Will Our High Speed Train Measure Up To Russia’s Bullet?

It’s early morning in Moscow as the Swallow commuter train pulls out of Leningrad Station. I’m on the first leg of a 650km (400-mile) journey to Russia’s second city, St Petersburg – a route that has seen a revolution in rail travel. For those who can afford it, the new Sapsan high-speed service has cut […] Read More...

Solar Impulse 2 to Make New York Fly-over at Night

Solar Impulse landing at New York’s JFK airport after making the short trip from Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania. It’s not a UFO its the Solar Impulse 2 coming into land at JFK. After this promo flight, there are plans to fly around the world without using any fuel. Wow, not a plane I’d want to […] Read More...

South Africa’s golden rhino of Mapungubwe travels to London

On October 27th 2016 the British Museum will play host to one of South Africa’s greatest historical artefacts. If you’re into African art why not get a group together and book a minibus to London. Minibus Express are happy to offer great low-cost London minibus hire. The exhibition covers the country’ art and you can […] Read More...

Rio Paralympics 2016: Situation ‘precarious’ over travel grant delays

Athletes’ chances of travelling to the Paralympics in Rio are “precarious” despite a day of emergency talks, says International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven. That dreaded word “delay” always seems to show up when major sporting events are discussed. The Olympics, and more specifically in this case the Paralympics is no exception. This time it’s […] Read More...

EU ‘to grant Turkey visa-free travel’

It will be interesting to see what develops on this front if Brexit means Brexit and the UK leave the European Union. What then? We will have to wait until June 18th to find out if this is just all a waste of time. While not strictly related to the UK, a vote to leave […] Read More...