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7 of the Greatest Train Rides on Earth

7 of the Greatest Train Rides on Earth

Iconic Train Routes / Rail Travel / Train Travel | July 17, 2018

These are the train journeys that truly move you, and we don’t just mean in the literal sense. The moment you step onboard these trains, you’re instantly transported to another place and time, full of rich history, breath taking scenery and romantic allure. Join us for a peek into 7 of the best train rides on earth, and learn how you can make one part of your next holiday escape!

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6 of the Greatest Train Rides Through Switzerland

6 of the Greatest Train Rides Through Switzerland

Bernina Express / Glacier Express / Golden Pass / Jungfrau / Rail Travel / Switzerland | July 10, 2018

Switzerland is a country that’s on everyone’s travel bucket list. Why wouldn’t it be? It’s undoubtedly one of the most breath-takingly beautiful places on earth. Featuring picture perfect vistas, towering snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys, emerald Alpine lakes, and villages of wooden chalets, it needs no introduction. When it comes to discovering the most scenic and revered of Swiss landscapes and cities, there’s no better way to do it than by train. Rail travel through this iconic European destination is the stuff of legends.

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Infographic: 5 Most Scenic Train Rides in Switzerland

Infographic: 5 Most Scenic Train Rides in Switzerland

Bernina Express / Geneva / Jungfrau / Rail Travel / Switzerland / Zurich | July 3, 2018

The most celebrated journeys in Switzerland are those taken by rail. Why? Because Swiss train travel is the best way to discover the unparalleled beauty of the country’s picture postcard landscapes: breathtaking, snow-capped mountain peaks, charming old towns, dreamy, glacier-fed lakes, waterfalls, and lush meadows.

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48 Hours in Prague

48 Hours in Prague

Czech Republic / Eastern Europe / Europe / Food / Prague / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation / Wine | June 21, 2018

One of the world’s most romantic cities, Prague offers tranquil, waterside beauty and a vibrant urban energy that’s unlike anywhere else in the world.  Discover captivating Gothic, Baroque, Art Nouveau, and Cubist architecture, and a maze of lanes lined with pubs, shops and restaurants. Not sure where to start? We’ve created a 48-hour Prague itinerary for first-timers and return visitors to make the most of your time in this enchanting city.

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5 of the Best Countries in Europe to Experience by Train

5 of the Best Countries in Europe to Experience by Train

France / Germany / Italy / Rail Travel / Spain / Spain / Switzerland / Train Travel | June 13, 2018

Nothing quite compares to the experience of traveling throughout Europe by train. From the incredible views and the comfortable onboard amenities to the ability to get from city centre to city centre quickly and easily, many consider rail travel to be the best way to see Europe and beyond.

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Spain and Portugal by Season

Spain and Portugal by Season

Cordoba / Lisbon / Madrid / Malaga / Portugal / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Seville / Spain / Train Travel / train vacation / Travel Tips | June 5, 2018

From sun-kissed coasts, to rugged mountain interiors, to breathtaking architecture, Spain and Portugal hold a wealth of travel wonder. Wondering which season makes for the best rail holiday? No matter when you visit, you’ll find pleasant temperatures and fascinating cultural events all around in each country, however some destinations are best seen in one particular season. See what’s in season when you travel to Spain and Portugal with Railbookers!

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Journeys From A Rail Insider: Canadian Rockies in Winter Onboard VIA Rail

Journeys From A Rail Insider: Canadian Rockies in Winter Onboard VIA Rail

Canada / Journeys from a Rail Insider | May 29, 2018

The Canadian Rockies is a destination that’s on many travelers’ bucket list. It’s also one of our best-selling trips. And for good reason. This is a place of unrivalled awe and beauty. It’s the kind of place that takes you far from the hustle and bustle of daily routine and makes you appreciate Mother Nature’s splendor. Dense, mist-veiled trembling pine forests, staggering mountain peaks, alpine meadows, and sweeping views that would humble even the most discerning traveler. It’s not only an outdoor wonderland and a landscape photographer’s dream, it’s a land of enchantment.

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6 Essential Tips for Taking the Train in Europe

6 Essential Tips for Taking the Train in Europe

Rail Travel / rail vacation / train vacation | May 24, 2018

Many travellers to continental Europe are intrigued by the romantic and scenic appeal of rail travel, and rightfully so. Relaxing and taking in the shifting landscapes on Europe’s well-organized rail system, without the hassle of flying or the stress of driving, is often as enjoyable as experiencing the destination itself. But, despite the many joys of discovering Europe by train, there are still important details to pay attention to along the way to ensure you have a smooth ride. From booking the right type of ticket to knowing what to expect at the station and on the train, here are 6 important tips that will help you avoid common mishaps and let you travel the rails like a local!

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Journeys From A Rail Insider: Prague, Vienna, and Budapest

Journeys From A Rail Insider: Prague, Vienna, and Budapest

Budapest / Journeys from a Rail Insider / Prague / Vienna | May 18, 2018

In this edition of Journeys From A Rail Insider, a Travel Consultant from our Laguna Hills office, Natasha Finkbeiner, will immerse you in the culture, history, allure, and cuisine of Prague, Vienna and Budapest. It’s an age-old story: three fascinating countries, three iconic capital cities, each one different in their own unique ways from the last. Needless to say, after returning from this rail journey, she had a story to tell.

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