Traveling by bus need not be as annoying and cumbersome as is the common perception. Here's a quick plea to reconsider bus travel.
. . . is committed to promoting socially-conscious, culturally-aware, educational, and enlightening sort of travel, as well as the importance and lifelong value of such travel. We believe that traveling to lands, distant or otherwise, can only better a person, particularly when there is a level of immersion into the local people and their cultures, traditions, cuisine, history, and language.