Tag Archives: Travel Tips

Transport NSW (Sydney) Trip Planner

So you’ve finally made it to Sydney … Welcome!

The next big step is figuring out how to get from A to B, so this nifty trip planner should become your new best friend:

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P.S. It doesn’t seem to work on Mac’s but the link is still good so follow it for up to date info on transport in NSW.

Haggling with hoteliers becoming a guest habit

Consumers haggling for best prices in accommodation. Image: GraysEscape.com

The top ten most popular properties on haggling website GraysEscape.com have been announced, with newcomer to the site, Oaks Hotels and Resorts, taking out two of the spots. Continue reading

Join a Directory

To help get the name of your blog out there, join a directory or two.

This will not only allow you to “be seen” but will also give you a chance to view other people’s work.

Here is a site that I joined:

Best Travel Blogs

Orion Expeditions App

Description
Orion Expeditions has launched a new app, which allows travellers to obtain information on the cruise line’s many itineraries as well as slideshows of visited destinations and video clips on what guests can expect to experience on the ship.

The app also has a live Bridge Camera which allows viewers to follow the ship on its expeditions. Continue reading

Clipix App

Description
Clipix is a program that allows users to save the webpage that they are on, onto their computer into a ‘clipboard’ or add a website to the home screen of their smartpone. Continue reading

My Airport App

Description

My Airport is the official Aéroports de Paris app which provides information on everything from flight schedules to information on public transport including travel time and fares.

This app includes; maps of the airports, taxi ranks and contact numbers of taxi services, route information from current location to destinations such as parking lots, terminals and airport hotels as well as Wi-Fi hot spots.

The app also comes with a currency converter, information on time zones and tourist desk locations. Continue reading

How to keep your phone charges down overseas

International roaming made easier with travel cards and Wi-Fi apps. Image: pixabay.com

Smartphones are great – I don’t know what I would do without one, but when it comes to travelling overseas, the idea of taking a smartphone can be as scary as staying in a hostel from a horror movie. Continue reading