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

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

BritRail Low Season Discount

Sale starts November 1, 2015

Travel with a BritRail Pass and enjoy unlimited train trips on each travel day throughout England, Scotland and Wales. Plus, if you’re heading to Britain this low season you can save up to 20% on a BritRail Pass, more>

Oct 30th
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom

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 low season savings

BritRail’s most popular passes now on sale with up to 20% off!

Starting October 1st, you’ll be able to save up to 20% off the purchase of a classic BritRail Pass, BritRail England Pass and BritRail South West Pass. The… more>

Oct 1st
Posted by Ruben in Discounts,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

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

For the love of the game!

How fans around the globe follow the World Cup

Maybe it’s the drama of witnessing the best of proud nations laying it all on the line or maybe it’s the excitement of being part of a passionate crowd cheering in the stands and screaming from the top of… more>

Jun 5th
Posted by Ruben in Europe,Germany,Spain,United Kingdom

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

Mother’s Day around the world

7 rail passes to destinations where mothers are praised

When May comes along, we take the opportunity to praise a very important person in our lives, our mothers. Mother’s Day is a tradition that’s celebrated all around the world, with different countries showing their love and… more>

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