Showing posts from February, 2018

From O.R. Tambo to Johannesburg Park Station Like Locals

Instructions how to travel from O.R. Tambo Airport to Johannesburg Park Station like locals using Metrorail Gauteng. The whole trip takes about 1.5 hours, involves 15 minutes of walking and costs 8.5 ZAR per person (less than 1 dollar/euro). The fancier Gautrain is 19 times more expensive (162 ZAR).

The Promised Land of No Plastic Bags: Rwanda

Rwandan customs officers were using plastic bag ban as an excuse to steal belongings and to sell travellers paper bags and bad quality reusable plastic bags.