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Top 7 Gadget Essentials To Have When You Travel

03 December 2016

There are things I cannot live without when I travel like my camera, my iPad, my bare necessities (obviously), and a good pen and journal because you'll never know when inspiration strikes. But, I am not very geeky or tech-savvy when it comes to the latest gadgets. So the infographics below will surely be a great tip for those travelers who like to capture the moment, save the fun and adventure, be up

Traveling is just not to see the world for the travel enthusiasts. Other travelers like to record the places they see and the experience they have. So, below's infographic is a perfect fit for what gadgets you have to take when traveling.



7 Gadget Essentials To Travel With - An infographic by Fab Meets World and Let's Talk Tech

A Quick Weekend Getaway to Subic In a Budget

02 December 2016

If you're feeling cooped or has been dreaming of a weekend getaway with your family or friends without overspending, then Subic is a perfect destination for you.

Subic in Olangapo is a place in the Philippines that is teeming with beautiful beaches, mangroves, and plenty of fun activities to do. It is in the northern part of Luzon which is very close to Manila. Getting there is not very complicated if you are already coming from nearby metro areas like Caloocan, Manila, and Quezon City, and nearby towns along the North Express Way which is one of the main artery leading to Subic, Olongapo. You can either take a public transportation via bus or drive your own car for faster navigation. What ever your choice is to get there, you will surely find your way with GPS, the traditional map, by following the directions given by your travel guide or Subic Hotel booking confirmation's details, or simply follow the street signs.


Accommodation


There are many accommodations to choose from in Subic if you decide to go there with your family or friends. You do not have to spend a fortune to book a family room too. An example is, a family room for max. of 6 pax in Golden Slumber Resort for an overnight stay and the rate is based on today's date in Traveloka when you search for Subic hotels is only Php 3,800 inclusive of tax. You can use the resort's amenities like the pool for a quick dip.


Activities

(Photo credit:  zoobic.com.ph)


There are plenty of things to do in Subic while you are there over the weekend.  You can visit Zoobic Safari and experience nature up close, go trekking or even pet small animals too.

Entrance rates vary for adults and kids:

Adult: Php 545
Kid:  Php 445 (4 ft. and below)
FREE: kids 3 ft. and below

And if you buy your tickets online, you get 10% discount! (Based on Zoobic Safari's website)


If the zoo is not your thing, then you can head on to Ocean Adventure and watch cute dolphins and sea lions perform their acts in front of many spectators. Ocean Adventure has a 4+1 promo right now which costs Php 3,155 for 4 pax and plus 1, making it a 5 pax rate! However, the rate is valid only until 16 Dec. 2016 but there reservation is not required for the 4+1 promo.


(Photo credit: chancesfading.blogspot.com)

Is your group into hiking and marveling on the beauty of mother nature? Then enjoy Pamulaklakin Forest Trail. Here you will get to walk for 30 minutes along a trail with a guide who will teach you how to follow a trail and even give trivia on some of the plants' medicinal properties that you will find along the way.  The entrance fee is also relatively cheap.


Is thrilling activities and adventure your group's thing?  Feel like a superhero or Tarzan as you zip through one three to another with Tree Top Adventure's adrenalin pumping rides like the canopy ride, superman ride, silver surfer, and others. Rates vary per ride or as combination. However, with your Php 100, you will surely have some activity to do in Tree Top Adventure.


Dining


Aside from the thrills and nature encounters, there are plenty of food outlets to try to satisfy your cravings without burning a whole in your pocket.  Check out some local food outlets in Subic and stretch your budget to enjoy your meals.

Hotshots - a Garden Fresh salad will cost your Php 179 and the Filipino Style Barbecue is only Php 159.

The Coffee Shop Restaurant - known  now for their coffee but for their giant tacos for only Php 90!


Or you may even try the ubiquitous McDonald's, Jollibee, amongst others.


So, stop thinking about that weekend trip you have been longing to take and just do it! Having fun with your family or friends need not be costly as you can split the cost amongst other members of the group so everyone gets to enjoy and save too! Happy trip!




Here is your December Travel Guide for 2016

Your December travel guide is here! And it's packed with many fabulous destinations to visit even during winter time.

If you're traveling in the US, then you're in for a lively holiday season! You can live it up in Vegas, or party with the world in New York, and spend the holidays on a festive road trip with Tours4Fun.com! Book your perfect getaway now and get your inspiration and fabulous deals in this December Christmas Travel guide from Tours4Fun!



December (Xmas) Travel Guide - World’s best holiday markets - include christmas-themed products for last-minute shoppers, Tropical escapes, Northern Lights (Las Vegas, Frankfurt Christmas Markets, Los Angeles, Jackson Hole, New York, Hawaii)



Black Friday Offers From Little Passports

22 November 2016

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Exclusive Little Passports Offer!

I am excited to announce that we have 1 day early access to the Little Passports Black Friday sale! With all the other holiday shopping you have to do, this is a perfect chance to cross the young explorers in your life off that list!

This sale is BIG with 60% off the first month of any subscription!

You can take advantage of our early access to The Little Passports SAVE60 sale starting Monday, 11/21/16. Use code:SAVE60 at check out. 




**This promotion is valid online only at www.littlepassports.com. To redeem enter code SAVE60 at checkout. Offer valid on new subscriptions only and cannot be combined with any other offers and/or applied retroactively to previously placed orders. Offer not valid on Personalized Products and Shop items. Offer excludes shipping and taxes. Offer valid from November 21st, 2016 at 8:00AM EST to November 27th, 2016 at 11:59PM EST.

Hurry, this sale ends on Sunday, 11/27! 

Getting Prepared for an Extended Boating Excursion

05 November 2016



The ability to travel for an extended period of time on a boat is something that is appealing to many people. In addition to actually getting too a far away and exciting location, the journey itself is exciting. It is a relaxing and fun way to travel. The following tips can help you if you are preparing for an extended boating excursion.

One of the most important things is making sure that you have a boat that is worthy of going on an extended trip. It may be necessary for you to purchase Sabre yachts for sale or to do some work on the boat that you currently have. Either way, you need something that is going to be appropriate for the trip that you plan to make.

Preparation is the key to a successful boating excursion. You could never prepare too much for a trip like this. Part of the preparation is mapping out more or less where you would like to go and when you would like to get there. Look at places along the way where you will be able to stop in order to purchase supplies, deal with any boat repairs that need to be done, or in case of an emergency.

You also need to prepare all of the supplies that will be needed. The amount of supplies that you need will depend on how often you plan to stop along the way. Depending on the route you take and your destination, you may be able to stop every few days in port cities to get more supplies. Or you may need to pack supplies that will last for several weeks.

It is very important to let a trusted friend or someone else know where you are going. Give them a list of all of your destinations and the time that you think you will arrive in each location. Tell them how you plan to communicate with them and other individuals. In case an emergency arises, they will know where you were going and when you were supposed to be there.

Seriously consider your boating experience. If necessary, go on several smaller excursions in order to build your experience. Or work with a professional or someone who has gone on long distance boating excursions in order to get tips and advice from them. You can never be over prepared for a trip like this.



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