Nov 20, 2018• by Bigaltravelcompanion

Protecting Our Interest When Taking a Taxi In Hong Kong

You may feel somehow being being taken advantage by some taxi service in Hong Kong when traveling. Overcharging and refusal to pick up are common problems appearing in Hong Kong. For example, you...

Nov 17, 2018• by viajoxmicuenta

Subway in Salvador Bahía Brazil

Since August 2018, the subway arrives to the Salvador Airport (SSA) in Bahía, Brazil. It costs 3.7 Reales, which is about a Dollar. You can get it by a free bus (3 minutes trip) then it gets you...

Nov 16, 2018• by adventureswithanna_

5 Ways to Make Travel Affordable

Need a vacation but can't afford it? I've been there a million times. Here are just a few tricks I've used to make traveling more affordable: 1. Use points Does your credit card offer travel...

Nov 11, 2018• by Bigaltravelcompanion

Getting help Inside a Hong Kong MTR Station

After riding on MTR trains, you will find MTR is the most convenient way to reach virtually everywhere in Hong Kong! Admittedly, MTR is not a perfect transportation mean but it is the quickest way to...

Nov 9, 2018• by Bigaltravelcompanion

Taking a minibus in Hong Kong

There is a world difference between Green Minibus and Red Minibus in Hong Kong. Some tourist may not know the difference. Green Minibus accept payments by cash or Octopus Card, whereas Red Minibus...

Nov 1, 2018• by WonderfulTidung

How to get to Tidung

There are three options how to get on to the Tidung Island by boat. Speed Boat: From Ancol and Kali Adem Muara Angke Shuttle Boat: From Kali Adem Muara Angke Ferry Boat: From Kali Adem Muara...

Nov 1, 2018• by Finn Ballard Tours

Using the Berlin public transport system

The Berlin public transport system might seem overwhelming at first, but it's actually quite simple once you get used to it. Train on the Oberbaum Bridge, Berlin, Germany Tickets can be used on...

Oct 16, 2018• by Stephanie Mouawad

101 general Travel Tips

Here are 101 general travel tips you can consnsider before and during your travel journeys. Start traveling. Don’t hesitate or postpone your travels because you don’t know what the future...

Oct 7, 2018• by irisperience

5 Reasons Why I Took A Tour To Montenegro

Montenegro Tours aren't for everyone. But here's my 5 reasons why I booked a group tour during my Montenegro trip. 1. Planning I don't have to do planning. They do it for me. No need to...

Travelling From Sydney and surrounds to Katoomba

Catching the Train The train is one of the fastest and easiest ways to get to Katoomba from Sydney, and we would certainly recommend it as the most convenient and eco-friendly mode of...

Sep 28, 2018• by lori

5 Tips for Ethical Travel

Elephant Freedom Project What is Ethical Travel? Ethical travel is simply being aware of your choices and the impact you are making when you travel. Ethical travel can be anything from eating...

Sep 23, 2018• by Quirky Cruise

13 Tips for Booking Small Ship Cruises

Small ship cruises are often bound for wonderfully far-flung places that involve complex flights and connections, hotel stays before or after the cruise, and things to figure out like tourist visas,...

Sep 17, 2018• by bule homestay cianjur

How to get to Cianjur

Cianjur is 120 km from Jakarta and 80 km from Bandung, so, there are many public transportations from the big cities like Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Bogor. Cianjur Direction to Cianjur from...

Sep 9, 2018• by Passione Italiana

Top tips for travelling in Italy

Beyond the headline sights, what’s a trip to Italy really like? What’s the best way of getting around? What’s the local etiquette? What should you wear? Here are some practical tips to help you...

Aug 27, 2018• by Gttravelblog

6 Tips for Planning the Perfect Daycation

1. Pick Your Destination. The first thing to consider when doing a daycation is your destination of course. When travelling for a day, I would recommend going somewhere that is maximum 2 hours’...

Aug 22, 2018• by Julia T

Guanajuato: Main Bus Station to Historic City Center by Bus

If you come to Guanajuato by bus (typically with ETN, Estrella Blanc, First Plus or Primera Plus), you'll end up in Guanajuato Central Bus Station (Central de Autobuses de Guanajuato, in...

Aug 18, 2018• by Elevation 2310

Reaching Shimla - The Queen of Hills

Namaste! So you're planning your Shimla trip? No worries. I hope the following tips help you with your adventure. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India Reaching Shimla: By Road Shimla is very...

Aug 17, 2018• by juliac

Best Cars for Driving Cross Country

As the final weeks of summer loom, there is no better time to roll your windows down and embark on a cross-country trip. Whether you are visiting family and friends or packing your bags for a big...

Aug 6, 2018• by Daniel Levoho

Going from Kuching (Sarawak) to Belaga

Belaga is the remotest little town of Sarawak along the Rejang river. You have a few ways to get to Belaga from Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak, as a gate way into our country. Take a express...

Jul 14, 2018• by Catriona Kendall

My Top 3 Tips For Travelling On A Budget

This blog post is going to be about how to save money while planning your next adventure.  Flights  I would say the majority of people worry about spending a lot of money on buying their...

Jul 11, 2018• by charlotterick

Tip: Avoid the Yellow Tuk Tuk Scam in Bangkok!

Obviously when travelling you have to be careful, but it helps to know what to avoid before going! On this occasion, it was the 'Yellow Tuk Tuk Scam' in Bangkok. We were stopped by a man...

Jun 28, 2018• by Plush

Cheap way to go from Victoria Airport (BC) to Downtown

There is no direct bus from the Victoria Airport (YYJ) to Downtown Victoria. If you take the bus just outside the airport (bus 88) you'll have to transfer once or twice depending on the route you...

Jun 28, 2018• by Kay Funke

Getting around in Ireland (Republic) - by car

And always beware of animals, cyclists and walkers! Ireland is a small country, and yet, it takes ages to get from A to B. Why? First of all, many of the roads are small and winding, sometimes...

Jun 27, 2018• by juliac

Top Cars for Road Trips

You hear that? Adventure is knocking. The spring has arrived! Birds are chirping, flowers are blossoming, and the weather is prime. This also means that it is a good time to take a really awesome...

May 24, 2018• by Shiraz Umar

Why the United MileagePlus Explorer Card is a keeper

I just recently got an email from Chase and the new benefits that will be rolled out for the MileagePlus Explorer card. Starting from June 1st, cardholders will get 2x the miles on hotel and dining...

May 24, 2018• by Casa Las Tres Naranjas

How to get around in Cuba

In this article we want to share four options about how to get around in Cuba. Before mentioning these options, we have to warn you that transportation in Cuba is relatively expensive. Generally...

May 19, 2018• by Marykatehilmes

42 Tips For Your Trip To Thailand

Below are 42 tips that were compiled during a 1-month exploration of the beautiful country of Thailand! All were experienced and learned first-hand and documented in order to help ease the travels of...

May 16, 2018• by Antony

The pros and cons of flying fixed wing vs. helicopter

New Zealand is renowned for having one of the most dramatic and diverse landscapes of anywhere in the world. It is without question, that one of the best ways to travel and take in this grandeur, is...

May 6, 2018• by Bright Nomad

The weekend in Israel

The Israeli weekend surprises many tourists. It starts on Friday afternoon and ends on Saturday evening after sunset. Sunday is an ordinary working day. There are no buses and trains during the...

Mar 31, 2018• by Clem

Compensation for delays with Thello trains

If you booked a Thello train between France and Italy, you are entitled to compensation if your train is more than 1 hour late, according to the following table: Fill this form to get reimbursed...

Mar 28, 2018• by liu-tw

A guide to Taroko National Park

Taroko Gorge is a National Park located on the Eastern Coast of Taiwan, around 150km away from Taipei. The mountains are crossed by the Liwu River, forming a 20km-long canyon. Shakadang Trail,...

Mar 22, 2018• by liu-tw

Taiwan "no seat" train tickets

In Taiwan, even when TRA trains are full, you can buy a "no seat" ticket. It costs 20% less than the regular price. It means that you have no guaranteed seat, but if a place is free you can sit...

Mar 19, 2018• by liu-tw

Taiwan's Kenting National Park without a car or a scooter

Most guidebooks or blog posts about Kenting National Park will tell you to rent a scooter, but you can actually do without. That leaves you with two main options: walking and taking the bus. All this...

Feb 27, 2018• by tommy7

Visiting Muscat without a car

A big part of Oman economy relies on oil. It makes gas very cheap and that's why the main means of transportation in Oman is the car, making the country designed for cars. Visiting Muscat without...

Feb 27, 2018• by tommy7

Dubai to Muscat by bus

This trip from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Oman is operated by an Omani bus company called Mwasalat, also known as ONTC (Oman National Transport Company). Muscat - Dubai bus schedule The...

Feb 27, 2018• by tommy7

Take your passport with you to book transport tickets

When buying bus, train or boat tickets at the counter, some countries require you to show your passport. It is not always the case, and it is more frequent with trains and boats than buses. Take...

Feb 17, 2018• by Clem

Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai bus schedule

Bus depart from the Bus Terminal 1 (see map below). Prices are the following: VIP bus: THB258, ~2h50 1st class bus: THB166, ~3h15 2nd class bus: THB129, ~3h30 Picture from January...

Feb 17, 2018• by Clem

Don't take speedboats on the Mekong

Even though every guide and every blog will tell you to not take the speedboat some clueless travelers still try to buy tickets. Speedboats are dangerous, uncomfortable, extremely noisy and more...

Feb 16, 2018• by Clem

Cheap transportation in France

Ouigo (train) Ouigo is a low-cost train service offering tickets departing from non-major train stations. Official website here. Blablacar (car sharing) Blablacar.fr allows users to find car...

Feb 16, 2018• by Luis78

Take a picture of your tickets and receipts!

Always take a second to take a picture of every ticket, ATM receipt, invoice, etc, when travelling (and even when not travelling after all). It can turn very useful if: You lose your ticket You...

Feb 15, 2018• by Luis78

Crossing the Georgia-Azerbaijan border by train

The night train from Tbilisi to Baku reaches the border around 2 hours after leaving Tbilisi. Then, the police gets in and collects everyone's passport. Your bag will be searched for any item...

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