Tagged: train

Bukhara to Samarkand with Uzbekistan Railways

The next leg of my trip would take me from Bukhara to Samarkand. Since this is also part of Uzbekistan’s Railways network, I was happy to give them a try since at least trains don’t have to deal with bad roads.   I tried to buy a ticket a day...

Train rides in Sri Lanka

I just got back from a week long trip to Sri Lanka. We focused on the Southern half of the island along with the Hill Country in the centre. There are three options to get around: private car, bus and train. We did hire a car and driver for a...

The cheapest way from Hong Kong Airport to the city centre

From a budget traveller’s perspective, I’d say there are many¬†types of airports when it comes “how do I get downtown at a cheap price?”: First factor: how far is the airport from the city centre? I am not talking about airports misleadingly named by some low cost airline (Paris –...