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En-Suite Cabins Coming to Venice Simplon-Orient-Express in 2018 | Track 25

Always loved the idea of the 1920s-30s-vintage, Art Deco Orient-Express — but not the idea of trudging down the hall to its bathroom? Nor the idea of going without a shower until you get to your ho… 9 more words


The Gap Year - May adventure

What an appropriate way to end this Year of Adventures Great and Small, as we began it last year with a circular walk around London ( 840 more words


7 Things You Might Not Know About Traveling the USA by Rail on Amtrak

A friend on Facebook is getting ready to take a trip via Amtrak from Kansas City to Albuquerque. Never having taken the train, she naturally had many questions. 412 more words

Train Travel

On the 6:59

Tuesday 9th May 2017, 7.00am (day 2,084)

Ah, the joys of the 06:59 Hebden Bridge to Manchester Victoria service…. its cruddy carriages, standing room only by Todmorden, and then there’s that ‘6’ at the start of the time, which firmly puts it in the realm of ‘too early’. 28 more words

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Planning our rail travel

We have booked a tour in Eastern Europe for my birthday. The trip starts in Munich – so we need to make our way there. The husband prefers taking the train, instead of flying. 276 more words


Conquering The Blues - III

Prologue : https://pixeltrailz.com/2017/02/23/mentally-prepared/
Part I : https://pixeltrailz.com/2017/03/03/conquering-the-blues-i/
Part II : https://pixeltrailz.com/2017/03/24/conquering-the-blues-ii/

It was close to a 30 minute drive winding and snaking through narrow, misty, green and uninhabited roads before we reached our stay for the night, a beautiful secluded tea estate bungalow right in the middle of a tea plantation, owned and maintained by Glendale. 1,619 more words


Caledonian Sleeper Train: How To Get From Scotland to London in 12 Hours

Many times I wonder if I am taking the same train, driving the same roads, booking the same tours as everyone else–because what I read, and what really happens never seem to be the same experience.   1,761 more words