Sunday, June 29, 2014

24 Of The Smartest Travel Hacks You’ll Ever Need. #22 Is Crucial.

Here are some travel tips that will make your next adventure a little bit easier.



1. Use a private or incognito window when booking flights and hotels online.

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Travel sites often track your visits and will raise the price simply because you've visited before.

2. Put a dryer sheet at the bottom of a suitcase to keep your clothes smelling fresh.





3.To reduce wrinkling in folded clothes, use tissue paper.


To reduce wrinkling in folded clothes, use tissue paper.
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4. If you have clothes that need to be folded, use tissue paper to keep them from wrinkling.





Save space by rolling clothes instead of folding.
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5. Use a pill container to keep jewelry organized and untangled.

Pill containers make great organizers for jewelry.
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6. Keep loose chargers and cables organized with a glasses case.

Glass cases are perfect for chargers and cables.
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7. Put socks and underwear inside your shoes when you pack to save space.

Put underwear and socks in shoes to save space.
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8. Use straws to carry travel-size amounts of skin care products.
Use straws to carry travel-size portions of products like shampoo, conditioner, SPF, and others.
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9. Use a binder clip to protect the head of shaving razors.

12. Keep your headphones from tangling by winding them around a binder clip.




Wrap headphones around a binder clip to prevent them from tangling.
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13. Keep hair clips tidy with an empty Tic Tac container.
Keep hair clips handy in Tic Tac containers.
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14. When packing, line collars with a belt to keep them crispy.
Use belts to line collars to keep them crispy.
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15. Keep your travel-size containers and refill them, instead of buying new each time.

Refill travel-size containers instead of buying new each time.
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16. Use a spring from an old pen to protect chargers from bending and breaking.

Use a pen spring to protect chargers from bending and breaking.
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17. To use Google Maps offline, type “OK Maps,” and the visible area will save for future access.

Use Google Maps offline by typing “OK Maps” and the visible area will save for future access.
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18. Instead of buying water at the airport, bring an empty bottle along and fill it up after passing security.

Save an empty plastic water bottle and refill it after passing security instead of buying water at the airport.
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19. When reserving airline seats for 2 people, get the aisle and window.




If no one takes the middle seat you get a full row, and if someone does, just ask to switch so you can sit next to your travel partner.When reserving seats for two people, choose the aisle and window seats. If no one takes the middle seat, then you get the full row, and if someone does, then just ask to switch seats so you can sit next to your partner.


20. If you forget your wall plug, charge devices through the USB slot on a TV.


If you forget your wall plug, you  can charge devices through the USB slot on a TV.



21. Every time you start a new SD card on your digital camera, take a quick self-shot.

Use the camera in your phone


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22. Get the WiFi password for many establishments by checking the comments section of FourSquare.



Get WiFi passwords by checking comments on FourSquare.

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23. For bonus points, travel with a power strip and be the airport hero.


Bring a power strip and be a hero for other travelers.









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24. On your last day in a foreign country, collect all your loose money and give it to the homeless.


On the last day of your trip to a foreign country, collect all of your loose change and give it to the homeless.
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credit/source: http://www.lifebuzz.com/travel-hacks/

Photos credit to the writer's sources.
I wish I had known some of these years ago, they would have saved me so much time and money. Share these helpful tips with others.

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

12 Awesome Beds in Tiny Spaces

Do you live in a tiny apartment? You’re looking for more space, but have no ideas? When it comes to living in a tiny house we have to get creative. Here are some awesome ideas where to put a bed in a tiny space! 
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1. Bed Hanging From a Ceiling

Bed Hanging From A Ceiling
Great way to open up a small place – hang your bed from a ceiling! Just imagine how much space this bed can save if you have no bedroom to put your bed in. It hangs from the ceiling, so it frees up a lot of space on the floor for other things.

2. The Living Cube

The Living Cube
This is not just a simple bed! It’s a living cube. You have everything you need here – entertainment center with tv and books, closet with clothes and shoes and bed on top! Perfect!

3. Bed in the Air

Bed In The Air
This awesome apartment is located in Camden, London. Who cares if it’s tiny, it looks amazing with this bed hanging in the air! And the best part about this bed is that it’s just a feet below the light, thanks to a wrought iron basket mounted to the ceiling, so you can wake up with the sun.

4. Cool Bunk Beds

Cool Bunk Beds
Bunk beds are getting more and more stylish! Just look at these ones. They are simple, easy to make and yet look so modern! If you have a big family and just one kids room, these bunk beds would be perfect for you!

5. Couch Turns Into a Bed

Couch Turnes Into a Bed
This is a great way to save space in your tiny apartment. You can have a comfy couch during the day and a bunk bed during the night. It’s a great solution for a family with kids and just one bedroom!

6. Hidden Bed

Hidden Bed
This is a great concept for a tight spaces and it looks simple and neat! One more good thing – there’s no easy eye access from curious visitors, so you don’t have to worry if you’ve made your bed every time someone pops by!

7. Bed Above the Toilet

Bed Above The Toilet
When you don’t have much space, you really have to be creative. If you have high ceiling you can put your bed above another room, maybe the toilet like in this cozy small apartment in Barcelona!

8. The Red Nest

The Red Nest
Space maximization is a growing trend so designers are trying to think of the best kind of furniture for a small apartments. This apartment in Paris is just 23 square meters, and the designer managed to include a bedroom, a home office and a dressing area. Pretty cool, huh?

9. Treehouse bed

Treehouse Bed
Build a treehouse inside your apartment! Imagine how can you use all that space bellow it! And who didn’t want to have a treehouse when he was a kid? Great idea for a kids room!

10. Bed Inside The Closet

Bed Inside The Colset
Well, this one is classic. When you don’t have much space, then you have to think about putting bed inside the closet (and also one on top of it). This one even has a place for a working desk!

11. Double Couch and a Bed

Double Couch and a Bed
This awesome double sofa can be easily converted into a bed! It’s a really great space saving solution for all the people living in a small apartments.

12. Adult Loft Bed

Adult Loft Bed
In small apartments, space maximization is everything. Here is one great example of it. The black loft bed fits perfectly here, and it frees up a lot of space for other things!
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credit/source: http://apartmentgeeks.net/12-awesome-beds-in-tiny-spaces/