Traveling by train is one of the best ways to see the world. In this section, we describe journeys on tourist railways, high-speedrailroad trains, and scenic rail journeys around the world.
Durango Railroad, Colorado: Still Riding the History By Don Blodger “Thru the Colorado Rockies…Not Around Them.” In the early 1880s, what image would this message evoke while boarding a steam train in Durango, Colorado? This same train trip is available today and was proclaimed by The Society of Travel Writers as one of the Top […]
Connecting Europe’s most sought-after cities and more, Eurostar has upgraded their fleet to be futuristic, fast, and environmentally-friendly.
Riding The Lunatic Line across Kenya In Swahili, they called it “The Iron Snake.” Aging poorly maintained and perpetually late, this 120-year-old relic made its last wheezing journey in 2017, a symbol of Old Africa. By Greg Kelsey I had been staying at Diani Beach, on the Kenyan coast, where the sands were of the […]
Journey Across the Canadian Shield: A Day Trip aboard Ontario’s Agawa Canyon Train By Victoria Hart There is something magical about a train ride. In our world today, there are so many choices. It can seem as if there are too many options. But, climb aboard a train and the choice is made. The tracks […]
The Best Way to See Japan is with a Railpass By Kurt Jacobson “Tell me you remembered the rail passes.” My wife said as we were about to catch our flight to Japan. I’ll never forget her question or the feeling of horror that swept over me. I had indeed forgotten the coveted JR Lines […]
Trail traveling in another country can be difficult and often scary, but this article offers an easy guide on how to cheaply and easily get around Europe.
Private rail travel is coming back to the US, a profile of America’s Trains, who attach private luxury cars to Amtrak trains for US luxury train travel.
By Luke Dowley Anyone who has taken an extended trip over to Europe knows that the best way to traverse its vast expanse of unique cultures and varying landscapes is by train. Whether it be exploring the wine towns tucked away in France, or exploring up the Italian coast, Europe’s rail system stretches to just […]
A Ride on Japan’s Bustling Bullet Trains By Max Hartshorne GoNOMAD Editor Back in the 1990s, Americans watched in amazement as visiting executives rode the famous Shinkansen, or Bullet Trains, across Japan. On my first trip to the country, in 1981, the bullet train was a highlight of the trip, I remember watching the speed […]