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

InterRail Off Peak Spring Promotion

Save 15% on spring travel!

Thanks to the InterRail Off Peak Spring Promotion, European residents save up to 15% off the regular price of all InterRail Global Passes purchased between February 1 and March 31, 2014. Travelers can then activate their pass anytime… more>

Feb 3rd
Posted by Ruben in Europe

Around-the-world honeymooners take the UK by train

During our 675-day honeymoon around the world, we always try to experience the things that really exemplify a place. So when it came to choosing the best way to explore Great Britain, we knew it had to be by train…after all the Brits invented… more>

Jan 8th
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

5 Spooky ghost tours in Britain : just in time for Halloween

Victims of a tragic fate, souls that cannot rest in peace, spirits roaming around in towns and castles… learn the stories of Britain’s notorious ghosts. This Halloween season, we look at 5 walks and tours that will have you shaking in your boots, so grab your more>

Oct 29th
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

Introducing Heathrow Express E-tickets

ACP Rail now offers E-tickets for Heathrow Express, which provides train services between Heathrow Airport and Central London. Heathrow Express is the easiest and fastest way to reach Central London out of Heathrow Airport as the train ride lasts just 15… more>

Sep 26th
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

Save up to 20% on popular BritRail passes

New! Low Season discount now offered on BritRail South West Passes

On September 1st, BritRail’s most popular rail passes will be available at a 20% discount when purchased for travel in November, December, January and February. The Low Season discount not only applies to the classic… more>

Aug 30th
Posted by Ruben in Discounts,United Kingdom

Shoe shopping in Somerset

Designer brands and discounted prices in over 90 stores!

If you hear about the town of Street in Somerset, then it is safe to assume that mention of Clarks Village Outlet Shopping will follow not far behind. The Clarks claim to fame is the successful brand… more>

Jul 31st
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

A rail journey through Yorkshire

By Patrice Raplee

Yorkshire, a historic county of Northern England, is the largest in the United Kingdom. The county’s lush and unspoiled countryside, lovely villages, grand coastlines and spellbinding, rugged north moors are a unique destination. Yorkshire offers travelers the opportunity to visit… more>

Jul 18th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,United Kingdom

Scenic rail journeys in Britain

Rolling hills and rugged mountains, the deep blue sea next to the sandy beaches, quaint villages and uncorrupted lands, all of this you can see from the comfort of your seat on Great Britain’s scenic trains. Get a BritRail Pass to explore all of… more>

Jul 3rd
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom
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