Seeing the Northern Lights in Europe

One of the best places to see the Northern Lights is Scandinavia, with trains taking you to remote regions where the Aurora Borealis can do their beautiful thing.

Freiburg – one of Germany’s most underrated cities

Freiburg, meaning free town, is a charming, traditional medieval town. It is also gateway to the Black Forest National Park, and so for cultural and natural heritage, there is no shortage of things to do in Freiburg.

Exploring the Swiss Alps by train

Switzerland is at the heart of the Alps, the most extensive and impressive mountain range in Europe spanning across seven countries. There is, therefore, no shortage of peaks to visit…

Food Destinations in Italy

The birth country of pizzas, gelatos and tiramisus, every mealtime in Italy guarantees a mouth-watering experience. Just for starters, here are some of our favourite foodie tips when visiting Italy’s most stunning cities.

Austria’s Secret Beauties Unveiled

It’s no secret that Austria is home to beautiful nature and a colourful culture. And lucky for us, these wonders are never too far from each other.

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?…

Europe’s Flower Power

If you like flowers, then check out these flower fields in The Netherlands, UK, France and Italy during the spring and summer months.

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. Here are our top five recommendations.

When Travel is Better in Pairs

Travel is just better in pairs. And that principle can also be applied to twin city breaks. Here are five of our favourite twin city excursions.

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…

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…