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

National Express launches the UK’s first coach infotainment system

National Express launches the UK’s first coach infotainment systemIf you always thought that flying is the most comfortable and entertaining form of travelling then be prepared to be disabused of that misconception. Last Monday, the coach company National Express launched the UK’s first coach infotainment system allowing travellers to stream film and TV shows on their own devices. Continue reading

Save more than 70 per cent as coaches keep Britain moving on Christmas

Save more than 70 per cent as coaches keep Britain moving on ChristmasThe annual Christmas rail shutdown will leave many Brits clueless about how to get from A to B over the holidays. This year, however, might result in even more severe trouble for travellers: in addition to the lack of rail service on Christmas Day, a potential Southern Railway strike, airport strikes and around Continue reading

megabus Winter Sale: Fancy a free trip to the UK’s January Sales hotspots?

megabus Winter Sale: Fancy a free trip to the UK’s January Sales hotspots?Travelling by coach is cheap anyway but this January and February it’s even more affordable: between 9 January and 9 February 2017 megabus is giving away 20,000 free tickets. Since you’ll only have to pay a booking fee of 50p, it’s the perfect opportunity to thoroughly indulge in the January Sales while steering clear Continue reading

Top 5 James Bond Locations in the UK

Top 5 James Bond Locations in the UKHis name is Bond, James Bond. The stories of the world’s favourite spy captivate millions of movie fans worldwide, which is why it’s no surprise that the filming locations of the Bond movies rank amongst the UK’s most popular tourist destinations, ranging from the iconic MI6 building at Vauxhall Cross to the Continue reading