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Travelling Checklist - Most Important Items to Pack

Coming up with a travel list right before embarking on any trip or journey is the best way to ensure that you get to carry the most essential items with you. However, it can be rather confusing to come up with a list of the most important items to pack especially when you are in a bit of a hurry.

Travel Documents & Finances:

  • Visa
  • Passport
  • Driver’s License / Personal ID
  • Ticket / Travel Reservation / Itinerary
  • Hotel / Accommodation Reservation
  • Comprehensive Travel and Health Insurance
  • Wallet / Travellers Cheques / Credit Cards
  • Cash / Enough Local-Foreing Currency
  • Emergency Contact / Addresses of friends, family, hotel, taxi, airport, car rental / hire…
  • Guide Book / Map / Directions
  • International Telephone Card
  • Airport Names and Codes
  • Travel Journal
  • Pencils for Writing
  • World Standards Times
  • Reading Material / Book / Magazine
  • Laptop’s Serial and Model Number
  • Luggage Tags With Name and Phone Number
  • Confirm Reservation Time!

Personal Hygiene Items / Helath:

  • Prescription Medications (and letter from your doctor to confirm that the medicine was prescribed by a medical practitioner for your condition)
  • Motion Sickness Medication
  • Snacks
  • Necessary Vaccinations
  • Refillable Water Bottle (bring empty, and fill up after security)
  • Antibacterial Hand Wipes
  • Intimate Wipes
  • Deodorant
  • Tissues
  • Hair Comb / Brush
  • Toothpaste / Toothbrush
  • Your Other Personal Hygiene / Cosmetics Items
  • Tampons and Pads
  • Distance and Reading Glasses / Contact Lenses

Clothing and Outerwear:

  • Umbrella / Raincoat
  • Travel Pillow
  • Small Blanket
  • Sunglasses
  • Watch
  • Your Favorite Clothing
  • Comfortable Shoes

Electronics & Gear:

  • Mobile Phone / Charger / Extra Batteries
  • Headphone for Mobile Phone
  • Electrical Adapters and Converters
  • International Power Point Plugs
  • Laptop / Tablet
  • Camera and Memory Card
  • USB / External Hard Drive
  • Currency Converter Calculator
  • Travel Alarm Clock
  • Locks for Suitcase

Tips and Advice:

  • Pack Your Own Laguage!
  • Never Accept, Agree to Transport, Receive or Look After Luggage From a Stranger!
  • Never Leave Your Luggage Unattended!
  • Leave a copy of your personal and travel documents with your family or a friend and take a copy with you.
  • Vist your doctor at least 5 weeks before you leave to discuss International travel health issues, and to allow time for any recommended vaccinations.
  • Always obey the laws of the country you are visiting. Respect local cultures and customs, and always ask permission before taking photos of people or public places.
  • “The best thing a traveler can do is go to a local clothing store and buy a couple of outfits, then no one will ever mistake you for a tourist,” says travel expert John E. DiScala. Plus, your new wardrobe additions make great souvenirs. Dressing appropriately while abroad helps you fit in with locals, receive friendly service, and protects you from standing out to the theft.
  • Write down your laptop’s serial and model numbers (found at the bottom of your laptop)
  • Keep Mobile Phone Recharger, Car & House Keys in Your Hand Bag or Pocket (in case suitcase doesn’t arrive on time or get lost)

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Best hotel in Verona

hotel in VeronaVerona is a city in Veneto, northern Italy with a culture that dates back thousands of years when the city was first created under Roman rule. It has a population of about 265,000 people and is a major tourist destination in Northern Italy. The city is one of the biggest attractions for art lovers worldwide, who flock in by the numbers to get inspiration from its numerous opera locations located on beautifully designed streets. At night, revelers can be found in bars, listening to live music while sipping on cocktails abd exquisite wines. The culture in Verona revolves around fine cuisines, bars and cafes so deciding on what hotel best suits you will depend on your personal tastes and preferences.

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10 must see American destinations

HawaiiEach trip gives you an opportunity to learn something new, see cultural and historical monuments and learn about new cultures. However, some places are more special than others, and it certainly is worth a visit at least once in your lifetime. We are bringing you 10 magical locations you need to visit if you travel to the USA or you live there and you have the need to travel somewhere. more »

Top Hotels In Paris Can Make Your Holiday Memorable!

ParisParis, the capital of France, is one of the most popular cities in the world. Every year Paris attracts around 45 million tourists! Lovingly referred to as the City of Love, Paris is home to famous fashion, art, cuisine, culture, history, architecture and plenty of renowned sights and attractions.

Distinguished Attractions In Paris:

Since Paris offers lots of eminent attractions, sightseeing is one of the best things you can do in the city. When you think of Paris the first thing that comes to your mind is the Eiffel Tower. An elaborate tour of the tower can provide you with an insight into its history. hotel in parisYou can also see the beautiful panoramic view of the city, or even dine at the tower restaurants to obtain a well-rounded experience. You should also visit the Louvre, which comprises of the Louvre Palace and Louvre Museum. The Louvre Palace is among the largest Palaces in the world. In earlier times, it served as the abode of the French rulers. Meanwhile, the Louvre Museum, opened in August 1793, has around 35,000 pieces of art on display and is clearly one of the most visited museums in the world.

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Ukrainian Cuisine

Ukrainian cuisine, though simple, has a nice combination of fresh, smoked and pickled ingredients. Though the cooking techniques are not complex, the dishes many include a huge variety of ingredients.

Borshch Beetroot Soup

Borscht (Borshch) is a famous Ukrainian vegetable soup which contains beets, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, garlic, onion and dill. You can get this borscht soup in about 30 varieties.

Perogy

Varenky (Perogy), which forms a part of the main course, are dumplings which have stuffing of cheese and potato, and is generally served boiled.

Olivye (Salade Olivier) is a famous Ukrainian salad made using chopped and cooked potatoes, boiled chopped eggs, dill pickles, cooked and chopped ham, canned peas, chopped onions and all these are mixed in mayonnaise.

Paska is rich traditional Easter bread which is short and round in shape. The paska is decorated with Easter symbols like crosses or roses.

Kutia is a traditional Christmas dish which is made using wheat, poppy seeds, honey, nuts and delicacies.

If you ever travel to Ukraine do taste these amazing delicacies. Once you eat them, its amazing taste will surely linger in your taste buds for a long, long time.

 

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European Cuisine

Beef StewIf you are traveling across Europe, tasting the best European cuisine should be on the top of your priority list. Collectively known as the Western cuisine, a European cuisine is the combination of the diversified sources of food preparations coming from North America, Russia, Oceania, Australasia and Latin America. The heart of the ingredient of most European cuisines is meat and the servings are usually larger. Most of the dishes served are rich in protein and usually travelers find it an exceptional experience to try out European cuisines of seafoods with sauces and seasoning for a more palatable taste.

Just like the Asian style of food preparation, European dishes are usually prepared with varieties of sauces and condiments. European countries usually share similarities in their dishes and cuisines. If you travel in Russia, don’t forget to try their vodka and beef stroganoff. If you happen to visit Poland, you will find out that the flaki and vigos are a common favorite stew cuisine among tourists. Other countries in Europe use dairy products for adding a speck of taste in their dishes. If there is one cuisine that is common among the various European countries, it is the Kielbasa which is a very popular Eastern European sausage.

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Enjoy New Year's Eve in New York City

New Year's Eve

If you are considering visiting some new places not too far from Canada or other places in the US this summer, New York City will be a great choice. As the capital of the world, it has been exerting a profound impact on the global media, politics, education, entertainment, and fashion. It will be more »

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Luxury Accommodation in Anjuna

Luxury Accommodation in AnjunaIf you are looking for luxury accommodation in Anjuna, there are villas that will afford you the level of luxury and relaxation that you are looking for during your vacation. Some of the features that you can enjoy at the villas is a daily maid service, you have access to managerial staff 24 hours, seven days a week through a hotline in case you encounter any trouble or have any queries and you get transport to and from the airport to your accommodation. Each luxurious villa has a swimming pool and you can expect a high level of security and privacy.

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Finding Good Villas in Orlando

enjoy on swingVillas in Orlando are popular because they have kitchens, meaning people get to save money on food. You should also consider staying in an Orlando villa since you will not be restricted in terms of what you can do and the whole group being together is a lot more fun, among other benefits. There are many villas in Orlando, but some are better than others. There are several tips that will help you pick the best. more »

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Social Problems in Africa

Social Problems in Africa: A Façade for Beauty and Adventure

looking for AdventureSocial problems in Africa are part of what makes this continent a must-see and a must-go destination. Despite being known as the poorest and ergo an underdeveloped continent, it has never left the whole world captivated and enchanted with its promised enigma. more »

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