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Public transport tips in Northern Ireland

Public transport tips in Northern Ireland

Travel
Metro is responsible for bus services in the Belfast area while Ulsterbus provides bus and coach services throughout the rest of the province. Tourists visiting Belfast should download a copy of the brochure 'See Belfast by Metro' from the Translink website. This contains information on how to use the system to visit the city's main tourist attractions. Metro's Main Arterial Services are Most Frequent The most frequent Metro services are Metros 1 to 12 which run along Belfast's main arterial corridors. Metro also operates a network of other services in Belfast with varying frequencies as well as 'City Express' which links the city centre with suburban areas of Newtownabbey via the M2 motorway. Belfast Metro Bus System Divided into Three Fare Zones The system is divided i...
Tipping Brief In Europe, America And Asia

Tipping Brief In Europe, America And Asia

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Everyone that is employed in the hospitality industry in North America will appreciate customers who tip. In Canada and the U.S. the act of giving ten to fifteen percent just before leaving a restaurant is so commonplace that nobody really thinks twice about it, unless the service has been unusually poor. However, when travelling abroad, tipping the local staff in a hotel or restaurant can be awkward because not all travellers know what's expected. Here are some basic guidelines. Western Europe Some countries in this region like Italy and France will automatically add a service charge to restaurant bills, and they would also expect a 10% tip. If the service was exceptional then you could round up your payment to the nearest euro. As a rule, you should give change directly to the ...
The Best Cities in Italy to Visit on your Summer Vacation

The Best Cities in Italy to Visit on your Summer Vacation

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If you’re planning to take one of the many luxury vacations in italy that thousands of people enjoy every year, you’re in for a real treat. Italy is an incredibly beautiful country that’s steeped in magnificent history and is often bathed in the glow of the warm Mediterranean sun. But which cities should you visit while you’re in the country? And how can you make the most of your time there? Let’s take a look at this now: Florence If you are a lover of all things art you’re going to love Florence. Thought to be one of the greatest places in Europe to see amazing art and incredible architecture, this city really does have something for every art lover. In addition to being home to many exquisite works of art, Florence is also home to so many restaurants that are well worth a visit...
Business Trip To Europe? Follow These Tips

Business Trip To Europe? Follow These Tips

Business, Travel
If you are getting a chance to travel to Europe for your business or from your company, it is advised also to consider it a personal trip where you can also see the country amid the meetings and commitments. You may have by now taken a look to some of the best tips for traveling around Europe. Below are some more to check and follow to may your visit to European countries a memorable amid extra pressure of work schedule. Check documents ahead of travel Before you leave for Europe it is important to cross-check once again the required documents, but avoid doing it in the last minute. Take note that if the passport validity has lapsed, it will take around three weeks to get a new copy of it. You may also apply for their urgent service, but that too will take couple of days. Also, d...