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Tokyo MK Taxi: Stress-free Travel – Here’s How

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Planning your travel properly can save you money and can make your vacation free of stress. Here are some of the best practices for planning your trip abroad. 
Activities and attraction destinations 
Where do you want to go? What places do you want to visit abroad? Activities you like? 
List the things you want to ‘see’ and ‘do’ on your vacation. This may seem the easiest step of all but it is important to make sure to be clear on this one so you could plan your expenses well. 
Accommodation 
There are so many factors to consider in choosing a place to stay. Do a lot of research, read reliable reviews and make sure to choose a hotel that will not only fit your budget but isn’t a total dive. 
Cost-effective and time-efficient transit 
If you plan on renting a car or hiring a chauffeured service upon arrival, it is best to plan those details in advance. Choose the most cost-effective and time-efficient way to piece all the places in your itinerary together. Renting a car can give you a lo…

Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing on Central Kalimantan regency develops tourist village

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A tourist village homestay program initiated by the Tourism Ministry has inspired regions across Indonesia to adopt the business model.
The latest being in Gunung Mas regency, Central Kalimantan, which will allocate funds to create a tourist village in Hurung Bunut village, Kurun district.
“This year, we’re going to allocate Rp 10 billion [US$751,000] of special allocation funds [DAK] from the state budget to build road infrastructure in Hurung Bunut village, which is set to become a tourist village,” said Gunung Mas Regent Arton S. Dohong.
Hurung Bunut village is chosen due to its strong mutual cooperation among the residents and unique characteristics.
The people in the village will be given training and mentoring from the national tourist village council, as well as tools to hone the villagers’ skills. 
“There isn’t a single tourist attraction there but we’re going to make one,” added Arton.
The head of Gunung Mas Youth Tourism and Sports Agency, Sewantapuja, says that currently t…

Online Security Review, Identity Theft vs. Credit Card Theft: What's the Difference?

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Living in an increasingly digital world is great for comfort and convenience, but there's a downside to greater reach in the digital realm: It creates new avenues for theft and fraud.
"Data theft, for both companies and individuals, is one of the top security concerns for 2017," said Garit Boothe, a technology specialist at Frontier Communications. "There's a growing threat to personal information security, but a lot of consumers are left in the dark as to how to deal with the effects."
Yet, despite this growing threat, many people are unfamiliar with the details of credit card fraud and identity theft; let alone how to handle the aftermath of a breach.
In the face of rising risk, knowing what you're up against can help you better prepare for and manage a potential loss. The average person is likely to encounter either credit card theft and identity theft, or both, in his or her lifetime. Let's take a closer look at how those two types of informati…

Cyber Security Tips on how to stay safe online in 2017

Next year is another year of challenge for security experts to provide the best protection to the consumers. We are living in an age where new ways of stealing consumers’ personal and financial data online were always made each day by cybercriminals.
We are aware of this predicament, so we would like to offer some help even if it’s through our posts. We prepared the following tips to help you stay safe online and to ready yourself for the next year filled with internet security challenges.
Always install updates on your software
This should be applied in each of your electronic devices, not just in your desktop or laptop but also in your mobile devices and television as well. It is very important for the general public to understand how crucial updating software is. Software companies are creating new ways to stop cybercriminals’ new ways of stealing your private information, and they promptly release fixes for those vulnerabilities through their updates.
Steer clear of “phishing” scam…

Security and Risk Complaints Online on 15 Tips to Avoid Credit Card Fraud

A person that has been a victim of fraudsters could mean that he or she is not fully protected by his or her bank. We suggest that you must know some steps involved in avoiding credit and debit card fraud to protect your pin numbers, card information, and other private information. Following are some simple tips that could help you keep the thieves at bay.
Use a paper shredder
After reviewing your receipts and bank statements, shred them right away.
Use different pin codes
If you have a few cards, don't use the same pin code on every card.
Don't use personal details as passwords or pins
This kind of information was easy to guess, so don't use your birth date or the first 4-5 numbers of your phone number as your password or pin code.
Don't save passwords on your desktop

Never allow your computer to save your passwords.
Beware of spying eyes
When you are going to withdraw some money at a cash machine in public, be wary of your surroundings and cover up your pin number when t…