For years, Ben had hoped to travel back to Europe like he did after high school. He contacted Rail Europe, and we set him up with rail passes to reconnect him with his passion of traveling by train.
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Learn about the exciting happenings in the Swedish cuisine that no longer deserves its “tasteless porridge” reputation. Let’s have a taste of a cuisine that’s not just fishy, but a way of life for ages.
The lands of Northern Lights, minimalist design and social equality are
home to some of the world’s happiest people…and surprisingly tasty
There’s more to German food than sausage, beer and black forest cake. Yes, this is the land of frankfurters and hamburgers, but there’s so much more. Let’s dig in.
Celebrate “Buon Natale” where it all began – in Italy, where you won’t find Santa down the chimney or cookies by the tree. Instead, revel in a feast of seven fishes and a witch who bestows gifts on the nice (and coal for the naughty).
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Crafted in a region of incredible natural beauty, now a rising star in architectural achievement, Rioja has emerged as one of the world’s best loved and well received wines.
On October 20, the world lost one of its greatest industrial designers. Roger Tallon created everything from washing machines to cameras, but his greatest aesthetic achievements came in the form of transport.
Read about the reverly, and plan for a visit next year to Oktoberfest. With 14 tasty tents and plenty of tradition, this is the highlight of Deutchland’s cultural calendar.
The food of the Romands people – those living in the French speaking part of Switzerland – is well regarded throughout the entire country.
Tucked away between Barcelona and Tarragona, Penedès is one of the oldest wine-producing regions in Europe. And Cava, the Champagne of Spain, bubbles over with toast-worthy taste.
Marked by the confluence of Atlantic, Continental and Mediterranean climates, Navarra’s location is the show. And being the Basque region, the wine here possesses an independent spirit.
Debbie Johnsen has always remembered that taking the train is the best way to uncover a new city. Read about her recent travels to Germany, and how the efficient rail system worked to her advantage.
Andalucia may be the most varied part of Spain – in every way. Multicultural, architecturally influential and flavorful, the region is home to a wine DO of Poe-etic proportions.
In Spain’s central plateau lies the world’s largests wine region. Lined with literary inflection and a variety of grapes, La Mancha tempts your taste buds from day to Knight.