The Flower Carpet in the Grand’ Place is a biennial event that covers the center of Brussels with intricately woven fresh begonias. Get all the details & how to travel to Brussels by train.
In this edition, we cover a bold transportation technology that could whisk travelers coast to coast in minutes, and high-speed rail developments happening in Russia, Switzerland and China.
The Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany is the world’s largest model railway with incredible craft and lifelike detail. Learn about this masterpiece and how to travel by rail to Hamburg, a popular tourist destination in the North of Germany.
Top 5 scenic Swiss train routes, including the Glacier Express. Get details on the routes & what’s covered with a Swiss Pass from our seasoned rail expert, Melissa.
In our High Speed Rail New roundup, we examine California’s decision to approve funding for the construction of the first chunk of the state’s High Speed Rail project.
Discover Highclere Castle, the real location for Masterpiece’s Downton Abbey™ PBS. Learn how to travel to the Castle by train & available tours.
Italy’s high-speed rail network has made traveling around the country easy and efficient. Get inside tips from a rail expert how to maximize your travel from Rome to Venice.
Explore all Bratislava & Budapest have to offer. Also, learn from a rail expert how to travel from Bratislava to Budapest by Train.
Europeans view nudity much differently than Americans. Read these amusing stories, moments of culture shock for travelers who experience European nudity.
In addition to the latest on the California rail project, we have news about an East Coast high-speed train network and a speedy new link deep in the heart of Texas.
Learn insider travel tips for Athens, Warsaw, Belgrade and San Sebastian from Rail Europe’s well-traveled employee, Manny.
Learn the best and most efficient way to travel to the Amalfi coast by train from Rome and Southern Italy.
Italy is beautiful, full of culture and good food, but it is also a colorful place with plenty opportunities for culture shock experiences. Read some of our favorite entries about Italy from our Culture Shock Contest.
We cover a campaign against anti-social behavior in French trains, news about high-speed rail projects in Nevada & California, a new train linking Brussels airport.
We have received many comical entries from our Culture Shock Contest and found that there was a reoccurring theme of European toilets, so we gathered our favorites in this blog post.