All aboard! Taking the Sleeper Train from London to Glasgow

by Sharon Whitley Larsen

“Is this your first time on a sleeper train?” asked affable David, the ScotRail lounge car attendant, as he poured me a glass of wine, the lights of a small town passing fleetingly by in the dark window.

I assured him that I had… more>

Sep 2nd
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

Eurail Global Pass

Bulgaria newly added

If you now purchase a Eurail Global Pass you can also visit Bulgaria! This means that you can enjoy train travel in 22 countries with this one pass, including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands,… more>

Jan 7th
Posted by Angela in Europe

Helsinki, Finland to St. Petersburg, Russia

New High Speed Trains

New Allegro trains connect Helsinki and St. Petersburg, beginning December 12th, 2010, where the journey time is cut by two hours, to a speedy three and a half hours!  These timely connections depart from downtown Helsinki and arrive in the center of… more>

Dec 7th
Posted by Angela in Europe,Scandinavia

Scandinavia by Rail

Denmark, Norway, Sweden & Finland

With a Eurail Scandinavia Pass, travel seamlessly throughout Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden for 4, 5, 6, 8 or 10 flexible rail days within 2 months.  With summer vacation around the corner, you’ll truly appreciate this vibrant list of destinations, all included… more>

Jun 3rd
Posted by Angela in Europe,Scandinavia

5 Best Night Train Journeys

Arrive early ready for a day of exploring

A sleeper journey has great advantages that just can’t be overlooked! Night journeys are a great way to cover a large distance without spending daylight hours traveling, and saving a night’s hotel cost.  In Europe, many of the countries… more>

Mar 12th
Posted by Angela in Europe
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