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Registering for classes and signing forms about my room used to be so easy

FRANCE | Fri, 4 Sep 2015 | By kakimono | Views [337]

Tuesday we met for a walking tour of part of Marais. “Marais” being French for “when I was a kid, the entire city used to a swamp, and we had to go to the Latin quarter just to be on solid ground.” It was led by Guillaume, an ... Read more >

Tags: apartment, class registration, tour, transport

David in Brusselland

BELGIUM | Sat, 20 Jun 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [537]

Throghout my travels, I have been utilizing public tranporation, where in Europe is generally very good. The only other transport besides public bus, train, tram (or plane), has been walking.  Here in Brussels, there is one thing that I was wondering ... Read more >

Tags: brussels, transport

Day 6- Surat Thani

THAILAND | Wed, 29 Apr 2015 | By emiliepb | Views [320]

Due to our checkout time and how it lined up with the train times we faced ourselves a 3 hour wait in weather I wasn't adjusting very well to. As we had overslept breakfast I went on the hunt for food at the train station, proudly returning with a tube ... Read more >

Tags: food, night market, surat thani, transport

The heart and arteries of Jakarta.

INDONESIA | Sun, 1 Feb 2015 | By homeless_harry | Views [639]

After my close encounter of the non-consensual kind in the last journal, I wasn't feeling as suspicious of Indonesians as what most people would. So far, I would rate them pretty highly in the friendly stakes with the other Asian countries I have visited.... Read more >

Tags: city, jakarta, language, locals, monuments, transport

If you don’t laugh you’ll cry: things that amuse me about Dhaka

BANGLADESH | Sat, 15 Jun 2013 | By kirsty_nz | Views [2467] | Comments [1]

After a week in beautiful, sleepy-green Chandpur, returning to Dhaka is an assault on the senses. As the ferry approaches the city, the first thing to hit you is the smell rising up from the water… a sulphurous, putrid mix of chemical and organic ... Read more >

Tags: bangladesh, dhaka, transport

A Nomad Knows: Peru

PERU | Mon, 13 May 2013 | By travel-tips | Views [4177]

Alicia Smith is the Programs Marketing Manager at World Nomads and recently travelled to Peru. She is a nomad who knows, so check out her Peruvian advice before you go! A nomad knows to never  skip on purchasing passes to Wayna Picchu.... Read more >

Tags: cusco, food, machu picchu, nomads, peru, south america, transport, travel

Off the Beaten Path: India

INDIA | Tue, 17 Jan 2012 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [11089] | Comments [1]

Upward of 5 million foreign tourists flock to India every year. 5 million . That’s like if the entire population of Finland boarded airplanes and all flew to another, already over-populated, country. With such a figure in mind it can be difficult ... Read more >

Tags: india, off the beaten path, transport, travel

How I Survived the AMTRAK Train

USA | Thu, 10 Nov 2011 | By nomads-survival-kit | Views [5764] | Comments [3]

This year I travelled across America on the AMTRAK. Beautiful sleeper cabins, a dining cart with cocktails and white linen table clothes and service that would put top restaurants to shame. I thought this would be a beautiful way to see the country.... Read more >

Tags: amtrak, chicago, san fran, transport, usa

Playing cards with the Ugandan Police

UGANDA | Tue, 8 Nov 2011 | By sharoncrean | Views [537]

Okay, in essence, they watched while my daughter and I played last card while they sussed it out. We were on our way to Gulu, in Northern Uganda to check out water projects our donors had given to as well as some speaking appointments. Two hours into ... Read more >

Tags: africa, transport, uganda

India Travel 101: A Guide to Northern India

INDIA | Fri, 26 Aug 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [16427] | Comments [1]

Rich in history and culture, India is an incredibly fascinating country to visit. It has so much to offer in terms of astonishing World Heritage Sites, delicious cuisine, as well as some amazing shopping. A great place to start exploring this captivating ... Read more >

Tags: cuisine, food, getting around, india, northern india, people, taj mahal, transport, travel, travel 101

True Travel Tales - Careful What you Watch for

TANZANIA | Fri, 15 Jul 2011 | By true-claims-stories | Views [3294]

Did you know that the mortality rate from the bite of a black mamba is nearly one hundred percent? Or that it only takes twenty minutes for a bitten person to die from the neurotoxins delivered in the venom? Three years ago neither did I. Yet somehow ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, africa, danger, motorbikes, tanzania, transport, travel, true travel tales, wildlife

On the Rails in India - Navigating Train Travel

INDIA | Fri, 27 May 2011 | By nomads-survival-kit | Views [11632] | Comments [4]

Tags: asia, dress, food, india, trains, transport, travel, travel tips

La Mascara – First Impressions of Salta, Argentina

ARGENTINA | Tue, 1 Mar 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [5355]

I shoulder my bags and step off the bus into a blaze. The mid-afternoon sun limns my body in sweat as I scan the sky for the Teleférico. The cable cars bob up to Cerro San Bernardo, hanging from the line like crab apples. It is the first step in ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, beauty, cafayate, cafes, couchsurfing, entertainment, farms, salta, south america, transport

Sapa; a misty village on Vietnam's rooftop.

VIETNAM | Wed, 20 Oct 2010 | By homeless_harry | Views [1126]

Sleeper trains are such a good idea I can't believe they aren't used for commuting. You wouldn't get jolted awake every 20 seconds and people could dribble on a pillow instead of their neighbours shoulder. For long distance travel, not only do you ... Read more >

Tags: hill tribes, scenery, transport

Indonesian Ceremonies: How to be a good visitor in Tana Toraja

INDONESIA | Wed, 29 Sep 2010 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [2396]

There's no place like Toraja: huge funerals that last days, public buffalo sacrifices, and unique boat-shaped houses. All this with the backdrop of lush rice terraces. Tucked in the highlands of South Sulawesi, Toraja is far off the Indonesian ... Read more >

Tags: bali, funerals, gifts, guides, indonesia, off the beaten path, sulawesi, tana toraja, transport, travel

Nu vs budget backpacken

THAILAND | Sun, 27 Dec 2009 | By supercozi | Views [1172] | Comments [4]

Aan het eind van mijn tweede bezoek aan Zuidoost Azie kan ik goed zien hoe het hier veranderd is ten op zichte van 8 jaar geleden. En ook hoe ik zelf veranderd ben. Luxer reizen Als budgetreiziger destijds moest ik het 5 maanden uitzingen met heel ... Read more >

Tags: animals, budget, fear, resort, sensitive, thailand, transport

In transit to Hanoi.

VIETNAM | Sun, 20 Dec 2009 | By dondealban | Views [1523]

According to the Lonely Planet guide on Vietnam, one could take a bus from Noi Bai airport in Hanoi to the Old Quarter; it's even the cheapest airport run probably in the world, it said. So when I was planning my trip I decided to give it a try when ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, hanoi, in transit, transport, travel, vietnam

first night in an airport and my wait to the melting pot

SPAIN | Sat, 21 Feb 2009 | By cheflajoie | Views [418] | Comments [1]

finally out of pitlochry, reach the airport at about 11h30, my flight go in the morning at 8 (check in at 6) so find a bench where to sleep, seem all good till the decide to make some dam fire test, did carry on till 2 am easily, so i have sleep maybe ... Read more >

Tags: airport, transport

The Scrabble Challenge

POLAND | Fri, 29 Aug 2008 | By peregrin | Views [771] | Comments [2]

I had no idea what to expect from Warsaw. My good Polish friends had looked worryingly disappointed in my chosen destination in Poland. They maintained that Warsaw wasn't all that special and not altogether attractive. Landing here, in the endless rain ... Read more >

Tags: transport, warsaw


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