trains

Trains

Fast and Direct Travelling by train can be very cost effective if you can acquire a rail pass for your destinations. Many people would argue that the train is the best form of travel as you can see a lot as you cut through the countryside and city. Depending on the country you are in,… read more…

January 22nd, 2015 | Author: | Posted In: On the road, Transport


tube

Cities with Tubes

I for one love the flexibility and ease of travelling around a large city on the tube. In my home city of London the tube makes zipping around the sights and attractions quick and easy and somewhat affordable if you buy the correct ticket. In any city which has an underground transit system you will… read more…

November 5th, 2014 | Author: | Posted In: Transport | no comments


The worst journey: overnight train

Long journeys can be uncomfortable at the best of times but can you pick your worst? I can. Mine has to be the overnight train in Thailand from Bangkok to Surat Thani. I’m not sure what I was expecting from an overnight train but I knew it wouldn’t be luxury and it wasn’t. I didn’t… read more…

November 5th, 2014 | Author: | Posted In: Transport | no comments


How slow is air travel? London to Paris time trial

For those of you who do not know I embarked upon a round the world trip in the latter end of 2007 and took 7 international and 13 internal flights. When you visit that many airports in a relatively short period of time you begin to realise how much time is actually wasted queuing in… read more…

November 5th, 2014 | Author: | Posted In: Transport | no comments


Airplanes annoyances

I was having a think about my top 5 airline annoyances. These are the things that really grate on my nerves when it comes to air travel. Trolley in the aisle Air planes were clearly not designed for trolleys. The aisles are narrow enough as it is without someone having the bright idea of getting… read more…

November 5th, 2014 | Author: | Posted In: Transport | no comments