The Chocolate Train – Switzerland

The Chocolate Train almost doesn’t sound real, but it is, and it’s every sweet-toothed traveller’s dream. The train runs between Montreux and the Cailler-Nestlé chocolate factory at Broc, Switzerland, whisking guests away on an epicurean adventure in grand vintage 1915 Pullman carriages. The journey takes 7 hours 30 minutes and starts in Montreux, before travelling […]

Belmond Royal Scotsman

Belmond are masters of luxurious train journeys so it’s no surprise that the Belmond Royal Scotsman is a very special train indeed. As you’re serenaded by Scottish pipers on board the train in Edinburgh, you’ll soon be travelling around the Highlands of Scotland in sumptuous style. With a staff ratio of 3:1, you’ll be very […]

South America

Belmond Andean Explorer – Peru

Belmond Andean Explorer is South America’s first luxury sleeper train, offering guests the chance to see some of Peru’s most beautiful landscapes in five-star comfort and style. Step onboard and you will discover breath-taking mountainscapes, vibrant cities and uninhabited wilderness on the world’s highest rail route. The train offers the choice of one- or two-night […]

Australasia Australia

Indian Pacific Train – Sydney to Perth

The Indian Pacific train was named after the two oceans it encounters on its journey, across the entire Australian continent between Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. On a spectacular 2,700-mile journey you will follow in the footsteps of brave bush pioneers, gold rush prospectors and hardy adventurers. The train travels across mountain ranges, through the Nullarbor […]

Australasia Australia

Great Southern, Australia

Launched in December 2019 to great fanfare, trains on the new Great Southern line travel daily from Adelaide to Brisbane (and vice versa) giving travellers a great new way to explore Australia’s diverse south-eastern corner. Operated by Journey Beyond, the company that runs the famous Ghan and Indian Pacific lines, guests on the Great Southern can […]


The Blue Train, South Africa

Sapphire blue with gold-tinted windows, the Blue Train is almost incongruous against the rolling African landscapes it travels, taking passengers from Cape Town to Pretoria and also to the Kruger National Park. Now a five-star throwback to the golden age of travel, the train plays on its illustrious history (built for the upper classes in […]