This week, we’re back in Europe, where high-speed progress isn’t slowing to a halt. Think new airport connections straight to the city and a new overnight train to Venice.
On October 20, the world lost one of its greatest industrial designers. Roger Tallon created everything from washing machines to cameras, but his greatest aesthetic achievements came in the form of transport.
Despite Amtrak’s record passenger haul last year, the excitement for building fast tracks in the USA has diminished, mostly due to increasing costs.
We’re dedicating this issue of our high speed rail news series to high-speed train projects in the U.S., or at least what’s left of them. Maybe it’s time to start occupying your local bus stop.
Read about the reverly, and plan for a visit next year to Oktoberfest. With 14 tasty tents and plenty of tradition, this is the highlight of Deutchland’s cultural calendar.
The food of the Romands people – those living in the French speaking part of Switzerland – is well regarded throughout the entire country.
Setting the Record Strait Alaska and Russia could soon be closer than even Sarah Palin thinks. Plus, train station as romantic hot spot and delays to expand high speed tracks in Europe in this edition of Fast Track.
Rail Europe’s President and CEO, Frédéric Langlois, discusses the two Italian high speed trains: the Frecciarossa and the Frecciargento.
Tucked away between Barcelona and Tarragona, Penedès is one of the oldest wine-producing regions in Europe. And Cava, the Champagne of Spain, bubbles over with toast-worthy taste.
In this edition of our high-speed rail news roundup, we look at where America stands in the efforts to make high speed trains a reality.
Marked by the confluence of Atlantic, Continental and Mediterranean climates, Navarra’s location is the show. And being the Basque region, the wine here possesses an independent spirit.
Debbie Johnsen has always remembered that taking the train is the best way to uncover a new city. Read about her recent travels to Germany, and how the efficient rail system worked to her advantage.
Andalucia may be the most varied part of Spain – in every way. Multicultural, architecturally influential and flavorful, the region is home to a wine DO of Poe-etic proportions.
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.
In Spain’s central plateau lies the world’s largests wine region. Lined with literary inflection and a variety of grapes, La Mancha tempts your taste buds from day to Knight.
The Jumilla wine region(one of over 60 wine producing regions) is famous for its Monestrell grape. Hidden in hills and valleys, the best way to experience this region is by combining rail and car.