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Transportation

Once you decide where to go, the next step is to figure out the best way to get there and, once you’re there, how to get around. Usually, the best transportation option isn’t the cheapest, easiest or fastest way to get to where you want to go. Sometimes, just finding a taxi cab, and taking a bus that will get you within walking distance of the train station, is an odyssey in itself.

Flight Status – Air Travel Tips And Tricks

Flying Tips - Air Travel Made Easier “I’m leaving on a jet plane. Don’t know when I’ll be back again.” - John Denver Although air travel is the most carbon-intensive mode of transportation, it is also the fastest and most convenient way to get between two destinations. However, if you like slow travel and the challenge of buses, trains and ferries, you will likely only use airplanes for long-hauls, such as crossing oceans or bypassing continents. After hundreds of flights, we have developed some strategies for making air travel as comfortable [...]

By |October 1st, 2018|Categories: Transportation|Tags: , |0 Comments

All Dressed Up With Somewhere To Go – What To Wear Over There

Travel Clothing - What To Wear Over There “Bring half the clothes and twice the money.” - Susan Heller There is a vast array of lightweight, quick-dry and versatile travel clothing available everywhere. For example, pants with zip-off legs double as shorts, and Gore-Tex® (and other similar synthetic textiles) are waterproof, breathable and light. Choose articles of clothing that can be worn comfortably both individually or in layers. Some travelers prefer cotton, which is light and comfortable, but can take longer to dry than other materials. Avoid denim – it is [...]

By |June 11th, 2018|Categories: Money and Security, Transportation|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Transportation|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 |March 5th, 2018|Categories: Money and Security, Transportation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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