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Browsing Category 'Tram'

Gothenburg: Riverside outing

The Göta Älv river runs through Gothenburg and provides some varied walks and a splendid, almost free, ferry ride along its banks.

Phoenix: In the desert, no-one can hear you take the tram

When I mentioned I’d be heading for Phoenix, Arizona, the first thing they said was “bring a car”. Now this one I’d heard before. Often from Americans, often from Australians. But everywhere I’ve ever been, I’ve managed just fine without a driver’s license (and consequently, without a car). Had I finally met my match in [...]

Geneva, Switzerland: Public transportation exceeds expectations

For a weekend city trip in Europe, you can hardly find anything more scenic than Geneva. It’s so close to the French border you can feel it. Especially if you step over it.