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

The NFL International Series is coming back to London

The NFL International Series is coming back to LondonIt’s that time of the year again when we can forget about football for a bit and concentrate on American Football instead: the NFL is coming back to London. Ever since 2007, at least one regular-season game has been played in London and by the end of 2016, 23 out of the 32 NFL teams will have made Continue reading

All about the Oktoberfest in Munich (and how to get there by coach)

All about the Oktoberfest in Munich (and how to get there by coach)Only a few more days to go until the world’s largest funfair kicks off and makes millions of visitors travel to Munich. The 183rd edition of the annual Oktoberfest will open its gates to visitors from all over the world on 17 September with the festivities ending on 3 October. Apart from a large number of Continue reading

How to Reach All Premier League Stadiums by Coach

How to reach all Premier League stadiums by coachNow that the Euros are over, we can finally concentrate on the important things of life again: Premier League Football. After a lot of sensational transfers including José Mourinho’s latest squad additions Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba, Premier League finally kicked off last weekend. Continue reading

The Lazy Trainer’s Guide to Pokémon Go: How to catch better Pokémon on a bus

The Lazy Trainer’s Guide to Pokémon Go: How to catch better Pokémon on a busWhenever you see a group of people walking down the street nowadays, staring at their smartphones and spontaneously changing directions, then the chances are good that they’re either lost or simply a bunch of Pokémon trainers. The free app “Pokémon Go” takes the 1990s game classic to a new level Continue reading

The Road to Wembley: Take a Coach to the Capital One Cup Final

The Road to Wembley: Take a Coach to the Capital One Cup FinalOn Sunday, 28 February, the final of the Capital One Cup will be played in England’s most iconic stadium, Wembley. With space for about 90.000 fans, Wembley is the second largest football stadium in Europe after Camp Nou in Barcelona. The match between Liverpool and Manchester City is a guarantee for a sold out Continue reading

Accessibility of Long Distance Coaches: A Bus for Everyone(?)

A Coach for Everyone: Accessibility on Long Distance BusesIn the UK about 11 million people suffer from a long-term illness or disability1 and around 9 per cent of the population report having mobility difficulties.2 Although society is working towards the integration and inclusion of people with disabilities, their impairments can still result in obstacles to be overcome in everyday life. Continue reading

National Express: Connecting Stansted Airport on Christmas Day

National Express: Connecting Stansted Airport on Christmas DayWhile most British travellers are used to the fact that train networks shut down for Christmas Day, international tourists or people new to the UK might be surprised to find out that their usual train is not running on 25 December. This can be particularly problematic when it comes to airport transfer services Continue reading

Coach Companies are Driving Home for Christmas

Coach Companies are Driving Home for ChristmasChristmas is a busy time of year in the public transport industry as numerous of travellers are looking for inexpensive options to visit friends and relatives. While many train providers offer reduced services, leading to many changes and longer journey times, coach companies try to cater to the travellers’ Continue reading

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Coach Stations around the World

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Coach Stations around the WorldThe comfort of coach journeys depends not only on the on-board features of the respective companies but also on infrastructure issues – for instance on the facilities, which can be encountered at the coach station. The passenger usually benefits from a good location in the centre of the city and from basic features such Continue reading