Archive for the ‘Travel News’ Category

Will Google Glass Change the Way Travel Bloggers Work?

When I first heard about Google Glass I had a natural negative reflex. Why on earth would you want to see the world through a pair of high-tech glasses when you can see perfectly well as it is? What purpose will yet another technological device serve us?

Top 5 Must-See UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are often the most breathtaking, unusual and particularly unique. Many of these are not popular with tourists as they are often more difficult to get to as a traveller. Nonetheless, this is a list of the top 5 must-see UNESCO World Heritage Sites, chosen for their utter beauty, scenic surrounds as […]

10 Reasons to Travel While You’re Young

There are no two ways about it – travel broadens the mind and fosters growth towards a new and different place (both literally and metaphorically). And when you’re young, travel is especially fundamental as it paves the way for your beliefs, gets you through life’s challenges and helps you realize your life journey. Here are our […]

How to Be a Traveller and NOT a Tourist

Being a tourist sure has its disadvantages. Firstly, tourist sites worldwide are usually overrun with foreigners during the peak season and it’s a complete and utter nightmare to do and see things you want to amidst the crowds. This highly stressful way of travelling is certainly not my idea of fun!

What to Expect from Air Travel in 2013

One of the most exciting developments in air travel this year will be the widespread usage of “soft tickets”. We are in the age of the smart device and it is only natural that this convenient, not to mention environment friendly, alternative to printed tickets was accepted as a viable mode of flight confirmation.

Winter Storm Euclid Hits – Effects of Draco Still Have the USA Frozen

Winter Storm Draco has impacted holiday air travel severely over the last week, with 1,600 cancelled flights on Wednesday the 26th of December alone. The storm has developed unusually, resulting in a second storm, Euclid in north-eastern regions, and tornadoes in southern regions of North America.

This Week in Travel News – 19 December 2012

International Travel News The First Flight by Orville Wright The 17th of December marks the day of the first successful flight of a heavier-than-air machine. This flight was piloted by Orville Wright, the younger of the two brothers who revolutionised the development of aviation. At a speed of about 11 kilometers per hour, the flying […]

International & Local Travel News – 12 December 2012

Read the latest travel news from overseas and within South Africa: Travel News from Around the World • Religious Tourists Attracted to the UK VisitBritain observed that in 2011 most of Britain’s international tourists visited religious sites. Those who visited religious buildings spent approximately 5 billion Pounds during that period. It has become top priority […]