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A Bacpacker’s Guide to Staying in Hostels While Touring the World

hostelPeople who plan to travel abroad for a decent length of time and are not obscenely wealthy, may end up picking an hostel while, during their tour. Staying in hostels is cheap and gives one a great opportunity for meeting new people, mingling with interesting tour groups and enriching your overall travel experience.

What’s a hostel?

It is a small budget accommodation that is shared among travelers. Hostel accommodation makes among the most popular kinds of lodging in America and Europe. When a visitor books to stay in any hostel, they typically book for the bed for a night and not a room. A guest may be in the same room with four to twenty others. Hostels usually have one to two bath areas on each floor. Floors are either tiled or have carpets.

Useful tips when considering an hostel stay

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Travel Agent

Credit: Professional ImagesTravelling can be stressful. Going to a destination you are not familiar with is not always a pleasant activity. There are many things that you need to consider. The security of different neighborhoods, the climate conditions, accommodation, and other services are all alien to you. To get value, you will need a travel agent. They are experienced in managing travel plans and will do all the research for you. How do you utilize a travel agent to get the best from them? Continue reading “How to Get the Most Out of Your Travel Agent”

How to Get Paid to Travel

vacationDid you know that you can travel around the world for free? Heck, you can even get paid to travel. It sounds too good to be true but here is the crazy part, it is true. Wondering what kind of businesses pay people to travel and how can everyday people get paid to travel… or travel for free? Let us take a look at how that works. Continue reading “How to Get Paid to Travel”

Top 5 Things to do and See in Druid Hills, GA

Druid hillsDruid Hills, GA is a community in unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. It is a neighborhood of the city of Atlanta. Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which is the world’s busiest airport, is only 12 miles away from the neighborhood. The area has many vacation rentals for you to choose from with most averaging between $100-$200 per night. Once there, there are many places and activities that you can explore.

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Traveling  and Its Benefits

travelWe usually travel when we have a business trip or when we are going for a vacation. Did you, however, know that traveling it is important to once in a while change our environment and travel outside our country? Traveling plays a role in our emotional health too. Here is why you need to travel more often than you do. Continue reading “Traveling  and Its Benefits”

Traveling Around the World by Train – European Rail Tours and Packages

Green TrainThe beauty of vacation by rail begins at the moment you step aboard the train. You settle into your cozy onboard accommodation and leave the driving to someone else, as you travel deep into excellent locations. Train vacations incorporate a historic train journey into a well-planned itinerary that also includes visits to popular destinations with comprehensive site seeing.

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Money Exchange Guide While Traveling Around The World – Evaluation of The Top 5 Most Commonly Used Methods

moneyFirst-time word travelers and those unfamiliar with dealing in foreign currencies are often unsure how to convert their US dollars into their destination currencies. To spend money abroad, you have to exchange the American currency for the currency of the target currency. The exchange rate determines how much currency you get for each U.S. dollar. The rate varies depending on the form of money you are exchanging.

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How To Choose a Medical Health Insurance Plan While Traveling Abroad

insurance policyTravelers may at times get sick or injured without warning while on tour. Due to this fact, one should plan in advance how to get care when they are overseas. This practice applies to all travelers but is especially more important for senior citizens, people with preexisting conditions, pregnant women and all those who will be in an overseas country for a long time.

The majority of health care plans don’t cover on health problems when one travels internationally. Medical issues normally arise for any traveler. These issues include accidents, broken bones, and illness. This is the time travelers’ insurance comes to help. The insurance shall guarantee to foot your medical bills while on an overseas country.

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Visa Passport and Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens Traveling Abroad and Foreigners Traveling to the U.S.

passportIt is easier for U.S. citizens to travel abroad that it is for citizens of many other countries. To travel overseas, you must adhere to the International Passport and Visa System, and equally comply with the local requirements. In addition to that, international travel raises special considerations that you should be prepared for before leaving home. U.S. citizens who would wish to travel abroad must comply and have the following;

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