3 Christmas Markets a Short Distance by Train

By Laura Orange, travelocafe.com

The sweet smell of mulled wine, gingerbread, sausages and scrumptious roast chestnuts lingers in the air and the crisp air will make your fingers tingle as you walk the streets soaked up in festive atmosphere. From… more>

Dec 24th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,Europe

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,… more>

Oct 6th
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

O Canada! Travel by train from the Rocky Mountains to the Maritimes

Discover Canada by train with the VIA Rail Canada e-tickets

Discover the natural beauty of Canada from the comfort of your seat as you travel by train past its many wonders including the breathtaking Canadian Rocky Mountains, the vast open fields of the… more>

Aug 28th
Posted by Ruben in Canada

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… more>

Aug 7th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,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… 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… 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… more>

Glasgow, the London of the north

By Patti Nickell

GLASGOW, Scotland.  Eight of us sat around a table – flasks, tubes and bottles filled with liquids lined up before us.  Under the watchful eye of “Professor” Alastair, we mixed and mingled the liquids, adding a… more>

Mar 31st
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,United Kingdom

5 best spots for cherry blossom sightings in Japan

Between the months of March and May, Japan turns into a wonderland of pretty pink flowers. The cherry blossom season peaks from about mid-March to late April, so we invite you to explore these top spots and many more, with your Japan… more>

Mar 7th
Posted by Ruben in Japan

Norway’s Flam Railway

A scenic journey in the heart of the fjords

Flam Railway takes you on a journey through Norway’s mountains and fjords in what many believe is among the finest rail experiences. Between the roaring falls and the quiet valleys, the Flam… more>

Mar 6th
Posted by Ruben in Europe,Scandinavia
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