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Flight Recap and 26 October Plans

THAILAND | Thu, 26 Oct 2017 | By gatornav | Views [389]

International flying can always be challenging. Some itinerary changes a few months ago created a 6+ hour layover in Detroit for us. I was able to convince Delta airlines to give us miles to buy our way into the SkyClub lounge. This was a good move and ... Read more >

Tags: airline, bangkok, taxi, thailand, travel

No wonder guys never ask for directions

INDONESIA | Mon, 26 Jan 2015 | By homeless_harry | Views [719]

PART 1: On the plane. Who ever gets an emergency exit row all to themselves? I've got more space on this plane than I had in my Bangkok hotel room. And this is a tiger flight, infamous for turning coach into a daisy-chain with 3 inches of padding separating ... Read more >

Tags: airports, drugs, friends, language, lost, planes, taxi

What About Aeroplanes?

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 11 Aug 2014 | By kakimono | Views [500] | Comments [1]

At 2:00, our taxi driver came to pick us up. He was pretty friendly, talking about his family and his favorite highways. (He's the first person I've met who's had a favorite highway, as far as I'm aware.) He was also much more interesting than Waverley, ... Read more >

Tags: airplanes, airports, boredom, taxi, waverley

To Tangiers

MOROCCO | Fri, 25 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [531]

 Without mule riding to go to, we got up at 9, ate breakfast, and got a taxi to the bus station. Natasha and I could both use an ATM, so after we bought our bus tickets we left Nathan and Cynthia with the bags and went off to find one. Nathan ... Read more >

Tags: atm, bus, taxi, transportation

We're Going 100 'Round the Bends

MOROCCO | Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [420]

 On Friday, we finished class and went to the train station. Specifically, we arrived for class, I realized that I'd managed to miss the combination of Facebook message/in-person conversation and left my bag at my house whereas everyone else had ... Read more >

Tags: auberge, bus, food, taxi, travel

Another Time, Another Town, Another Everything

MOROCCO | Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [508]

The Moroccan consensus on Rabat, at least among people of our age, tends to be that it is a boring city. From the ftour on the beach: Fati (who has lived her entire life in Rabat): “What do you think of Rabat?” Us: “It's nice.... Read more >

Tags: film, school, taxi, transportation, travel

Antisocial Interactions - Using Public Transport in Merry Old London Town

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 11 Jan 2014 | By moresbbb | Views [837]

Coming from Sydney I am thankful if my bus or train turns up at all. Years living in one of the most poorly serviced parts of the world for public transport has made me a little more forgiving than the average Londoner. While London's public transport ... Read more >

Tags: bus, dlr, london, minicab, national rail, overground, public transport, taxi, tube

Lauren's Adventures in Vietnam - Part I

VIETNAM | Wed, 2 Oct 2013 | By loz1445 | Views [416]

Well, there's lots to say about my trip even before I set off! I already knew that I have really amazing friends but they felt the need to be especially amazing the weekend before, which made leaving a whole lot harder! On Saturday Andrea (my Spanish ... Read more >

Tags: airport road trip, flight, hotel arrival, leaving party, murdocks, room, taxi

Arrival in Kolkata

INDIA | Sun, 29 Sep 2013 | By tjrossi | Views [618] | Comments [1]

Arriving in Kolkata at around 1am in the morning wasn't as daunting as I had expected.  I had met up with Ray on the plane; an Australian planning a cycle trip of northern India.  After waiting for quite some time for our bags we went outside ... Read more >

Tags: airport, india, kolkata, taxi

Anyone Seen a Taxi

INDIA | Mon, 6 May 2013 | By jeanfrancois | Views [451]

The rest of the journey to Yercaud, Vicky managed occupied herself with the wondrous sights that made up the landscape from Cochin and Dharapurami, Our get off stop. The travel agent who organised most of our trip could not be faulted; his representative ... Read more >

Tags: brits abroad, chinese fishing nets, cochin, holiday, india, south india, taxi, yercaud

We Made It!

VIETNAM | Mon, 4 Jun 2012 | By sglass | Views [1050] | Comments [8]

Well, it took from 6:30pm EST on Tuesday until 12:30am (Vietnam time- which is 11 hours later than EST) on Friday, and included a uncomfortable few hours spent "sleeping" on the floor of the Logan Airport instead of a full night's rest at our ... Read more >

Tags: flight, ho chi minh city, plane, taxi, trip


EGYPT | Thu, 17 May 2012 | By zeerock | Views [691]

Enter.   I hailed a taxi in a part of Cairo called Mohandessin. It isn’t far from Zamalek, where I was headed. A few minutes after getting into the vehicle, and explaining poorly where in Zamalek I would like to go, the driver ... Read more >

Tags: cairo, drug, egypt, funny, pills, road, taxi, travel


EGYPT | Mon, 14 May 2012 | By zeerock | Views [800]

Enter:   Egypt is something of a hassle. It is by no means an Indian hassle, but more of an irritation at times. Like a rash, or eczema that chooses not to go away. In six months of living in Cairo, my last three taxi rides ... Read more >

Tags: arab, cairo, egypt, money, pee, scam, taxi, travel

Delhi - The Tomb, The Disaster and The Fort

INDIA | Thu, 16 Feb 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1424]

So it's the third day now in Delhi and I've scheduled Safdarjung's Tomb and the Red Fort, in that order.   After hailing a taxi with instructions to take me to the Tomb. We arrived at a building that looked vaguely like the picture of the ... Read more >

Tags: bike, delhi, fort, good samaritan, india, kindness, misadventures, taxi, unesco

Hijacked Taxi

BOLIVIA | Wed, 24 Feb 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [3883]

My friend and I were taking a taxi back to our hostel in La Paz, Bolivia after dinner one night. After a short while in the taxi, I had the feeling that we were heading in the wrong direction and sure enough, two minutes later the taxi pulled down ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, hijacking, rape, taxi, theft, true claims

Deep thoughts and tall towers in KL

MALAYSIA | Wed, 15 Jul 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [6123]

We turned up back at the Mayview Glory in KL well before 6am. They were full so we couldn't check in till someone else checked out. Too tired to be imaginative and overwhelmed by the menu in the expansive cafe next door we guiltily settled for a ... Read more >

Tags: camera, religion, shopping, sightseeing, taxi, tower

Touring the Glengoyne Distillery

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 27 Jun 2009 | By sxoidmal | Views [593]

The day started out with a bus ride from the docks in Greenock where our cruise ship, Jewel of the Seas, parked to Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Setting out apart from the rest of the family and friends, it was me, Rebecca, and our friend Andrea who were going ... Read more >

Tags: cruise, distillery, scotch, scotland, taxi, tour

Our 1st Afternoon in Bangkok

USA | Wed, 29 Oct 2008 | By traveling_jungs | Views [688]

<Sorry ahead of time for the random punctuations and funny parentheses. The keyboard is different out here. Even the space bar is cut in half!> 6.13 pm Thailand/ 4.13 am US We have arrived finally and it's pretty freakin' humid out here! We decided ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, pantip plaza, taxi, thailand

Arriving in Santiago

CHILE | Wed, 3 Sep 2008 | By ratpackers | Views [474]

After almost 25hrs of travelling to get to Santiago and seated cramped in a spot for so long, we were tired and relived that we finally landed at the airport! The view as we were landing, crossing the Pacific Ocean and into Santiago was simply ... Read more >

Tags: accommodation, taxi

Bolivian road blocks and protests

BOLIVIA | Fri, 22 Aug 2008 | By matsmith | Views [2352] | Comments [2]

We´d heard about the Bolivian habit of protesting, and even seen evidence of it in Sucre and our guide had warned us that its very unusual to have a trip untouched by demonstration and today we had our share....... We knew about ... Read more >

Tags: blockade, cattle truck, protest, strike, taxi, trees

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