Eurostar to Nantes – London to Nantes by Train

Once the capital of Brittany, Nantes is the eighth largest city in France, with a population of over 600,000. This lively, cultured city is a great place for an unusual city break. You can travel there easily by Eurostar train from St Pancras International on a six-hour journey. You will find the riverside city situated […]

Royal Gorge Route Railroad – USA

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is a heritage rail route in Cañon City, Colorado. Transiting the scenic Royal Gorge on a two-hour adventure to Parkdale, the train rails through the most famed portion of the former Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. It runs through the hair-raising steep-walled canyon and along the Arkansas river, a […]

Prague to Budapest Train – EuroNight Metropol

The EuroNight Metropol is a comfortable, efficient overnight train ride that links Prague and Budapest in both directions, giving passengers a comfortable night’s sleep at a reasonable price. One of the most popular Prague to Budapest train routes is the Metropol sleeper, which offers passengers a great overnight ride with a wide variety of ticket […]

Mainz to Cologne by Train – Germany

The Rhine Valley is known the world over as one of Germany’s most scenic regions. So travelling by rail along this iconic river is a must-do when you find yourself next in Germany. The most scenic stretch of the river lies between the cities of Mainz and Cologne and it’s an easy journey in each […]


Everything you need to know about the Drachenfels Railway – Germany

The Drachenfels Railway is a popular rack railway line in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany. The line runs from Konigswinter to the summit of the Drachenfels (Dragon) mountain at an altitude of 948 ft. The journey takes visitors to the top of the Drachenfels Mountain and past the Schloss Drachenburg Villa, which is said to have inspired the castle in Disney’s Sleeping Beauty. The […]

Achensee Steam Cog Railway – Austria

Visitors to Tyrol in Austria will love a trip back in time on the Achensee Railway. For over 130 years, this long metre-gauge cog railway has been operating over its 6.8 km route that runs between Jenbach and Seespitz on Lake Achensee. The journey covers a height difference of 400 metres with an inclination of […]

A Complete Guide to Europe’s OBB Nightjet Sleeper Trains

OBB Nightjet is one of the Europe’s most efficient train operators, running overnight trains all over the continent connecting towns and cities. Launched in 2016 by Austrian Railways (OBB), Nightjet trains are both efficient and exciting to experience, and one of the many routes to try is from Brussels to Vienna. Travelling overnight passengers arrive […]

Smart ways to travel on the Arctic Circle Sleeper Train

The Arctic Circle Train follows a unique round-trip route with 13 stops in Sweden and Norway, allowing day and overnight passengers the chance to enjoy this scenic route where, depending on the season you can experience the Northern Lights or Midnight Sun. Not surprisingly, it is known as Sweden’s most scenic train route, rewarding its […]