The Ultimate Travel Guide For First Time Travelers

As common as air travel may have become now, there are still a lot of people all around the world who haven’t travelled by an airplane before. To people whose life spins around traveling this may seem strange but this is a fact we all need to accept. But if you’re one of those people who haven’t had the chance to travel by a plane yet, fret not- there is nothing to be embarrassed about you are not alone. And if you’re planning on getting out there and experiencing air travel then this article is the only thing you need to read to have the time of your life!

1. Research Before Travel:

Since you won’t have much experience in the ways of the airfare make sure that you do loads of research. Ask friends about their travel experiences, browse through the internet and try to get yourself a good travel agent. Because travelling is so much greater than you might think and there are many small details that one needs to consider before travel.

2. Establish A Budget:

This is literally the most important thing you need to do to make your trip a successful one. While you set the amount of money that you are willing to spend for your trip or vacation, make sure that the amounts that you assign have loads of buffer. This means that you should consider emergencies while planning your budget and also calculate the maximum you are willing to spend on something. This will ensure that you end up spending less than your expectations.

3. Get Vaccinations:

Many people usually get vaccinated when they travel internationally, however it is also important you do the same for national travels. This way you’ll prevent yourself from getting any undesired and unnecessary diseases when you travel. Think about it and save yourself the trouble of getting sick by taking care of vaccinations beforehand.

4. Avoid Motion Sickness:

If you’re someone who is prone to motion sickness or other such problems when you travel by road than it is highly likely that you will be affected when you travel by air. So as a precautionary measure make sure you take anti-emetic medicines before you start your travel to avoid discomfort.

5. Keep Important Things Handy:

Stuff like your passport and ticket will be required frequently and you need to keep it someplace where you can readily take it out and where it won’t be lost. Also make sure you have some extra cash with you at all time (keep it in your socks). Just in case you lose your stuff you won’t have a problem travelling around.

Travelling can be hard for even the most seasoned travelers and if you’re someone who’s travelling for the first time then you probably don’t know what you’re in for. So keep the above mentioned things in mind and your travel experience will turn out great. Make your first time travel the best!…

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Time Travel, Higher Dimensions, Teleportation and Quantum Physics – Do They Really Exist?

Man is addictive to his imagination. Starting from the childhood, everyone grows with an imaginary world inside them. Only a very few people see their dream come true because of their hard work, luck or the fact that their imaginations were somewhat realistic. Everyone might not have thought about quantum physics but most of us have wondered at some point as “what if I could have my teenage back?”. Time travel is the concept of traveling in time. It does not merely mean to travel in time, but it really means the control over time.

The puzzling thing in science is that scientists are able to postulate extra dimensions than the physical and temporal dimensions but there is no way to feel them. What does an extra dimension mean? We are bound by time and we live across a time frame. We are all mass (objects with weight and could be felt physically) made objects but there are other dimensions as light and energy. Well we only know of energy as another dimension because we know there is energy. What if there are things that we don’t know? What if there are other dimensions that can interact with our dimensions but not us them?

What if you could travel to any spot in the universe in no time at all? How about you step inside a lift in Australia and press the button and then the lift opens and you are in the United States of America? What if the lift did not travel through any tunnel but you were disassembled into subatomic particles and then reassembled on the destination? Actually that is the thesis under teleportation. Teleportation proposes a method where an object inside a teleportation device would be disintegrated into subatomic particles and be re-integrated into the original object inside another teleportation device in the destination location. This seems impossible but science is scary; the quantum entanglement might show a green signal to this seemingly impossible method.

If the puzzle of science is extra dimensions, then the mystery of science is quantum physics. Decades ago, quantum physics was in much lesser practical stages and was mostly theoretical. Today’s technology has not only taken quantum physics practical but also made quantum physics applied in science. There are already quantum computers (at a very primary stage) operating under laboratory conditions. What is quantum physics? To explain it simple, it is the science with entirely different set of laws when you deal with particles smaller than atoms.

In fact, the time travel, higher dimensions and quantum physics all seem to be interconnected. Quantum physics states that matter could come into existence out of nothing and be destroyed into nothing. This is very much contradictory to the early days’ and today’s science. The Newtonian science stated that the matter nor could neither be formed nor destroyed. The Theory of General Relativity of Einstein brought science to a whole different level when he actually postulated in a simple formula that matter could transform …

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Corporate Travel – Is It Time to Centralize Your Program Again?

Corporate travel has undergone a ton of changes in recent years, the most important being the advent of easy access to airfare via the internet. As more travelers found value in better control over their schedules by using the internet, many organizations loosened their travel policies to allow for travelers to book on their own online. This perceived benefit to travelers has actually cost businesses quite a bit in terms of lost productivity, lack of control over unused tickets, and lack of access to airline programs that can save the company significantly in all areas of travel.

Can we agree that online travel booking, while advantageous in some ways, has not been all we had hoped it would be from the outset? I hear stories from travelers every day about how difficult online booking can be, and how even when using the internet, travelers simply cannot be sure they are getting the best fare. This uncertainty gnaws at travelers and coordinators, and for good reason. It is difficult to be certain of what you are getting online because there is no track record of success, and no level of trust between the organization and the travel provider.

Collaboration between your organization and your chosen travel management provider is critical. This collaboration will reap benefits for your company in terms of a better working relationship and an anticipation of your current and future needs as they relate to the constantly changing corporate travel environment.

Centralized travel needs to make a comeback for the sake of the corporate travel program, and the sanity of travelers and travel coordinators. Because all distribution channels have access to the same fares and rates, there are fewer reasons today to continue with a decentralized travel policy. Executive level buy-in is critical, and it is easy to allow travelers to keep the level of control they like while still requiring travel booking through the preferred corporate channel. Most brick and mortar agencies now offer online booking solutions that can be customized to meet the needs of the unique corporate travel policy.

The benefits of centralizing travel again are many. Here is a comprehensive, but certainly not an exhaustive, list of reasons to regain control of this important but under-scrutinized budget. It will certainly have a positive impact on your company and its ability to serve your customers and improve traveler morale.

  • Access to airline and hotel discount programs through agency and provider contracts
  • Centralized booking allows travelers to be more organized and efficient
  • Unused tickets can be tracked and hotel cancellation policies can be managed
  • Centralized billing of hotels and car rentals
  • More efficient booking processes
  • Effective customer service for the inevitable changes and issues that come up with business travel
  • Customized and centralized financial and accounting reports

Many corporations find that the best solution is a combination of booking options, with most using an online booking portal provided by their agency partner, along with real live agent help when travelers are pressed for time or have …

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Astral Projection Time Travel: Going Back To The Past And Into The Future

One of the reasons why a lot of individuals want to learn astral travel is because of the fact that they want to travel back to the past and into the future. But, is this possible? Can a practitioner really go back to the past and into the future with the help of astral travel? Well, there are some practitioners that claim they were able to go back to the past and also went to the future. This is known as astral projection time travel.

According to those who have undergone astral projection time travel, they say that they were able to go back to the past, but they cannot do anything about it. Although their main goal in learning the practice is to go back to the past and try to make some adjustments with what they have done, they failed to do so. The good thing about it is that they were able to see what really happened during that certain period of time in their past. Things that were previously unclear to them became clearer.

For those who claimed being onto the future, they said that they were able to do some changes with their present lives in order to avoid the unwanted situations that they saw happening in the future. There are no solid evidences, though, that they really went into the future. For this reason, a lot of individuals became interested in learning astral projection because they want to find out for themselves if what other practitioners are saying is true.

According to experts of astral projection, time travel is very possible. This is because you can enter the gates of time that will lead you travel to different time dimensions. With constant practice, one can really explore to dimensions that other average practitioners fail to reach. Through this, you can really explore further and exploit every point in time that you want to go through. Just keep in mind, though, that everything has its own price. So, just be very cautious in everything that you do, especially when exploring the different astral planes.…

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Hotel History – The History of Hotels Throughout Time

The word hotel originated from the French word hotel, derived from the word hote – meaning host. The term originally referred to any building that has frequent visitors. Today, a hotel is an establishment that provides lodging, meals and other services to travellers for a fee.

The earliest record of any mention about paid lodging would be during biblical times. According to the Bible, Mary and Joseph were unable to get accommodations because “there was no room at the inn.”

It was during the Roman Empire that hotels began to proliferate. These were established for the purpose of encouraging visitors to the empire.

According to the Guinness World Records, the oldest hotel that is still in operation today is the Hoshi Ryokan located in the Awazu Onsen area of Komatsu in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It was founded and is still operated by the same family for 1,292 years. The hotel has been with the family for forty-six generations since 718. The hotel was built near a hot water spring which is believed to have miraculous healing properties. Locals still claim this to be real, up to this day. The hotel has 100 rooms and it can accommodate up to 450 guests.

In America, the first inn was recorded to have been established in 1607. In 1792, the City Hotel, the first publicly held hotel, opened in New York. The Tremont opened in Boston in 1809. It was the first modern hotel in America. The Buffalo Statler, the first business hotel in America began its operations in 1908.

Throughout the years individual tastes have changed and it was inevitable that hotels changed according to what the customers wanted. These days, customers can choose from a greater selection.

Customers can choose to stay in a luxury hotel or a budget hotel, depending on their budget or available funds. Hotels can also be classified by service type:

  1. Full Service Upscale
  2. Full Service
  3. Select Service
  4. Limited Service
  5. Extended Stay
  6. Timeshare
  7. Destination Club

For people who want some adventure, they can try out some unusual hotels like the Null Stern Hotel in Teufen, Appenzellerland, Switzerland which used to be a nuclear bunker that was transformed into a hotel. There are also cave hotels in Cappadocia, Turkey and Spain. Costa Rica has Treehouse hotels and Japan has capsule hotels where people sleep on top of each other in rectangular containers. Since it is cold for most of the year in Canada, Finland and Sweden, these countries have hotels that are made out of ice and snow. There are also underwater hotels in Sweden and Florida, USA.

The largest hotel according to the Guinness Book of World Records is the First World Hotel located in Genting Highlands, Malaysia. It has 6,118 rooms. The tallest hotel is the Rose Tower which is located in Dubai. It is 333 meters tall.…

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Golf: Good Senior Exercise, Just Recreation, Or A Complete Waste Of Time?

First of all, I tend to approach topics hoping to discuss them in relation to senior health and fitness.

However, a lot of facts about exercise and health tend to be true at any age, so, there is a lot of overlap.

Overlap or not, many seniors like golf as an activity. Many of these assume they are getting some of the health benefits of exercise by playing a round of golf now and then.

I guess the question we want to answer is this, “Is golf a good senior exercise choice, pleasant recreation, or simply a waste of time… at least as exercise, fitness, and health are concerned?”

Years ago, if you had asked me that question, I would have replied that it was a waste of time. I might have relented enough to say that if you walked, rather than riding a cart, I might allow that it was at least a form of light exercise. But, I probably would not have recommended it as an activity which promoted health and fitness.

I’m older, and, hopefully, wiser now.

First of all, when it comes to health benefits of one thing versus another, these days I believe that getting out of your chair and playing a round of golf, is far superior to just sitting in front of the TV.

Also, in these later years of life, I believe, based on personal experience, as well as a certain amount of research, that even the relatively mild activity of golf, can indeed produce health benefits, if not at the same level as a full cardio workout, or regular resistance training sessions.

While the actual amount of physical activity in a round of golf may be small, it’s better than nothing… especially in older citizens.

Other benefits of regular rounds of golf include the mental stimulation which comes with not only the game, but, getting there. Research has shown that just getting out and doing something, such as driving a car, or a golf ball, can help keep the mind more active and promote brain health.

The sort of social activity, and interaction, which often is a part of the game of golf, has also been shown to encourage brain function.

Interestingly enough, other studies have shown that keeping the mind active can contribute to physical health at any age.

So, in spite of the tendency of many to view the game of golf as mainly a good way to spoil a walk, as an activity, especially for seniors, it can be a little bit of physical and mental exercise… a recreation for both body and mind.…

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