7 Reasons to Choose Rail Over Air or Car Travel

 

1. From city centre to city centre

Unlike air travel, you get off the train and out of the station and you are directly downtown. No need for an hour long taxi ride. If you’re lucky, you can sometimes even walk to your hotel!

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May 26th
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Tips

Chance to Win 2 Eurail Passes and 2000$

Hey Canada!

As summer approaches, why not head to Europe in style? ACP Rail International is giving one lucky winner a chance to travel Europe by train in first class.

To enter, simply fill in the entry form on our Facebook page. The grand prize includes… more>

May 18th
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Canada,Contests

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

The best Christmas markets in Europe

Dresden Christmas Market

Bring the magic back to Christmas with mouthwatering bratwurst, a mug of glühwein and a train tour of Europe’s best Christmas markets.

When department stores and shopping malls start playing canned Christmas music as soon as Halloween is past, it can be… more>

Nov 25th
Posted by Angela in Europe,Germany,Tips

Lisbon’s trams, trains and more hits with the kids!

By: Kathleen Cheong, Images by: Nico Marchand

Lisbon offered landmark after landmark, surprise after surprise. My son is a huge fan of trains so when we jumped on the infamous Tram 28, he was speechless (for once!). Jacob was in awe of our ride through the tight corridors of the… more>

Nov 11th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,Europe

How to plan a Scandinavia Triangle trip

Copenhagen, Denmark

Whether you’re planning a warm-weather trip or a winter visit, a smart way to experience the diversity of Scandinavia is to take the train around the Golden Triangle—Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. No matter which city centre you start from, along the way you… more>

Nov 11th
Posted by Angela in Europe,Scandinavia

5 Reasons We Love Taking The Train In Italy

By: Christine Williams, dontforgettomove.com

When it comes to travel it can be easy to value the destination over the journey. After all, Italy has so much to see you wouldn’t want to waste a second. But what if you could enjoy the journey and the… more>

Oct 3rd
Posted by Angela in Contributors,Italy

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

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

New JR-EAST PASSES

Visit Japan with new rail passes by region

Choose between the JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) or the JR EAST PASS (Nagano, Niigata area).

Depending on the area of East Japan you want to travel in, you can now choose the pass that… more>

Apr 21st
Posted by Angela in Japan
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