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

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 the top of… more>

Jun 5th
Posted by Ruben in Europe,Germany,Spain,United Kingdom

BritRail’s family discounts

Save when traveling with your very own little “princes and princesses”

Following the arrival of the Royal baby, we thought it’s the perfect opportunity to remind you that BritRail is a baby friendly and a family friendly way to journey across the UK. Read on to… more>

Aug 2nd
Posted by Ruben in Discounts,United Kingdom

Three reasons to visit: Fort William

The Outdoor Capital of the UK

Fort William and its surroundings are collectively referred to as the Outdoor Capital of the UK. Which is hardly surprising given the impressive number of outdoor activities and events being enjoyed by adventurers over the course of the… more>

Mar 28th
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

I’d recommend the BritRail FlexiPass any day of the week.

By Susan Wood

Gold medals at the Olympic Games aside, Great Britain would win hands down over the United States on rail travel.

In my two weeks of covering England, I only felt like I needed a car one day to get up at 3:15am… more>

Aug 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

Brits Know How to Make Sport

By: Shelly Steig

They are hosting the Olympics in 2012, but that’s not the only fun and games in the UK. The normally buttoned-down Brits let loose in unexpected ways, especially when it comes to unusual competitions. Take BritRail across England to discover… more>

Mar 12th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

A New Yorker’s Weekend in the English Country

The quest for England’s best cheese

By Matthew Wexler

I am a New Yorker, and by definition (as much as I hate to admit it), I am occasionally afflicted with the “Me First, Out of My Way” syndrome. This usually involves eye-rolling and raging heart palpitations. Train… more>

Jun 13th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

Day 2 – Olympic Tour and London Districts

Day 2 – Up early and on our way to drop off our luggage at London Euston’s ‘Left Luggage’ counter, where travelers can check in their bags for the day or longer.  Then we hopped back on the tube to meet up with our Blue Badge tour… more>

London 2012 Games

Tickets on sale March 15

With less than 18 months to go until the London 2012 Games, excitement is building, especially as tickets go on sale March 15, 2011.

The London 2012 Games are to be held next summer from July 27 to August 12, covering… more>

Mar 2nd
Posted by Angela in Europe,United Kingdom
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