Probably one of the first things that will come up while planning your visit to London is the plain and simple fact that transport is not the cheapest available. If you’re traveling on a budget – do not fear, the city provides as many means of transport as you can imagine and cycling is definitely . . . → Read More: London on Two Wheels
There are all kinds of ways to travel around New Zealand. You can explore the different car rental options and drive yourself around (it’s a relatively small country, like the UK). There are companies that drive small numbers of travellers around. There are notice boards on and offline where travellers sell second, third, or even . . . → Read More: Magic Bus New Zealand
By Travel Writer Bradley Fink
When planning getaways, many tend to overlook the islands of Cape Verde. Butthis archipelago is one of the world’s most spectacular island chains.Magnificently scenic, exotic and diverse, Cape Verde is a great escapefrom the hordes of Paris and London.And what’s more, withbudgetbungalows,mid-rangehotels, and a growing number of resorts, there are . . . → Read More: Getting Away to the Cape Verde Islands
Step number 1: Set up a signal fire.
Step 2: Sleep on the beach until the boat gets here.
Step 3: Frantically flag down the boat with any available materials…ie: neon yellow rain jacket.
Step 4: Desperately try to get an overloaded boat out over the breaking waves and safely into the . . . → Read More: How to leave a rocky, wave-filled, bay on the southern beaches of Bioko Island.
Although it took them two months to get me my student discount card, I really wanted to buy my flight through the STA site. Their customer service is impeccable, they have great reviews, with an easy to use layout, and customizable flights/trips. PLUS (my favorite): their website has a lot of information geared specifically towards . . . → Read More: STA.com: Why hast thou forsaken me?
Who said that buying a round-the-world ticket was easy? I’ve just spent the last hour trying to get the LD (or low down…for all of you 90′s spawn) on the various groups offering RTW tickets. There seem to be an infinite number of factors to consider: Which airlines? Where do they fly? Flexibility? Number of . . . → Read More: Wine gives you wings! (or helps you buy them online)
Some unintentional humor on a train from Frankfurt, Germany to Prague, Czech Republic
Airwaits: To wait, without certainty, for an overworked and underpaid airline staffer to relay unreliable flight information. Can also apply to hours-long delays involving (but not limited to), dripping bathrooms, dried out sushi, and nonexistent or broken outlets.
I recently experienced an Airwait. Twelve hours of airwaiting, to be exact. In reality, airwaiting really isn’t . . . → Read More: Airplanes, Airports, Airlines…Airwaits.
Watching Northern Italy roll by
Traveling overland (that is, traveling sans airplane) is not a new concept, per se. However, a renaissance of sorts is happening with the growth of eco-tourism and environmentally responsible travel.
Counting castles while cruising (cheaply) down the river Rhine (that’s a tongue twister)!
Personally, I’m a huge proponent of . . . → Read More: Traveling sans airplane!
Driving on the autobahn is a little scary, let’s be honest. I would know because I drove on it! In the summer of 2006 a few friends and I decided to do a two-week tour of Germany. After doing the math, it was cheaper for us to rent a car (even with gas costs) than . . . → Read More: How to drive on the autobahn in Germany…and survive!