Fairytale charms of the Black Forest The bucolic splendour of the surrounding Black Forest bursts with enchanting exploration options. The Black Forest railway lines..
Peak Treats in Luzern.
Pulling back the curtains at my waterfront hotel, the glacier-scalped mountains wrapped around the cool cobalt waters of Lake Lucerne were..
Interlaken had dawned in full glory. After a riveting 48 hours of alpine thrills in this incomparable winter wonderland, the skies wer..
Peak Tram Celebrates 130 years.
Hong Kong’s Peak Tram celebrates its 130th anniversary this week. The brainchild of Scottish entrepreneur Mr. Alexander Fin..
Canrail Pass is the ticket to ride.
On my recent fling through Eastern Canada, I was eager to tick-off a volley of destinations in short-time. I only had a week ..
Mountain Ride High on the TranzAlpine.
When was the last time you enjoyed a rolling ringside seat with the South Island’s elemental glory, from Coast to Co..
Back on track in the Forgotten World.
The tightly folded steep-sided hills and starkly contrasting curvaceous hummocks, created by lahars, of the King Country ho..
Trailing the Incans to Macchu Pichu.
As Mike Yardley waited to board the beautifully resplendent Vistadome train at Ollantaytambo, bound for Macchu Pichu, he was..
Storybook Switzerland: The gentle Jura
Justine Tyerman takes a tactile approach to the Swiss Jura.
Our guide asked me why I was fixated with touching all the..
Traversing the Great Southern Land by Rail
It’s a steel and sparks epic, spanning Australia’s sunburnt interior from Darwin to Adelaide. The sheer ..
The 6.5-hour train journey from Oslo to Bergen is heralded as being one of the most, if not the most scenic train rides in the world. Peaking at 1222 m above sea lev..
From the trailblazers to the contemporary comforts on a TranzAlpine crossing
Trish Johansen has the pioneers on her mind,as she traverses the Southern Alps on th..