What’s on in July? The UK’s best free events and festivals

What’s on in July? The UK’s best free events and festivalsThe UK is getting ready for summer and in order to lure people outside many places celebrate the warmer months with free festivals and events. Everywhere you go there’s a cool farmers’ market, a regatta or other sports events on and often it’s hard to take a pick. In order to make the decision easier, CheckMyBus Continue reading

Euro 2016: Follow Wales all the Way to the Final

Euro 2016: Follow Wales all the Way to the Final (Fingers Crossed)So, the round of 16 is over and Wales is the only home nation to have made it through. While England was kicked out by the surprisingly strong underdogs from Iceland, Wales took the fate of Northern Ireland in its own hands… by waiting for them to score an own goal – victory nonetheless! Continue reading

Don’t fear Brexit: Why travel to continental Europe when Britain offers all you need anyway?

Don’t fear the Brexit: Why travel to continental Europe when Britain offers all you need anyway?Last month, David Cameron drew attention to the implications of a potential Brexit for UK travellers wanting to travel to the continent. He claimed that an average family holiday in one of the most beloved tourist destinations in Europe, like places on the Mediterranean Sea, could be about £230 Continue reading

From the Queen over Shakespeare to the Beatles: The Great English Coach Tour!

From the Queen over Shakespeare to the Beatles: The Great English Coach Tour!One could say that last week was one of the most British weeks ever: Not only was it the Queen’s 90th birthday but also the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, England’s national poet. (It can’t be coincidence that this important day correlated with the English National Holiday, Continue reading

From Lima to Rio: The Transoceánica is the World’s Longest Bus Route

From Lima to Rio: The Transoceánica is the World’s Longest Bus RouteFree WiFi, comfy seats and a vast amount power outlets is what passengers in the UK are used to when taking an intercity bus. Also, since the UK is a fairly small island, travelling times of over ten hours are fairly rare. In South America, however, a new coach connection was recently opened which is regarded Continue reading

Get your Green on: Take the Coach to Dublin for St. Patrick’s Day

Paddy’s Day by Coach: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in DublinNext week the Irish will celebrate their national holiday again and although numerous places in the UK and the whole world have come up with their own St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, nothing beats the original Paddy’s Day Parade in Dublin. Instead of celebrating only on 17 March, the Irish make the most Continue reading

“Too much sun” or the “wrong type of snow”: The Best Explanations for Train Delays

Life isn’t exactly a bowl of cherries anyway but it’s even harder for commuters. With ongoing debates about an overnight underground service for London, tube strikes are nothing out of the ordinary causing even Boris Johnson to look for alternative means of transport. City-to-city travellers are also affected Continue reading

Sir Ian McKellen to Host Shakespearean Bus Tour

Sir Ian McKellen to Host Shakespearean Bus TourApril 2016 will mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, which is why numerous festivals and events all across the UK will be staged in honour of Britain’s most popular author. One of the most eagerly expected ones will be hosted by none less than actor Sir Ian McKellen, who has Continue reading

Time for Rugby: Take a Coach to the RBS 6 Nations Stadiums

Time for Rugby: Take a Coach to the RBS 6 Nations VenuesThe Rugby 6 Nations Tournament is in full swing: The first round has seen triumphant England and France sides whereas Ireland and Wales conceded a draw in their match against each other. The competition, which is still going on until 19 March, is held annually in six stadiums dispersed among the six participating Continue reading