The Jumilla wine region(one of over 60 wine producing regions) is famous for its Monestrell grape. Hidden in hills and valleys, the best way to experience this region is by combining rail and car.
In this edition of High Speed Rail News, we uncover a designer’s dream to make trains never stop. Plus, solar powered trains, lighting-fast trains and some new destinations in Germany for the Thalys train.
Check out our top ten list of things to discover on your summer trip to Paris whether it is your first or fifth (or more!).
Rail Europe’s President and CEO, Frederic Langlois, looks back on the year so far and shares some thoughts on the emerging rail trends.
Hollandse Nieuwe – A Dutch Treat Herring is one of the most common, cheap and most delicious fish – one that can be prepared in an endless array of ways. But the tastiest may be the exquisite Hollandse Nieuwe, eaten straight from the sea. Let’s have a taste.
In this edition of our high speed rail news series, we cover new developments of high speed rail lines in France and Spain, the latest generation of TGV trains going into service, and environmental breakthroughs including a solar power train tunnel and Eurostar’s ambitious plan to further lower its carbon footprint.
Just 2.5 hours away from Paris, Rennes, the capital of the Bretagne region, is both savory and sweet. Come taste a different side of France that’s filled with tradition.
Sixteen years and about 115 million passengers later – Eurostar has decided to rebrand. Along with a sleek new logo comes an all encompassing new name “Eurostar International”.
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.)
Espana is quickly becoming a player in Europe’s culinary competition (watch out Italy and France.) All of Spain possesses a penchant for high-quality ham, tapas and late-night dinners, plus regional specialties abound.
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.