A look at the differences and similarities of Normandy, the French Riviera & Paris with suggestions on which cities in these regions to visit by TGV train.
Author Archives: Jackie
Consider traveling to Gibraltar as an adventurous day trip from the Spanish coast where you have a chance to look across the ocean to Africa and meet a monkey named Goldie.
Read about a traveler who explores Italy & Switzerland by train in what she calls “the romantic journey” of rail travel. Her visit includes Rome, Verona, Venice & more.
Learn about the train ferry from Sicily where the train travels within the Ferry to the Messina mainland train destination.
Come along as Rail Europe’s Samina travels to London and Paris by train on the Eurostar and shares some of the exciting research for the royal themed events in London.
Read a traveler experience of visiting the museums along the Cote d’Azur. To visit the museums of the French Riviera, we recommend making Nice your base, which is easily reached by the TGV train.
Peter Greenberg shares some tips for getting around London on the Tube with the Oyster Card and traveling by train in Britain.
Watch Peter Greenberg praise Britain’s efficient railway system and invites visitors to London to take the train to get out of London.
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.
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.
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.)