can rest for a while at its most famous park, Alamo Square Park. There you can also see some beautiful Victorian houses, “The Painted Ladies”, and walk through some local coffee shops, bars and restaurants in the evening.

CABLE CARS
In San Francisco you’ll walk a lot, in fact you may never have to use public transportation there, except for a cable car ride because, well, you can’t hop in a one cable car. This transportation system basically goes through the entire city and it’s one of the most iconic features of SF. But apart from that and the bike tour, you’ll walk long distances all the time, it can be from Chinatown to Pier 39, or from Union Square to Alamo Square.