Europe · Gear · General · Train · Travel

Packing for the Trans-Siberian Railway in Winter – Your Ultimate List

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

Africa · Train

Riding the Rails – Two Magical Nights on the Blue Train, South Africa

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

Africa · Review · Train

Riding the Rails – Victoria Falls Royal Livingstone Express Review

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

Asia · Five Month Trip · India · Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – Why Travelling India by Train is the Best Way to See the Country

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

Africa · Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – The ERNST Night Train from Luxor to Cairo

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

Europe · General · Travel

Eurostar Snap – The Travel Hack That Finds Cheap Eurostar Tickets

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

Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

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

Europe · Review · Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – A Eurostar Train Adventure from London to Germany

Visiting our friend Phil had been a plan for quite some time, but this weekend, we finally got our butts to Germany to do so. Flights were eye-wateringly expensive and so we decided to take a Eurostar adventure. The plan : Eurostar from St Pancras International to Düsseldorf with changes in Brussels Midi and Cologne.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – A Eurostar Train Adventure from London to Germany

Europe · Loving London · Travel

Loving London – Your Complete Guide to the London Underground

The London Underground is brilliant! OK, so it’s a little expensive, weekend engineering works are infuriating and I’m definitely biased. But trust me, it really is brilliant. This complete guide to the London Underground will help you overcome some of the trickier elements of travelling on the tube. It is, a complex world of unspoken… Continue reading Loving London – Your Complete Guide to the London Underground