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“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”   

            – Anonymous

Travel should be a lifestyle choice and the way you travel is reflective of your life priorities. Leisure has no definition, it all depends on how you feel happy and satisfied. Similarly your travel choices are greatly influenced by your lifestyle choices.

If you are adventurous then a safari trip can be your travel choice, if you love peace,nature and solitude then off beat locations would entice you and if you like lights, music and dance then may be you will choose to make a trip to some upcoming musical show. Your style of living, personality and habits determine your travel choice to a great extent.

The selections on this page including thoughtful and inspiring stories that offer a glimpse into one’s life journey. These stories are reflections of a life that is being well lived.

  • Google will bring its travel-related apps and products under one landing page known as Trips. People who come to will find Google Flights, Google hotels search, the mobile Google Trips apps and others and plan out their travel easily and effectively. At Trips, users can look for a destination and choose their flights, travel guides, hotels or vacation packages. Once a trip has been set up, regardless of how it’s booked, Trips can be used to see the booking receipts that provide users with confirmation codes, itinerary and travel information. Users will also see weather reports for their travel dates. There have been tidbits of Trips throughout different Google products the last several months, but they’ve now been combined into one area. A person who makes a reservation at a hotel or restaurant can find the business on Google Maps, which will show the reservation date and time. Clicking [...]

  • According to a survey by travel insurer Squaremouth, about 24 percent more people will be insuring their international travels, spending about $140 per trip for the insurance. What is travel insurance? It’s protection from the unexpected that could arise when traveling – things that your health insurance may not cover. For example, your health insurance may not pay for a simple wrist sprain, which could cause you to pay for any medical attention out of pocket. However, not all travel insurance plans are the same, and you need to know what the different types are. Most importantly, if you plan on traveling, you need to have travel insurance. There are two categories in which stand-alone travel insurance falls into: Named perils policies Cancel for any reason policies Most people who consider getting such insurance will look at the named perils policies, but it’s better to consider the cancel for any [...]

  • If you plan on traveling for 2019, don’t make unrealistic resolutions or expectations, as it will make your traveling experience a nightmare. Remember, a vacation is supposed to help you with your health and well-being. If you want to have balance in your life, you must create it. How can you ensure you have a great 2019 stress-free vacation and more fun? Take Additional Time Off Vacation days are something companies give employees as compensation for their hard work. However, many American workers have unused vacation days. What you need to remember is that the employers have agreed to the vacation terms – duration typically – when an employee is hired. Timing is up to the employee – when they’ll take the vacation so long as it is reasonable for the employer. To make it a smooth process for all, consider providing as much notice as possible being aware of [...]

  • Travel passengers who get boozed up before they catch their flights are becoming more frequent by the day. This rising number of people getting drunk at airports has caused a huge concern with new numbers increasing from 31% to 42%. Those consuming between four units and eight units of alcohol has doubled and risen from 5% to 10% over the period of three years. 21% of British travelers have been flagged because of excessive drinking in the airport. Editor in Chief at Holiday Extras said,” following the consultation announcement by the government in November Holiday Extras has researched and explored how drinking habits in the airport have evolved.” What Are Airlines Doing About Drunk Travelers? The airport experience is one of the most important parts of setting the tone of any trip. The issue of people drinking in airports is actually not the drinking itself but the moderation. Excessive airport [...]

  • When we are at home, we pretty have much everything that we need. However, things are often different when we are traveling and we must learn to pack all the travel essentials. Many of us can admit that they do seldom forget to carry an item which they absolutely need. This is certainly irritating, even though there are numerous products which we can purchase after we reach our planned destination. There are, of course, a few travel essentials which are truly irreplaceable. The following is a list of 7 travel essentials that you should not forget: 1. Digital Camera A considerable number of individuals fancied traveling around the world at some point of their lives. Other individuals may have a few option destinations that they have on their listings or somewhere in their journals, wishing that they may get to travel there someday in the future. The truth is, most [...]