Read two touching September 11th stories of the kindness European strangers displayed to American travelers, after the tragic events.
Learn why the AVE high-speed train is the best way to travel from Madrid to Barcelona. Find out more about the AVE as well as info about Madrid & Barcelona.
Read some inspirational entries that we received from our Culture Shock Contest about the kindness that North American received from the Europeans during their travels.
The Flower Carpet in the Grand’ Place is a biennial event that covers the center of Brussels with intricately woven fresh begonias. Get all the details & how to travel to Brussels by train.
The Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany is the world’s largest model railway with incredible craft and lifelike detail. Learn about this masterpiece and how to travel by rail to Hamburg, a popular tourist destination in the North of Germany.
Top 5 scenic Swiss train routes, including the Glacier Express. Get details on the routes & what’s covered with a Swiss Pass from our seasoned rail expert, Melissa.
Discover Highclere Castle, the real location for Masterpiece’s Downton Abbey™ PBS. Learn how to travel to the Castle by train & available tours.
Europeans view nudity much differently than Americans. Read these amusing stories, moments of culture shock for travelers who experience European nudity.
Learn insider travel tips for Athens, Warsaw, Belgrade and San Sebastian from Rail Europe’s well-traveled employee, Manny.
Italy is beautiful, full of culture and good food, but it is also a colorful place with plenty opportunities for culture shock experiences. Read some of our favorite entries about Italy from our Culture Shock Contest.
We have received many comical entries from our Culture Shock Contest and found that there was a reoccurring theme of European toilets, so we gathered our favorites in this blog post.
Find out the correct answers to our Facebook “devinette” photo game and who were the 31 lucky winners of a France rail pass.
A travel guide to the D-Day beaches, which includes information on how to travel there with single rail ticket or a France Rail Pass.
Learn about what the Stonehenge is and how to travel there from London as well as other excursions to add to your day trip.
Americans commercialize this holy day with green-tinted Guinness, “Kiss me I’m Irish” buttons and parades a-plenty. In Ireland, traditions abound without the corny green beer. Read about the top 10 reasons why it is better to celebrate in Ireland and how to travel from Britain by ferry.