In America, the story of high-speed rail generally focuses on the red tape that surrounds developing new forms of infrastructure (“new” being a relative term.) In Europe, Asia and even Australia, the function leads to new beautiful forms. It’s not just about getting from place to place; your traveling “space” should inspire. This week’s High … Continued
These amusing stories from Americans dining in Europe will entertain you. Many either got a strange dish or accidentally offended their server. Enjoy!
Read our picks for top 4 overnight trains in Europe – such as Thello, and info on how to book. Traveling by night train in Europe is a great way to see more & save on hotels.
Mont Saint Michel is a mysterious & fascinating island. Get insider tips on how to reach this sought after destination from Paris by train & bus.
In this issue, we review bold ideas for bringing High-Speed Rail to America, including a Maglev train that would connect DC and New York in just 1 hour.
Oktoberfest is the highlight of Germany’s cultural calendar and easily reached by train. Get fun facts about Oktoberfest and train travel information from Munich to Berlin.
Read two touching September 11th stories of the kindness European strangers displayed to American travelers, after the tragic events.
Learn why the AVE high-speed train is the best way to travel from Madrid to Barcelona. Find out more about the AVE as well as info about Madrid & Barcelona.
Make the most out of your Eurail Pass by taking advantage of the Eurail bonuses. Bonuses provide free & discounted travel as well as deals on hotels, museums and more! These insider tips come from our rail expert Jackie.
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.
The Flower Carpet in the Grand’ Place is a biennial event that covers the center of Brussels with intricately woven fresh begonias. Get all the details & how to travel to Brussels by train.
In this edition, we cover a bold transportation technology that could whisk travelers coast to coast in minutes, and high-speed rail developments happening in Russia, Switzerland and China.
The Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany is the world’s largest model railway with incredible craft and lifelike detail. Learn about this masterpiece and how to travel by rail to Hamburg, a popular tourist destination in the North of Germany.
Top 5 scenic Swiss train routes, including the Glacier Express. Get details on the routes & what’s covered with a Swiss Pass from our seasoned rail expert, Melissa.
In our High Speed Rail New roundup, we examine California’s decision to approve funding for the construction of the first chunk of the state’s High Speed Rail project.