Teddy tips

Travelling is fun, there’s no two ways about that. But for the first time traveller it can be a little scarey. During his travels Teddy has received countless excellent advice and even developed his own rules and guidelines. All of this is distilled into what Teddy likes to call “Teddy tips”.

This page will list ALL of Teddy’s “Teddy tips” articles.

  • Things to watch out for in Turkey - While Turkey has much to offer the international tourist, there are a few things the first time traveller should be aware of. In some cases this is just because Turkish people traditionally have a different way of doing things, but in others ... Well ... It goes without saying that Turkey is currently not a very safe place to be. Whether that's due to its geographic proximity to major trouble spots, its internal issues, or its current political policies is… <Read more>
  • Paris Basic French phrases - The French have a completely unwarranted (in Teddy's opinion) reputation as being rude and arrogant. This worries some tourists, who think they'll be confronted with rudeness at every turn. Teddy is here to tell you it's just not true. In fact, the French are working hard to destroy that reputation, encouraging their countrymen (and visitors) to remember to say 'please' and 'thank you' - more than one coffee shop now charges extra if you don't say 'hello' and 'please' when… <Read more>
  • Teddy by plane Surviving long plane flights - The worst part of travelling for many people is the getting there, especially if that means a long haul plane flight. Frankly, any flight longer than five or six hours can be a physical and mental challenge for most people, so flights of twelve or fifteen hours are sometimes more than they can bear. Everyone has their own tips for surviving these long flights, or at least enduring them. And some carriers make it easier for you than others. In… <Read more>
  • Teddy travels by train Train travel in Italy - Train travel throughout Europe is some of the best in the world, and Italy is one of the best examples. If you need to get from one major city to another quickly and with minimum fuss, train travel is easily one of the best and most affordable ways to do it. Teddy tips: * Travel first class whenever it is available. It only costs a little more (as little as an extra €10 between some stations), and you get a… <Read more>


2 Responses to Teddy tips

  1. Sharman says:

    I would love to re post this entry on my own website will that be okay

    [Teddy would be happy for you to have a link to this page on your site.]

  2. sam says:

    I am going to watch out for brussels.

    [teddy: it’s on my list]

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