Travel Tips Archive

  • So you consider yourself a crazy traveler, hey? Well, I’m sure you’ve already heard about STA Travel’s ISIC card then, right? What! You haven’t? Where have you been living??? Dude, get with the times! ISIC is an International Student Identity Card and is the only internationally accepted student ID card around the world. That’s right, the world! The ISIC has […]

    ISIC Card – STA Travel

    So you consider yourself a crazy traveler, hey? Well, I’m sure you’ve already heard about STA Travel’s ISIC card then, right? What! You haven’t? Where have you been living??? Dude, get with the times! ISIC is an International Student Identity Card and is the only internationally accepted student ID card around the world. That’s right, the world! The ISIC has […]

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  • Despite popular belief, travelling is still quite possible during this global economic crisis. While some countries have already hit recession, it is being predicted that Australia, fortunately, will surpass it. This does not mean everything is all well and good here, though;  just today it was announced that nearly 45,000 Australians lost their jobs in the month of December, 2008, […]

    Travelling During An Economic Crisis

    Despite popular belief, travelling is still quite possible during this global economic crisis. While some countries have already hit recession, it is being predicted that Australia, fortunately, will surpass it. This does not mean everything is all well and good here, though;  just today it was announced that nearly 45,000 Australians lost their jobs in the month of December, 2008, […]

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  • . JAPAN: Warning to anyone that has friends or family living here. Never send red Christmas cards to anyone in Japan. Sending red Christmas cards constitutes bad etiquette since, in Asian funerals in Japan, funeral notices are customarily printed in red. This is one mix up you do not want to get yourself into. . . . . . . […]

    Unique Traditions From Around The World

    . JAPAN: Warning to anyone that has friends or family living here. Never send red Christmas cards to anyone in Japan. Sending red Christmas cards constitutes bad etiquette since, in Asian funerals in Japan, funeral notices are customarily printed in red. This is one mix up you do not want to get yourself into. . . . . . . […]

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  • 1. No matter where you are traveling, be sure to take out suitable travel insurance. No one plans for things to go wrong while traveling, but unfortunately sometimes they do. Travel insurance is a great way to be prepared for such problems by providing you with security and protection whilst you are traveling domestically or internationally. Its major advantage is […]

    My Top 10 International Travel Tips

    1. No matter where you are traveling, be sure to take out suitable travel insurance. No one plans for things to go wrong while traveling, but unfortunately sometimes they do. Travel insurance is a great way to be prepared for such problems by providing you with security and protection whilst you are traveling domestically or internationally. Its major advantage is […]

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  • From January 12, 2009 Australians (as well as visitors from 34 other countries) using the Visa Waiver Programme to travel to the United States of America will have to submit their travel information three days in advance of their departure to receive authorization to enter into the USA. This authorization may be obtained online through the Electronic System for Travel […]

    Changes for Aussies entering the USA from January 12, 2009

    From January 12, 2009 Australians (as well as visitors from 34 other countries) using the Visa Waiver Programme to travel to the United States of America will have to submit their travel information three days in advance of their departure to receive authorization to enter into the USA. This authorization may be obtained online through the Electronic System for Travel […]

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