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Have you ever faced the trauma of losing your prized possession while travelling? I bet you may have at some point of your time or the other. The same happened with me a few weeks ago as I was travelling to Jakarta, Indonesia from Hong Kong. I was flying to Jakarta via Garuda Indonesia for a business trip with a couple of colleagues and had a stopover at Singapore Changi Airport for about 2 hours where I misplaced my laptop while at munching at the lounge. Till the time I realized that my laptop was not with me, it was a bit late as I...

What is the lowest common denominator of all good travel apps? They are here to help you with something that you didn’t even realize you need helping with. With the App Store and Google Play brimming with boldly advertised apps, it’s always good to separate truly useful ones from those that only serve to justify their developer’s existence. Cheap data roaming Whoever has burnt their fingers on accidental or unsuspecting data roaming escapade knows how ridiculously high phone companies charge even the simplest online tasks, like sending...

Nowadays, the aviation industry seems to be the point of sorrow. The peak is the falling of the Airasia QZ8501 that makes all of the passengers and the crews died. It is found that Airasia QZ8501 is one of the most sophisticated planes. However, it is not automatically the guarantee of safety. It is because the operator is human being and the human error cannot be avoided. The Accident of Airasia QZ8501 and Flight Safety Actually, the flight safety can be improved when the operator of the plane follows the rules. Before the flight, there...

So you want to explore the world, traveling to places, yet still do not know which best place to visit? You are ready to backpacking and still confuse about where to start? Lots of websites and blogs are available to give you reference about places to go and to stay in your destination, sometimes with complete guide about the place. As backpackers are very adventurous as well as very budget-conscious, you need the best reference before visiting certain place. List of Useful Websites for Backpackers For backpackers, below are top useful...

Traveling used to include many different and useful things like backpacks, maps, etc. but today, most people would agree that the most important thing you should have while traveling is a smartphone. Why is this so? It’s very simple; a modern phone includes very useful and practically necessary things for travelers, like an online map with most places you would need to visit. But there is another thing which is also very helpful in your “expeditions” – android apps. Photo credit: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ This is why I...

Posted on Jun 15 2013 - 1:43pm by TravelFore
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Gone are the days when backpackers simply shoved travel towels and weighty 1000-page guidebooks in the their 80-litre packs. In 2013 it’s all about the time and money saving technology, to make that trip of a lifetime, that little bit better. With that in mind, here are our top technological, travel gadget tips, for 2013! SpareOne Mobile Phone In a nutshell, this is the only mobile phone ever that...

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Breakaway has hit the cruising industry like a whirling dervish — receiving great reviews from her early passengers and creating some serious buzz. I was one of the lucky travel industry professionals to be offered a place on the 2-day Pre-Inaugural Cruise onboard the Breakaway, and took advantage of it by checking out as many areas as possible, eating at five different restaurants, and, of course, inspecting the technology of the new vessel. Let’s break down the Breakaway. Norwegian Breakaway Mobile...

Bali reigns as the top tourist destination in Indonesia and Malaysia Airlines has accordingly increased its service to Denpasar and the nation’s capital, Jakarta. Starting this August, the airline will increase service from three to four times daily from Kuala Lumpur to Denpasar. Malaysia Airlines will also increase its Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta service from 46 to 49 flights weekly beginning July 17. More information visit malaysiaairlines.com window._aybollw=window._aybollw||[];_aybollw.push(["id", "10140"]); ...