September 2017 – My Blog

Month: September 2017

Good Travel in Japan Includes Good Lunch

Good Travel in Japan Includes Good Lunch

Travel Food
Make lunch one highlight of your days in Japan, because food is an important and celebrated part of travel in Japan. Japanese guidebooks introduce foods, cafes, restaurants, bentos, and food souvenirs to buy for your families, friends, and colleagues. Model day trips usually consist of visiting famous sights at your destination, eating local food or visiting a popular restaurant, and shopping for omiyage souvenirs. And those souvenirs are most often food items. Japanese travel programs also focus on local foods. Don't know where you should go? Go somewhere for the food - soba noodles in Nagano prefecture, okonomiyaki and takoyaki in Osaka, yudofu in Kyoto. Plan a trip to eat a local specialty as you would plan a trip to visit a local attraction. Or combine the two reasons to trav...
Essential Money-Saving Travel Tips for Beginners

Essential Money-Saving Travel Tips for Beginners

Travel Tips
Any plans of taking a break after a few months of stressful work? Then, travelling out of town might be a good idea. To ensure that the hard-earned money will go far, here are some of the budget travel tips to keep in mind: • Call the hotel first before booking it through the Internet. Though it's convenient to make travel arrangements online, it doesn't guarantee to give travellers the best possible deals. It's recommended to call the hotel depending on the expected time of arrival and speak with a supervisor or manager on duty. Ask if they can offer an affordable package during the stay. Normally, some hotels would give discounts to travellers who prefer rooms that aren't as coveted as the others. And for those who are celebrating their birthdays or anniversaries, some hotels...
Travelling To and In Antarctica – Modes of Transport

Travelling To and In Antarctica – Modes of Transport

Travel Transportation
How To Travel To and In Antarctica There are two choices for mode of transport when traveling to Antarctica either as a tourist or to work there. It's either by ship or aeroplane, however ship is by far the most popular, particularly for tourist cruises and voyages. Aeroplanes are difficult and risky to get to Antarctica and they are usually reserved for trips by Personnel working there or for emergencies. The main difficulty being weather related, the aeroplane must be able to carry enough fuel to do a return trip on one tank in case it has to turn back due to not being able to land. The trusty sea going ship is still by far the most popular, and I have to admit it is by far the most entertaining - if you don't suffer from sea sickness. Most Antarctica tourism operators hire ice breake...