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...

Best Scenic Routes in Southeast Europe

13-02-2015

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Southeast Europe might not be the first place that comes to mind if you’re searching for the best scenic routes in Europe. But the region’s picturesque journeys might j...

Hit the Slopes by Train: Skiing With Eurail

10-02-2015

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The Netherlands wins the dubious distinction of being one of the worst places in Europe for Alpine skiing. More than a quarter of its land is below sea level, and its highest point...

9 tips for exploring the Balkans by rail

16-01-2015

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The Balkans are perhaps the final frontier for adventurous train travel in Europe. By adventurous, I mean “no frills” but incredibly rich in raw travel experiences. Communism and c...

Get off the beaten track in Italy

09-01-2015

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Italy, the boot-shaped peninsula in Southern Europe, is a popular Eurail destination. Most travelers stick to the well-worn Venice to Rome route. I love those cities and they’...

Austria’s most enchanting train rides

26-12-2014

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Located just east of Switzerland, Austria is home to some of the most beautiful train rides in Europe. Offering panoramic views of the soaring Alps, glimmering mountain lakes, roll...

How to get to San Marino

19-12-2014

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San Marino is Europe’s third smallest state and its territory is completely surrounded by Italy. Founded in 301, San Marino claims to be the world’s oldest republic. Th...

Rome to Venice by train

11-12-2014

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Let’s face it, Rome and Venice are two of the sexiest cities in Europe. There’s the grand Colosseum and modern city life on the one hand and staggeringly beautiful gondolas and can...

London to Paris by Eurostar Train

04-12-2014

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Great Britain may not be included in the Eurail pass, but it’s a popular starting point for your European rail trip. After a few days exploring London, what’s the best way to...