Tag: trains

  • Is the Jungfrau Travel Pass worth it?

    Is the Jungfrau Travel Pass worth it?

    If you’re visiting Interlaken and want to thoroughly explore the region, is the Jungfrau Travel Pass worth it?

  • Know before you go: Japan

    Know before you go: Japan

    Japan is one of the most wonderful countries in the world. It’s part futuristic and part traditional, and immersing yourself in the culture can be a life-changing experience. But for many foreigners, the local customs may be difficult to navigate. These are some helpful things to know before visiting Japan that will help you blend…

  • The travel fuck-it list: travel experiences NOT to do before you die

    The travel fuck-it list: travel experiences NOT to do before you die

    Everyone is familiar with the bucket list – all the destinations to visit and experiences to have before you kick the bucket. But there’s a growing backlash to living your life based on a check list, collecting experiences like Pokemon cards. More and more people are embracing the fact that doing things “just to say…

  • Essential tips for Japan travel planning

    Essential tips for Japan travel planning

    Though I usually prefer to go with the flow when I travel – exploring a new place without a rigid plan – traveling to Japan without planning ahead can be costly at best and significantly impact your enjoyment at worse. If you’re traveling almost an entire day to get there and you have limited time…

  • 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…

  • Visiting Sintra from Lisbon

    Visiting Sintra from Lisbon

    Sintra is a magical Portuguese town just a short train ride from Lisbon where you’ll see the kinds of castles and palaces that belong in fairy tales. So is it possible to visit Sintra from Lisbon? Absolutely. Here’s how and what you can expect to await you there. Getting there and back Sintra is well-connected…