Some “Van Damme” Good Ways To Get Home For The Holidays [VIDEO]

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A lot of things have changed since I was in college in the early 2000s. However, one thing has gracefully stood the test of time: Jean-Claude Van Damme. As this video proves, the “Muscles From Brussels” still has it. (I mean, I bet Steven Segal has trouble just climbing into a truck nowadays.)

JCVD makes hitting the road look ever so easy, but getting home for the holidays is a struggle for many—whether you’re in college or not. So, in honor of this epic split, let’s look at some different ways to help you split town. These may not be “universal” soldiers options, but they’ll at least let me use some puns.…

Shane’s Trains and Automobiles: Battle of the Bus Companies

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Bus travel is miserable. I can attest for sure.

It’s a truly terrible experience every single time. No one is ever pleased to ride a bus. If someone likes riding buses, I don’t want to meet them because that’s a crazy person—or Red from The Shawshank Redemption (but his only point of comparison was prison).

I hate bus travel, but I’ve ridden probably 40 or so buses in my time in college. Why? Because it’s cheap.…

Shane’s Trains and Automobiles: Why I Love the Train

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Despite the title of this series, I’ve talked very little about trains (and even less about automobiles—who came up with this name anyway?).

Trains are certainly expensive, so most trips I’ll check the price and then opt for a bus. Every so often though, the train price will be competitive with the bus prices and I’ll buy a ticket.

Because, quite simply, trains are amazing.…