An argument for taking the Hop On, Hop Off City Sightseeing Tours from a reluctant traveler due to her loyalty to off the beaten track traveling.
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Traveling alone in the down season gives an opportunity to experience the city and local life in a different way. Read about travel using city cards and a sightseeing tour through Portugal and Spain.
Jackie DeForges is a lifelong dedicated travel lover and a Rail Europe Travel Consultant from our Chicago office. On her off time, Jackie goes on exciting travel adventures and in this post, she writes about using the Barcelona Card, which was supplied by Rail Europe. Learn about Jackie’s off the beaten path findings in Barcelona, Spain.
Jackie DeForges is a lifelong dedicated travel lover and a Rail Europe Travel Consultant from our Chicago office. On her off time, Jackie goes on exciting travel adventures and in this blog series she writes about using the Global Pass and Barcelona, Lisbon, Sevilla Cards, which were supplied by Rail Europe. Jackie is excited to share her travel stories with you!
French teacher, travel lover and train enthusiast, Ben Ratliff writes about his “life changing” journey across Europe. In this blog post, he shares his travel adventure in Prague, Czech Republic using the Eastern European Pass.
Our expert can save you time, money and hassles when booking your rail journey to Europe. Check out Ben’s top 8 saving tips!
Travel expert Nomadic Matt shares 7 tips for cheap European travel. While Europe can be an expensive place to travel, there are plenty of ways to spend less money while you are there.
The Black Forest stretches 100 miles along Germany’s southwestern border with France. The region got its name because its forests are so dense the locals called them black. The best way to see it all is truly by driving (yes, Rail Europe is saying this.)
St. Patrick’s Day began as a religious holiday, celebrating the anniversary of the saint’s death in the fifth century.
This country is often overlooked by travelers, but has plenty to offer. Come for the castles and the cuisine – including more Michelin-starred restaurants per capita than…anywhere.
Chilly? Journey to Northern Ireland, home of hospitable people, incomparable scenery and heart-and-soul warming hot toddies. Learn about legends and lore that make lower Ireland green with envy.
This edition of high-speed rail news really is about the fast track – to more cities at swifter speeds. Spain, France and Germany are all making significant inroads to help travelers get where they want to go – and fast.
Learn about Romania and its tales of the supernatural had been circulating in Romanian folklore for centuries when Bram Stoker.
Eurostar is adding more trains thanks to increased ridership and focusing on ease of connections and Swedes are celebrating their own milestones. All this in this week’s Fast Track.
The SNCF launches new campaign to target the million-plus fare dodgers each year. Plus, giving Eurostar a little competition and rail cards saving Brits a bit of quid – all in this weeks Fast Track news.