• Learn Languages at Home to Prepare for Travel

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    Want to learn another language? Feel that you have more time on your hands due to Covid-19 lockdowns? There are several apps or language learning sites that are offering free lessons or at reduced prices. So, if you fancy a sangria in Cádiz or have the urge to shop in Paris or plan on backpacking through Thailand or Vietnam. In no particular order, here are five language learning sites/apps to prepare you for travel. Babbel Similar to Rosetta Stone, Babbel is a subscription service. However, it’s free to register and the first lesson of each course is free to try. As an added bonus, Babbel will also offer a free…

  • Fun websites and activities for kids to do at home

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    While the current situation has been a difficult time for a lot of people, for children it can be especially confusing and frustrating. Many may be missing their friends from school and not understand why they can’t see them on weekends or why you had to cancel that vacation you’ve been planning. Being stuck in the house can seem like a boring punishment. But it doesn’t have to be that way! There are many ways to keep the restlessness at bay, and get the imagination running. What’s more, many companies, like Lego and Disney, have adapted to the situation and offer ways to keep kids virtually entertained while stuck indoors.…

  • Websites to Help you Travel Virtually When you’re Stuck at Home

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    Are you itching to travel but unable to leave home because of the coronavirus? Check out our guide and discover websites to help you go on adventures right from your sofa! Just because you’re stuck at home, doesn’t mean you can’t get a taste of what the world has to offer. From some of the world’s best museums to national parks and zoos, you’d be surprised at all the opportunities to travel virtually right at your fingertips. Virtual Tours in Museums While it’s true that many museums around the world have closed their doors for the time being, that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy their exhibits! Many world class…

  • Five Things to do at Home During Quarantine

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    The coronavirus emergency has put countries around the world to the test. Governments have been urging their citizens to stay home in an effort to control the situation. Consequently, travel by bus or train have been reduced or in many cases cancelled. Travel is reserved for emergencies. With all this time at home, how do we keep ourselves occupied? We at CheckMyBus have five recommendations to make the most of the quarantine to make this difficult time a little bit easier. 1. Let’s take care of each other We may be isolated, but we are not alone! No matter if you are at home with your family or not, there…