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Amtrak is offering 2-for-1 tickets on its private sleeper rooms

Amtrak has a 2-for-1 deal on private sleeper rooms from August 11 to August 15, 2020. During that time, travellers can book a discounted “roomette” on Amtrak for travel from August 14 through September 30, 2020. Roomettes are private rooms in the sleeping cars with two seats that convert into […]
Amtrak is offering 2-for-1 tickets on its private sleeper rooms
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I rode the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway on a 2,000-mile journey across 4 time zones in Russia. Here’s what it was like spending 50 hours on the longest train line in the world.

The Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest railway line in the world, spanning 5,772 miles (9,289 kilometers) and connecting Moscow to Russia’s far east. On a recent trip to Russia, I spent 50 hours on a Trans-Siberian train from the Siberian city of Novosibirsk to Moscow. The more than 2,000-mile journey […]
I rode the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway on a 2,000-mile journey across 4 time zones in Russia. Here’s what it was like spending 50 hours on the longest train line in the world.
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One of the world’s most iconic trains has 3 new suites complete with underfloor heating, free-flowing Champagne, and a 24-hour steward

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express has unveiled three new incredibly luxurious suites. The iconic train’s new Grand Suites come with free-flowing champagne and a 24-hour steward. They have been named Vienna, Prague, and Budapest in homage to three of the cities the train visits. It’s not cheap though – a classic one-night […]
One of the world’s most iconic trains has 3 new suites complete with underfloor heating, free-flowing Champagne, and a 24-hour steward
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7 reasons why travelling by train is better than flying

The vistas outside of train windows are both impressive and desolate, a slice of rural America that you can’t see from any other vantage point. The slow pace harkens back to an era when we still had time to enjoy the journey and make new friends along the way. Travelling […]
7 reasons why travelling by train is better than flying