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Babylon By Bus – Slow Travel On Four Wheels

Bus Travel Tips, Tricks and Advice - Slow Travel on Four Wheels “A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it.” - Unknown Author When it comes to public transportation, bus travel is the cheapest, most dangerous and least comfortable way to get from one destination to another, and it is the slowest way to travel. Here, we will explore strategies, tips and advice to make bus travel as painless as possible. Local buses are flagged down by extending [...]

By |2018-10-29T23:12:12+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Transportation|Tags: , |0 Comments

Goin’ Down The Road – On Tour With The Grateful Dead

So Many Roads To Shakedown Street - My First Grateful Dead Tour “The bus came by and I got on. That's when it all began.” - Grateful Dead Tour Bus I had no idea. I had seen them twice before, but this was my first tour and my first exposure to life on the road. We don't have a car, so Rick and I “straddled that Greyhound” in Toronto, bound for Alpine Valley – somewhere near Milwaukee. Traveler's cheques seem like a safe option, but I never think about where I [...]

By |2018-05-13T05:18:17+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, United States|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Benares Or Bust – Overland Odyssey Through Central India

Overland Travel In India - An Odyssey By Bus And Train “Take me to the station and put me on a train. I've got no expectations to pass through here again.” - Rolling Stones Slow Travel, Whether You Like It Or Not Of the two ways to get overland from Khajuraho to Varanasi, neither is very convenient. So, we opt for both. Overland travel in India is usually pretty slow travel, whether you like it or not. The train doesn’t actually go from Khajuraho, but from the “nearby” town of Mahoba. The [...]

By |2018-05-01T11:15:10+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, India|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Keeping You And Your Backpack Secure – Staying Safe When You’re Moving Around

Keeping You And Your Backpack Safe - Transportation Security Tips “A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” - John Augustus Shedd Separation Anxiety By and large, travel is a safe and enjoyable activity and the chances of falling victim to a violent crime are negligible. However, it pays to be aware of the potential for being separated from your belongings and valuables. Travelers are especially vulnerable when they are on the move – when your stuff isn’t secured in a hotel room. Here are [...]

By |2018-05-18T00:41:32+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Money and Security, Transportation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments