train travel

Riding The Rails on The Northeast Regional

by Jenni Ingersoll on March 29, 2017

My father used to say that the vacation started the moment you left the driveway. Perhaps this was his way of curbing the inevitable, “are we there yet?”, but, I think his philosophy was more the journey is part of the adventure, so relax and enjoy the ride. I took this advice to heart when scheduling a trip […]

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5 Scenic European Rail Journeys

by Mary Jo Manzanares on January 4, 2016

Looking to ride the rails? Here are five scenic rail journeys. Swiss Lakes and Mountains Switzerland is rife with scenic railway journeys. In the summer months the verdant pastures roll lusciously from the edge of the tracks into the horizon, while in the winter the country unfolds like a veritable Narnia. Suggestion:  Travel from Montreux […]

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Top Tips For Travelling With Kids Through Central Station Belfast

by Guest Contributor on February 12, 2014

belfast castle northern ireland

Travelling with children can be stressful at the best of times, but when you are trying to negotiate public transport, it is often a nightmare. Train travel is one way of getting from A to B quickly and painlessly. Children like trains and as long as you are able to secure seats with a table, […]

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Photo Friday: Antwerp Central Station, Belgium

by El-El on November 8, 2013

Central Station, Antwerp Belgium

Most visitors to Antwerp will arrive by train at the ornate Central Station, an impressive structure of stone, iron, and glass. Stand at look up at the dome, look around at the turrets, and marvel and the glass, gold, and marble. The Central Station was completed in 1905, and although it has been refurbished and […]

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10 Reasons to Travel by Rail for Your Next Vacation

by Mary Jo Manzanares on November 22, 2011

I’d like to take a train trip.  I’m not sure if it’s the romance of rail travel that interests me, the slower nature of the voyage, or perhaps it’s more social and less stress.  Whatever it is that piques my interest, I’ve yet to take that journey by rail. Someday soon, though, some day soon. […]

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