transportation

My Most Ridiculous Bus Encounters Backpacking South America

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I’ve been skydiving, bungee jumping and paragliding; however, I’d have to say my most adventurous escapades are from my bus rides through South America. The characters, the questionable facilities, the otherworldly landscapes and the feature film-worthy situations made for incredible […]

Will London Transform Disused Train Tunnels Into Cycle Highways?

I typically don’t cover news on Jessie on a Journey unless I find it really interesting. This morning on The Guardian I read about a proposed project in London to transform the city’s disused train tunnels into cycle highways accessible […]

That Time I Rode The NYC Subway…Without Pants [Photo Essay]

Last Sunday, I did something I can honestly say I’ve never done — and never thought I’d do — before: rode the subway in New York City…pants-less. That’s right. On a crowded subway car heading from Brooklyn to Manhattan, in […]

17 Essential Germany Transportation Tips For Travelers

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For those traveling through Germany, it’s also guaranteed you’ll be using the public transport system — especially the trains — at some point during your travels. If you’re unfamiliar with how this works or if you don’t speak German, this […]

Hot Tech: Must-Have Social Travel Apps

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Social media and apps have drastically changed the way people travel. No longer are vacation-goers privately booking their flights, grabbing their guidebooks and sharing their trips only through photo albums. Nowadays, it’s all about sharing trip details, seeking help from […]

Creating An Urban Cycling Culture: Interview With Urban Mobility Expert Mikael Colville-Andersen

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One hot topic being discussed around the world is urban cycling and how cities are adapting to bikers and even fostering vibrant bike cultures. During a trip to Copenhagen, I had the pleasure of meeting Mikael Colville-Andersen, Urban Mobility Expert, […]