Why a Travel Pillow Is the Perfect Travel Companion

Traveling on a train, a bus or an airplane isn’t always the most comfortable, especially if sitting in an economy seat. However, there are several steps that can be taken to make the travel experience more comfortable. A simple solution to improve the conditions is to invest in a travel pillow. Let’s take a look at a few of the most appealing benefits: Fully supports your head Many passengers traveling on a train or an airplane aren’t able to sit comfortably in their seat or even reach the headrest. Also,…

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Traveling Is A Way Of Attaining Peace FOR The Soul

Travelling is a thrilling experience for a lot of people. It gives them the adrenaline rush they are looking for and makes them exhilarated about all that is related to travelling. The travelling lust is quite hard to resist and there are people who cross all limits of fulfilling all the wishes and desires that they hold for travelling in their hearts. It can turn out to be an amazing experience only if one plans it perfectly and takes care of all the little to do things that should be…

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Tracing Old Scottish School Records

In search of old school records from Scotland I am searching for old school records (1840s-1860s) in order to find out which school my ancestors attended. I understand that it was not compulsory for parents to send their children to school until 1872 but surely there must be records somewhere in Scotland which references to the pupils. My great grand parents are Robert Stewart who was born at Old Kilpatrick in Dumbartonshire in 1842 and Margaret Cochran(e) who was born at Helensburgh in 1834. Robert’s parents were William Stewart and…

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6 Useful Luggage Accessories for Organized Travel

Luggage accessories are a practical and handy solution to make organizing your bags or paperwork easier. They can range from the convenient items like travel wallets and packing cubes to those items that improve safety, such as the security straps. Let’s take a look at a few of the most useful options to get ready for traveling: Travel wallet A travel wallet is a very convenient item for the frequent traveler with its ability to keep items like the passport, money and tickets safe. They can also include multiple small…

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From Burning Trees To a Lighthouse

The Columbia drains a watershed area of about 259.000 square miles. The force of this great river meets the Pacific Ocean’s massive mix of shifting channels, violent seas and high winds making for extremely dangerous navigation. Also, despite its wide mouth, mariners, historically, were often unable to find it. About 1812 a beacon was erected on top of the 700 foot cape by Hudson’s Bay Company Employees in order to assist the Beaver (the company ship) in finding the entrance to the Columbia River. They raised a flag and set…

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Reasons Why Travelling Is the Best Hobby

Going on a road trip, exploring new places, cuisines and learning the culture does rivet you, right? Then yes, travelling is indeed your hobby. You are a wanderlust and seek adventure. Travelling is fun and at the same time rejuvenating too. It enriches the soul. We leave a tiny part of us with our travel diaries and learn more about ourselves. Travelling might be an addiction to many of you and world tour the biggest dream so congratulations you are on the right track because travelling is certainly the best…

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4 Myths That You Can Dispel and Travel Kenya Safely

You don’t need to be scared to go on safari. When CNN described Kenya in 2015 as “a hotbed of terrorism” it called attention to some crazy myths that must be prevailing to prevent travellers coming to Kenya. I want to address some of these myths to help put your mind at ease and feel confident to experience that bucket list safari you’ve always wanted. This won’t be a marketing spiel; I live in Kenya so I know the good, the bad and the ugly and will share all of…

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What Truly Is a Pnr?

If you are uninitiated about the entire process of train travel, and to what exactly is a Train PNR status,this may just be your ready-reckoner. PNR stands for ‘Passenger Name Record’. It is a 10-digit number that is printed on your ticket. PNR status in the Indian Railway, acts as a unique identity of each and every passenger who travels by the IRCTC. It is interesting to note that whether you may have booked your ticket online or through a railway station counter, a PNR number is always assigned to…

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Everything That Is Exotic In New Zealand

New Zealand Itinerary, New Zealand Tours from India New Zealand, a travelers pride and dream come true destination. A country that offers its finest to everyone visiting it be it for holidays, adventure activities, honeymooning or spending some family time together. Age is just a number when you are in New Zealand. Everyone has something to do here, old or young. Even the younger ones have adventure activities specially designed for them like rafting or snow skiing or mini golf courses. So, simply put no one gets bored in New…

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Choosing the Best Educational Tour Operators in India

Educational tours are great, especially when they add value to what students have been learning in class. It is a great way to unwind and have a new perspective about life. It offers students a new way to think and a chance to experience new customs and practices. The world is full of things to enjoy and experience. Best Educational tour operators in India make it possible for different subject students to travel. Some of the educational tour subjects that are covered in India include: Art and design History and…

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