Transport

Sri Lanka Train Journey

Sri Lanka Train Journey: Guide To Sri Lankan Railways

UPDATED JUNE 2019     When one thinks of Sri Lanka, images of varied landscapes come to mind: tea plantations, mountains, cityscapes, ancient ruins and coastline. This safe and friendly nation has everything you could imagine. To bridge these diverse landscapes, one has to travel somehow. And now, I might be a little bit biased, …

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Seoul Subway

Seoul Subway: Navigating Seoul’s Public Transport System

Seoul is a phenomenally large city and many of the attractions are spaced out. During my stay in Seoul I tried a number of different methods of transport but particularly liked the Seoul Subway. With 20 lines and almost 300 stations, the subway and train system spans across the city and links key tourist destinations. …

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Rail Pass

Should You Get A Rail Pass: the Great European Rail Debate

Using trains in Europe is, overall, a really great experience. Although it can be expensive, and being a stingy backpacker means that you’re always looking for ways to have a good time without having to throw away the euros. So is getting a Rail Pass the simple solution? Is it all train, no pain?   …

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big island helicopter

Big Island Helicopter Ride: Volcanoes, Lava and Tropical Bliss

  There is not a lot in this world that makes me feel like James Bond. I’m super short, not all that sporty, and kinda scared by everything fast-moving and/or dangerous. But then one day I flew in a helicopter over spewing lava in a foreign country. And that there, that was my Bond moment. …

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