May 16, 2013
Since the end of the 19th century, Europe has boasted the best public transportation systems in the world. Nearly every capital European city has a reliable public transit system that includes rail and bus service. Major cities have historic trolleys and trams that run right through the busy streets. The old tracks through cobble paved roads give light rail passengers a sense of history.
Some major European cities also have trolley buses that are powered by overhead electric wires, something that isn’t as common in (more…)
May 13, 2013
Are you in the process of planning a trip to Europe in the near future? If so, then you may be wondering just how you are going to get around once you are there, especially if you plan on arriving there by plane. Of course, renting a car is always an option but it is one that is often quite expensive. So if you are looking to travel on a budget, there is a good chance that you are going to rely on the bus as your primary mode of (more…)
May 11, 2013
Using the bus system in Europe involves knowing the best way to get the ticket or pass you need for the journey you want to make and the times to travel when the bus is least crowded and the fares are cheapest. For those wanting an alternative to automobile rental if visiting or ownership if residing on the continent, the bus system in Europe affords the traveler a safe and cost-effective option. Knowing the fare to pay and the route to take (more…)
May 8, 2013
Using the rail system in Europe can be a convenient and enjoyable way to travel around the continent quickly and in comfort. Passengers traveling in any European country need to know the type of ticket needed, the policies governing etiquette on the trains themselves, and the way to plan journeys to make the easiest and most efficient use of the network of interconnected stations. For those considering which pass to purchase, there are a vast array of ticket types to suit the (more…)
May 6, 2013
Europe is well-known for having some of the best public transportation systems in the world. Every year, thousands of visitors learn to master buses, trains and subways in countries such as the United Kingdom, France and Italy. Not only is using public transportation a great way to experience an authentic side of life in a foreign country, but rides are extremely affordable alternatives to taxis and rental cars. Furthermore, the convenience of public transportation makes it a smart choice for any traveler to (more…)
October 15, 2012
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