• 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

  • Discover Europe’s Fairy Tale Destinations!

    Ever wish that your life was more like a fairy tale? Even the most fantastical stories have been influenced by real places. From the fairy tale collection of the Brothers Grimm to Hans Christian Andersen’s books, European landscapes and cities have provided so much inspiration to these classic stories. Whether you already have

  • Top Ten Cities for Bachelor or Bachelorette Parties in the USA

    Choosing the perfect spot for a bachelor or bachelorette party can take a lot of planning, and rely on a variety of factors. From individual interests, location to alcohol tolerance, it’s always a smart idea to compare your options and see what would be the best fit for your group. Below are our top ten picks for cities we’re sure will

  • Bus Cancellations and the Digital Wallet

    Over the past years, the intercity bus market in the United States has undergone rapid technological changes. Many companies have updated their booking processes to accommodate electronic tickets, allow for seat reservations and have expanded on-board services, including free wi-fi and offer a variety of

  • CheckMyCon March 2019: Conventions and Expos throughout Florida

    This March, there is no shortage of comic conventions and expositions to choose from in Florida. Events will be hosted in cities throughout the sunshine state from West Palm Beach to Miami, Orlando and Tampa. Various events will feature esteemed guests, including voice actors, illustrators and writers, and there are

  • FlixBus Extends Seat Reservation to Most Routes

    About a year ago, FlixBus introduced the seat reservation to the great delight of many passengers. After a successful pilot project amongst its European markets, the feature was implemented throughout the company, and has made its way overseas when FlixBus expanded to the

  • FlixBus and the Luxury Liners of the US Bus Market

    After FlixBus launched its first US routes in May 2018, media coverage in the United States was strong. The American press was optimistic about FlixBus bringing “European travel comfort” across the Atlantic. There, the bus is still regarded as a cheaper and often less than ideal mode of transportation, where passengers have to make

  • What to Know About Air Travel During the Government Shutdown

    The US is entering the longest government shutdown in its history, coming in at 28 days with many federal employees missing two paychecks. This has particularly hit Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees hard, since they cannot strike and are required to continue working despite the lack of pay. Consequently,

  • Hidden Gems in the American West

    The American west has no shortage of exciting attractions from the Redwood Forest to Hollywood, the Las Vegas Strip, the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley and Route 66. Between all these major destinations, however, are hidden gems that are also worth a visit. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, make the most of your

  • Visit Some of the Best Christmas Markets in the USA!

    Mulled wine, decorated stands, delicious bratwurst and strudel and most importantly, the spirit of community all make Christmas Markets a staple of the holiday season. This German tradition has made its way to the United States, where an estimated 44 million Americans have full or partial German ancestry. Cities all over the