24 hour Copenhagen Card: A Utility Maximizing Itinerary

The Copenhagen Card is highly recommended for any visitor to the Danish capital, even if it is not your first visit. However, the price point is structured in such a way that the 399 DKK (£47|$60) cost for getting a 24 hour card might seem like it would take some effort to recoup (compared to … Continue reading 24 hour Copenhagen Card: A Utility Maximizing Itinerary

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Philippines transportation lessons and tips (Day 6)

Due to specific planning choices undertaken by us, we actually spent the whole of Day 6 going from El Nido to Manila only to catch an early morning flight out on Day 7. So we thought it'd be befitting to talk about transport in Philippines peppered into a short Day 6 rambling. All transport tips will be … Continue reading Philippines transportation lessons and tips (Day 6)

Visit Torridon Northwest Scotland by Public Transport*

Best time to visit: Summer or any dry day really. Reasons to visit Best scenery in Scotland**: Let's try to put things in perspective. The Isle of Skye is magnificent, its home to some jaw-dropping scenery. However, when I reached Torridon, my first thought way "Wow, is this really better than Skye? Maybe it is". … Continue reading Visit Torridon Northwest Scotland by Public Transport*

Speyside Distillery Country by Public Transport, Scotland

Best time to visit: Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival (2nd May - 6th May 2019, 2018 trip report), summer outside the "quiet period" (when distilleries aren't operational for maintenance). Reasons to Visit Distillery locations: Having had seen some distilleries before visiting the Speyside whisky region, I had an idea of the remote & picturesque locations distilleries … Continue reading Speyside Distillery Country by Public Transport, Scotland

Day 5: Exploring Cairngorms National Park by Public Transit

Date: 2nd July 2016 Day 5 Destination: See some more of the Northwest part of the Cairngorms National Park including it's main city Aviemore & the town of Grantown-on-Spey Day 5 Travel Map Costs: £5.5 (Aviemore train) + £6 (return bus ticket Aviemore - Grantown) + £5 (Brewery tour) + £4 (breakfast/brunch) + £6 (tent) … Continue reading Day 5: Exploring Cairngorms National Park by Public Transit

Day 3: See the real Lake District by Bus in 1 day

The NW Explorer ticket offered by Stagecoach (shown below) is the most powerful bus day-ticket we have ever seen for the sheer coverage it provides. Below is the map of the UK with the blue lines representing a broad coverage of the NW explorer ticket. This single ticket covers 10% of the country including the entirety … Continue reading Day 3: See the real Lake District by Bus in 1 day

Kolkata Public Transit Guide

Travelling within most major Indian cities is difficult if you are not local to that city & Kolkata is not an exception. Infact with the multitude of public transit options in Kolkata, there is a higher chance of getting confused on how to get around. But if you know your way around the options available … Continue reading Kolkata Public Transit Guide

11 Seattle Things To Do By Public Transit

Skip to How to Use Seattle Public Transit, if needed Go Atop the Space Needle The Space Needle is a Seattle icon & offers sweeping views of the city & Puget sound on a clear day. It is part of the Seattle Centre complex that also includes other attractions mentioned in 2 & 3 below. … Continue reading 11 Seattle Things To Do By Public Transit

Public Transit Guide : Zurich

Zurich has one of the best public transit systems in Europe. It's extremely dense in the city centre but also allows easy access to peripheral areas. For short distance travel in the city centre, trams are your best option. For longer journeys, buses and S-Bahn should suffice. A central zone ticket costs 8.60 CHF and can be … Continue reading Public Transit Guide : Zurich

Public Transit Guide : Edinburgh

Edinburgh has an excellent public transit setup that is dominated by buses. This guide is aimed at helping you get to the most popular attractions via local bus which is much cheaper than the hop-on/hop-off buses. The Sunday frequency of local buses is pretty bad so it might still be worth getting on the hop-on/hop-off … Continue reading Public Transit Guide : Edinburgh