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Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet train, Japan

Hokuriku Shinkansen Bullet Train Takes You Off The Beaten Path In Japan

Since the end of the pandemic, Japan has soared in popularity with many travelers visiting Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and other popular cities. While the country might still be on your bucket list, a new high-speed bullet train route has been launched to take travelers to a lesser-known area with many fascinating attractions. Those who want to learn more about Japanese...

Take a train ride on the Oslo-Bergen Railway in Norway

Travel On The Oslo-Bergen Railway – Highest Railway in Northern Europe

Train travel continues to be popular with travelers seeking to reduce their carbon footprint. However, when it comes to certain routes, it isn’t just about getting from A to B, as the journey becomes a vacation in itself. One exceptional example is the Oslo-Bergen Railway, the highest railway in Northern Europe, which stops at 21 idyllic small Norwegian towns along...

Enjoy a train ride through the tulip fields of the Netherlands

Travel By Train Through The Netherlands’ Tulip Fields This Spring

  While it is still winter over much of the US, here is one great way to celebrate spring – traveling through the tulip fields of the Netherlands. It may be snowing at your place right now, but spring does officially start on March 19. Meanwhile, this is one train journey not to miss this spring, while celebrating all those gorgeous tulips. Journey through...

Pajares Bypass takes passengers on a high-speed train to Cantabria

Travel By High-Speed Train Through New Pajares Bypass In Spain

After 20 years in the making, the Pajares Bypass in Spain has opened up a chance to travel by high-speed train across the Cantabrian Mountains. Traveling to rugged beaches and glacial lakes, the train now connects the provinces of León and Asturias. Meanwhile, the €4 ($4.3) billion project brings high-speed train connections to Asturias while fixing the gap with León...

OBB Nightjet sleeper trains

Nightjet Plans New Sleeper Trains In Europe From The End of 2024

In the past couple of years, rail travel has been booming with new sleeper train routes being launched in Europe. Next in line is a series of sleeper trains from a pioneering company, ÖBB Nightjet planning to connect Barcelona in Spain with the rest of Europe. These night trains allow a traveler to go to sleep in one country and wake up in another while avoiding...

FS in Italy launches new sleeper train for skiers from Rome to the Dolomites

Italy: New Sleeper Train To Take Skiers To The Slopes Of The Dolomites

Italy is launching a new sleeper train to allow travelers to “rediscover its riches” in a new and sustainable way. As part of these plans, a new sleeper train is set to take skiers to the heart of the slopes in the Dolomites. Starting from December 15, a luxurious sleeper train will run from Rome to the iconic ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo. Read on to find out more...