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Mountaineering in Luxury: Canadian Rockies by Train

“Fifty Switzerlands in one” is how legendary British mountaineer Edward Whymper (conqueror of the Matterhorn) allegedly described the Canadian Rockies.

Whymper’s assessment is spot on – but Canada’s… 1,057 more words

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IRT Awards High Marks to Golden Eagle Danube Express

It was the photo op of a lifetime.

As the “new” luxury train Golden Eagle Danube Express departed Venice’s Santa Lucia station, the world-famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express… 1,186 more words

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Belmond Grand Hibernian 'Arrives' in NYC's Grand Central Terminal

New York, NY — The Belmond Grand Hibernian, Ireland’s first luxury train, made its formal debut in America April 28 at New York’s Grand Central Terminal. 472 more words

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Step Back in Time to the Glorious Days of Train Travel

Luxury train travel is like stepping back in time to a romantic age. When the journey itself was as anticipated as the destination. Handsomely crafted compartments. 331 more words

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VSOE Tops in Classy Travel For Those Who Like to Play the Part

If you ride just one luxury train, make it the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. But not if you hate dressing up.

So says Eleanor Flagler Hardy, president of The Society of International Railway Travelers®. 1,019 more words

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Luxury Suites Get Pre-Launch 'Debut' on VIA Rail's Canadian

Want to impress your partner on Valentine’s — or any other — day? Book a new Prestige Class bedroom between Toronto and Vancouver on VIA Rail’s famous… 737 more words

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