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

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

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

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

British Company Taken Over by FlixBus: megabus Withdraws from Continental Bus Market

British Company Taken Over by FlixBus: megabus Withdraws from Continental Bus MarketAs of 1 July, the German coach company FlixBus will take over megabus’ Continental bus routes as well as cross-border connections to and from the UK. Starting from next Friday, the German market leader will be in charge of the planning of timetables, marketing strategies, sales and distribution as well as pricing. Continue reading

Europe is Just a Coach Trip Away: New FlixBus Connections to the Continent

Europe is Just a Coach Trip Away: New FlixBus Connections to the ContinentOn 24 March, the coach company FlixBus has set foot on the British Isles for the very first time by launching an intercity bus connection from Paris to London. The German market leader, which set out to conquer the whole of Europe, reports that the new coach route turned out to be a great success Continue reading

UEFA Euro 2016: Follow the English Team through France by Coach!

UEFA Euro 2016: Follow the English Team through France by Coach!Having never won a European Championship, 2016 might be England’s time to shine on the international stage. Roy Hodgson’s team is prepared to prove that they can defeat the likes of Spain and France and finally bring home the cup. The pre-Euros friendly against Germany, which England won 3-2, in Continue reading