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‘Travel tips/info for Fiftyplustravellers’ by K.J.S.Chatrath

A glorious view from Greenland.

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AdvantAge Card for senior citizens; http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/travel/advantage-card-for-senior-citizens/article4481753.ece

Tips from a travel expert: Seniors, make the most of your travels; Http://www.fwdailynews.com/blogs/fwdailynews/tips-from-a-travel-expert-seniors-make-the-most-of/article_7780112c-7607-11e2-9259-0019bb30f31a.html

Romancing Nubra valley by Ashis Dutta; http://www.deccanherald.com/content/328841/romancing-nubra-valley.html

Under the Norwegian sun by Padma Ganapati ; http://www.deccanherald.com/content/328840/under-norwegian-sun.html;

Call of the mountains by Lakshmi Sharath; http://www.deccanherald.com/content/328871/call-mountains.html;

Senior tourists (from China) flock to Russia;http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2012-11/17/content_15938012.htm

 Tunnel cuts distance from Manali to Sissu by 33km, The Times of India, Chandigarh, May 2, 2013.

“Ushuaia cemetery, Argentina, Part – II” by K.J.S.Chatrath;   http://gravematters.in/?p=173

IndiGo rolls back fee for its middle seats: http://www.kashmirmonitor.in/news-indigo-rolls-back-fee-for-its-middle-seats-47927.aspx

Off season is the new in season: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-05-26/travel/39538037_1_tourist-season-right-season-tawang

Tips from a travel expert: Seniors, make the most of your travels; Http://www.fwdailynews.com/blogs/fwdailynews/tips-from-a-travel-expert-seniors-make-the-most-of/article_7780112c-7607-11e2-9259-0019bb30f31a.html

 Air India cuts domestic free baggage allowance from 20kg to 15kg: 

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Air-India-cuts-domestic-free-baggage-allowance-from-20kg-to-15kg/articleshow/19924219.cms

Passport office seeks criminal affidavit for infant (10 month old): http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/passport-office-seeks-criminal-affidavit-for-infant/articleshow/19927956.cms

10 Best airports in the world (2013)

2013

 

2012

1

Singapore Changi Airport

2

2

Incheon International Airport Seoul

1

3

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

4

4

Hong Kong International Airport

3

5

Beijing Capital International Airport

5

6

Munich Airport

6

7

Zurich Airport

7

8

Vancouver International Airport

9

9

Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)

14

10

London Heathrow Airport

11

India’s Hyderabad Airport figures at serial no 65, New Delhi at 69 and Bengaluru at 73.

(Source: http://www.worldairportawards.com/Awards_2013/top100.htm)

NOTE: www.fiftyplustravels.com does not necessarily agree with this listing.

Top 15 safest cities in the world: 

  1. Tokyo, Japan.
  2. Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  3. Singapore, Republic of Singapore.
  4. Vienna, Austria.
  5. Zurich, Switzerland.
  6. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  7. Stockholm, Sweden.
  8. Seoul, South Korea.
  9. Munich, Germany.
  10. Copanhagen, Denmark.
  11. Vancouver, Canada.
  12. Sydney, Australia.
  13. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  14. Dublin, Ireland.
  15. Honolulu, United States of America.

(Source: http://americanlivewire.com/safest-cities-in-the-world/)

NOTE: www.fiftyplustravels.com does not necessarily agree with this listing.

10 most dangerous cities in the world in 2013:

1.      San Pedro, Honduras.

2.      Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

3.      Maceio, Brazil.

4.      Acapulco, Mexico.

5.      Baghdad, Iraq.

6.      Caracas, Venezuela.

7.      Mogadishu, Somalia.

8.      Karachi, Pakistan.

9.      Belem, Brazil.

10.  Cape Town, South Africa.  

(Source: http://www.curiosityaroused.com/world/10-most-dangerous-cities-in-the-world)

NOTE: www.fiftyplustravels.com does not necessarily agree with this listing.

summer packages by Goa Tourism.

1)      BeachBumming (Couple package for 4 days and  3 nightsWhats in it:Two full days of sightseeing on GTDC-run coaches in North and South Goa, and a river cruise on boat Shantadurga/Santa Monica.

2)      Coastal Delight (Couple package for 5 days and 4 nights)

Goa Tourism website at www.goa-tourism.com.

 ‘AdvantAge Card’ for senior citizens’; http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/travel/advantage-card-for-senior-citizens/article4481753.ece

Romancing Nubra valley by Ashis Dutta; http://www.deccanherald.com/content/328841/romancing-nubra-valley.html

Under the Norwegian sun by Padma Ganapati ; http://www.deccanherald.com/content/328840/under-norwegian-sun.html.

Call of the mountains by Lakshmi Sharath, http://www.deccanherald.com/content/328871/call-mountains.html

Senior tourists (from China) flock to  Russia;http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2012-11/17/content_15938012.htm.

Tips from a travel expert: Seniors, make the most of your travels; Http://www.fwdailynews.com/blogs/fwdailynews/tips-from-a-travel-expert-seniors-make-the-most-of/article_7780112c-7607-11e2-9259-0019bb30f31a.html

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IMPORTANT: This website does not sell any hotel rooms/air tickets/packages/insurance cover etc.  It is intended only for providing information to the Fifty+/younger travellers and sharing of travel experiences.

The above information is being shared only for the convenience of the readers who are advised to double check the information and satisfy themselves before taking any decision.

 

My otherwebsite is :   www.gravematters.in and blog www.anaap-shnaap.blogspot.com.

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