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

Eurail & Interrail Summer Party in Budapest

August 8th at A38 Ship – a World’s Best Club awarded by Lonely Planet 

To be eligible for free entry, participants must hold a Eurail or Interrail Pass for 2016 (Global Pass, [Eurail] Select Pass or One Country Pass). Additionally, a Eurailer or Interrailer can bring one… more>

May 31st
Posted by Angela in Europe

Sand, Surf and Steam Trains in Newquay, Cornwall

By Helen Earley

About 5 hours by rail from London, the harbour town of Newquay (pronounced New-Key), is a British budget holiday paradise. During the months of July and August, Newquay’s population explodes with tourists from all over England who flock to the stunning beaches along… more>

Oct 19th
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom

BritRail Free Day Promotion

On select BritRail Passes purchased between August 1st and September 18th, 2015

BritRail’s Free Day Promotion adds even more value to BritRail Passes, BritRail England Passes and BritRail South West Passes purchased between August 1 and September 18,… more>

Jul 29th
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom

Norway’s Lovely Fjords

Norway in a nutshell® The Norway in a nutshell® tour takes you through the loveliest scenery in Fjord Norway. Travel the mountains by rail, the fjords by boat, and take a breathtaking bus journey up the steepest road in Northern Europe, the Stalheimskleiva!

Choose from five… more>

Jul 22nd
Posted by Angela in Scandinavia
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