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Does an InterRail pass save you time and money?
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Does an InterRail pass save you time and money?

Although I love a good European rail trip, I’ve never been Interrailing. The post-university right of passage for 20-something Europeans passed me by, but the passes aren’t just for gap-yearers. Their main selling point is that they makes rail…

France and Italy by train
Travel future

Travel future: A France and Italy rail trip

The train’s my favourite way to travel, and ever since doing a European rail trip through France, Austria and Switzerland a couple of years ago, I’ve been looking for any excuse to do another. So when I got invited…

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The travel clinic: Train travel edition

Welcome to the fourth edition of my travel clinic, where I share the top tips and tricks I’ve picked up over the years to help make my travel life easier. And this edition is all about travelling by train. Rail…

Tips for a European rail trip on a budget
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Tips for a European rail trip on a budget

I’ve always loved to travel by train, and an InterRail adventure from one corner or Europe to another has been on my travel wishlist for years. But I never seemed to manage to find a couple of spare months…

Travel across Europe by train
Travel future

Travel future: A European rail adventure

It’s not often that I can say that I’ve travelled as much as I’d like. Normally I’d happily squeeze another weekend break or night away into any given month. But the last couple of months have been pretty manic…

Flamsbana scenic railway in Norwegian fjords
Travel tales

The Flåm Railway: Norway’s most scenic train journey

From the train window I watched snapshots of Norway’s stunning scenery flashing by, one after another – steep rocky cliffs, deep blue fjords, lush green meadows, neatly painted red and white clapboard houses, mountains topped with a sprinkling of…

European rail journey wish list
Travel future

My European rail journey wishlist

I’ve always loved train travel. There’s something mesmerising about watching the world go by through the window, whether you’re passing through wide open landscapes or catching flashes of people’s lives as you ride through town. I’ve travelled by train…