Category: Car rental

  • The pros and cons of traveling in winter

    The pros and cons of traveling in winter

    I’m an outspoken proponent of off-season travel, but there’s off-season travel and there’s OFF-SEASON travel. The middle of winter tends to be pretty dead when it comes to tourism in the Northern Hemisphere because no one wants to be out and about when it’s below zero outside. But traveling in winter is not all bad.…

  • Renting a car in Europe

    Renting a car in Europe

    There’s nothing like the freedom a car affords you when it comes to travel. If you’re the kind of person who likes the feel of a scenic road trip and being able to pull off whenever you want for lunch or a nice vista, then renting a car might be an attractive option. That being…

  • 50 tips for your first trip to Europe

    50 tips for your first trip to Europe

    For Americans or other tourists traveling to Europe for the first time, a lot of aspects of local life may be new or confusing. There are many intricacies when it comes to navigating restaurant dining, transportation, and other experiences that you’d probably be well to study up on in advance. The better informed you are…

  • Airmageddon 2022: How to protect yourself against flight delays and cancellations

    Airmageddon 2022: How to protect yourself against flight delays and cancellations

    The airline industry is experiencing an unprecedented level of dysfunction all over the world. It’s the perfect storm of dropped Covid restrictions, increased interest in travel, and airlines and airports still working with pandemic levels of resources. Flight delays and cancellations are becoming rampant, and while it’s always a good idea to insure yourself against…

  • Bohemian Switzerland day trip: A practical guide

    Bohemian Switzerland day trip: A practical guide

    When I was trying to find information about how to structure a Bohemian Switzerland day trip in the Czech Republic, I came up empty. Almost everything available online is extremely limited in scope and logistical detail. There’s a lot of empty recommendations about the beautiful one-way boat rides on the gorges of the park without…

  • Best way to get from Dublin to Belfast and vice versa

    Best way to get from Dublin to Belfast and vice versa

    Ireland and Northern Ireland are so close to each other, it’s a shame to visit one and not the other. If you happen to be in Dublin, you’re separated by just 160 km from Belfast, which makes visiting for a couple of days relatively simple and hassle-free. So which is the best way to get…