TRAINS

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

Riding the Rails – The Night Train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

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.

Riding the Rails – The 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.

Eurostar Snap – The Travel Hack That Finds Cheap Eurostar Tickets

Have you surpassed 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. What is Eurostar Snap? Unfortunately, it’s not a clever new bewitched-style self-transportation system, but it is still pretty magical. Basically it… Continue reading Eurostar Snap – The Travel Hack That Finds Cheap Eurostar Tickets

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. Here are… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of 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 the Eurostar. The plan : Eurostar from St Pancras International to Düsseldorf with changes in Brussels Midi and Cologne. Journey… Continue reading Riding the Rails – A Eurostar Train Adventure from London to Germany