Blog post comparing French and Italian cuisines. Italian food is more focused on the ingredients rather than the technique, and tastes lighter thanks to prodigious use of olive oil. French cuisine relies heavily on butter (hence, those divine cream sauces.)
Learn local traditions and techniques on how to eat Swiss fondue properly from European sources.
Our President and CEO, Frédéric Langlois, contributes to our High Speed Rail News series this month with the latest news about Italian high speed rail. A new Italian private company enters the high speed train area, the Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatore (NTV) with service starting at the end of 2011.
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.
There is a “quiet” revolution happening in the cuisine of Finland. Famous for aurora borealis, saunas and wacky competitions, Finland is now becoming a gastronomic player.
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.
Our CEO, Frédéric Langlois, has written our latest edition to our blog post series “High Speed Rail News.” Learn about the latest achievements in High Speed Rail including on new routes and news from European railroads such as Eurostar, DB, Trenitalia and more..
The Emerald Island may have its lucky charms, but the lesser-visited country of Wales holds its charm in the inventive, organic cuisine that’s making capital Cardiff a haven for health-conscious foodies.
Rail Europe’s own, Duncan, has been an avid mountaineer for a half a decade and takes a climbing though the mountains of Switzerland.
Learn about Hogmanay, the Scottish word for December 31st and synonymous with New Year’s Eve revelry.
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.
The Czech children receive their holiday gifts on the eve of St. Nicholas day, December 5th, you’ll see a charming tradition.
Learn about Romania and its tales of the supernatural had been circulating in Romanian folklore for centuries when Bram Stoker.
Germany travels through the famed chunnel and Eurostar is getting stylized – the European way.