5 Day Trips an Hour from London

 

So you’ve started planning your UK trip and want to make the best out of your days. As most people start with London, it’s easy to plan a couple of days downtown and add some day trips to the mix. The best part is that you don’t… more>

Apr 6th
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Europe,United Kingdom

How to plan a Scandinavia Triangle trip

Copenhagen, Denmark

Whether you’re planning a warm-weather trip or a winter visit, a smart way to experience the diversity of Scandinavia is to take the train around the Golden Triangle—Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. No matter which city centre you start from, along the way you… more>

Nov 11th
Posted by Angela in Europe,Scandinavia

Sand, Surf and Steam Trains in Newquay, Cornwall

By Helen Earley

About 5 hours by rail from London, the harbour town of Newquay (pronounced New-Key), is a British budget holiday paradise. During the months of July and August, Newquay’s population explodes with tourists from all over England who flock to the stunning beaches along… more>

Oct 19th
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom

German Rail Pass Christmas Shopping Special

Save up to 20% on your German Rail Pass

Discover Germany at its most breathtaking period of the year as the various towns are lit up and come to life with Christmas Markets. You can now save up to 20% off the purchase of a 5 or… more>

Oct 1st
Posted by Angela in Europe,Germany

Pamplona’s San Fermin Fiesta

Take an Alvia train to Pamplona to run with the bulls!

The San Fermin Fiesta is internationally known for the event of the running of the bulls, where the bulls are let loose through some of the streets of the old part of the city. The running of… more>

Jun 23rd
Posted by Angela in Spain

Scotland declares 2015 to be the year of Food and Drinks

Scotland is getting ready to welcome visitors with attractions and events that celebrate its gastronomy. From Scottish Whisky to fresh sea plates, the mouth-watering offerings of Scotland will take center stage all year.

While on visit, one must try a plate of Haggis, Scotland’s national dish…. more>

Oct 6th
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

BritRail’s Free Day Promotion and the Oyster Card Giveaway

Receive an additional day of rail travel when you book a BritRail Pass

The BritRail Free Day Promotion gives you one additional day of rail travel for free on BritRail’s most popular passes. With a BritRail Pass, you can hop on and off trains at will… more>

Jul 16th
Posted by Ruben in Discounts,United Kingdom

Reaching Top of Europe by rail

Travel in the Swiss Alps with the new Jungfrau Rail Passes

You can now purchase rail passes to travel on the Jungfrau Railways network in Switzerland. The 3-day Jungfrau VIP Pass and 6-day Jungfrau Railways Pass both allow you to travel to Kleine Scheidegg,… more>

Apr 1st
Posted by Ruben in Europe

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

Norway’s Flam Railway

A scenic journey in the heart of the fjords

Flam Railway takes you on a journey through Norway’s mountains and fjords in what many believe is among the finest rail experiences. Between the roaring falls and the quiet valleys, the Flam Railway presents many… more>

Mar 6th
Posted by Ruben in Europe,Scandinavia
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