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Many arrivals get their first taste of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil soon after landing at Galeão Antônio Carlos Jobim International Airport and it is not always the relaxed, friendly experience people expect. A combination of heat, exhaustion and seemingly endless queues for baggage reclaim and customs can leave weary travellers longing for a cocktail on the beach. This is a short guide on how to make transfer from the airport to the city (or vice versa) as quickly and easily as possible.
If you are looking for inspiration to book a trip to Paris, France, then watching one of the most charming and sumptuous films every made, Amelie, would certainly seal the deal. It is what La Dolce Vita was for Rome and most Woody Allen films are for New York. Here are some of the best locations to include on your trip around Paris with the film Amelie.
The capital and largest city of Spain is Madrid as well as being the artistic, cultural, financial, and historical center of the country. With a population approaching 3.5 million, it is the busiest and most populated area of the Iberian Peninsula and southwestern Europe. Madrid is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region and sees millions of international travelers every year. For many of these visitors, it is the Spanish cuisine that is the primary draw.
Getting around the hub of southern Italy is a lot easier than its sounds. Naples, the capital of the Campania region, is served by Capodichino International Airport. Here you can get direct flights to many European destinations which are served by regional airlines. You can also catch flights to and from the United States, off-season with a stop in Dublin, Brussels, Rome or France, or during the summer months when low cost carrier EuroFly flies direct between Capodichino and New York’s JFK Airport.
Arrival in Marrakech, Morocco, especially the first arrival, can be a mad assault upon all the senses. For many this begins before they have even left the airport.
Hong Kong, China, as one of the great cities of Asia and even the world, is a fantastic place for visitors to shop and find exotic goods that they wouldn’t be able to find at home. This is a brief guide to what’s on offer, how to buy it and then you can figure out for yourself how to get it all home!
The impressive and continuing rise of Dubai as both an economic hothouse and tourist magnet means that more and more visitors from around the world are paying their first visit to this Emirate on the Arabian Gulf.
The opening of a new terminal specifically for low-cost airlines in 2006, and the fantastic rebuilding and renovation of the rest of the buildings, has made Barajas International Airport the main transport hub for visitors to Madrid. The clean and efficient airport is located about 12km from the centre of the city and transfers can be made easily and cheaply at any time of day or night.
Copenhagen Airport (CPH) is Denmark’s main international airport. Located in Kastrup, just 8 kilometres from Copenhagen, the airport has good public transport connections to Copenhagen and to other destinations in the region (including Malmö in Sweden over the Øresund bridge). Like in all Scandinavian countries, public transport in Denmark is efficient and modern, and it is easy to get to Copenhagen from the airport by train or by the underground.
A free shuttle bus operates between the domestic terminal (terminal 1) and the international terminals 2 and 3. The underground and train stations are both in terminal 3. read full article
Zürich airport is one of the main airports in Switzerland. Its small size makes it easy to navigate and it also has fast connections to Zürich city: it takes just ten minutes from the airport to the city centre by train.The airport has information desks for arriving tourists in arrivals halls 1 and 2. The Airport Service Centre in the car park 2, on the first floor, offers tourist information.
Not only is Riga becoming a popular destination for weekend and longer breaks but its airport is also fast becoming a major transport hub for the Baltic region. The airport is situated only about eight kilometres west of the city making most transfers simple and straightforward.
Most visitors to Riga will find it easier by far to jump on the bus service that runs between the airport and the city centre. read full article
The trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco is one of the great American journeys taking in the sun-kissed and mesmerisingly beautiful Californian coastline. With one of the world’s hottest travel destinations at each end and a route littered with spectacular scenery and inviting beaches, the journey is among the top global travel experiences.
Kraków airport is officially called the John Paul II International Airport of Balice and is located just15 kilometres from the Kraków city centre. Trains, buses and taxis connect the airport to Kraków city. A free shuttle bus travels between the airport terminals T1 (international) and T2 (domestic) and also connects to the airport’s own railway station.
Housing many sight-seeing spots and brimming with celebrated cuisine, Athens spoils the tourists with its wide choices. A single day in Athens is practically not sufficient to explore the city; however, once you get a chance, you will never want to miss the highlights.
I started an exciting day in Athens quite early on, watching the beautiful sunrise behind the Athens Marble Stadium, best known to be where the famous Olympic Games were revived. A relaxed stroll under the enchanting tree line was a perfect start to the eventful day ahead. read full article
Istanbul is a tale of two cities. Straddling Europe and Asia and divided by the strait of Bosporus, the former capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires is the only metropolitan city that has its foot on two continents, with the old city sprawled over European territory and the modern, residential areas established on the Asian side. Considering its massive size, a timeframe of 24 hours can hardly do any of the city’s gems any justice at all, but it is sufficient to scratch the surface and instill a curiosity for more. It is an enchanting city, fusing the history of several cultures, languages, religions, and eras together and establishing itself as Turkey’s economic and cultural epicenter.