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Suffer Horrendous Mosquito Bites

As you travel across the tropical and sub-tropical regions, especially Asia and Africa, one of the worst nightmares you face is the dreaded mosquito bites. The warm and damp climates unfortunately provide the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. Mosquito bites can not only cause

Lose Your Luggage

One of the worst nightmares of travelling across the globe is landing at your destination airport only to discover your luggage has not arrived. If you think you are in a small minority of passengers who have had the misfortune to lose luggage you

Fly on Ryanair

You can fly across Europe at amazingly low rates on budget airlines like Ryanair and Easyjet. Ryanair is one of the largest airlines in Europe with over 300 aircraft connecting around 180 destinations. Although you should be prepared to add extra time to your

Been Robbed on the Road

One of the biggest dangers you face travelling across the globe is being robbed. You may become a victim of pickpockets on the busy streets of almost every city in the world, but some cities such as Barcelona, Prague, Paris, Madrid and Rome are

Fly on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is the latest offering from Boeing 7-Series which is designed to be the most fuel economical aircraft from the company. It is the first commercial aircraft to use composite material in the construction of the airframe. The aircraft comes in

Suffer the Dreaded Delhi Belly

This could be the first STEPS for which you really don’t want the points! That said, travelling to foreign lands and experiencing different cuisines especially in countries that may not follow strict food preparation guidelines, may leave you falling prey to the dreaded Delhi

Sleep Overnight at an Airport

As you travel through airports across the globe you often find people from all age groups and income strata putting their head down and spending a night at airports. Circumstances such as flight delays, flight cancellations or being in transit often force people to

Fly on a 747 Jumbo Jet

The 21st January 1970 has gone down as a landmark day in the history of aviation and global travelling, as on this day the 747 Jumbo Jet made its maiden commercial flight from New York to London on a service operated by Pan American

Eat the Smelly Durian Fruit

Found in Southeast Asia, the Durian fruit is not your everyday conventional fruit. It has been called king of fruits due to its enormous size. One Durian fruit can be about a foot long and can weigh one to three kilograms! The husk is thorn covered