Category Archives: Planning tips

30 Useful Things to Know Before You Travel to the Faroe Islands

Things to know before you visit the Faroe Islands

There are many things you should know before you visit the Faroe Islands.  After two trips to the Nordic islands, I understand and feel confident advising others on how to travel to the Faroe Islands successfully (and to take cute photos of sheep).  This is a guide of 30 things to know before you go […]

How to Cheaply Get From Tbilisi to Yerevan by Bus in 2021

Tbilisi to Yerevan by Bus: The Cheapest Way to Travel to Armenia

The bus is not my preferred form of transport.  Actually, it is the type of transport I avoid like the plague.  But, when I travel from Tbilisi to Yerevan, I always prefer to travel by bus.  Going from Tbilisi to Yerevan by bus, or marshrutka (a minibus still prevalent in many former-Soviet states), is cheaper, […]

How to Easily Get From Vagar Airport to Torshavn in 2021

How to Easily Get From Vagar Airport to Torshavn

There is nothing more stressful (for me) than arriving at a destination and having no clue how to get from the airport to the city. This is a guide detailing how to get from Vagar Airport to Torshavn and Klaksvik. The guide will discuss 4 options for getting from the Faroe Islands Airport to Torshavn […]

20 Incredibly Useful Things to Know Before Visiting the Acropolis

It is no question that visiting the Acropolis in Athens is one of the premier things to do when visiting Greece’s capital city.  In fact, it would be remiss not to pay your respects to the UNESCO World Heritage Site when there.  This is a guide covering the essential things you need to know before […]

How to Take a Taxi in Yerevan, Armenia (and not Pay an Exorbitant Amount)

How to Take a Taxi in Yerevan, Armenia (and not Pay an Exorbitant Amount)

Times have definitely changed in Armenia.  When I first went there back in early 2013, the Yerevan taxis running the streets were using copyrighted logos as branding and identification and many were owned by individuals who had no affiliation with local taxi companies.  After constantly being heckled and harassed by taxis in other cities in […]

25 Useful Things to Know Before You Visit Tromsø, Norway

Things to know before you travel to Tromso

There are several things I recommend travelers to know before they visit Tromsø, Norway.  This is a guide of all the useful tips and recommendations I have for those traveling to Tromsø, Norway’s Arctic capital and one of the coolest cities in Scandinavia.  It includes tips for all seasons, particularly winter. 25 Useful Things to […]