• Rail

    A Taste of the Glacier Express, Lucerne & Interlaken

    by  • May 18, 2016 • Alps, Brig, Chur, Glacier Express, Interlaken, Jungfraujoch, Lucerne, Rail, Schilthorn, Switzerland

    A Taste of the Glacier Express, Lucerne & Interlaken with included excursions to the Jungfraujoch and Schilthorn – 7 nights from £1299pp Small and landlocked it may be but that doesn’t stop Switzerland offering stunning scenery on a prodigious scale. When it comes to soaring mountain peaks, Switzerland’s are up there with the best...

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    Eurostar to consider plans for a high-speed link to Bordeaux

    by  • March 16, 2016 • Art, Bordeaux, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Film, Food & Drink, Rail, Sport

    Bordeaux City Breaks just four hours by rail from London could be a thing of the future. Eurostar announced today that it is looking into the possibility of a direct rail route between London and Bordeaux. Nicknamed the “vineyard express”, the proposed new route would make use of the new £6.1 billion high-speed line...

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    Paris Tops the Polls as Best Overseas City

    by  • September 8, 2015 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Fashion, Nature, Paris, Rail, Religious Sites, Shopping

    The French Capital Reigns Supreme in the Condé Nast Traveller’s Reader Travel Awards 2015. Another day, another poll and this one is devoted to Condé Nast Traveller’s 2015 Reader Travel Awards (UK edition) and the category of best overseas city. There were no great surprises in the top 20, with eighty percent of the...

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    Rail is the Ideal Way to Travel Between Many European Cities

    by  • September 7, 2015 • Bratislava, Budapest, City Breaks, Multi Centre Breaks, Prague, Rail

    Train travel can often be one of the highlights of a multi-centre city break.   During the current migrant crisis in Western Europe, publicity has been focussed on some of the main railway stations, particularly Budapest’s Keleti station.  For a few days the area outside the station became a very squalid refugee camp, as...

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    Paris – the Perfect City Break Introduction for Children

    by  • July 29, 2015 • Children, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Paris, Rail

    Indoors and Outdoors, Paris Offers a Magical Summer Holiday Adventure for all the Family. With the summer holidays now well underway, you might already be wondering how you’re going to survive the remaining few weeks, especially if the weather doesn’t make a swift improvement! If you’re looking for an easily-accessible change of scene for...

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    Get Down in Ghent

    by  • July 9, 2015 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Festivals, Ghent, Music, Rail

    The Season of Jazz is in Full Swing in Ghent I recently blogged about jazz festivals taking place in Brussels and Copenhagen, well here’s another one about to start! Getting underway tomorrow (Friday, 10th July) and running through until Saturday, 18th July is Gent Jazz Festival, a nine-day festival of jazz in the delightful...

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