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  • The enchanting charm of Wales' railways

    The enchanting charm of Wales' railways

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    5 January 2018

    The home of Arthurian legend, land of poetry and song and nation of magnificent landscapes made up of noble mountains, spectacular coastline and pretty towns, Wales has it all.

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  • Christmas Markets in the Harz Mountains

    Christmas Markets in the Harz Mountains

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    22 December 2017

    It’s the smell of Christmas more than anything. The puzzling fuzz of deep red glühwein, the sharp nostalgic crackle of a lit brazier, and the gentle waft of German incense.

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  • The Orient Express

    The Orient Express

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    11 October 2017

    Has there ever been a finer example of luxury, glamour and class than the Orient Express? Possibly the first luxury train in the world, the Orient Express combines a refined heritage, elegant carriages and the highest class of on board service to offer passengers a once-in-a-lifetime experience on history’s greatest rail journey.

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  • Top Ten Railway Stations around the World

    Top Ten Railway Stations around the World

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    19 June 2017

    What would a railway be without a station? The myriad of beautiful, bold and often bizarre buildings which act as railway hubs are the unsung heroes of rail travel, full of history, sublime architecture and astonishing feats of logistics. With that in mind, here are Great Rail Journeys’ top ten railway stations around the world:

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  • The evolving kaleidoscope of Iran

    The evolving kaleidoscope of Iran

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    6 June 2017

    An ancient Empire, golden deserts, a mystical religion, noble mountains and wonderful people – Iran takes the best of every civilisation which has ever called this land home to produce a nation of immeasurable beauty and fascinating culture.

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  • Romance on the Rails

    Romance on the Rails

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    14 November 2016

    There is something undeniably romantic about travelling by rail. Maybe it's incredible landscapes or deep blue skies. Whatever it is, tales of romance on trains are always a joy to hear and report. One such story can be found in our Great Rail Journeys history.

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