Tag: train

  • 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…

  • Practical advice about the Kandy to Nuwara Eliya train

    Practical advice about the Kandy to Nuwara Eliya train

    I can’t remember the last time any travel experience was quite as hyped by blogs and travel magazines as the scenic train from Kandy to Ella in Sri Lanka. This 6+ hour ride goes through the mountainous region of Sri Lanka, through small villages and vast tea plantations. It’s widely heralded as the most beautiful…

  • How to get from the Milan Airport to Milan city center

    How to get from the Milan Airport to Milan city center

    In some cities, getting a cab or Uber from the airport is just a little more expensive than public transport and well worth the time and hassle you save yourself. That is not the case in Milan. Getting from either Milan airport to Milan city center can cost you upwards of 100 euros if you…

  • How to make a world traveler fall in love with you in Copenhagen

    How to make a world traveler fall in love with you in Copenhagen

    Once upon a time, I met a guy who developed a growing interest in me. He was funny and charming and had all the good manners his mother taught him still intact. And still, I didn’t take him very seriously. He would take me out to dinner, to have drinks. My friends kept trying to…

  • First impressions of Japan

    First impressions of Japan

    After over 22 hours of flights, connections, and delays, getting dropped into the center of Tokyo is quite the experience. Regardless of your departure city, chances are that when you arrive in Japan, you’ll be somewhere cleaner and more efficient than you came from. As we headed out of Narita Airport on the Narita Express into…