Sounds, Spectacle and Street Food: Join the Notting Hill Carnival 2017

Sounds, Spectacle and Street Food: Join the Notting Hill Carnival 2017London’s annual Notting Hill Carnival is probably one of the most anticipated events of the year – not only for Londoners. The streets of the otherwise affluent and highly fashionable district, Notting Hill, will once again be filled with infectious sounds, soca tunes and the irresistible smell of Caribbean street food Continue reading

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – From Narcos to Brexit, the Musical

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – From Narcos to Brexit, the MusicalThis year, Edinburgh celebrates the 70th anniversary of its famous and renowned arts and culture festival. It started in 1947 when a group of non-mainstream and uninvited theatre groups turned up at the esteemed Edinburgh International Festival in order to defy the norm. Alternative locations aside Continue reading

Dos and Don’ts: 5 ½ tips to avoid being the weird person on the bus

The Dos and Don’ts: 5 ½ tips for not being the weird person on the busIn the US Sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”, Ted Mosby comes up with the idea that there’s always one weird or crazy person on the bus. The person can earn this special name tag by engaging in conduct that annoys fellow travellers, such as talking too much or eating particularly smelly food. Continue reading

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

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

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