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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
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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…

European rail trip tips
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Tips for rail-tripping around Europe on a budget

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

Swiss scenic trains
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Swiss scenic trains – and the DIY alternatives

On a Swiss scenic train journey you can see a procession of lakes, snow-capped mountains, dramatic gorges, alpine meadows and pretty villages from the comfort of your train carriage seat. But along with its reputation for stunning scenery, Switzerland…

Travel across Europe by train
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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…