After two years, I am back home (NZ) … well, nearly! Here I am day 10 of 10 days at a Managed Isolation hotel (Rydges, Auckland) and I just CAN’T WAIT TO LEAVE! There are a number of things I wish I knew before coming here – and so, with the time I had spare – I have whipped up some short YouTube videos that will hopefully help others out there!! (https://youtu.be/UgwdJQWktJI?list=PL_NJPuAwybyrWaXnORJq2WlFa0u61bThV)
Category: Travel preparation
Three days in a not so leaky boat
We 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”
Doha Visa requirements
For many countries entry into Doha requires a visa. There are two types, a transit visa (for visits between 5 and 96 hours) or a single-entry visa valid for one month.
The transit visa is free to travellers that are transiting through Qatar via Qatar airlines. This has been implemented in a bid to start promoting Qatar as a reasonable transit hub, and to boost tourism of the region.