Taking the Car out of Cardiff: World Car Free Day in the UK and Worldwide

Taking the Car out of Cardiff: World Car Free Day in the UK and WorldwideEvery year, on 22 September about 1,500 cities in 40 countries celebrate World Car Free Day. In order to cut down pollution and to reduce traffic and noise, cars are either banned from large parts of the city centres or other activities and competitions are offered which are meant to encourage the population Continue reading

More comfort, less pollution: National Express adds new Platinum buses for the Black Country

More comfort, less pollution: National Express adds new Platinum buses for the Black CountryTaking the coach is not only cost-effective but also very comfortable – especially so if you happen to live in the Black Country. The coach company National Express has recently invested £8mio in the addition of 46 Platinum buses. The brand-new vehicles currently operate the 529 service between Continue reading

All about the Oktoberfest in Munich (and how to get there by coach)

All about the Oktoberfest in Munich (and how to get there by coach)Only a few more days to go until the world’s largest funfair kicks off and makes millions of visitors travel to Munich. The 183rd edition of the annual Oktoberfest will open its gates to visitors from all over the world on 17 September with the festivities ending on 3 October. Apart from a large number of Continue reading

Visit the UK’s Most Beautiful Historic Castles

Visit the UK’s Most Beautiful Historic CastlesThe UK is a nation with a long history and large parts of it have left their traces in form of ancient castles. From the Middle Ages over Tudor reign and the Victorian era all the way to Queen Elizabeth II – the UK’s castles have been used as residence by many different monarchs and they have been used for many Continue reading

The UK’s Most Beautiful Market Towns

The UK’s Most Beautiful Market TownsThe UK prides itself of numerous attractive cities, which are popular with visitors from all over the world. However, the country also features a variety of smaller market towns, which are also worth a visit. Small traditional pubs and inns, picturesque surroundings and medieval buildings are Continue reading

Southern Railway: 5-Day-Walkout Causes Commuter Chaos

Southern Railway: 5-Day-Walkout Causes Commuter ChaosMonday, 8 August 2016, marked the beginning of a 5-day-walkout staged by Southern Railway staff. The train company, which runs services from Sussex and Surrey to London, Kent, Buckinghamshire and Hampshire, has been the target of strikes for several months now with the dispute focusing on a Continue reading

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: 10 Top Pokémon Nests in the UK

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: 10 Top Pokémon Nests in the UKLooking for Pokémon is a lot of fun but it can also be quite frustrating once you’ve reached a certain level in Pokemon Go. The common Drowzee or Rattata does not tickle your fancy anymore and you don’t even care wasting a pokéball? And even fairly rare Pokémon promising exciting evolutions are already Continue reading

The Lazy Trainer’s Guide to Pokémon Go: How to catch better Pokémon on a bus

The Lazy Trainer’s Guide to Pokémon Go: How to catch better Pokémon on a busWhenever you see a group of people walking down the street nowadays, staring at their smartphones and spontaneously changing directions, then the chances are good that they’re either lost or simply a bunch of Pokémon trainers. The free app “Pokémon Go” takes the 1990s game classic to a new level Continue reading