Shoe shopping in Somerset

Designer brands and discounted prices in over 90 stores!

If you hear about the town of Street in Somerset, then it is safe to assume that mention of Clarks Village Outlet Shopping will follow not far behind. The Clarks claim to fame is… more>

Jul 31st
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

A rail journey through Yorkshire

By Patrice Raplee

Yorkshire, a historic county of Northern England, is the largest in the United Kingdom. The county’s lush and unspoiled countryside, lovely villages, grand coastlines and spellbinding, rugged north moors are a unique destination. Yorkshire offers travelers… more>

Jul 18th
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

Scenic rail journeys in Britain

Rolling hills and rugged mountains, the deep blue sea next to the sandy beaches, quaint villages and uncorrupted lands, all of this you can see from the comfort of your seat on Great Britain’s scenic trains. Get a BritRail Pass to… more>

Jul 3rd
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

Granada’s Mystical Alhambra

Departing from Seville, Renfe’s Medium Distance train transported us to Granada in about 3 hours. We enjoyed gorgeous landscape views along the way, where I was glued to the window most of the time. Stepping off the train, you start to see glimpses of the picture-perfect setting,… more>

Southern Seville’s Alkazar

We took Renfe’s speedy AVE train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station to Seville Santa Justa station, which took approximately 4 hours. It’s fun to keep an eye on the digital display showing the train’s speed as you feel it smoothly race full speed ahead, as we actually… more>

Ottsworld – Northern Europe from the window seat

Sherry Ott used a Eurail Global Pass from and traveled across northern Europe. Here’s the second part of her trip that took her to destinations in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

You can find the first part of… more>

Jun 20th
Posted by Ruben in Europe,Germany

Ottsworld – A journey through Northern Europe

By Sherry Ott

When you look out a plane window you get such an unusual perspective of the world.  It’s small, organized, tidy, and very far away. It hardly feels real. When I’m flying into a new country, I often feel like there… more>

Jun 13th
Posted by Ruben in Europe,Germany

463 steps to the best view in Florence

Leaving La Spezia we took the train towards Florence with a quick train change over in Pisa. Here you can certainly stay for a visit to the leaning tower of Pisa, but with our tight schedule we headed straight to Florence’s main train station: Firenze Santa Maria… more>

I met my love on a train

By Reb Stevenson

I met my love on a train.

Bear with me – I’m not about to rehash the plot of Before Sunrise, the film that inspired many a mid-nineties traveller to ride the rails in search of their own euro-fling.

You… more>

May 9th
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

Family holidays in Devon

With summer quickly approaching, this is be the perfect time to grab a BritRail South West Pass and head for the region of Devon where you will find a number of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Here are our… more>

May 3rd
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom
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