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London to Lisbon by Train - Well Worth the Effort

In today’s world generally when people think of long distance travel airlines are usually the answer. In fact in most cases air travel is the simplest and quickest way of getting from Point A to Point B. 1,541 more words

Travel Planning & Tips

“The trains contain the essential paraphernalia of the culture: Thai trains have the shower jar with the glazed dragon on its side, Ceylonese ones the car reserved for Buddhist monks, Indian ones a vegetarian kitchen and six classes, Iranian ones prayer mats, Malaysian ones a noodle stall, Vietnamese ones bulletproof glass on the locomotive, and on every carriage of a Russian train there is a samovar.

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Random Musings

Amtrak- The Adirondack

Train travel, while far more utilized, invested in, and luxurious in other countries, does not enjoy quite the same level of respect and regard in the U.S. 801 more words

Travel Videos

Hello (ni hau) to China: a lesson in expectation management

Arriving by boat from Korea, our first real impression of China was to walk out of the port in Qingdao and find ourselves on a dual carriageway.   1,653 more words


Inching closer to Japan...

In 11 days, I’ll be hopping on the first of our flights to get us to Japan (with a lovely little stopover in Seoul on the way!). 301 more words


A colour refresh for Coral FR entrance matting

Wrapped up in the daily demands of life, the thought to stop and wipe your feet when entering a train or a bus is virtually non-existent. 487 more words