Packing for the Trans-Siberian Railway can be a daunting prospect. If you have never taken a long train journey before, you may not know what to expect. Never fear! On our Trans-Siberian adventure from Shanghai to St Petersburg, we picked up some great packing tips. Follow these and tick off the items as you go,… Continue reading Packing for the Trans-Siberian Railway in Winter – Your Ultimate List
The Blue Train, known as the window to the soul of Africa, is one of the world’s most luxurious trains. It covers almost a thousand miles between Cape Town and Pretoria, and does so whilst providing its passengers with the kind five-star service you would expect in a high-end hotel. We have been dreaming of… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Two Magical Nights on the Blue Train, South Africa
Victoria Falls is a destination awash with nostalgia. From the Victoria Falls Hotel and its Edwardian grandeur and high tea, to the giant statue of Livingstone that overlooks the falls themselves. There is a very post-colonial whiff about the place, and we got a little swept away with it. To recapture a little of that… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Victoria Falls Royal Livingstone Express Review
India is huge. No, really, it is the 7th largest country in the world, you can fit the UK into India 20 times. With all that distance to cover, it may be tempting to jump on a plane and reach your destination quickly, but you will miss out on all the fun. Instead, I am here… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Why Travelling India by Train is the Best Way to See the Country
Taking the night train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is a great adventure and an even greater way to travel between Thailand’s two major cities.
Morocco is the most fascinating country. Sitting at the mouth of Mediterranean Sea, just 9 miles from Spain and Western Europe, Morocco is a world away. Most tourists head straight for the bustle of Marrakesh to soak up the spice or the beaches of Essaouira to soak up the sun. We chose the first option… Continue reading Casablanca, and Hassan II Mosque – The Perfect Day Trip from Marrakesh, Morocco
Egypt is a wonderful adventure. Ancient landscapes, gods, legends and dusty treasures abound. You can feel like an adventurer just by diving into a souk. Our favourite adventure, however, was travelling from Luxor to Cairo on the sleeper train. Whether you are catching the Cairo night train, travelling between Cairo and Luxor by train (like… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The ERNST Night Train from Luxor to Cairo
Have you passed your 26th birthday? Does the cost of European travel leave you blue? There’s no need to fear, Eurostar Snap is here! This is THE best way to find cheap Eurostar tickets. Welcome Euro Traveller to the wonderful world of our Eurostar Snap review. What is Eurostar Snap? Unfortunately, it’s not a clever… Continue reading Eurostar Snap – The Travel Hack That Finds Cheap Eurostar Tickets
Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class cabin is their top most cabin offering. It is listed as the Virgin Atlantic business class cabin and so lies somewhere between British Airways Club World and First Class (just as a comparison). We are very excited to share our experience of flying Upper Class from London to Hong Kong.
Taking to the tracks is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly, I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel