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  • The Natural Beauty of the United States

    The Natural Beauty of the United States

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    23 February 2018

    Happy Birthday Mr President! No, we're not talking about the current one, we're talking about the original. The number one. The man who started it all: George Washington, who is celebrated on Presidents Day, that took place on the 19th of February this year. What better way to celebrate his country than having a look at some of its most spectacular natural wonders?

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  • Norway – Lofoten and the Arctic North

    Norway – Lofoten and the Arctic North

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    25 August 2017

    Welcome to the land of the midnight sun – where it really never does get dark in mid-summer. If you wait up late enough you can watch the sun graze the horizon, a blazing ball of orange, before it immediately starts to rise again.

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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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  • Across the Roof of the World to Tibet

    Across the Roof of the World to Tibet

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    21 April 2016

    My journey started with a few days in Beijing and the opportunity to take in all of the city’s great landmarks – in particular Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden Palace...

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  • Shimla Blog

    Shimla Blog

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    8 April 2016

    The Himalayan Toy Train slowly emerges from the infamous “kissing tunnel” and settles into its stop at Barog Station.

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  • Switzerland by train

    Switzerland by train

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    26 January 2016

    It was with quite a lot of pleasure I recently spent five days in Switzerland as a guest of Swiss Tourism and was able to travel on three of the great iconic train journeys...

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  • A love affair with: Venice

    A love affair with: Venice

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    25 June 2015

    Venice, the impossible city, has spawned countless tales of love and romance. Find your love story on holidays to Venice by train.

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  • The Eastern & Oriental Express

    The Eastern & Oriental Express

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    10 June 2015

    Take a journey in luxury on the Eastern and Oriental Express, a beautiful adventure through three amazing Asiatic countries, with Great Rail Journeys.

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  • Off the beaten tracks: Bologna

    Off the beaten tracks: Bologna

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    15 May 2015

    If you’re thinking about rail holidays to Italy, Bologna is an often overlooked. We’ve explored some hidden gems in this city with three names.

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