Three days in a not so leaky boat

img_6073We had one mission – Amsterdam to Athens AKA 2,869kms.

We needed to do it “quickly” but also within the bounds of our Eurail pass, which meant land travel was already paid for, and a significant portion of our sea pass was paid for – to put this in context, at the time we were looking the cheapest flights from Amsterdam to Athens as just over €400 for the both of us – our trip cost us around €260. Continue reading “Three days in a not so leaky boat”

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Tips and tricks – Bangalore airport

I won’t lie, this is not the most exciting post I think I have made yet, however this one is completely in line with the “I wish someone had told me that” purpose of this blog, so bear with me.img_6987

I really wish I knew: that leaving the airport requires a toll, and it is not included in the taxi fare.  Cost is INR 120.

Best hack: hold small denominations for this toll – they are distinctly unimpressed if you give them INR 500 note!

Entry requirements: At time of writing this, India had introduced the E-visa tourist visa for some country’s – NZ, Australia, Canada, USA & UK among eligible country’s. You need to apply at least three days before travel, and make sure you print it out for presentation at Immigration
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