Visit the World’s Most Tourist-Friendly Countries of 2017

Visit the World’s Most Tourist-Friendly Countries of 2017When looking for the perfect holiday destination, there’s a lot of things to be considered: Are there any entry restrictions? How do prices for food and drink compare to those at home? How many interesting sights and unique landscapes are on offer? Is it easy to get from A to B and to travel across the country? Continue reading

Bloomsday 2017 in Dublin (and more weekend getaway inspiration for book nerds)

Bloomsday 2017 in Dublin (and more weekend getaway inspiration for book nerds)On 16 June, the Irish – Dubliners in particular – celebrate Bloomsday to commemorate James Joyce’s classic epos Ulysses in which the novel’s protagonist Leopold Bloom wanders the streets of Dublin for one day reliving past experiences and pondering on topics ranging from science to literature. Continue reading

3 UK theme parks that you can easily get to by bus

3 UK theme parks that you can easily get to by busSummertime is theme park time! There’s hardly anything that kids love more than a family day out in one of the UK’s theme parks. While some of them are a bit more secluded and are fairly hard to get to by public transport, there’s still some that you can reach without the need for a car. Continue reading

Find and compare buses, trains, carpooling deals – and now even flights!

Find and compare buses, trains, carpooling deals – and now even flights!Thanks to a cooperation with the flight search engine Skyscanner, travellers can no longer only compare buses, trains and carpooling options on CheckMyBus but also flights! This is particularly good for all those early birds among you because there’s frequently surprisingly cheap flights up for grabs. Continue reading

All you need to know about the Champions League Final in Cardiff (including how to get there by coach)

All about the Champions League Final in Cardiff (and how to get there by coach)On 3 June, one of the football highlights of the year will take place and lure about 200,000 people to the Welsh capital city Cardiff. With only close to 350,000 inhabitants, Cardiff might be the smallest city to ever host a Champions League final but it is well prepared. The match – which will most Continue reading

megabus network expansion: Travel to Heathrow and Gatwick Airport for £1!

megabus network expansion: Travel to Heathrow and Gatwick Airport for £1!The Perth based coach company megabus is known for cheap fares starting from just £1. Thanks to the recent network expansion, even more travellers across England and Wales can now benefit from the inexpensive travel options. A cooperation with the Bristol based company South Gloucestershire Bus Continue reading

megabus discontinues luxury sleepercoach service

megabus discontinues luxury sleepercoach serviceThe Scottish coach company megabus is known for low-cost tickets starting from only £1. Maybe this is one of the reasons why its luxury sleepercoach service could not quite convince UK travellers and will be discontinued on 21 May. The overnight coach service was launched in 2013 and has been connecting Continue reading

The Ultimate Harry Potter Bus Tour of the UK

The Ultimate Harry Potter Bus Tour of the UKAlthough the actual book series is finished, the Harry Potter fever has not subsided. With ever new franchises, spin-offs and attractions, the wizarding world created by Joanne K. Rowling is as present as ever and still fascinates millions of fans worldwide. If you happen to be a Potterhead from the UK, then Continue reading

Europe’s most beautiful city squares and how to get there

Europe’s most beautiful city squares and how to reach themSpring is finally here, which means that it’s about time to spend a bit more time outdoors. While Europe features a vast array of breath-taking landscapes which are perfect for long walks and hiking tours, its cities can boast itself of some of the most beautiful squares in the world. Here are a few examples Continue reading