Spend Valentine’s Day in Paris!

Spend Valentine’s Day in Paris!There’s only a few more days to go until Valentine’s Day. If you still don’t have a present then there’s no need to panic and to resort to the usual gifts, which are flowers and chocolates. In case you want to spend some quality time with your significant other, we recommend surprising him or her with a spontaneous weekend Continue reading

Long-distance travel: How to discover foreign countries by coach

Long-distance travel: how to get around in foreign countries by coachFinding and booking a coach to get from Manchester to Liverpool is easy but did you know that you can also use CheckMyBus to plan trips in more distant parts of the world. No matter if you book a journey to Thailand, the US or South America – CheckMyBus allows you to look for cheap coach trips in many parts Continue reading

Coach travel with children

Coach travel with childrenTaking the coach is one of the most affordable and eco-friendly ways of travelling but it can also be fairly time-consuming. If you’re an experienced traveller, then this won’t bother you too much but if you’re travelling with children, it’s a different scenario. This is why we came up with some pieces of advice Continue reading

Fancy a skiing holiday? Take a coach to the French Alps!

Fancy a skiing holiday? Take a coach to the French Alps!A skiing holiday is fun for the whole family, no matter whether you prefer snowboarding, actual skiing or whether you’re just there for some nice walks through a winter wonderland. Winter holidays, however, can be a bit expensive, which is why it’s a good idea to look for budget travel options. Continue reading

What is bus bunching?

What is bus bunching?Does the following situation sound familiar? You’re waiting for your bus, which was supposed to arrive five minutes ago. After a few more minutes your bus is finally arriving but instead of one bus there’s two buses right after each other. This situation is not just a daily nuisance but also a scientifically studied Continue reading

Visit Hull, the UK City of Culture 2017

Visit Hull, the UK City of Culture 2017Should you be planning a nice weekend getaway for 2017, we recommend steering clear of the obvious choices such as London, Brighton and Bath. Instead you should make sure to visit Hull, this year’s UK City of Culture. The city will surprise its visitors with 365 days filled with culture, arts and history and events Continue reading

Say Farewell to 2016: The UK’s Best New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Say Farewell to 2016: The UK’s Best New Year’s Eve CelebrationsWe’ve survived Christmas, which means it’s about time to start planning New Year’s Eve. While firework displays can basically be found everywhere, some places go the extra mile and make the last night of the year one to remember. So, if you want to bid farewell to 2016 in style then you should read on because Continue reading

The Top 3 Most Christmassy Locations in Film History

The Top 3 Most Christmassy Locations in Film HistoryIn the 2003 rom com Love Actually Bill Nighy claims that “Christmas is All Around”. But isn’t that a fairly blatant generalisation? After all, it’s quite obvious that some places are a tiny bit more Christmassy than others. To find out which location is best at spreading Christmas cheer, CheckMyBus Continue reading

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Get Festive at the UK’s Nicest Christmas Markets

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Get Festive at the UK’s Nicest Christmas MarketsThe Christmas Lights are switched on and the smell of mulled wine and roasted almonds fills the air: This means that it’s about time to check out this year’s Christmas Markets. While the UK has long refused to fully embrace this continental tradition, every town and city nowadays has at least one Christmas Market, Continue reading