Castles, Food Markets & Tivoli, Oh My!

Written By: Kathleen Ng Cheong Ton Taking advantage of our passes, we hopped on the train from Copenhagen and headed over to Roskilde, the original capital of Denmark. It was an easy 20-minute ride between cities. We visited Roskilde Domkirke (Cathedral) and learned a lot about the royal family, their allies and enemies, political battles...
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Charming Copenhangen

Written By: Kathleen Ng Cheong Ton The great thing about having taken the train is that we got to rest between the different legs of our trip. No one had to worry about getting lost driving or figuring out parking. All we needed was our luggage and ourselves! The trip back to Copenhagen from Billund...
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Visiting the Home of Lego

Written By: Kathleen Ng Cheong Ton One of the main reasons we decided to visit Denmark is because it’s the home of LEGO. My son Jacob has been a huge LEGO fan since he was quite young and was actually the one who suggested going to the “country where LEGOs were created”! Having travelled around...
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My Excellent Experience With BritRail

Travel throughout the UK with a BritRail Pass is one of the easiest ways to see England, Wales, and Scotland. Purchasing a BritRail Pass gives you the ability to travel across the entire National Rail network of Great Britain.      On a recent trip to the UK, I took advantage of this superior product...
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Reaching Venice with Ease

An architectural marvel, Venice has long attracted visitors from around the globe to explore their canals and capture their idyllic sunsets. Impressive sites like the Basilica di San Marco, the Gallerie dell’Accademia and the Palazzo Ducale have inspired the masses for centuries. Located along the coast of the Adriatic Sea, Venice is a great seaside...
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24 Hours in Exeter

By: Helen Earley The Cathedral city of Exeter is the perfect base for a visit South West of England. With two mainline rail stations (Exeter Central and Exeter St. David’s) and a smaller regional station (Exeter St. Thomas), it’s an easy journey there – and a great launching pad for day or weekend trips to...
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Touring Scotland by Train

By Dan Rubinstein After flying across the Atlantic Ocean, one of the best ways to get settled in the UK is to take a seat on a train. My wife, twin daughters and I recently travelled to Scotland from Canada, and after landing in Edinburgh, we went straight to the downtown Waverley railway station to...
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BritRail Free Day Promo

By Kara Bembridge With a drop in the pound and a free day of train travel, you can stretch your U.K. travel budget this summer with BritRail. Buying a BritRail Pass, a BritRail England Pass or a BritRail South West Pass entitles you to an additional day of travel if you purchase your pass from...
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Happy Milk Chocolate Day!

Yes. You read that right. July 28th is a whole day dedicated to milk chocolate. So stop whatever you are doing and run to your nearest store and buy yourself a chocolate bar. After watching the famous movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, have you ever wished to visit a real chocolate factory? Here is...
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