Trans-Siberian Express – Don’t Forget Your Visa!

The Tran-Siberian Express is a journey on everyones bucket list… but before you tick it off, there’s much longer to-do list involved in the planning of this extravagant journey! This Tip is Tiplr’s attempt at getting you organised if you’ve got Trans-Siberian on the agenda! So you’ve spent a long time saving, planning and packing…you’ve…

Trans-Siberian Express – Get Your Golden Ticket!

In Russia, those efficient machines that scan your card, take your booking reference and then spit-out your tickets in seconds are not a luxury you’ll benefit from. Jumping on a train and buying a last-minute ticket is just not possible and if you leave it until the last minute, you’ll end up on a very…

Bla Bla Car – The Revolutionary Way to Travel!

Last minute trip? Trains are too expensive? Buses offer a route that you think will last forever? Don’t worry, a smart group of guys created the solution: BlaBlaCar is an easy and brilliant app that puts in touch travellers moving from one city to an other, with passengers that already need to travel the same…

New York City – Affordable Transport by Boat

A lot of people assume that traveling by boat will be expensive. In many cities, ferries tend to be much more expensive than subways or trains. Luckily this isn’t the case in the Big Apple! New York Waterway’s East River Ferry runs seven days a week from lower Manhattan to points in Brooklyn and Queens,…

Dublin – On Your Bike!

So you’ve landed in Ireland’s Capital. You’ve filled your boots with Guinness, visited the Trinity University site and strolled down Grafton Street bustling alongside the buskers taking in the many beautiful sights of the nicknamed ‘Fair City’. Perhaps you’ve even braved the infamous Temple Bar… you’re essentially all touristed-out? Well, we have the answer. It’s…

Europe – The Whole Continent at your Fingertips

Europe is best done by train and an Interrail ticket is all you need to experience all this diverse continent has to offer in one trip. Go to sleep after a long day visiting Croatia’s National Parks and wake up in bustling capital city, Budapest. Or if high-speed is more your style, take the shuttle…

North America – The Most Scenic Train Trip

Experienced travelers say the California Zephyr is one of the most beautiful train trips in all of North America. As you climb through the heart of the Rockies, and further west through the snow-capped Sierra Nevadas, you may find it hard to disagree. The Zephyr runs daily between Chicago and San Francisco, coursing through the…