The Istanbul-Sofia Express 🇹🇷🇧🇬 overnight train – comfortable but exhausting!
This was the final leg of my trip from the UK to Istanbul by train, crossing from Bulgaria into Türkiye by sleeping car. Find out why it turned out to be a tiring trip and a highly memorable experience!Click to Read
Milan 🇮🇹 to Geneva 🇨🇭 by tilting EuroCity train – scenic trip through the Alps!
One of the many direct train services connecting northern Italy and Switzerland is the EuroCity from Milan to Geneva, but how did the journey fair in the world of high speed rail?Click to Read
Amtrak Coast Starlight – San Francisco 🇺🇸 to Los Angeles 🇺🇸 by train – the most scenic route in the US?
You’ll see a lot less coast than you might expect on this trip, but it makes up for it in many other ways.Click to Read
Amtrak Capitol Limited – Washington D.C. 🇺🇸 to Chicago 🇺🇸 by sleeper train – and how I saved on the Superliner Roomette fare
This was my first overnight train trip in the United States. What was it like on the Amtrak Capitol Limited and how did I save money on the Superliner Roomette fare?Click to Read
Train across the Alps 🗻 – Zürich 🇨🇭 to Vienna 🇦🇹 via the scenic Arlberg Pass
The train from Switzerland to Austria across the striking Alpine scenery of the Arlberg Pass, through Tyrol to Innsbruck and Vienna and crossing five borders. This trip is more than your regular daily passenger service.Click to Read
Eurostar Business Premier 🔵 and Thalys Premium 🔴: how they compare
Eurostar and Thalys – two different high speed international operators in Europe about to be merged as one. But how do they currently fair in their most premium class with seating, lounge access, catering and cost?Click to Read
Back after 8 years – Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina 🇧🇦 to Ploče, Croatia 🇭🇷 by train
What it is like to travel on the recently reopened summer-only passenger train route between Bosnia & Herzegovina and Croatia.Click to Read
Holidaying with the Hungarians – Adria InterCity sleeper train from Split 🇭🇷 to Budapest 🇭🇺
The comfortable way to travel between Split, Croatia and Budapest, Hungary is on the popular Adria InterCity train. Find out all about it and what happened when weather disrupted our trip.Click to Read
Around Mount Etna 🌋 and Vesuvius 🌋 by train 🇮🇹
Italy has two railways that circulate around two of its volcanoes, Mount Vesuvius and Mount Etna, offering great views and an insight to local life.Click to Read
Corona InterCity – Budapest 🇭🇺 to Brașov 🇷🇴 by Hungarian sleeper train
The InterCity sleeper train with the unfortunate name… at least in 2022. Why the Corona is worth considering on a trip from Hungary to Romania.Click to Read
Interlaken 🇨🇭 to Jungfraujoch 🇨🇭 – The Top of Europe by train. What’s the journey like and is it worth the cost?
At an impressive 3,454 metres high, Jungfraujoch is Europe’s highest train station – but what’s the journey like and is it worth the cost?Click to Read
Zürich🇨🇭 to Lucerne🇨🇭 by train 🚆- the fast or the slow option?
Why a relaxing slow option via Interlaken turned out to be better experience than the fast direct train.Click to Read
Italy’s Scenic Routes by Train 🇮🇹
Italy which boasts a vast national rail network has a number of scenic routes with mountains, lakes, sea and even volcanoes. Here is a compilation of ten of them.Click to Read
Europe’s Only Train-on-a-Ferry route – Mainland Italy 🇮🇹 to Sicily 🇮🇹 overnight
A truly unique travel experience! Milan and Rome to Sicily the relaxing way by train, which crosses the Strait of Messina as part of its journey!Click to Read
Italy’s premium high speed train – the Frecciarossa 🚆🇮🇹 in Business Class during the COVID-19 Pandemic
I travelled to Italy for some train-sampling Trenitalia style. Here is a video showcasing travel in Business Class on Italy’s most premium high-speed rail service by the nationalised operator, the Frecciarossa.Click to Read
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