Lesser Known Gems in the United Kingdom

Lesser Known Gems in the United KingdomThe United Kingdom has no shortage of cultural and natural wonders to behold. Between London’s multitude of sights, Stonehenge, the Lake District and Scottish Highlands, there are tons of lesser known attractions to discover. Quaint historic towns, scenic waterfalls, legendary castles, a dramatic coastline and even a toxic blue lagoon are among the UK’s Continue reading

Celebrate Hogmanay in Edinburgh, One of the World’s Largest New Year’s Celebrations!

Celebrate Hogmanay in Edinburgh, One of the World's Largest New Years Celebrations!The Hogmanay celebration is one of the biggest New Year’s celebrations in the world and is one of Edinburgh’s most cherished events. In 1996, the Hogmanay celebration was marked in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest New Year’s party in the world with roughly 400,000 people! Featuring a torchlit procession, live music among Continue reading

A Literary Anniversary, Ice-Skating and Pirates! Have an Unforgettable Holiday Celebration in Portsmouth

A Literary Anniversary, Ice-Skating and Pirates! Have an Unforgettable Holiday Celebration in PortsmouthThe city of Portsmouth is embracing the holiday season with Victorian charm, honoring the 175th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ classic, The Christmas Carol. Alongside readings and period attire, the city offers so much to anyone looking for some holiday cheer. From a show about daring pirates who saved Christmas to a Continue reading

Driverless Buses to launch on Edinburgh to Fife Route by 2021

Driverless Buses to launch on Edinburgh to Fife Route in 2020 In a 2020 trial, the world’s first full-sized fleet of self-driving buses will cross the Forth Road Bridge and run between Fife and Edinburgh. These buses hope to board passengers as early as 2021. According to UK Business secretary Greg Clark, “The UK is building on its automotive heritage and strengths to develop the new vehicles and technologies and from 2021 the public will get to experience the Continue reading

Escape the Winter Months with a Southeast Asian Excursion

Escape the Winter Months with a Southeast Asian ExcursionAs the chilly winter months are approaching, many travellers with itchy feet are looking for a sunny escape. It’s the perfect time to visit Southeast Asia! While the prospect of travelling so far might seem daunting, the reality is that the plane ticket will likely be the most expensive part of your trip as affordable hotels, restaurants and Continue reading

All-Weather Autonomous Shuttle Bus Faces Off Against Harsh Winter Conditions in Northern Finland

All-Weather Autonomous Shuttle Bus Faces Off Against Harsh Winter Conditions in Northern FinlandFinnish autonomous vehicle maker, Sensible 4, has teamed up with the Japanese retail company, Muji, to create a sleek new autonomous shuttle bus model called Gacha. The primary goal of the project is to design an autonomous vehicle that can withstand a range of environmental conditions. After its initial testing phase in the arctic climate of Lapland, Sensible 4 joined up with Continue reading

Go-Ahead Buses Work to Improve Air Quality

Go-Ahead Buses Work to Improve Air QualityUK transport company Go-Ahead is not only working to reduce the carbon footprint of its buses but is hoping to actually fight air pollution with them. The company believes that buses can be a possible “solution to the air quality program.” Go-Ahead’s prototype will have a rooftop filter designed by Pall Aerospace, which produces similar systems for planes and marine systems. Last month, the company unveiled Continue reading

A Magical Halloween at Warner Brothers Studio

A Magical Halloween at Warner Brothers StudioHalloween is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by entering a world of witches, wizards, hippogriffs and dragons. Every year, London’s Warner Brothers Studios features special seasonal tours of the Harry Potter sets, allowing visitors to indulge in the darker side of the wizarding world. Really get in the Halloween spirit by exploring the Continue reading

The Majority of Surveyed Passengers Support Electric Buses

The Majority of Surveyed Passengers Support Electric BusesIn a survey conducted by Volvo, more than 1000 people around the UK were questioned to share their thoughts on transportation in the country. Participants included people who drive their own cars, bus passengers, rail passengers, taxi users, motorcyclists and pedestrians all over the age of 16, and they revealed their Continue reading

CheckMyCon: Travel to Conventions in 2018 by Bus and Save Money!

Traveling with a baby on a bus? Follow these tips!If you’re a fan of anime, video games, comics or Japanese culture, then you should consider going to one of the many conventions put on throughout the UK each year. It’s a great chance to see special guests, shop for unique merchandise, meet other members of your favourite fandoms, and of course Continue reading