Author Archives: Bojan

Virtual Reality Travel: New Hot Trend or Just Plain Disturbing?

In a time of continued economic hardship, the average person cannot afford more than the very occasional trip abroad — and even then, that trip might be limited to a short beach vacation in Mexico, as opposed to a month tour of Europe. Fortunately, exciting expeditions are becoming more and more accessible to would-be travelers of limited means. Virtual reality ... Read More »

10 Tips for Beating the Post-Travel Blues

Any traveler has experienced it: that spirit-sapping malaise that can so potently strike on the heels of an extended trip. While the timing and severity of this back-home depression can take you by surprise, the feeling itself isn’t so hard to diagnose. After all, the familiarity and routine of home and work life often jars in contrast to the sense ... Read More »

10 Ways To Travel the World for Free

1) Teach Abroad Spend time teaching while traveling and you will soon make more than your ends meet. If you are working in countries, such as Singapore or Thailand, your weekly paycheck will be enough to cover rent of a nice pad along with a live-in maid and fine dining for every meal. Plus, you don’t even have to have ... Read More »

Largest Aquarium on Earth Sets 5 Guinness World Records

China continues to ramp up its tourist appeal with the construction of a variety of theme parks and shopping centers that are much larger and flashier than the American and European versions upon which they are modeled. The latest in this series of tourist destinations is Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, an aquarium that takes land-based ocean exploration to a whole new ... Read More »

The World’s Highest Ferris Wheel Opens in Vegas

Las Vegas lays claim to some of the most entertaining and controversial shows, bars and gambling opportunities in the world. These attractions make Sin City the perfect destinations for young adults, but they also tend to drive away family vacationers. This lack of family-friendly appeal is changing however, with attractions such as M&M’s World and the Adventuredome proving increasingly popular ... Read More »

Coming Decade as a New Golden Era for Travel

Despite the dire warnings that arrived in the aftermath of September 11th, most individuals remain intent on exploring the world around them. This means flying on planes, boarding cruise ships and traveling by train to their favorite destinations. Based on the latest research, people from all over the world will continue to catch and maintain the travel bug, spurring record ... Read More »

Boomerang Voyage: New Hot Deal for Savvy Travelers

If you are looking for a cruise ship trip that is far from ordinary a Boomerang Voyage may be the answer to your prayers. These exclusive and one of a kind cruise trips are offered to the most elite guests in the world in order to satisfy the demand for increasingly more creative and luxurious vacation options. Cruise Specialists, the ... Read More »

20 Solutions for Terrible Mishaps That Can Ruin Your Vacation

You’ve saved and skimped for that big vacation and now suddenly you’re standing at the airport watching your flight take off without you. Or instead of lying on a stretch of beautiful white sand, you’re in a fetal position on your bed, clutching your stomach in pain. Travel gremlins, they’re everywhere, and you just never know when they’ll strike next. ... Read More »

Chinese Travel Agencies Cross Out Malaysia

The Malaysian Airline disaster has claimed yet another victim — Chinese tourism. As the muddled tale of the missing airline continues to haunt the airwaves, Chinese nationals and companies have begun boycotting both the airline and the country, who many believe completely mishandled the tragic event. Leading the charge are two Chinese online ticketing sites — eLong, which is Expedia’s ... Read More »

Top 10 Insane Travel Ideas For Daredevils

1) Conquer Mt. Everest Mountain climbing is extreme enough for many regular folk, but for daredevils only the highest peaks will suffice. Take Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world, located in the Himalayas with the summit at 29,029 feet above sea level. Climbing Mt. Everest is clearly the most death defying climb for any mountaineer or risk taker. ... Read More »