Amtrak is a unique travel experience, but some travelers come away from their trip dissatisfied because they start out expecting way more than Amtrak can possibly deliver. For an Amtrak trip, especially an overnight trip, it's important to embark with the right frame of mind, ready for an adventure and expecting the unexpected.
Contrary to many parents' beliefs, even autistic children can enjoy a cruise! All parents need is to plan and prepare them!
The St. Kitts cruise port at Basseterre has become one of the best destinations in the Caribbean because of a massive new port facility with plenty to see and do.
There are several ways to make your travel less harried and more successful. Here are tips from a former commercial pilot, based on experience in the airline industry, for air travelers.
This article covers everything you need to know to prepare for a stress-free trip with your service dog.
The Northern Line platform at Embankment station still plays the original recording for the ‘Mind The Gap’ announcement. This is because the announcer's widow wrote to transport for London, asking if she could have a copy of the recording to...
Almost all major cruise lines have champagne art auctions, especially on days at sea. But is the work valuable? Is it real? What are the different types? How do I buy good pieces?
This article discusses all the advantages of seeing Europe by high speed rail. There are several different types of trains and scenic tours available for most of the Central and Western Europe.
I have come up with a list of many things you can do, and recommendations on what not to do, during a commute on public transportation.
Flying today is something endured, but rarely enjoyed. It's no wonder that airlines are constantly deluged with complaints and that flight attendants have to deal with angry passengers.
Tips, suggestions and a review—including photos of the inside of a cabin—based on my experiences travelling by train between Toronto and Vancouver, Canada on VIA Rail's Canadian.
Buy food on Airasia in advance for better discount & choice. Air Asia meal varieties are many & can get you confused. This review will help pick the right in-flight meal menu for you
Learn how to plan your first cruise vacation, choose a cruise line, pick the perfect cabin, decide on a destination, time of year and more!
With more and more people considering trying out Amtrak's rail passenger service for a fairly long trip, some information and suggestions might be helpful, particularly for first-time Amtrak travelers. If you can select an Amtrak route that will work for you, you'll probably have an amazingly enjoyable trip. From a train, you'll get a unique perspective of the American countryside as you roll through it.
Airport security is challenging for a traveler with a temporary injury. Find recommendations about wheelchair use, crutches, pat-downs, scanners, and how to tip airport special services.
One of the most notorious places for panic, disaster, and embarrassment, is at the front of an airport security line. Discover what you can do to prevent yourself from looking ridiculous the next time you decide to travel by plane.
You can fly long distance coach or economy class and still be comfortable. Practical tips for surviving long-haul international flight like a pro.
Cape Town, South Africa, is continually voted the best tourist city in the world. Understanding the public transport system will enable quick, easy, and inexpensive transport.
I got my first car when I was 18...it represented freedom, and I loved it. The call of open roads, blue skies and the sound of exhaust reverberating off the mountains still beckons.
Traveling overnight on an Amtrak train can be an unusual, enjoyable, and even exciting adventure. Hopefully, some of the tips in this article will be helpful if and when you decide to try this unique travel experience.
If you are considering a cross-country Greyhound bus trip, you probably have quite a few questions about what to expect. This article lists a few of the more important things you should know.
Worried about how to get around Paris once you get there? Fear not! While Paris is indeed large and intimidating, with a little knowledge and planning you'll be cruising Paris like a local.
Tips for travel on a Greyhound bus. Best seats, cheapest tickets, best buses, best time to travel on Greyhound, recharging phone on Greyhound, wifi, old buses vs new buses, and priority seating.
Responses from a poll of RVers that discuss the discomforts of traveling in a motor home, camper or travel trailer.
Carved by the Colorado river, the Grand Canyon is the most popular tourist site in Arizona. In 2013, there were 130,191 northbound boardings. By train, view the inspiring scenery and "the canyon."
Jet blasts at the beach, short runways, steep mountainsides, landing on ice... would you fly to these destinations? Check out this list of the most dangerous airports in the world!
Based on our novice mistakes, we came up with 17 tips that will make your next Disney cruise a better experience for you.
If you are taking a Greyhound bus trip of any length then you will probably have layovers. There are things unique to layovers at Greyhound bus stations that you need to know.
Many people in the U.S. take their first cruise to Cozumel, Mexico. If you are planning a cruise to Cozumel, use these five tips to make your cruise perfect!
Save time and money by learning how to correctly pack carry-on luggage to use a carry-on only for an extended trip.
A guide to visiting the Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou from Hong Kong using the Guangzhou–Kowloon Intercity Through Train service.
This is a list of the 5 biggest, busiest, best, and most visited airports around the world, based on total number of passengers who arrive or depart annually.
Comparison of aspects of public and private transport systems between the USA and UK; based on my personal experiences of the integrated transport system in England and views expressed by Americans.
Wicked Campers' painted campervans were popular in Australia before many complaints and investigations. Now Wicked Campers are going global. What can you expect when Wicked Campers come to your town?
Many overweight people are nervous about flying, but as an obese woman, I can tell you that you don't have to be. Here are tips for flying if you're an overweight passenger.
Here’s my review of the Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) Breakaway and how it compares to the NCL Gem, one of my favorite ships.
Brace for emergency landing! Learn about what it is REALLY like to be in an emergency landing situation where the pilot instructs you to BRACE! BRACE! BRACE! This story could very well save your life
So you are dying to go on another Cruise through tropical waters this summer, but there might be one little thing holding you back...your 2 year old. Well, I am here to tell you that you shouldn't let that stop you and your family from taking a cruise together, including your toddler! Yes, cruises are often referred to as "booze cruises", but there is much more to a cruise vacation than most people could ever imagine.
Subways or Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Systems in Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo and Hong Kong are known to be efficient, reliable, safe, and clean. See how Seoul and Taipei do transit.
Depending of your physical condition and your personality, using Mexico City's subway can be the fastest and cheapest way to move in the city or a hassle. Read on to find out if it is for you!
Practical tips on how to sail around the world for free. If you're interested in sailing, free travel, and adventure, find tips for your next adventure travel experience here.
Read details about the different types of waiting lists in IRCTC railway ticket booking. Also, find out about the chances of ticket confirmation for different waiting lists.
Find out a few simple things that you can do to make sure that you have the safest trip possible while riding the Greyhound bus.
The speed and safety of the Shinkansen is unmatched when traveling throughout Japan. And there's no better way to compliment this experience than with a Shinkansen bento.
If you're flying over the big blue sea, here are some great ideas to help make your long journey a piece of cake.
There have been hundreds of rail accidents in the British Rail History. I have compiled in this hub, the worst rail accidents which were caused due to various reasons.
Get advice on what to expect when you sail on your first cruise vacation, including what to do during days at sea, in port and more!
Amtrak provides passenger service to all of the continental United States, except for Wyoming and South Dakota. They offer many different route options.
Want to make the best of your Baltic cruise? These tips will help you plan your cruise to make the best of every port and your pre- and post-cruise time
Long drives can take you to some pretty amazing destinations, and are often more economical than flying. With the right planning, several-hour drives don't have to be uncomfortable. Check out these tips and ideas to make your next road trip much more enjoyable.
Information about the KLIA2 terminal in Kuala Lumpur International Airport. How to get there and find airlines, buses, taxis, trains and other facilities.
If you’re planning to take Amtrak from Chicago Union Station, read the following tips to make the boarding process less confusing, less stressful, and much more manageable.
Travel by plane can be exhausting and frustrating. Here are some ways to make your flights more bearable.
What name would you choose for a boat? Would you prefer a family name, a foreign word, or something funny? The name you choose might be influenced by the type of boat you buy. Here's a few suggestions
Cape Town has two bus services. One services the entire metropolis and some outlying area while the other services the west coast and the Atlantic Seaboard.
Vancouver, BC, is a beautiful city worth a visit for those living in or visiting Portland, OR. One economical and relaxing way to travel to Vancouver is by taking the Amtrak Cascades train.
I just got back from taking my first cruise, and I wanted to help others who may be considering taking a cruise or who are getting ready to cruise for the first time.
Many people rely on the public transit system for transportation, but the NJ Transit System has major flaws that are frustrating to riders as well as drivers.
My first trip to Alaska was full of wonder and amazement at its rugged beauty. Here are my favorite excursions from our cruise's land and sea package.
Sitting at the airport, I looked around and was startled to realize I was far better prepared than almost everyone for every step of the journey. Here are things I do differently than most.
If you are looking for the closest airport to Disneyland, here are your options and some tips on picking the right one to fly to for your Disneyland vacation.