Bragpacker Round-Up – Travel News – Week of September 16th

If you’re a travel junkie, then you’re going to enjoy our brand new Bragpacker series! Our weekly series rounds up travel news so you can stay updated with the latest happenings, tips, offers, gadgets and trends pertaining to the world of travel.


1. Tiny Houses Are The Next Big Thing In Travel

Millennials who love anything with an Insta-cute factor have started finding “tiny” homes appealing while travelling. Petite Retreats, for example, has found a lot of luck with their group of tiny homes scattered throughout the States. Added bonus – these “tiny” homes are eco-friendly, which makes them even more appealing for millenials who are more likely than Gen X to actively seek out and support sustainable tourism efforts. Also, they are certainly a cheaper stay option for those on a budget!

Read more on Mic.com right here.


2.  The Trip You Should Take This Fall, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

If you love astrology, then perhaps you should take your zodiac sign into consideration when planning that relaxing vacay this fall season.

Read more on TravelAndLeisure.com right here.


3. On Travel: What To do When You Lose Your Phone While Traveling

According to Asurion, over 29 million phones disappear each year. What if you lose your phone while travelling? Well, there are a few useful tips to avoid getting into this dreaded situation, and also helpful advice on what to do if you are caught in this tricky situation.

Read more on MercuryNews.com right here.


4. Kerala Ready To Receive Tourists In All Major Travel Destinations

After a series of unfortunate occurrences, “God’s Own Country” is getting back on track to become India’s most favorite holiday destinations, one more. A huge chunk of 83-crore fund allocated for marketing and promotion will be spent toward this effort, with a new campaign called “Kerala Is Back.”

Read more on MoneyControl.com right here.


5. Uber Air Taxi Could Cut Travel Time In Mumbai By 90 Percent

Mumbai peeps, if you feel your whole life is going to be spent stuck in traffic, there is some hope for you. Uber is targeting to have electric powered vehicles fly in congested cities for up to 100 kms trips. IF this works out, it will just be a matter of years before the 100-minute road journey from the airport to Churchgate is completed in just 10 minutes!

Read more on News18.com right here.

Stay tuned for next week’s round-up, which focuses on interesting gadgets to use while travelling!

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