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.
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.
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!