Month: November 2013

China Southern Airlines offers a free hotel stay for a long layover. I learned this when a gate agent approached me upon arrival and made the offer for a hotel in Guangzho China during a 15 hour layover. Since then I’ve learned that other airlines offer something similar if the layover is long enough and […]

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport, also known as Manila International Airport serves the capital city of The Philippines. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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KUL-MNL-KUL – I will only use my MNL-KUL

I have this concern about my KUL-MNL-KUL ticket. Can I only use my MNL-KUL ticket? Since I will be coming from Manila on the that time. Do they honor my ticket even I didn’t show up on my KUL-MNL? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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You can try tracking the snow leopard in the Hemis National Park. The trek itself would be for 5-6 days. It would still be difficult to spot a cat. But the trek is usually done in winters since the snow-leopard comes down during that time. Usually, since Ladakh is visited during the summer, you won’t […]

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If you’re male, your pocket (assuming your smartphone fits); preferably not loose pockets though. If you’re female, then in your handbag, but watch out in crowded areas. Those three valuables are small enough and are things you’re likely to need during the day/night anyway. When travelling with your backpack, I’d keep those things in the […]

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When backpacking, what is the best way to protect my valuables?

What is the best way for me to protect my valuables on my upcoming trip to Europe? I will not have the luxury of staying in Hotels all of the time, and will be backpacking a lot of the time. I have both a large rucksack, as well as a fanny pack. Is there a […]

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If you are prepared to pay €15/day, you might just as well stay at a proper campsite (with toilets, water, etc.) I don’t think booking car parks in advance is generally possible (never noticed it in the resorts I went to but I usually stay away from the biggest, most popular resorts) but it might […]

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Skiing in the French Alps – by Van

My brother has a Ford Transit which is spacious and comfortable. Our plan is to drive from London to an as yet undetermined ski resort in the French Alps. We plan to pay for parking in one of the resorts (around 15 euros per day) and sleep in the van for two – three nights. […]

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January is summer time in Argentina and it is the high season. Flight prices will be more expensive than any other time of the year. If you flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, you could consider flying with Lan Argentina instead of Aerolineas Argentinas. If you try to book online with a non-Argentinean credit card […]

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