Travel Tip of the Day: Greyhound Bus Trick

Greyhound

I know that my name is Johnny Jet, not Johnny Bus, but I above all I like to save money and time and avoid hassles when I travel—and sometimes taking the bus is the best option. Last week, I learned a valuable trick while booking a Greyhound ticket from Erie, Pennsylvania to Mississauga, Ontario (just outside […]

Riding the Greyhound Bus to Canada

Greyhound

I know that my name is Johnny Jet, not Johnny Bus, but I above all I like to save money and time and avoid hassles when I travel—and sometimes taking the bus is the best option. This week, I learned a valuable trick while booking a Greyhound ticket from Erie, Pennsylvania to Mississauga, Ontario (just […]

Travel Website of the Week: NextBus

NextBus

Do you like to save money and travel by bus? If so, then NextBus is for you. NextBus tells you when the next bus is coming in major cities across the U.S. and Canada. No longer do you have to  sit out in the cold or rain or heat, reading the tiny font on the bus schedule […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Leave Without Your Bags

Luggage

Don’t Leave Without Your Bags I’ve seen it happen and I’ve heard countless horror stories: people arriving to the airport by bus or taxi and learning that their bags didn’t make the trip. They trusted that their luggage would be loaded into the trunk of the car or taxi or the undercarriage of the bus, […]

Hampi, India: Off the Beaten Track

Arriving into Hampi

Arriving in Hampi feels like stepping back in time to the ancient Roman empire, except you’re in the ancient Indian empire.  Centuries old ruins and temples dot this landscape of giant granite boulders and rice fields.  If you get some elevation and look out to the horizon all you will visually feast on are God […]

Toronto to Buffalo to Erie on the Bus

Mississauga stop

Most Torontonians know it’s much cheaper to fly in and out of Buffalo, New York than it is Toronto. What most don’t know is that it only costs $20 one-way to take Greyhound and it drops you off right at the airport. I tested it out last week and have mix reviews. Obviously it’s a lot better if […]