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Tag Archives: Travelling

29 Lessons From Travelling the World: By Benny Lewis

Fantastic blog by Benny Lewis , Original Story Eight years. That’s 416 weeks, or almost 3,000 days. This is the amount of time that I have not had a fixed home; moving to a new country, culture and language every few months and taking absolutely everything I own with me. It has been a significant percentage of my life, and it’s still long from over. I had actually done some travelling before – a couple of summers in the states, and an entire month already in Spain. But about this time back in...Read More

Scariest campsite ever!

Here I was looking at an article about the The Death Race (which is part of a circuit of obstacle-course competitions in the US, Canada and the UK known as Spartan Races), thinking, man what a bunch of sadistic people we humans are and also remembering the movie Death Race and Blade Runner and thinking how close we are getting to these movies…OK tangent now… when I saw a link that said “Scariest Campsite Ever!” I started to imagine campsites with crocodiles, bears or god forbid...Read More

Who are Transfercar drivers?

Did you know that we at Transfercar have a really vast array of people using our relocation vehicles? Even though English speakers are our number one relocaters, we also have a large number of German speaking travellers stopping by as do our French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese visitors. As far as age groups are concerned, we have young travellers in their 20s moving between universities and tourists of all ages as well as seasoned drivers looking for a bit of fun and with time to spare. We’ve helped film...Read More

Volcanic ash disrupts NZ flights

New Zealand flights look like they could be disrupted for days as ash from the Chilean volcanic eruption drifts across the country. The Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile began erupting on June 4, with the ash plume drifting thousands of kilometres across the South Atlantic, South Africa, Indian Ocean, Tasmania and now across New Zealand. More than 60 New Zealand flights have been cancelled and over 7000 passengers have been stranded at Airports over the weekend. Air New Zealand will continue to fly but...Read More

Gas or Break Quiz determins what vehicle to rent

Hertz has recently developed a quiz that helps drivers determine what kind of driver they are and therefore what vehicle they should be renting. The “Gas” Traveler is supposedly aggressive, exciting and adventurous while the “Brake” Traveler is said to be conservative and more of a planner. What type of driver are you? Check out more articles about Hertz: Hertz Makes $2.24 Billion Offer for Dollar Thrifty to Foil Avis Hertz Launches New Branding Campaign Hertz considering a green...Read More

The top 10 things to take travelling

Jerome Luepkes is a Berlin-based business consultant and travel writer. For most people, travel is about seeing new places, experiencing new things and meeting new people. Apart from the fact that travel can take time and cost money, there is also a small matter of what to take with you when you set out on your next expedition. I believe that travellers can improve their overall experience by simply learning what to do without, and only taking those things which are essential for a safe and healthy...Read More