• Five Amazing Places in Mexico for a Slow-Paced Vacation

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    Spring break is right around the corner! While images of beach parties in Cancún or Playa del Carmen may come to mind when thinking of a vacation in Mexico, this country offers so much more! From ancient pyramids to rich cultural museums and vibrant architecture, there are boundless opportunities to explore. Thanks to Mexico’s extensive network of intercity buses, you can travel throughout the country without breaking the bank! If you’re looking for a trip with a slower pace and fewer crowds, then check out some of our picks for amazing places in Mexico! San Miguel de Allende Famed for its artistic flair, San Miguel de Allende attracts all kinds…

  • Carnival Celebrations Around the World You Won’t Want to Miss!

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    Carnival season is right around the corner! You know what that means? It’s time to party! With vibrant costumes, elaborate masks, glistening beads and impressive parades, people around the world immerse themselves in the spectacle of it all. Originally regarded as a transition into the Catholic Lent, this tradition has evolved into extravagant displays of grandeur. Not everything is about Rio though! Other cities around the world paint the celebration with an entirely different brush, taking elements from their own cultures. Check out our top picks for the most memorable Carnival experiences around the globe! Cologne Carnival Alaaf! If you’re looking for a wild time, then look no further than…

  • 5 top destinations for New Year’s Eve!

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    Everyone around the country can imagine the iconic New Year’s Eve celebration hosted in Time Square each year. The event draws in people from all around the country every year, though for many traveling across the country isn’t a possibility. Fortunately, there are other amazing celebrations happening in cities all over the country that might be a little closer to home, so you don’t have to stay in and watch the ball drop. Below are some of the best alternatives to Time Square to celebrate the New Year! Celebrate New Year’s Eve Out Right, by Saving Money on Transportation! Taking the bus is not only the best option for the…

  • Travel to Another World at the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights

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    This winter season, up until January 12, come see one of North America’s greatest natural wonders adorned in a veil of beautiful lights. Every year, the city of Niagara Falls kicks off the holiday season by lighting up both the iconic waterfalls and the city itself in a plethora of festive lights and is Canada’s largest illumination festival. The festival draws in roughly 1.5 million visitors each year and has become an annual tradition in Canada. The whole atmosphere of the city gives you the feeling of being in a magical fairy land. Find the Best Way to Experience the Falls Whether you’re just passing by the city to see…

  • Haunting Halloween Destinations

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    Every year, cities throughout the US have embraced the Halloween spirit by hosting haunted houses, spooky masquerades, costumed parades, and decorating notable landmarks and buildings in a ghoulish fashion. However, some cities go above and beyond to provide thrills by recognizing the darker side of their histories. Ghost sightings, witch trials, headless horsemen, and pirates create the frightening lore that makes these places worth a visit during the Halloween season. Salem, MA No list of Halloween towns would be complete without Salem, Massachusetts. Back in the 17th century, the infamous Salem Witch Trials resulted in the executions of 26 people accused of witchcraft. Every Octoer, Salem celebrates the Festival of…

  • 10 Amazing Weekend Trips from New York City

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    While the hustle and bustle of life in the Big Apple can be exciting, it can also be a bit stressful and isn’t always easy on your wallet. Every once and a while, it’s nice to have an escape even if you don’t have the time off or money to plan a big excursion. The good news is that travel doesn’t have to be expensive! There are tons of

  • Travel the World Within the USA: America’s Cultural Communities

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    Booking a flight to travel to far off places can be expensive. Fortunately, you don’t need to cross an ocean to experience another culture! Within the United States, there are many cultural communities, shaped by cultural enclaves and a history of immigration which brings bits and pieces of the world to the USA. From one of the world’s largest Chinese immigrant communities to

  • America’s Top Five Summer Beach Destinations

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    Summer is finally here! As the temperatures continue to rise and the days get sunnier, why not plan to make the most of it? Beach communities across America are already embracing tons of tourists looking to have some fun in the sun. With CheckMyBus, you can spend less money on the journey and more at the beach. Below are some of our suggestions for

  • Rock Out at some of America’s Best Music Festivals this Summer

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    Summer is right around the corner, which means cities across the country are gearing up to host major music festivals. With top talent like Ariana Grande, Twenty-One Pilots, Tame Impala and Childish Gambino touring, there’s really no shortage of performances to enjoy. With

  • FlixBus Celebrates its First Year of Operations in the USA

    It has been nearly a year since FlixBus began selling its first tickets in the United States for select routes in the Southwest. Since then, the company has expanded throughout the region, and even opened new routes in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Reflecting on the progress made, CEO Andre Schwämmlein has said that business in California has been