Tracking around the UK and Beyond

Whether you are planning a visit to one, two, three or all four countries, the best way to explore the UK and take in all it has to offer is by rail. Simply check out the range of BritRail Passes that best suit your travel needs. Here’s what you need to know and consider before your next trip over.

Europe’s Most Instaworthy Castles & Palaces

It is almost impossible to visit Europe and not check out a castle or a palace and learn about the past rulers and how they shaped our history. History aside, these buildings are among some of the most beautiful and extravagant structures you will see in Europe. Here are top six! 1. Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria,…

Passion for Fashion

Who doesn’t like a good shopping spree, right? Well if you have a passion for fashion, then Europe is one big shopping haven you will keep coming back to over and over again. Home to fashion capitals Paris, London, Milan, you really are spoiled for choice here. So get yourself a Eurail Global Pass and…

Europe’s Flower Power

The warm season is a special time for us in Europe for this is when we can traverse across the continent to get lost among the fragrant flower fields (and take a tonne of photos of course!). Here are our top four picks of the best and most photo-worthy flower fields. Keukenhof, The Netherlands Known…

Discover Collections of Human Quirks and Interests

Where there is a quirk or interest, despite how common or unusual, someone somewhere is bound to have a collection of it. And lucky for us, some of these collections are on display! So if you have ever gone through a failed relationship, have a thing for tiny bottles, shoes and/or fans, you might just…

When Travel is Better in Pairs

Would you agree that travel can be better in pairs? If so, that principle can also be applied to twin city breaks. Here are five of our favourite twin city excursions that aim to maximise your experience in Europe.   London and Paris (2h 15m) These two super exciting and highly popular cities are within…

Chasing the Best Views in Switzerland

It might sound a lot and perhaps even far-fetched, but travelling a distance of 1,200km, across four language regions, through more than 90 tunnels and over about 295 bridges, while passing a series of majestic mountains and verdant valleys with zero rush is actually quite do-able in just a few days! Where is this possible?…

Let’s Get Festive in France!

The French. They know good food, good fashion, good art, good wine… and they know a good party. In fact, they often take the lead in every celebration. Think bubbles! In France, there are festivals for everything. Here are just a few we think you shouldn’t miss! Bastille Day A very special day in France,…

UK’s Top Five

Travelling the UK by train is one of the most relaxing and scenic ways to discover the real landscape of Britain. With a fast and efficient rail network running up and down the country, you can escape the big cities and enjoy the rolling countryside in just a few hours. With so many different routes…

Perfect Pair Cities Between France and Spain

France and Spain always greet travelers with beautiful landscapes, exciting discoveries, and singular gastronomic experiences. Thanks to high-speed service connecting 21 French and Spanish cities, the train offers hands down the most efficient, convenient, and comfortable way of getting from place to place — not to mention scenery beyond compare along the way. And good news: you…

Rail Europe Perfect Pair France – Spain Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.  PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  The Rail Europe Perfect Pair France – Spain Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin at 12 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 6, 2019 and end at 12:00 a.m. ET…

Begin 2019 with an adventure of Olympic proportions

Whether you’re plotting your first trip to Europe, or you’re a seasoned traveler looking for something different, you share the same purpose—you want to make the trip your own, and you want it to be memorable. Wondering where to begin? Follow this itinerary to discover 15 Olympic cities in nine European countries. A Eurail Global Pass…

New Thalys Routes and New Travel Opportunities

June 2019 will see Thalys servicing new destinations — Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport and Marne-la-Vallée, which is en route to Disneyland Paris and the shopping outlets of La Vallée Village. With connections from Brussels, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and central Amsterdam, you won’t want to miss out on the new travel opportunities! By…