Backpacking in Germany: How to get from Berlin ZOB Bus Station to Tegel International Airport

Berlin has become a transport hub for me now that I live in Poland. International flights and especially those to Africa and the Middle East don’t really have many direct options from Poland. But with the Warsaw / Łódź / Poznań Polskibuses to Berlin being so cheap, fast and cosy, I now often crackpack my Read more about Backpacking in Germany: How to get from Berlin ZOB Bus Station to Tegel International Airport[…]

Backpacking in India: Getting A Night Train from New Delhi to Mumbai

Backpacking in India: Getting A Night Train from New Delhi to Mumbai

My first stop in India was New Delhi and I loved it there. I was based in the popular Smyle Inn and Hostel. It seemed to be a perfect first introduction to Indian life. Delhi’s chaotic street life is a backpackers dream, my passion for travel was pumped vivaciously on the streets of this sprawling Read more about Backpacking in India: Getting A Night Train from New Delhi to Mumbai[…]

Backpacking in Bangladesh: The Long, Slow, Sad Night Train from Dhaka to Chittagong

“Even innocence has caught the midnight train” – Bon Jovi This was a sad moment. A night train that was supposed to take 6-7 hours ended up taking 16 hours, and the horror was clear to see. Backpacking ain’t for the faint hearted, but neither is life eh? A fast and furious week in “The Read more about Backpacking in Bangladesh: The Long, Slow, Sad Night Train from Dhaka to Chittagong[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Romania to Moldova by Train (Bucharest to Chisinau)

My recent return to Eastern Europe saw me venture into some new countries in the former eastern bloc. I started off in Romania this time before heading across the border into Moldova and later Transnistria. Moldova is a part of the former USSR and has been its own country again since 1991. I chose to Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Romania to Moldova by Train (Bucharest to Chisinau)[…]

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Revival to Glory: Riding on the Pyongyang Metro, North Korea

Riding on the Pyongyang Metro System is oddly a highlight from your visit to North Korea’s lively capital city. Forget the busy London tubes, the old grubby New York Subway and the soul-less Shanghai Metro, this is Pyongyang – and it has a Metro System like nowhere else on earth. Here are 10 facts I Read more about Revival to Glory: Riding on the Pyongyang Metro, North Korea[…]

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World Borders: How to get from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland (Belfast to Dublin train)

** STOP PRESS!! This article was written a while back and scheduled long before this week’s fire on the Belfast to Dublin train, so please bear that in mind…** (this is the first time since starting DSL in 2007 I have had to do this…) // I’m sure a lot of you reading will be Read more about World Borders: How to get from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland (Belfast to Dublin train)[…]

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Train Travel: A Guide to High Speed Rail in China!!

Train travel in China is always exciting, I just love it. But Chinese high speed train is even more scintillating! With an influx of new routes, super clean, super fast trains, the age of smoky, shaking Chinese carriages are fading out. In the last 18 months I have taken a few trips on the high Read more about Train Travel: A Guide to High Speed Rail in China!![…]

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World Borders: How to get from Hong Kong to China (Hung Hom to Guangzhou Express Train)

In my ongoing series of World Borders, I give you the ins and outs of crossing borders around the world. Having spent 2 years living in Hong Kong and having been to China over 10 times, I know a bit about the different borders that exist between these two countries or two parts of the Read more about World Borders: How to get from Hong Kong to China (Hung Hom to Guangzhou Express Train)[…]

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