It is not uncommon for people to have to transfer directly from Narita Airport NRT to Haneda Airport HND or do the reverse from Haneda Airport HND to Narita Airport NRT to catch transferring flights. When booking their flights people may be unaware that the two airports are located quite a distance apart, with Narita … Read more
We were tired. We were hungry. We were lost in Tokyo Station. We had all of our luggage with us. And we had minimal local money left. All in all it was a less than glorious start to our long planned family holiday to Japan. While I am an experienced international traveller this was my … Read more
Standing in the lengthy summer queue to catch the elevator to the top of the Eiffel Tower was mindlessly boring. Standing under the hot sweaty sun and being assailed by illegal street vendors, touts and thieves was not my idea of a good holiday.
The lengthy tedium inspired fond recollections of the at-odds pleasure we had experienced only a few days ago on the London Eye where we had enjoyed walking straight onto our own private pod by choosing to visit just prior to sunset. The stark difference in experiences reaffirmed that avoiding peak times was well worth it.
Christmas 2012 will be the twenty year anniversary of my first independent big trip to Europe. I decided to go with only six months’ notice after a rather liquid (I still can’t drink bourbon ever again) 20th birthday celebration with friends.
Rail and ferry travel are cost effective options for long distance travel within Australia and New Zealand. Here is the definitive collection of links to get started planning your trip. Travel agents will be able to help you with your rail and ferry bookings, but there are also options to book Australian and … Read more