We arrived safely at London’s Heathrow Airport. After taking Heathrow Express to Paddington Station, we transferred to Euston Station and boarded a Virgin train for Birmingham. A walking tour and dinner were enjoyed in this innovative city.
Rail Europe’s own, Teresa, is the next staff member participating in a Rail Europe Familiarization trip. Get to know Teresa & travel along with her as she posts about her very first European adventure!
We traveled from Florence to Rome today on Italo, for our last day in Europe. We went on the Ancient Rome Tour, taking us to Coliseum, Trevi Fountain & more.
We traveled by train from Florence to Pisa to see the stunning Leaning Tower & beautiful Duomo. After a great day in Pisa, we took the train back to Florence & enjoyed an amazing dinner.
Today’s highlights included travel on high-speed Le Frecce & Italo trains. We had a great walking tour in Venice and finished up our day up in Florence.
Today was full of excitement as we traveled from Chur to Tirano on the Bernina Express. The tunnels, the bridges, the heights and of course – the amazing scenery.
Today we set out for Chur on the Glacier Express, a panoramic masterpiece. We enjoyed stunning views & amazing food on-board. Arrived in Chur and were treated to a wonderful city tour.
Today we traveled in scenic style on the GoldenPass line from Lucerne to our final stop in Montreux with incredible sights and food along the way. What an experience!
My first day in Switzerland was pretty amazing. Ascending to the top of Mount Pilatus was the highlight, along with a city tour of Lucerne and some delicious Swiss cuisine.
Rail Europe’s own, Michele, will be participating in a Rail Europe Familiarization trip. Get to know Michele & travel along with her as she posts about her adventures in Europe.
German culture shared through funny travel stories about German beer & toilets in Germany. Enjoy these eclectic German travel testimonials from our Culture Shock Contest!
Driving in Europe can be quite an adventure, irritating for some, and costly for others! Enjoy these fun stories about driving in Europe from our Culture Shock Contest.
These amusing stories from Americans dining in Europe will entertain you. Many either got a strange dish or accidentally offended their server. Enjoy!
Read two touching September 11th stories of the kindness European strangers displayed to American travelers, after the tragic events.
Read some inspirational entries that we received from our Culture Shock Contest about the kindness that North American received from the Europeans during their travels.