Category Archives: Planning tips

How to Easily Take the Athens to Aegina Ferry from Piraeus

How to get the Athens to Aegina ferry from Piraeus

This guide details how to easily take the Athens to Aegina ferry from Piraeus. It offers tips, how to book your ferry ticket, port information, and the best tours you can take as an alternative! I recently had the opportunity to visit Aegina, one of the Saronic Greek Islands on an overnight trip from Athens.  […]

Visiting Herculaneum from Naples: Best Tips, Tickets, & More

Herculaneum Italy - Ercolano Italy UNESCO World Heritage ruined by Vesuvius-30

Herculaneum is easily the most fascinating and mind-blowing site I have ever been to in my life. I still can’t wrap my head around the place, its history, and how well preserved the Herculaneum ruins are today. Overshadowed by Pompeii to its south, Herculaneum is lesser visited, yet offers a far better insight into Roman […]

How to Get from Bergen Airport to the City (5 Easy Options)

Arrival at Bergen Airport in Norway

Are you looking for the best (and cheapest!) Bergen Airport to city options for your Norway trip? This guide details 5 easy options and discusses which one is the most affordable. We hope you can find an option that fits your travel plans and group the best!  There are also Bergen Airport transfers in this […]

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 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 […]