Category: Travel tips

6 European Festivals to Go to in Your Lifetime

12-04-2016

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There are many reasons people travel Europe. Some set off to experience local culture, others do it for the history, food, or parties. And then there are those who’ve figured out t...

Dining In (And Around) Europe’s Train Stations

28-02-2015

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Food dilemmas at train stations: You’re waiting at Amsterdam Central station to catch the night train to Munich, and you suddenly realize there’s no dining car on the train. Or bak...

9 Tips for Exploring the Balkans by Train

16-01-2015

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Exploring the Balkans by train is perhaps the final frontier for adventurous rail travel in Europe. By adventurous, I mean no frills but incredibly rich in raw travel experiences. ...

Night Trains Are Awesome – This Is Why!

14-11-2014

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Chugging through Europe on night trains is the stuff of novels. At least in my book it is! That slightly nervous excitement of getting on a train as evening draws in, full of antic...

Traveling in Winter: The Pros and Cons

07-11-2014

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Blame it on the brochures, but for some reason when people think of traveling through Europe, they picture it in a constant state of sunshine. Blazing blue skies at the Eiffel towe...

Packing Tips for Your Eurail Vacation

10-10-2014

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One of the best things about travel by train is the freedom it gives you. No weight limits when it comes to your luggage. No fiddling around with clear plastic bags for liquids, pa...

10 Hacks for an Epic Eurail Trip

15-08-2014

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Finally: your Eurail Pass arrives in the mail, and your imagination runs wild with the adventures you’re about to experience. Rolling into Seville at dusk and drinking tinto de ver...