5 Tourist Attractions in Mecca and Jeddah, Suitable for Travel After Umrah

After worshiping the Umrah, travel or pilgrims can visit tourist attractions around Mecca and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Both of these cities save a lot of tourist attractions, whether religious, historical or entertainment. In addition, traveling in Saudi Arabia is also fairly easy. Because, at the end of September 2019, the Government of Saudi Arabia announced a tourist visa for the first time in history. Previously, Saudi Arabia only provided visitor visas for workers and their families as well as Umrah and Hajj. The distance between Mecca and Jeddah is around 89 kilometers and takes about one hour. Also read: Umrah Three Nights While Traveling, These Activities … If you want to travel after the Umrah, Kompas.com recommends eight places that can be an alternative in Mecca and Jeddah. Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (UNESCO)

1. Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum This museum is located in the corner of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and is one of the oldest museums there. After worshiping Umrah, you can take your family, friends, to a place that has historical objects about the development of the city of Jeddah, 2,500 years old. You can also learn about pre-Islamic history to modern civilization in this museum. Visitors will be taken and feel the atmosphere of Jeddah in the past by looking at wood carvings on the windows and doors of buildings. Also read: Now There is an Umrah Package for Persons with Disabilities and Umrah Weekend There are four legacies in this museum including Saudi Arabian heritage, Islamic heritage pavilions, international historical heritage areas, and public heritage exhibitions. But there are also some invaluable historical artifacts that are stored in this museum, even millions of years old. The museum opens operating hours every day starting at 08.00 WIB until 12.00. The second operational hour starts at 17:00 WIB until 21:00 WIB. Al-Rahma Mosque in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Shutterstock.com)

2. Al-Rahma Mosque The mosque located in Jeddah is also commonly called the Floating Mosque. Not without reason, this mosque really stands around the sea. Even anyone will see this mosque as floating when the tide. The mosque made in 1985 is also commonly called the Fatima Al-Zahra Mosque, and is one of the most visited mosques in Jeddah, mainly by Muslims from East Asia. Standing in an area of ​​2,400 square meters, this mosque also receives pilgrims and umrah from all over the world. Also read: Before Buying a Cheap Umrah Package, Let’s Examine This You can see a combination of traditional and modern architecture wrapped in nuances of Islamic art. This mosque was built with sophisticated technology, equipment, and a slick sound and lighting system. Congregations and tourists usually visit this mosque at dawn. They want to see a sunset with a different nuance, namely the views of the Red Sea typical of the Middle East. Night view at the Abraj Al Bait Complex, Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (Shutterstock.com)

3. The Abraj Al Bait Complex This complex is located directly across the street from the Grand Mosque in Mecca. This complex has seven towers with one tower higher than the other called Hotel Tower. The tower is an attraction for pilgrims or tourists where it is devoted to apartments and hotels. Menara Hotel Tower is also the tallest structure in Saudi Arabia and the second in the world after the Burj Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Also read: Take Care of Saudi Arabia’s Visa for Umrah, Can You Directly Go to the Embassy? You can also see big clocks on each side of the Tower Hotel tower. This clock has a length and width of 80 meters mounted at a height of 530 meters. This makes the clock the largest and highest based on its location in the world. Al-Wahbah Crater in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (Shutterstock.com)

4. Al Wahbah Crater This crater is also one of the tourist attractions in Mecca. Precisely, the crater is located in a desert that is almost 1 mile with a cliff as high as 850 feet. You can see the crater that is made from the rest of volcanic activity in this place. In addition, visitors will be spoiled with sandy plains covered with palm trees. The palm tree can be a shade for visitors when the weather is hot in Mecca. Also read: Is it Possible to Go Umrah Alone? Here’s the answer … This crater has a diameter of up to 2 kilometers with a predominant white color. The color comes from the white sodium phosphate crystal which when viewed from above looks like the fall of a meteor. Landscape of Fakieh Aquarium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Helmy H. Alsagaff)

5. Fakieh Aquarium This tourist spot can be an option for parents who invite their children to go for Umrah. After worship, children can be invited to the public aquarium only in Saudi Arabia that offers education and entertainment under the sea. Children can enjoy and learn about life below la

Ubud Best Place to visit

Ubud is also surrounded by rain forests and terraces, adding to its natural beauty. Ubud is considered as one of the popular areas in Bali with all its tourism potential. Reporting from various sources, Kompas Travel summarizes 20 Ubud tours, Bali as follows:

1. Monkey Forest Ubud The attraction of Ubud monkey forest as a vacation spot, is located in a protected forest that is still beautiful and in the forest there are many monkeys. In the forest area there is also a Hindu temple named Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal Ubud. The monkeys here are docile. However, that does not mean they never disturb visitors. There are some customs and restrictions when you must obey when entering this forest area. You can visit this place on Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud. Keep in mind, tourist attractions open from 08.30-17.30 WITA. You will be charged an entrance fee of IDR 50,000 for adults and IDR 40,000 for children 3-12 years. The place of worship in Ubud is full of tranquility. (Shutterstock / Sytilin Pavel)

2. Taman Saraswati Temple This Hindu temple is devoted as a place to worship Goddess Saraswati. This place was once hunted by Instagramers because there was a lotus lotus around the temple. The blooming lotus conjures up this temple into a beautiful and magnificent instagenic photo spot. In addition to the lotus pond, this temple also has a Balinese dance performance that routinely performs the Kecak dance. This temple itself is located at Jalan Kajeng, Ubud, Bali. There is no fee to enter the temple, but to watch the Kecak dance performance you will be charged Rp. 75,000 per person. ARMA museum area in Ubud, Bali. (KOMPAS.com/Nabilla Tashandra)

3. The ARMA Bali Museum also has a stunning museum, one of which is the ARMA Museum (Agung Rai Museum of Art) in Ubud. When visiting the ARMA museum, you can see many Balinese paintings from various eras. You can also see lotus ponds and neatly arranged orchids which are matched by carvings of Balinese sculptures. The museum is open from 09.00 – 18.00 West Indonesia Time every day. For one entry, you will be charged Rp 50,000 per person.

4. The Neka Ubud Museum In addition to the ARM museum, there is also the Neka Museum in the Ubud area. The museum displays legendary works from well-known painters in Indonesia, such as Affandi’s Barong & Rangda paintings. The building adapts the style of traditional Balinese buildings but with modern museum facilities. There are more than 300 paintings that you can see here. The museum is located on Jalan Raya Sanggingan Campuhan, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud. You will be charged an entrance fee of IDR 50,000 per person for each visit. The museum operates every day from 09.00-17.00 Wita. The tourists crowded visiting Goa Gajah, Gianyar Regency, Bali, Monday (2/4/2018). Goa Gajah is one of the tourist destinations in Bali which is visited by many foreign and domestic tourists. (KOMPAS.com / ANDREAS LUKAS ALTOBELI)

5. Goa Gajah Do not be fooled by its name, the article you will not find elephants in this tourist attraction. The name Goa Gajah is derived from the adaptation of the name “Lwa Gajah” which is interpreted as a hermitage of Buddhist monks whose location is on the river bank. Some sources explain that Goa Gajah had been established for several hundred years BC. This place is surrounded by shady green trees, so the atmosphere is very cool and beautiful. You can see the monks’ hut in one of the niches here. Goa Gajah Ubud is located in the west of Bedulu Village, Blahbatuh District, Gianyar Regency. The entry price is quite cheap, only Rp. 15,000 per person.

6. Ubud Royal Palace You will easily see this tourist attraction when you enter the central area of ​​Ubud. How not, a magnificent architecture complete with sparkling gold color will certainly seize your attention. This palace has the name of Puri Saren Agung or better known by the name of Puri Ubud. This palace is the residence and center of the aristocratic activities of Ubud. Every time at 19:30 Wita, dance performances will be held such as Barong or Legong Keraton Dance. The palace is located in the center of Jalan Raya Utama Ubud. To enter the palace area, you will not be charged.

7. Ubud Art Market Ubud Art Market is a shopping center for souvenirs typical of Bali in Ubud. As the name implies, you can buy a variety of art from Balinese society. Items sold in this market such as, T-shirts decorated with Balinese barong mask screen printing, rings and silver necklaces of Balinese designs, beach cloths, Balinese snacks, paintings and sculptures with Balinese carvings, and many more. The location of Ubud Art Market is very close to Ubud Palace, precisely located at Jalan Raya Ubud No.35. Usually, this market operates from 04.00-18.00 Wita. It is strongly recommended to bring cash because the majority of kiosks do not provide debit machines. 8. The Blanco Renaissance Museum The Blanco Renaissance Museum is a sebuah museum located in Ubud. Starting from the desire of Antonio Blanco, a painter to one day own a museum that finally materialized in Ubud. The contents of the museum are dominated by phenomenal paintings from Antonio Blanco himself. This museum mixes the characteristics of traditional Balinese culture with European style painting. Various facilities are also provided by the museum manager for tourists who come. Such as restaurants, art shops, toilets and lounge. The location is located in Campuan Village, Ubud Bali and is open every day, from 09:00 to 17:00 Wita Local tourists can enter by paying a ticket of Rp. 30,000 per person, while foreign tourists Rp. 50,000 per person.

9. Tegalalang Terraced Rice Fields Is one of the attractions for you nature lovers. Tegalalang Terraced Rice Fields offer vast green spaces, complete with natural Balinese panoramas. You can enjoy the rural-style atmosphere in the middle of the bustling of Ubud. You can also enjoy food while looking at this scene at a restaurant available on the roadside. The majority of restaurants provide typical dishes from Bali. The location is in the village of Tegalalang, Ubud. Usually you will be asked to charge around Rp 10,000 for contributions to local residents.

10. Rafting Ayung River For you lovers of natural attractions, you should try white water rafting. Ayung River is one of the favorite rafting spots for tourists. This rafting is categorized as a second class suitable for beginners, so you don’t need to be afraid to try. On the rafting trip, you will be presented with a natural panorama on the right and left of the river. Not only that, in the middle you can also see Balinese carving art carved into the Ayung river wall. You can come to Jalan Raya Ubud, Ubud, Ubud District. You will be charged around IDR 350,000-IDR 550,000 per person, depending on the rafting tour package.

11. Nyuh Kuning Tourism Village Ubud For those of you who love Balinese culture, don’t forget to visit this tourist village. You can feel the culture and customs of the traditional residents of Nyuh Kuning Village, making it one of the cultural tourism sites in Bali. Residents’ homes can be used as a place to stay, you can also mingle with local residents and feel the atmosphere of the past Bali. There is also a place to eat which serves traditional Balinese food. At night, you can see a variety of traditional Balinese dances by paying only IDR 10,000. This village tour is in Banjar Nyuh Kuning, Mas Village, Ubud District. For just a walk here, you will not be charged an entrance fee.

12. Petulu Village Besides the Nyuh Kuning Tourism Village in Ubud, there is also the Petulu Village. This village becomes a permanent colony for stork habitat which in Balinese is also called kokokan or kokoan. You can observe the bird’s lifestyle while listening to its soothing chirps. The kokokan is believed to be the guardian of Ida Bhatara at the local temple. They also guarded the village from rice pest. Not surprisingly, this population of thousands of Kokokan birds merges with the lives of Petulu Village residents. This village is located in the District of Ubud, Gianyar Regency. It is recommended to come in the afternoon because this is when thousands of kokoan birds return to their nests. When you come in the afternoon, you can only find male cocoans.

13. Rudana Museum and Art Gallery Ubud This museum enlivens a row of art museums located in Bali. As the name implies, the museum is owned by an artist and art collector named Nyoman Rudana. The museum, which was established on August 11, 1995, offers a diverse collection of art from world-renowned artists. This museum offers works by local Balinese artists such as, I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, I Gusti Ketut Kobot, Wayan Bendi, Made Wianta, and others. There are also works by foreign artists such as Antonio Blanco, Yuri Gorbachev (Russia), Jafar Islah (Kuwait) and Iyama Tadayuki (Japan), and many more. This museum is located at Jalan Cokorda Rai Pudak No. 44, Peliatan Village, Ubud. The museum is open to the public from 08:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.

14. Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal This one temple is located in the southwest part of the monkey forest area of ​​Ubud. This temple is intended to worship Lord Shiva. This temple has the original name of Pura Dalem Agung, but because of the many temples with the same name, the local people added the word Padangtegal. It is estimated that the Great Dalem Temple was built around the mid 14th century, when the Ubud Bali region was controlled by the Pejeng dynasty. You can see Balinese Hindus holding their religious ceremonies. The location of the temple is on Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud, Ubud District. You only need to pay for admission to the Monkey Forest area. This hill is located in the same area as Gunung Lebah Temple. The entrance is the same as the entrance gate of Ibah Villas & Suites. (KOMPAS.COM/SRI ANINDIATI NURSASTRI)

15. Gunung Lebah Temple Gunung Lebah Temple is unique because it is located under the Campuhan Ubud river bridge

. This temple was predicted to be built in the 8th century by a priest from India named Rsi Markandeya. The history of the temple is closely related to the name of the village of Ubud. Initially the community built settlements around the temple because of the large number of medicinal plants in the Campuhan river area. So this village is called Ubud which is derived from the word Ubad, meaning medicine. The god worshiped at this temple is the God of Mount Batur Danuring. This temple has a role in organizing a nature clearing ceremony which is held every 100 years. Every piodalan ceremony (annual ceremony) at this temple, will be performed at the Calonarang pura Gunung Lebah dance. This temple is located on Jalan Raya Ubud, Sayan, Gianyar Regency, located close to the Blanco Renaissance Museum. You don’t have to pay a penny to enter, but you must obey the applicable dress code.

16. Desa Junjungan Ubud is famous for its traditional dance performances. You can see this traditional dance in the village of Junjungan. About 60 men in sarong gave tense singing, while dancers recreated a story from the Ramayana. The Kecak performance takes place every Monday at 19:00 at the village of Junjungan village on Jalan Tirta Tawar. You can watch this dance by paying IDR 75,000 per person. Temple on Bali’s Gunung Kawi Site. (Https://pesona.travel)

17. Gunung Kawi Ubud Gunung Kawi is a temple building carved on a new wall as high as seven meters. This place is the burial complex of King Anak Wungsu and his wives. This site is estimated to have existed around the 11th century. To reach this site, you have to go down 371 steps. During the trip down, you will be treated to views of rice fields and natural scenery typical of Bali. This site is located in Tampaksiring Village, Gianyar Regency with a distance of 18 km from Ubud. Entrance fee, around Rp. 15,000. Entrance fee is included with the rental of sarong which is a must if you enter this area.

18. Kehen Temple You can find many temples from the past in Bali, one of which is the Kehen Temple. This temple is estimated to be built around 1206 with a height of 11 levels. This temple is touted as the most interesting temple in Bali. The reason is, you can see intricate carvings on the walls of this temple. The location is north of downtown Bangli or about 30 minutes from Ubud, precisely on Jalan Sriwijaya, Bangli. To enter, you will be charged Rp. 6000 per person. Hindus and tourists queue to enjoy the freshness of the shower in the holy baths at Tirta Empul which is a complex with Tampaksiring Palace in Ubud, Bali, Sunday (07/08/2016). The potential of natural and traditional tourism becomes the mainstay of tourism in Gianyar. (KOMPAS / RIZA FATHONI)

19. Tampak Siring Palace Tampak Siring Palace enlivens a series of historical tourism in Ubud. This place is the place of the President and state guests when visiting Bali. This palace was built in 1957 and underwent additional buildings in 2003. Tampaksiring Palace Complex consists of four main buildings namely Wisma Merdeka, Wisma Yudhistira, Wisma Negara, and Wisma Bima. This palace complex is located on Jalan Tampaksiring, Manukaya, Tampaksiring, Gianyar Regency or about 15 km from the center of Ubud. Entrance fee is around Rp 30,000 per person from Tirta Empul Temple.

20. Bali Bird & Reptile Park Becoming one of the choices of family tourism in Bali. This two-hectare park has around 1000 of 250 different species of birds. Besides birds, you can also see and learn 2000 types of tropical plants. There are also various types of step reptiles such as dragons, snakes, frogs and crocodiles. This park is located at Jalan Serma Cok Ngurah Gambir Singapadu, Batubulan, Sukawati District, Gianyar Regency, precisely 11.3 km from Ubud. The entrance fee to this park is around IDR 400,000 per person.

Best Things to do on Ibiza Holidays

Balearic Island Ibiza is a Spanish archipelago in the Mediterranean. Known as a party destination, there are many best things to do. In fact, this island takes you to dance parties, music and clubs. From world-famous beaches to interesting history and delicious food is really interesting. In addition, busy markets, beautiful rugged landscapes, and relaxed lifestyles invite you to do a little more on a Ibiza vacation. Every year thousands of tourists flock to the City of Ibiza. Discover UNESCO World Heritage Sites, castles, museums, beach bars, cathedrals and artwork in Ibiza. You can also enjoy vibrant nightlife.

Castle

Ibiza Castle is one of the most important sights. Walk around here and see this beautiful landmark. In the hill town of Ibiza you can see the city. This is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort contains the castle itself, the governor’s house, Almudyana fort and twelve towers. Architectural design from the 12th to 18th centuries is also extraordinary. The castle is led by signs leading to various regions, with a little history about the place. Witness the spectacular views of the city above with a holiday in Ibiza.

Dalt Vila

Dalt Vila is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is one of the best preserved cities in Europe. The old city is also one of the highlights of cheap holidays in Ibiza. Explore the streets of Dalt Vila and find a mix of old and modern structures. See high-end fashion boutiques on the left and medieval restaurants on the right.

Ibiza Cathedral

Explore Ibiza Cathedral while visiting the old city. Right under the castle of Ibiza. This cathedral is from the 14th century. In addition, the architecture is Gothic, but the interior contains a mixture of Gothic and Baroque styles. To get to the cathedral, you have to follow a steep road. And you can also see the view of the city by climbing.

Vedra Ice Rocks
This place is somewhat mysterious, unknown, uninhabited. That makes it interesting. Es Vedra is an island off the coast of Ibiza and the most striking aspect is the rock. In addition, this island is full of myths and legends. Even though one cannot deny the island’s magical power that conquers the eyes.

Cala Comte
With white sand and clear water, this is the perfect place for a vacation at the beach. Cala Comte is a 30-minute drive from the capital. In addition, this island offers views of several smaller islands and unique rock formations. So some people visit this beach, but it’s still a quieter and more peaceful place. The hotel also offers several outstanding restaurants in the area, such as Sunset Ashram, which has a stunning architectural design. Enjoy the heartbreaking views at night with music and relax and eat in the morning.

Tips On Finding Travel Deals At Your Destination

Traveling is one of the great joys of many people. There is something about going new places, meeting new people and experiencing different cultures, that can broaden your horizons in a way other things can’t. Travel does not have to be expensive nor do you always need to go to exotic places, it just has to be to someplace where you are exposed to different experiences. This article can help you to embrace travel as an important part of life.

When flying, always have a bottle of water handy. Drinking plenty of fluids will ensure that your body stays hydrated during the flight. The air inside the cabin is extremely dry, playing havoc with your body. Don’t substitute alcohol or caffeine for water, as this can make dehydration worse.

If you are staying in a country with a high crime rate, treat even your hotel room as suspect. Place a piece of furniture in front of the door to prevent midnight break-ins. Also check that that windows lock securely. You never know which hotel owners might get a kickback from local crime gangs.

If you are traveling overnight or into the early morning, get your doctor’s permission to take a sleeping pill after you board. Eat your breakfast and then drift off to dreamland, and you’ll sleep comfortably through the whole flight. Wait until you are airborne to take your pill though, in case your flight is delayed or must return to the gate.

Check out last minute travel deals. If you have the flexibility in schedule and destination, you can save a lot of money by booking your travel at the last minute. Many hotels and airlines drastically reduce prices for dates in the near future to fill seats and rooms that will otherwise go empty.

One of the questions I most often get about traveling is the transportation question. “How do I get about when I reach my destination?” The answer really depends on the amount of driving you intend to do. If you intend to go places within walking distance perhaps only use a taxi as needed. Contrarily, if many of the places are a bit away, then it might be more prudent to rent a car for the duration of your trip.

If you travel a great deal for work, the constant change of venue and planes can be exhausting. Make it a bit easier on yourself by always requesting the same seat when you book a flight (“9A, please, or right over the wing.”) Actually, over the wing is a good spot because the plane tends to be most solidly anchored and less susceptible to vibration. That way, you will feel as though you’re sitting in “your” seat on the same plane back and forth, and you’ll also be accustomed to working in that particular position (window at your left, etc.)

If you’re going on a trip to visit family, one way to make sure everyone will have a place to sleep is to bring along a number of inflatable vinyl air mattresses as well as an electric pump. These mattresses have improved greatly in quality over the years and the price is quite reasonable. Pumps can be hooked up to your car’s cigarette lighter or into an AC outlet. It is well worth the minimal cost to be sure that everyone has a bed to sleep in when you arrive.

You may want to use the restroom before boarding the plane, if possible. You will be much more comfortable using a restroom that is on steady ground and that has a good amount of room to move around. Once on the plane, you never know how long someone will need the restroom and you don’t want to take that chance.

If you want to reduce your travel expenses, get some friends or family to come with you. You can share accommodations and have fun traveling together. Present your idea in an enthusiastic manner ahead of time and let them know exactly how much it will cost them so that they can save up enough money.

To help relive stress, it is important to take a vacation from work. Going on an annual vacation will give you something to work hard for and it will give you a light at the end of the tunnel. It is important to reward yourself and there is no better reward than a vacation!

If you plan on traveling, especially to another country, you should subscribe to a travel insurance. A travel insurance will reimburse your tickets if your flight is canceled. It will also help you fly home if you or a member of your family gets sick in another country. Most travel insurance also insures rental cars.

To help you lighten your luggage, use sample size cosmetics and toiletries when you pack. If you don’t need a full size bottle of shampoo, there is no reason to carry it across the country. Most drugstores have a travel section where you can purchase travel-size shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, toothpaste and more.

When traveling with children by plane, try to book a direct flight if at all possible. Even if you have to pay a little more, it will be worth it when you arrive at your destination with happy children. Non-direct flights often result in increased stress for all due to long layovers and changes in flight schedules.

It is essential to join a car-rental club before traveling. While hotel loyalty programs give you various “extras” like free breakfast, car-rental clubs help you avoid long lines and eliminate endless paperwork. They also keep you from constantly getting up-sold. A car-rental club helps you avoid stress and frustration, leading to a better traveling experience.

No matter what hotel room you stay at when you are traveling, make sure to examine the alarm clock when you get there. Many have been previously set and may wake you up at an undesirable time. Look at the alarm clock and turn it off if you don’t need to get up at a specific time.

One of the best souvenirs you can bring home from your travels is a journal. Document your treks to far off lands. This gives you not only something to do, but a great gift to share with your friends and family when you get home. You will find it an invaluable way to relive your journeys.

As expressed in the article’s beginning, travel exposes you to many different people, experiences and ways of living. It doesn’t just mean going to exotic places, it can simply be meandering across America, taking in all of the different sights of everyday people. This article seeks to awaken the desire to travel in you.

Important Information To Use When You Travel.

Everyone loves to go on vacation, but it can be a very stressful time. Very often, by the time your vacation is over you need another vacation to recover from it! The following article has a few of the best tips and tricks for making your travel as fun and stress free as possible.

Keeping a business card from your hotel in your wallet may keep you out of trouble. Immediately upon check-in make sure you grab a card and have it with you wherever you may go. Most especially in a foreign country or unfamiliar place, if you get lost you can simply call them for help or if you happen to over indulge in spirits the card will identify your rightful place in the neighborhood.

Long driving trips can be fun and economical, but the cost of stopping for meals every few hours will add up, especially for a family. If you are planning a longish car trip, make sure you have plenty of car food available in advance. You may be able to get away with skipping the hourlong lunch stop, which will not only save you money, but will get you to your destination sooner. If you have a second adult in the car, that person can serve as “lunchmaker,” handing around sandwiches, cutting fruit, and making sure everybody gets their midday meal on the road.

If you want to plan a successful trip, you should establish a budget. Think about things such as travel expenses, accommodation, food, and money to visit attractions and pay for gas once on location. If your trip seems a little too expensive, look for cheaper accommodation or wait until you have enough money saved up.

Keep your money, travel tickets, and other important papers tucked into a special pocket in your clothing. It would be worth it to pay someone to sew in a custom pocket for this purpose. There are too many instances of purses and luggage being stolen, or simply misplaced, and the consequence can be disastrous when you are traveling.

GPS units can really help out when you are traveling in an unknown area. With just the touch of a few buttons they can lead you right to someone’s doorstep. It’s important to remember, however, that GPS units don’t work in all locations. Just in case, don’t forget your maps!

If the hotel you’re staying in doesn’t offer free wifi, try asking for a room on the first or second floor. Most of the time in cities, there are tons of cafes around that offer free wifi and you can pick those signals up when you’re on the lower floors.

Look up reviews about hotels you plan to visit, but do not necessarily trust everything that is written. Everyone will have a different experience, so be forgiving of some negative reviews and do not be blinded by overly positive reviews. When trying to find a hotel, one suggestion is to call the hotel and ask the clerk a few simple questions. His customer service skills will often indicate the quality of the hotel.

When you’re visiting an unfamiliar city, make sure to spend a few minutes chatting with your hotel concierge. The concierge is an expert on the area and it is his or her job to ensure that you enjoy your stay. Ask your concierge to make restaurant reservations or reserve show tickets for you. Your concierge can often get you in to in-demand places.

When booking a hotel online, don’t forget to search the web for discount codes or promotions for that hotel chain. If you are a AAA (American Auto Association) member, don’t forget to request the rate, which most hotels in North America have. There’s no reason to pay list price for a hotel room, so shop around and ask for better rates.

Want to take a trip with some friends, but nobody has a car big enough for everyone to fit in? Traveling with children and want to minimize the food and bathroom breaks? Try renting an RV; and then you can pack everyone in, even the family dog. Look online for rental companies in your area.

After deciding where you would like to travel, compare the prices offered by many booking engines online for your hotel rooms and flights directly with the companies themselves. Although many booking engines do offer reduced or eliminated transaction fees, you will often get a better deal if you speak directly with the hotels or airlines. You will also receive better customer service.

Protect your children when traveling by making sure they are prepared in case they get lost. For older children, arrange a convenient meeting place where your family can regroup if separated. Younger children should carry a card with their name, the names of their parents and a contact number. Additional information regarding medications and allergies is also helpful. Instruct your children to give the card to a police officer if they get lost.

Bring postcards from home to show off or trade. Striking up a conversation is much easier if you can whip out a postcard and tell someone this is where you are from. You can also trade these with street vendors for local postcards or other merchandise, especially if you are from a well-known or beautiful city.

If you plan on going backpacking, make sure you pack the proper gear. Even the most experienced backpackers can get lost, so it is important to bring flashlights, food, large amounts of water, matches and first aid supplies. Also, dress appropriately. Wear layers and avoid cotton clothing and jeans.

Tip generously. When you are boarding a cruise, be sure to tip your steward about twenty dollars. You will be seeing a lot of the same faces helping you while you are on the cruise. When they see you as a generous passenger, they will likely offer great service.

For foreign travel, avoid exchanging your money at the airport. Exchange rates are high because of the convenience factor. Before traveling, look up any banks nearby to find a currency exchange, as they often provide better rates.

These are only a few of the tricks out there to help make your vacation hassle-free. If you find that you could use some more, the internet is full of helpful suggestions that can help you out. But hopefully, at least a few of the tips provided here, have helped you out.

Ways To Successfully Navigate Air Travel

Travel is one of the greatest activities that humankind can engage in. For many of us, the experience does not come as often as we would like it to, and for some, large trips are a once in a lifetime experience. Therefore, this article is meant to familiarize you with all the travel advice necessary to maximize your experience while at the same time minimizing your cost.

Having earplugs handy while traveling will save your sleep and sanity! Be it on the plane or in your hotel room, the use of earplugs will allow you to shut out at least fifty percent of the noises that will give you a headache, keep you from sleeping, or otherwise highlight travel in a negative way. They are also very cheap so bring plenty.

Use websites that allow you to name your own price on hotel rooms for your next overnight stay. You can save a considerable amount of money by doing this. You won’t be able to know ahead of time what hotel will accept your bid, but the savings more than make up for it.

When planning an overseas trip or any kind of dangerous outing, check with your health insurer to see what you’re covered for. Most health insurance companies will not cover injuries incurred during a wide variety of dangerous activities, and many will not cover health costs incurred overseas. You might need to purchase special traveler’s insurance for your health.

If you plan on traveling to a different continent, make sure you get the necessary shots before going. Your body might not be used to these foreign diseases and you would find yourself extremely weakened if you got sick, not to mention that certain diseases are lethal. Ask your doctor about what kind of shots you should get.

If you are traveling by air and have to make multiple stops in airports, take a look around at some of the bookshops. Many airport bookshops now trade in used books. You can take that paperback you just finished on your last flight and get a new one to read, while you wait for your upcoming transfer.

If you’re going on a road trip, make sure you print a copy of the directions. GPSs and cell phones are great help for navigating, but they can break easily. And you don’t want to be stuck in the middle of no where without any directions! It’s better to print the directions and not use them than to be lost.

Schedule a late night flight if you are traveling with a baby. Airlines dim lights and raise the cabin temperature on night flights so that people can sleep easier. People are also much quieter and tend to watch movies or listen to music instead of talking. These conditions will help your baby feel relaxed.

To save money on your vacation, choose a hotel that offers rooms with an en-suite kitchen or kitchenette. Even a simple refrigerator can save you big bucks if, instead of paying for the pricy hotel breakfast buffet, you pick up some cereal, milk, and yogurt to eat in your room.

One of the easiest, most effective and affordable ways to offset the unflattering aftermath of jet lag, is to drink plenty of water. Being dehydrated can cause you to feel light-headed, dizzy and fatigued, upon landing. Seasoned travelers report that drinking at least four eight-ounce glasses of water over a five-hour trip, can make a noticeable difference.

Try to pack light when travelling. The last thing you want to be doing when is lugging heavy bags and suitcases through airport terminals and onto buses and trains. Only pack items that you are sure you will need and think about which items you could buy at your destination.

To be prepared for travel, make sure you pack light. Bring just what you need, which is always less than you think. You can wash clothes on the road – at your hotel, at a laundromat, or even in a sink. Do not pack so much that your bag becomes cumbersome.

Look into getting a hand-held satellite phone. Because a lot of cell phones do not work in many countries, you want to make sure you have some form of communication at all times. If you cannot get a hand-held satellite phone, it would be wise to purchase an international calling card.

If you don’t mind getting more email, sign up for newsletters from your favorite airlines, hotels or rental car companies. These newsletters, often list special deals that you may be able to take advantage of if you act quickly. These generally don’t last long, so be sure to act fast if you spot a good deal.

Always allow yourself extra time when deciding to go on a road trip. You never know when things like weather conditions and unexpected detours may put a damper on your “good timing” hopes. You also never know when some cool attraction might just be there along the way, so make some time to enjoy your journey to your destination.

If you are going to travel, make sure you pack some cleaning supplies and sleeping gear. You do not have to go to the extreme, but having disinfectant with you will be very useful if you are going to be on an airplane, bus or other public transportation system. Depending on where you are going, you cannot count on the workers to have everything clean and getting sick will definitely ruin your trip.

When buying airplane tickets you need to make sure to compare the ticket costs with multiple companies before making a purchase. Different airlines charge different fees and while the initial ticket may be cheap, all of the extra fees that are added on can quickly increase the cost of your travels.

It is important to do research before you pick your destination and it is incredibly important to shop around. By applying the advice in this article, you will not only pick the destinations most suited to you, but you will also posses the knowledge to make the most of your trip.

How a coach hire in London can give you an unforgettable travelling experience?

London is a big city full of scenery and beautiful places. You will never have enough with this city. The city has so many beautiful places that your tour will end, but that place will never end. You will always see something new when traveling to London. When you visit London, I recommend bringing your family so you can make the most of your trip. End your business meeting and rent a bus to travel with your family. The bus will be the best choice for you to explore London like true London. Buses are spacious vehicles and your entire family can travel together in one bus. Rent a bus will definitely make your trip enjoyable. In this article I will discuss how London bus rentals can give you an unforgettable travel experience:

driver
Bus rental can make your trip unforgettable with the driver’s service. Buses have professional and experienced drivers. Friendly and professional driver. You are cooperative during your trip. Drivers understand your needs and can also guide you if you are not familiar with location.

Safe travel service
A bus can offer you safe travel services because it is licensed and insured. Committed and professional drivers in bus rentals are instructed to offer passengers safe travel services. They ensure that passengers reach their destination safely and healthily.

No limits
Renting a bus in London can make your trip unforgettable because bus rental drivers do not impose restrictions on passengers. You can travel freely. You will feel at home when you arrive by bus. The drivers of the bus rental company are friendly and let the passengers enjoy their trip. You can do whatever you want while traveling by bus

Fast pick-and-drop service
Bus rental offers a fast pickup service that you don’t have to wait for. Fast collection and delivery services play an important role in the success of your trip.

Price is justified
Buses can give you an unforgettable travel experience because they are equipped with reasonable fees. There are no high fares when renting a bus. They have reasonable fees so you can enjoy your trip to the full.

What is the best bus rental in London?

WellFree items, there are many bus rental companies in London, but make sure you choose a company that is licensed and insured so you can get a safe and reliable travel service. London City Minibus Hire is a licensed and fully insured bus rental company. They can offer you the best bus rentals in London. Consider them when planning a trip with your family because they offer a reasonable price for their bus rental.

Trekking Everest Base Camp 14 Days Itinerary and Cost

Our trekking route to Everest Base Camp is a direct approach to the foot of the highest mountain in the world – the mountain. Everest. Everest Base Camp trips are one of the most exciting experiences for mountain lovers.

However, what makes this hike more interesting is the hiking trail that has been used by famous climbers in recent years.

Cozy tea house lodges keep you warm
This is a hike in the tea house hut which starts from Lukla, one of the highest runways in the world. In addition, the famous high peak and friendly hospitality of the locals (Sherpas); Make the Everest region [the local name “Khumbu”] one of the hottest adventure destinations in the world. A two-week trip to Everest Base Camp is worth gold for lovers of the Himalayas. The lodges are pretty basic with clean sheets and offer good hot food; Even so, they are quite comfortable to protect us from outside elements.

Our Everest Base Camp route offers sufficient time for important acclimatization. In addition, acclimatization often offers more opportunities for successful hikes in the Everest region. A beautiful scenic flight to one of the highest runways in the world – Lukla – opens the alpine world with extraordinary beauty. The air is so pure and colorful that prayer flags fly from the roof and welcome you to this noble region. Well marked roads lead us through the famous Namche and Dingboche villages and Tengboche monastery. which reflects the true Sherpa culture. In addition, we climbed Kala Pathar (5545m). This is the point where we can see the famous climbing route to the legendary peak of Mount Everest.

Details also include walking to Everest Base Camp, where the expedition is preparing to climb the world’s highest peak. Maybe this is why most pedestrians consider this the perfect trip for a first visit to Nepal and the Himalayas.

Key highlights:
Hike to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar with our experienced team of guides and porters. Enjoy stunning close-up photos of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and other famous peaks.
Acclimatization is well planned so that you are safe with your steps across the forest.
A great opportunity to connect with local people to get to know the culture, lifestyle and interesting traditions in the region.
We visited the historic Tengboche Monastery, which was in the shadow of Ama Dablam. The view from here is classic in its own world.
Trigger Factors:
Travel time: 14 days
Note: The journey is quite difficult and challenging … but who ever said that hiking through one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in the world is easy? This trip will be ideal for foreign tourists and first time visitors to Nepal.
Activities: Adventure – trekking
Starting at: Kathmandu
End in: Kathmandu
Track type: TH [tea house] by camping where needed
Accommodation: hotel, camping or lodging (teahouse)
Food: All food on the way
Transportation: flights and private vehicles
Maximum height: 5545 m

Is this increase for you?
Everest Base Camp trips are ideal for beginners on an adventure trip to Nepal. The paths are well marked and used by yaks and locals. Hiking trails are also among the most famous in the world. In addition, the increase occurred in the Everest region, also known as “Khumbu” and is known throughout the world due to its high peak. Apart from the altitude, this area offers tea house lodges and restaurants that offer organic food. However, it is important to remember that the increase is more than 3000 m outside the tree line. This can be a challenge even for those who are physically prepared for such an effort.
However, our trekking route to Everst Base Camp is well planned and gives you 2 full days to familiarize yourself with the slower days after Dingboche and Lobuche. We have arranged your trip so that you can finally prepare yourself for the big climb to Everest Base Camp and to Kalapathar at an altitude of 5545 m to get a breathtaking view of the sunrise, which leaves you almost out of breath. To really enjoy this TripComputer technology article, you should get used to walking 4-6 hours a day for several days while a few days are relatively longer. We recommend that you walk with the speed that is appropriate for you without having to rush. This is a key aspect to enjoying a trip like that in the most popular region in the world. You must be physically fit and active pedestrians to maximize this epic endeavor in d