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The Edge of Culture & Music in Camden

By: Dacia Popescu

Camden, is located in North London (Camden Town tube station), and like many of London’s inner cities, is a world on its own. Famous for its enticing markets, varied fringe and international shops and vibrant nightlife, Camden hits you with raw originality and shows… more>

Jul 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

3 Christmas Markets a Short Distance by Train

By Laura Orange, travelocafe.com

The sweet smell of mulled wine, gingerbread, sausages and scrumptious roast chestnuts lingers in the air and the crisp air will make your fingers tingle as you walk the streets soaked up in festive atmosphere. From food and drinks to hand crafted toys,… more>

Dec 24th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,Europe

Monuments and History on the streets of Chester

By Laura Orange, travelocafe.com

Chester is the perfect mix of old and new. It features incredible treasures that came together throughout its 2,000 years of history. From the 2-mile long Roman red-brick wall, the medieval cathedral, the galleried rows, the Elizabethan half-timbered houses to… more>

Aug 27th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,United Kingdom

Aberdeen: Dreamy spires and splendid coasts

By Laura Orange, travelocafe.com 

It was actually the fairy-tale like turrets and dreamy spires of Aberdeen that called our attention in the very first place. But Aberdeen is not called the Silver City with the Golden Sands for nothing. Its coastline is… more>

Aug 7th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,United Kingdom

Ronda the city of dreams

By Clive Muir

Ronda is one of Spain’s most visited cities. It is a small city famous for the impressive Puente Nuevo (new bridge) that spans the gorge that separates the old town from the new town. The Real Maestranza bullring is one of the oldest… more>

Jul 8th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,Spain

Glasgow, the London of the north

By Patti Nickell

GLASGOW, Scotland.  Eight of us sat around a table – flasks, tubes and bottles filled with liquids lined up before us.  Under the watchful eye of “Professor” Alastair, we mixed and mingled the liquids, adding a dollop of one… more>

Mar 31st
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,United Kingdom

Solo by train? Oh yes!

By Janice Waugh,  solotravelerblog.com

In the 19th century the train changed travel. It shortened the time it took to travel between places. It sped travel up.  Today, in the 21st century, trains do the opposite. They slow things down. And in my books, slowing things… more>

Mar 4th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,United Kingdom

Edinburgh to London: The East Coast Main Line

By Ruth J. Katz (Style and Travel Editor /  Promenade magazine / New York City)

I love train travel, but unfortunately, we do not have a very practical and efficient network in the United States for train travel, at least not the way the Europeans do… more>

Oct 22nd
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,United Kingdom

Independent Travel with an InterRail Global Pass

By Teresa Keane

I love to travel independently using trains, buses, and ferries so this was a fantastic opportunity to explore parts of Europe I hadn’t been to before with a 22-day InterRail Global Flexi Pass.

What made it even more special for me was… more>

Oct 3rd
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,Europe

IndieGermany – Discovering northern Germany with a German Rail Pass

Indie Travel’s Craig and Linda Martin explored Germany with a German Rail Pass from ACPRail.com. In this second part, they travel in northern Germany to cities such as Dresden, Hamburg, Berlin and Leipzig. They also include their travel tips to help you make the most… more>

Sep 18th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,Europe,Germany
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