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Aloo-Puri: The Quintessential Winter Breakfast

If there is a quintessential UP breakfast, it is Aloo-Puri.

Jalebi and dahi, khasta and samosa, makkhan malai is all good but one cannot eat any of it regularly, plus you cannot make them at home. 446 more words


The Tsukuba Express just made world history

A rail company in Japan has apologised after one of its trains departed 20 seconds early. Never in the history of train travel, especially in the UK, has a train company ever had to apologise for being over punctual. 229 more words


Through A High Speed Train Window

Last year, 2016, we travelled to Venice, Italy by train, in fact about a dozen trains there and back.  The first part of the trip was by Euro Star from London to Brussels, there wasn’t that much to see through the window, and anyway we were moving way too fast.   79 more words


The waiting hall at Hohhot station

May 2011. The speakers crackled with the sound of martial music. It lasted for about 10 seconds, and then a female voice uttered some Chinese words in that familiar, halting pre-recorded cadence. 455 more words

Cross Country Train Trip- Glacier National Park

Current Location: East Glacier, Montana

I know it’s been an awfully long time since we’ve posted, and after such a busy summer riding the rails, I’m certain you’ve all been waiting on pins and needles to see our favorite stops. 894 more words

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Salzburg

Today was mostly a travel day for us. After only one day in Zurich, it was time to move on, so we boarded a Railjet train for Salzburg. 186 more words


Memories Of Long Ago

  This is a photo of Heuston Station in Dublin Ireland.  It was posted on Facebook this morning by my recorder teacher Laoise O’Brien.  Heuston Station is the train terminus for North-South travel.   30 more words