Friday, 30 December 2016

Qualities of a Good Tour Guide

Tour Guide with Tourists
A Tour Guide is a person employed to show tourists around places of interest. He/she has the responsibility to cooperate and coordinate with all their tourists, and guide them throughout the trip. A Tour Guide may be for a particular place, city or for the entire duration of the tour. Some people get confused between a Tour Guide and a Tour Manager. A Tour Manager is one who is there with the tourists for the entire duration of the trip, whereas a Tour Guide may be temporary. Tour Managers usually hire Tour Guides for their Group. Sometimes the Tour Managers are themselves the Guide of the Group. In short, a Tour Manager may be a Tour Guide, but a Tour Guide is not always the Tour Manager. In this Blog, we will share some Qualities that all Good Tour Guides must possess. Let’s get started…..

Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Role of Global Positioning System in Travel

Global Positioning System or GPS is a Navigation system that helps you find your uses Satellite signals to determine Location and Directions. It is used by people all over the world to find Directions, Traffic Information, Weather and Distance between Places. It is capable of giving you Real Time Information about your Location and Travel Path. The GPS System has changed the way people Travel. Now they are much more alert and vigilant about their movements. In fact, it has encouraged many travellers to travel without a guide. GPS Devices are fitted in Cars, Vehicles, Buses, Trains, Planes, Laptops, Smart Phones, etc. to track its location. In this Blog, we will discuss the role of GPS in Travel, and How Travelers can use it to their advantage…..

Friday, 23 December 2016

Essentials of a Good Backpack

Backpack Travellers 5
Backpack Tours are famous among many travelers. A Backpack is a small compact bag that can accommodate your stuff for a short trip. It has room to keep clothes that you require for 5-6 days. It is a great option for Solo Travelers. This Bag requires less space, and is easy to carry. It looks small from outside, but has a lot of space inside. Nowadays, travellers don’t like to carry those bulky suitcases. Instead they prefer Backpacks. Backpacks are convenient in flights as well, as they can fit well in the overhead lockers. Backpacks are used in Solo Trips, Small Vacations, Friendly Tours, Adventure Trips and Sporting Expeditions. In this Blog, we will discuss the Essential Items you should carry in your Backpack. People often make mistakes while packing them, resulting in items getting left out. So, take care of the following……

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

The Astonishing City of Melbourne

Federation Square
Melbourne is situated in the southern Australian state of Victoria. Home to over 4 million residents, Melbourne is one of the largest cities on the planet.   It features regularly on the list of World’s Most Livable Cities. Founded in 1835, Melbourne is one of the wealthiest cities on Earth. Decades of Prosperity created a Metropolis filled with Grand Civic Buildings, Cathedrals, Theatres and Parks. Melbourne has always been on the Bucket List of all Travelers. A great influence of immigrants has also made Melbourne a culturally diverse city. A few months back we posted a Blog – “Extravagant Holiday in Australia”, where we discussed travel tips for Australia. Here, we will discuss the city of Melbourne in detail…..

Sunday, 18 December 2016

10 Most Famous Tourist Attractions in the World

Holiday makers
There are thousands of Tourist Attractions all around the world. Some of them are very Popular. These are sights which attract a huge amount of tourists. In this Blog, we will discuss the 10 Most Popular Tourist Attractions in the World. These are attractions which are in the Bucket List of every Traveler. In fact, they also have a huge contribution in their country’s Tourism Industry. These are attractions which you should see at least once in your lifetime. The list is based on Popularity, Footfalls, Traveller  suggestions and Beauty…..

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

How to Prepare for a Bus Trip

Passengers riding in Singapore
Coach or Bus Trips are an essential part of your Travel. Coach Trips are usually planned when you want to Travel by Road, without driving yourself. It’s also a great way to meet new people. Bus Trips are fun when you are travelling on a good road network with scenic views and landscapes. Coach Trips may be long or short depending on your destination. Thus, there are a few things which you need to carry before leaving for a Coach Trip. A few weeks back we posted a Blog – “How to prepare for a Road Trip”, where we discussed about Road Trips by Car. In this Blog, we will share some Tips, Suggestions and Things you must carry while travelling by Bus. Let’s get started…..

Saturday, 10 December 2016

10 Best Holiday Destinations with Visa On Arrival

Travellers on Beach
Tourism has grown a lot in the last few decades. Many small and big countries have opened their doors for foreign travelers by developing favorable infrastructure and attraction sights. These are the countries which earn a lot from tourism. In fact, some of them are entirely dependent on tourism. Out of these countries, there are a few which have either No-Visa or Visa On-Arrival. Countries having Visa On-Arrival charge a nominal fee on arrival, and grant a temporary visa for tourists. They check your Air Tickets and grant visa accordingly. Overall, there are almost 50-60 countries with Visa On-Arrival facility. This list differs from country to country. For Example: US citizens get Visa On-Arrival almost everywhere in the world. In this Blog, we are listing down 10 Beautiful Holiday Destinations where you can Travel without Visa or Visa On-Arrival. Here we go…..

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Group Tours : Basic Pros & Cons

Group Travel to Beach
Group Tours are Tours where a group of people come together to Travel to a common destination. It is a concept which is very popular among tourists. Almost all travel companies offer Group Tours. Group Tours have a common itinerary to travel everywhere together. It is like meeting new people having similar interests in the destination. Groups are usually arranged by Travel companies, where they organise tour for 20-30 people. Some people make their own Groups by including their Friends and Family members. Whatever maybe your preference, it is an exciting way of Travel. Group Tours may be Fun, but they have their own Advantages and Disadvantages. In this Blog, we will share the Pros and Cons of Group Tours. It will help you in understanding the concept better, and take a decision accordingly. Let’s get started…..

Monday, 5 December 2016

The Beautiful Capital of Malaysia : Kuala Lumpur

Twin Towers
Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia.  It is one of the largest and most influential cities in Asia.  Also called as KL, Kuala Lumpur is a multi-cultural Asian city.  KL has a blend of Malay, Chinese and Indian culture.  KL is an economic powerhouse for Malaysia with Ancient Architecture, crowded streets, Modern Skyscrapers and mouth-watering Food. Tourism has contributed a lot to the Malaysian Economy, with KL playing a key role.  In recent years, KL has developed itself as an attractive metropolitan city in Asia. It gives good competition to cities like Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore. A few months back we posted a Blog – “Mystical Malaysia”, where we focussed on Places to visit in Malaysia. In this Blog, we are focussing only on the city of Kuala Lumpur. This is KL in detail!