What to Expect to Spend on Your Holiday in Singapore
Apr18

What to Expect to Spend on Your Holiday in Singapore

Singapore is a modern, efficient, stylish, clean, well organized, and wealthy country. A city that one can hardly resist visiting over and over again. The city keep changing at a rapid speed that its totally different in the eyes over time. That is, if you visited Singapore this year you should properly come back in the next four years.  Singapore is a lovely and amazing city, it is a great place in Southeast Asia and have a lots in store to offer you. Note that Singapore is among the most beautiful places in the world. Even flying to the city is a unique one as the Singapore Changi Airport is believed to be the best in the world. Even though it is relatively known for quite being an expensive travel destination, you can still meet a low budget travel and have nothing to fear. I will provide you a list of travel components with their ranges in price you can come across during your stay. Flights To Singapore Flights to Singapore are fair and very affordable. Of course it depends on your departure destination but if you are arriving from Asia, cheap flights on airline such as Air Asia are surprisingly low. Such Low Cost Carriers offer many sales on their websites and it goes as low as $10 for one-way ticket from Kuala Lumpur which is cheaper than taking a bus. Accommodation Accommodation in Singapore varies and depends on your taste. If you are looking for something cheap and good enough to sustain you, it’s surely available. There are some excellent four star hotel you could find at the of the cost of those in Europe’s. Various form of accommodation is available ranging from hotels, hostel, inns and condos for rent in Singapore are up for rent for your private use only where you can cook and have full privacy. Accommodation price Ranges From $10 and up.  So you can get a price that fit your budget, either luxury or backpacking you have it. What you have to do is know where to check, Little India and Arab Quarter are where the cheapest places are located and are well cleaned and managed. Shop house just around the corner from the Sultan Mosque also offer cheap accommodation with Air con, spotless showers, and drinkable tap water. Also, hostel offered free breakfast (toast with peanut butter and jam) every morning on the rooftop patio, which saves you some cash. Food Moving down to food, food is relatively quite cheap in Singapore, it’s is believed to be an haven of food. Loads of seafood restaurants around that offer wonderful variety of dishes...

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Over 65 and Planning a Holiday with your Family? What to Consider in Travel Insurance
Jul17

Over 65 and Planning a Holiday with your Family? What to Consider in Travel Insurance

After many years of hard work, at the prime age of 60, one can say the most rewarding gift of all is that of having a wonderful time alone with the loved ones far away from the home country. Grandchildren can prove to be fun when they accompany you during a trip, their energy and zeal will always keep your head up at all times. Their eager and ambitious nature will always amaze you. To pursue an effective travel successfully, having a suitable travel cover is the bottom-line. Features to consider when choosing the best travel insurance cover Coverage of preexisting conditions Depending on the nature of travel, the terms and conditions of travel policies will always vary. Among the common types of insurance covers for travel are: single trip policies designed to cater for only one trip and the annual trip policies which caters for the many trips that one is likely to make during the course of the year. In case of any accidents or delays during the trip, the client is in a position to claim the agreed amount as per the conditions set which are legally binding both to the insurance provider and the client.(Image by ITIC: Travel & Health Insurance Conferences) Activities covered in the cover A good travel cover will always cater for the stated conditions in full, one of them being reimbursement of nonrefundable funds to clients upon cancellation of a trip or when they decide to travel back earlier than ascertained, the other being the medical cover that will cater for all medical needs to clients while traveling.  According to the information institute, research shows that a moderate insurance cover only costs you 7% of your total travel cost. Travel accompanied by children While one can opt to go for a trip with family members, most of the travel insurance policies are flexible and will always provide for family travel insurance cover. This cost will vary depending on the number of family members. The policies outlined in this type of polices cover for health problems, accidents in addition to catering for the hospitalization bills and drugs and many other types of uncertainties in the course of the trip. Trip cancellation policy. Trip cancellation can affect either the travel service provider or the client. For clients, the travel cancellation policy allows them to claim their funds upon delay or cancellation of a flight. This majorly applies to those clients who had earlier on booked for travel flights for their future travel plans. In some cases, a predetermined trip cancellation requires clients to make a notice 28 days prior to the date of...

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Planning Next Holiday Travelling? 6 Reasons to Choose Liverpool
Jul06

Planning Next Holiday Travelling? 6 Reasons to Choose Liverpool

Liverpool has got some worth seeing places. Here is a mixture of 6 best things to see and to do while visiting the city. FOOTBALL-Another religion of Liverpool: Liverpool has got two premier leagues namely Liverpool and Everton. Their stadiums are situated at either ends of Stanley Park. The home of Everton Football club is Goodision. There are purpose-built shops across the road, and stadium tours are available. The home of Liverpool Football Club is Anfield. There is a worth seeing museum and a club shop at the ground for booking tickets for stadium tours and areas never seen before, which are now upgraded and improved.(image by Steve Bridge). The Speke Hall; Gardens and Estate: It is a fantastic National Trust Managed Tudor manor house. Speke Hall has beautiful gardens. The special events taking place there are “Thunder Box Toilet” and “Priest’s Secret Hole”. It is opened from 15th of March to 14th of December. Entrance is free to National Trust members, admission timings may vary. Swimming At Liverpool Aquatics Centre: If you’re a good swimmer and you enjoy swimming then Liverpool Aquatic Centre is just a Perfect place for you. This Art Swimming Complex is worth £17 million state. It was opened in 2008. It consists of 20 m and 25 m pools and a 50 m pool for more serious swimmers. Opening timings for the public may vary. Except for Wednesday, there is an “Early Bird Swim” between 7:30-9:00 when entrance is FREE! Liverpool’s Two Cathedrals:  The cathedral, left in the picture took 74 years to get completed. Its beauty can only be estimated upon visiting. The cathedral’s entrance is FREE and it is opened daily. There is a “Great Space Tour” (chargeable) which is an audio/video history of the cathedral. The tower, located at the roof top of cathedral is just perfect for viewing the whole city and its surroundings. Religious or not, but these historic places are essential and worth seeing for anybody visiting Liverpool. Liverpool’s Giant Echo Wheel: Located outside the Echo Arena in the King’s Dock is a 60 m high Liverpool’s Echo Wheel. It has 42 capsules, which provide amazing view of the city. It has Welsh Hills beyond and Historic waterfront; just perfect for tourists .(image by Beverley Goodwin). The City Sightseeing Tour Bus The Liverpool’s City Sightseeing Tour Bus is one of the great ways to view this awesome city. Its route has 12 stops. If the weather permits you, try sitting upstairs and you’ll come face to face with the city’s great architectures. Liverpool has more listed buildings; more than London and roof top can support you enjoying them all. The...

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7 Best Spas in Europe
Apr10

7 Best Spas in Europe

There is time that one will want to break away from the normal and get a feeling that is new refreshing revitalizing and just appealing. No matter the kind of break you are looking for weather from the normal work stress, the daily business and hustle, or you are a youth aged or a pregnant woman. There is a place out there that you will find the tranquility and the comfort. There are many spas in Europe but here is a mention of just a few of them. 1. Arion Spa and ResortThis is a state of art spa that is located in the Astir Palace in Greece. These resorts offer top of the art services which include, signature and spa treatment, one can also opt for private sea and beach view. Not only that, but as well the spas offer luxurious and top of the bar services. This resort offers recreation and relaxation services that include sports and fitness exercises(image by Luxury Collection Hotels). 2. Danubius Health Spa Resort This is a romantic resort situated in a luxurious park, surrounded by old and sweet looking trees and the illuminating background of ancient ruins. The spa offers excellent cuisine with healthy menus and as such, offering state of the art conference facilities. The activities that one will find in this spa are suited for once relaxation and recreation. This includes a family bike ride, tennis, jogging path and plenty more.For fitness purpose the spa offers indoor and outdoor pools a Jacuzzi and also a therapeutic thermal bath. There is also a wellness center and not to forget Cadio center, laser clinic and a dental clinic3. Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & SpaThe spar combines both a spa and a hotel which makes a complete treatment and relaxation. The spa has treatment section, a fitness section and as well a wellness test section. The services they offer are affordable and classy. One can opt to spend time in the wellness and fitness section then later spend an afternoon at the Jacuzzi and the warm pools. The attendants will pamper you so much and this will without doubt give you the relaxation you ever want. 4. The Vigilius It is a spa that will get you into a breathtaking and refreshing crispy mountain breath that will soothe you up and get you totally relaxed. With the cable cars travel to the spar and the dolomite view one will find this an amazing and refreshing place. The spar has been awarded the best designed title by a travel magazine Geo Saison for the second time. It takes much consideration on the healing power of...

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The Delightful Highlights of Arthur’s Pass
Mar10

The Delightful Highlights of Arthur’s Pass

Arthur’s Pass attracts tourists with its treasure trove of manmade and natural bounties, and rightfully so. As you head for Arthur’s Pass from Christchurch, you come upon the delightful terrains of Castle Hill—a surreal world committed to limestone formations. Here, the landscapes are quite similar to ancient crumbling castles and remind you of the stunning backdrops of the Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of the Rings. Read on for the other attractions in and around the region,”must visit” indeed! Arthur’s Pass Visitor Centre Managed by the Department of Conservation (DOC), this centre heralds you to the scenic precincts of Arthur’s Pass National Park. Stop awhile and get information on trails and the latest weather information or view excellent artifact like an ancient stagecoach and the engineering skills behind Otira Tunnel .You also make to make this pit stop to sign yourself in and advise the park staff of your hiking plans in the back country. Avalanche Peak Track Located in Arthur’s Pass National Park, this most popular six to eight day hike makes you climb 1100 meters to the summit and rewards with jaw dropping vistas of Mount Rolleston, Black Range and Crow Glacier. To reach the bridge over Avalanche creek, you may have to pull yourself up over craggy rocks, maneuver your way through snowy pockets or hold tree roots to maintain your balance—this trek is not easy. (Image by :@Dee) Scott’s Track Scott’s Track—starting from the vicinity of Devil’s Punchbowl Falls, this route also takes you to the dominating crown of Avalanche Peak. Not as steep as the other trails, it provides mesmerizing views of Mount Rolleston, Devil’s Punchbowl and Crow Glacier. In general hikers prefer to trek up the easier Scott’s track and make their way down Avalanche Peak. (Image by Ciaran) Devil’s Punchbowl If the weather manages to keep you off of the high country, then you may like to consider a small hike to Devil’s Punchbowl as an alternative. Standing at a height of 130 meters, Devil’s Punchbowl greets you with its thundering features on a grim rainy day. From this spot, you can cross two bridges to come onto a wide and well maintained path, which leads you a viewing platform located at the base of the falls. This beautiful attraction is popular with tourists and hikers alike. Dangerous Weather Well, as you explore the area, remember that powerful storms that track across the Tasman Sea are quite common and can transform clear sunny days into ones that offer near zero visibility in no time. If you are unlucky enough to witness 24 hour of rains that may reach 100 to 250mm,...

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Inspirational Travel Quotes Photo Art for the Week- 3RD Week Feb
Feb22

Inspirational Travel Quotes Photo Art for the Week- 3RD Week Feb

                    ——————- Images by 1) JIMI_lin 2) Antonio Cinotti 3) Randy J 4) Cuba...

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