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GoldenPass Belle Epoque vs GoldenPass Panoramic – The Battle of the GoldenPass

The GoldenPass is a pretty train line that runs between Montreux and Lucerne. For part of it, two gorgeous trains take tourists in style. The GoldenPass Belle Epoque is a vintage style train, and the GoldenPass Panoramic is equipped with extra windows for fabulous views. We took a day trip to Gruyere travelling one way… Continue reading GoldenPass Belle Epoque vs GoldenPass Panoramic – The Battle of the GoldenPass

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10 Reasons to Choose a First Class Interrail Pass

Travelling across Europe with interrail (for Europeans) or Eurail (for the rest of the world) is a travel rite of passage. Whether you are a hard-saving graduate, millennials after a fun adventure that is different from your normal holiday or recent retirees with time to travel, it is an amazing way to see the continent.… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Choose a First Class Interrail Pass

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Interrailing Switzerland on a Budget – How to Save Money in Switzerland

Interrailing in Europe is a rite of passage for travellers from across the world. The ticket can seem expensive but one country where it really pays off is Switzerland. You will save money when compared to booking individual trains for sure. However, there soon comes the realisation that you need to pay for everything else… Continue reading Interrailing Switzerland on a Budget – How to Save Money in Switzerland

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Full Interrail Packing List – Don’t Miss These Interrail Essentials

If you are planning your first train travel adventure in Europe, packing can be intimidating. I am aware that not everyone loves to pack as much as this weirdo over here! Don’t worry, this Interrail packing list, full of your Interrail essentials will help guide you through what you’ll need for your Interrail or Eurail… Continue reading Full Interrail Packing List – Don’t Miss These Interrail Essentials

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Reaching the Top of Europe – Jungfraujoch with Best of Switzerland Tours

When researching Switzerland, there is a huge bucket list of places to visit and things to do. When I learned about Jungfraujoch it leapt straight to the top of mine! Of course, on a train adventure, we had to visit the highest train station in Europe. We are happy independent travellers but sometimes, it is… Continue reading Reaching the Top of Europe – Jungfraujoch with Best of Switzerland Tours

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Riding the Rails – Montreux to Interlaken GoldenPass Express Prestige Class Review

The train line that runs between Montreux and Interlaken is one of the most popular tourist routes in Switzerland. There have been some lovely trains that travel between these two spots but, until very recently, travellers have had to change trains at Zweisimmen. However, there is a new kid in town with a rather neat… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Montreux to Interlaken GoldenPass Express Prestige Class Review

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10 Tips for Taking the Caledonian Sleeper Train to Scotland

Taking a sleeper train can be convenient and fun but it takes a few nights and some top tips to learn how to make it easier and more comfortable. Although I have a brain full of general tips for night trains, this article is all about specific tips for taking the Caledonian Sleeper train to… Continue reading 10 Tips for Taking the Caledonian Sleeper Train to Scotland

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Riding the Rails – Caledonian Sleeper Review, Edinburgh to London

Travelling between Edinburgh and London, travellers have a wide variety of options. They can whizz down on a high-speed train in just four hours, zoom down on a short-haul flight or even drive in a day. However, there is no mode of transport so exciting as the final option, the night train. So what is… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Caledonian Sleeper Review, Edinburgh to London

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Riding the Rails – Taking The Night Train from Yangon to Bagan

There are several ways to travel from Yangon to Bagan in Burma (Myanmar). Some people choose to fly. Others, on a tighter budget, book nighttime buses. We just HAD to try out the train! I know what you’re thinking, “Another train story”? …Well, if you insist! Join us on the night train from Yangon to… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Taking The Night Train from Yangon to Bagan