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Blog / 19.02.2021

India has everything from tiger reserves to the Taj Mahal. However, it also has overcrowded cities and a moderately high crime rate. This can be a problem if you’re traveling alone. Here are the top 20 Indian destinations safe for solo women travelers.  Taj Mahal  Many people book Air India flights just to see the Taj Mahal. It is the ultimate declaration of love, a monument built as a mausoleum by Shah Jahan to his dead wife after she died in childbirth.  Rashtrapati Bhavan  This building used to be known as the...

Blog / 22.01.2021

According to the Center For Disease Control (CDC), the United States has had close to 4.5 million COVID-19 cases as of July 31. The country has also seen just over 150,000 deaths due to the virus. Summer is in full swing and most people would've taken trips by now. But, many are choosing to stay home and avoid airplanes, hotels, and crowded public scenes. On the other hand, many of you may be itching to travel after being cooped up inside of your homes over the last four months. As travel restrictions...

Blog / 22.01.2021

We've already reviewed SafetyWing Nomad Insurance on here but if you're a digital nomad working remotely then you may want something a little more robust that offers health insurance in your home country as well as abroad. Starting at $153 per month (for people between the ages of 18-39) SafetyWing's Remote Health policy is more expensive than the Nomad Insurance policy (which is $40 billed every 4 weeks) but it is fully global, meaning you have health coverage whether you're in your home country, a new country or traveling...

Blog / 20.01.2021

Sometimes planning for a future dream trip is almost as exciting as actually boarding a plane or packing your campervan. Now the experience has become even more engaging, with new technologies allowing travelers to better understand which destination will be the best fit for them, long before they touch down in a different US state or a foreign country. One of those such technologies is virtual reality, or VR as it is known, which can whisk people off into virtual interpretations of some of the world’s most exotic locations. In this...

Blog / 19.01.2021

Visiting Amsterdam I visited Amsterdam last year in May and I was a bit embarrassed that all I knew about it was somehow related to coffee shops, ladies in windows, canals that all look the same and people using bikes as a means of transportation. I know now that my impressions of a city before visiting it are sometimes superficial. That’s why when I visit a place, I try to forget everything I’ve known about it till then and let it surprise me. I let the architecture, the culture, the people and the food create a more accurate image...

Blog / 19.01.2021

Flying can be an anxious enough time flying by yourself, but with a baby or toddler in tow, there will be more still to think about. Perhaps that a younger child has the potential to disturb all the other passengers. This could be solved by considering chartering your own private jet. For example, from a company such as Jettly. It would afford you and your youngest loved ones more privacy. So, to consider a private jet will be our first tip for flying with a baby or toddler. Private...

Blog / 12.01.2021

There have been plenty of things that we’d like to quickly forget in 2020, but arguably one of the worst factors has been the lack of planning. We just haven’t been able to make any long-term plans. Hopefully, with a vaccine on its way, all of this is likely to change. It might not be immediate, but now is the time to get out your travel brochure, book your travel insurance, and investigate some of the best destinations to visit as 2021 prepares to greet us in the next...

Blog / 08.01.2021

Tired of having to wear a face mask? When the Covid 19 lockdowns began on March 13th I bet you had no idea we'd still be in some sort of lockdown on day 300. Yet here we are, with Covid 19 still a significant risk until enough people have had the vaccine to achieve herd immunity. Even if you take the vaccine right now, experts say you'll still have to wear a mask until the pandemic dies down. No-one's quite sure of the actual date, but we're expected...

Blog / 07.01.2021

Lord Howe Island, the island that sounds like an exotic place from a Charles Dickinson novel, lies 600km east of the mainland of Australia. This is one of many islands in the world that has been dubbed a ‘world heritage site’.  This means it has been recognized by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as being valuable in both its natural landmark and culture. Click here for more reading on this and to see what else is on the list. It is no wonder it has been listed...

Blog / 07.01.2021

A casino trip may sound like a trip to a gambling spree. But it is more than spending time on the game board. If you have not planned a casino trip before, this could be your opportunity to learn. Some of us learn from experience. So, if you are a first-timer, do not worry, this article will give you the necessary information that you need before you set out on that trip to Hobart, TAS. Hobart is one of the oldest cities in Australia. It is the capital of...