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.
Europeans view nudity much differently than Americans. Read these amusing stories, moments of culture shock for travelers who experience European nudity.
Learn insider travel tips for Athens, Warsaw, Belgrade and San Sebastian from Rail Europe’s well-traveled employee, Manny.
Italy is beautiful, full of culture and good food, but it is also a colorful place with plenty opportunities for culture shock experiences. Read some of our favorite entries about Italy from our Culture Shock Contest.
We have received many comical entries from our Culture Shock Contest and found that there was a reoccurring theme of European toilets, so we gathered our favorites in this blog post.
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.
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.
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.