Fairytales do Come True at Windsor Castle

The countdown is on until real-life Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle tie the knot. The Royal Wedding will be held at the Queen’s preferred weekend estate, Windsor Castle. For a glimpse into all things royal, a visit is most certainly in order!

Just a quick train… more>

Apr 11th
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Discounts,United Kingdom

24 Hours in Exeter

By: Helen Earley

The Cathedral city of Exeter is the perfect base for a visit South West of England. With two mainline rail stations (Exeter Central and Exeter St. David’s) and a smaller regional station (Exeter St. Thomas), it’s an easy journey there – and a… more>

Sep 28th
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Contributors,United Kingdom

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,Tips,United Kingdom

Five Unique Train Trips in Europe

Veranzza, Cinque Terre, Italy

For seasoned backpackers and luxury travelers alike, there’s a thrill in taking the train beyond the main travel corridors of Europe. If you’re planning to see the Continent by riding the rails to some new places, you may want to check… more>

Oct 3rd
Posted by Angela in Europe,Italy,Scandinavia,United Kingdom

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

A Traveler in Theatreland

By: Dacia Popescu

One thing that is a ‘must-do’ while visiting London is seeing British culture come to life by going to a musical or a play in one of the West End Theatres.  My favorites are:

The Phantom of the Opera, a Gothic-romantic tragedy musical composed… more>

Jul 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

Shop ‘Till You Drop in the West End

By: Dacia Popescu

The West End is comprised of some of the most upscale and finest retail streets in the world! This is where Regent St., Bond St., Oxford St., and St Christopher’s Place are the popular shopping destinations and extravagant abodes to top of the line… more>

Jul 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

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

New! SNCF E-Tickets for travel in France

Book it here, receive your ticket PDF by email and simply print it at home, ready for travel! 

Now available, SNCF E-TICKET AND RESERVATION is valid for high speed TGV and Intercity trains between select stations in France. Tickets are available in three fares (High Flex, Mid Flex, Non Flex) and… more>

Jul 11th
Posted by Angela in Europe

BritRail’s London Plus Pass – more ways to save!

New Family, Youth and Senior Savings!

The BritRail London Pass is great for visitors to London and surrounding destinations, perfect for day trips.

Beyond London, pass holders can take the train to popular stops such as: Brighton, Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol, Bath, Salisbury, Stratford-upon-Avon and many more…. more>

Jan 12th
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom
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