Touring Scotland by Train

By Dan Rubinstein

After flying across the Atlantic Ocean, one of the best ways to get settled in the UK is to take a seat on a train. My wife, twin daughters and I recently travelled to Scotland from Canada, and after landing in Edinburgh, we went… more>

Aug 23rd
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Contributors,United Kingdom

BritRail Free Day Promo

By Kara Bembridge

With a drop in the pound and a free day of train travel, you can stretch your U.K. travel budget this summer with BritRail. Buying a BritRail Pass, a BritRail England Pass or a BritRail South West Pass entitles you to an additional day… more>

Aug 18th
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Discounts,Europe,United Kingdom

The Ultimate Belgium Guide

In our last blog post (Make the Best of Your Eurail Benelux Pass) we told you which cities to visit in Benelux. Now let’s go into more detail and we are starting off with Belgium!

Where to stay? GHENT

 

 

When travelling to Belgium,… more>

May 3rd
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Europe,Tips

5 Things to See Around Toronto Union Station

 

Going to Toronto by train? Here are a few suggestions that are a walkable distance from the train station.

Harbourfront Centre

You are looking for a nice place to sit down, read a book and enjoy a nice view then go to the Harbour Front. With… more>

Mar 28th
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Canada,Tips

Brighton & Hove: Seaside Retro

By: Dacia Popescu

Seaside Retro is the description that comes to mind when I think of Brighton, now Brighton and Hove; a coastal town in southern England, and only about 1 hour by train from London. Its close proximity to the city makes Brighton an enjoyable… more>

Jul 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

Eurail & Interrail Summer Party in Budapest

August 8th at A38 Ship – a World’s Best Club awarded by Lonely Planet 

To be eligible for free entry, participants must hold a Eurail or Interrail Pass for 2016 (Global Pass, [Eurail] Select Pass or One Country Pass). Additionally, a Eurailer or Interrailer can bring one… more>

May 31st
Posted by Angela in Europe

Seville’s April Fair

Come celebrate Spring’s vivid colors in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain 

From April 12th to 17th, Seville lives only for its colorful fair, a guarantee of pure, unadulterated fun. Music, gastronomy and dancing create a very special atmosphere every day, from noon till dawn. During the day, horses and carriages parade about… more>

Mar 22nd
Posted by Angela in Spain

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

Midsummer’s Day in Scandinavia

Lighting fires and seeking soulmates 

The month of June marks the end of spring and the beginning of summer. From starting up bonfires and performing rituals, to dreaming about their future mate, people in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark celebrate Midsummer’s Day in interesting ways. Read… more>

Jun 2nd
Posted by Ruben in Scandinavia

Scotland’s Whisky Month

Raising a toast for Scotland’s national drink

This month is Whisky Month in Scotland and the country’s national drink becomes the highlight of festivals, events and tours that feature behind-the-scenes secrets of whisky creations.

As you travel across the region of Speyside, you’ll discover the Whisky… more>

May 2nd
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom
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