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Los Angeles: A Local Hero Has Mapped Every Bar Within Walking Distance of the Metro

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Check out featured Train Travel Journeys including guided rail tours and independent travel by train. Photo: Los Angeles Train Pub Crawl by Eric Brightwell. © Google Maps

Tracking LA's pubs... A Trip To North Korea... Strangers on a train... more

Los Angeles: A Local Hero Has Mapped Every Bar Within Walking Distance of the Metro [la.curbed.com]

A Trip To North Korea [inquirelive.co.uk]

Strangers on an 18-Hour Train [nytimes.com]

Fast track to Europe: Explore beautiful cities by train [express.co.uk]

Japan's new luxury express train may be the best way to see Kyoto and Osaka [scmp.com]

The Ghan: How food is prepared on a passenger train [stuff.co.nz]


 
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Photo: Dune Train, Shongololo Express, South Africa. © Safari Partners | Flickr

Africa's cheaper rail safari... California's Skunk Train... Rail away in Norway... more

The Shongololo Express: Africa's cheaper rail safari [telegraph.co.uk]

California: To Northspur by Skunk Train, in the rain [mendovoice.com]

Rail's the way to travel through Norway [tnp.sg]

Video: Train to Appalachian Trail [lohud.com]

The trains you can ride without leaving your desk [citymetric.com]

Travel in luxury trains with two-storey suites – your next holiday plan in Japan? [thepeakmagazine.com.sg]

Take the train, avoid the pain: skip the spring break crowds at Grand Canyon [grandcanyonnews.com]


 
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Photo: California Zephyr, near Truckee, California. © tisdalem2001 | Flickr

Through the snowy Sierras... Blue Train reveries... Tokyo's subway maze... more

Riding the rails through the snowy Sierras [marinscope.com]

Blue Train reveries: the Paris-to-Nice sleeper [theguardian.com]

Navigating Tokyo's subway maze gets easier for tourists [asahi.com]

This Massive Rail Map Shows How to Traverse Europe by Train [inverse.com]

Australian train journeys: Melbourne to Sydney to Adelaide by rail [illawarramercury.com.au]

Japanese bullet train rockets to sights [thestar.com]

Car-Free Vacations for the Urban Traveler [nytimes.com]


 
Train travel journeys

Check out featured Train Travel Journeys including guided rail tours and independent travel by train. Photo: Aboard the Tsugaru Railway's potbelly stove train, Aomori, Japan. © mmqmmq | Flickr

Japan's potbelly stove train... Siberia's rocket tram... Denver's new ski train... more

A Wintry Ride in a Japanese Potbelly Stove Train [theatlantic.com]

Siberia's speedy 'rocket tram' which only stops rattling through taiga when cold hits -58C [siberiantimes.com]

All aboard the new Denver ski train [theguardian.com]

Is this the world's most spectacular steam train journey? [telegraph.co.uk]

All aboard the Alaska Railroad [ktva.com]

The longest train journey [thenews.com.pk]


 
Train travel journeys

Photo: Pathankot-bound Kangra Valley Railway steam train departing Nagrota, India. © Phil Cotterill | RailPictures.Net

Himalyas on the cheap... Tales from a train... Romance on the rails... more

A 100-mile rail trip through the Himalayas for just 42p [telegraph.co.uk]

Tales from a Train: Travelers tell stories of their journey [bigstory.ap.org]

Romance on the rails: 5 train trips to take with that special someone [chicagotribune.com]

Inside the Most Luxurious Train in Africa: Rovos Rail [vogue.com]

Exploring The Best Routes Of Europe By Train [travelerstoday.com]

How to ride the last remaining sleeper trains [telegraph.co.uk]

Bucket-list train trips: Riding the Trans-Siberian Railway [usatoday.com]

Breathtaking views that inspired Lord Byron: A spectacular trip on Europe's highest railway [dailymail.co.uk]


 
Train travel journeys

Photo: Transrapid maglev (magnetic levitation) train, Shanghai, China. © David Spiciarich | Flickr

The world's fastest train... Through Texas heartland... Abuja to Kaduna... more

Shanghai: A high speed getaway like no other [bbc.com]

Amtrak journey to Fort Worth offers different view of Texas [mystatesman.com]

Nigeria: The Train Ride From Abuja to Kaduna [allafrica.com]

Bullet train guide to east Japan [okinawa.stripes.com]

The 50 greatest train journeys on Earth [telegraph.co.uk]

This Spectacular 4-Night Train Trip Across Canada Only Costs $397! [popsugar.com]

Hokkaido's Nagamare Kaikyo train tour rated best in Japan in 2016 [japantimes.co.jp]


 
Train travel journeys

Photo: Indian Pacific, Nullarbor Plain, Australia. © Great Southern Rail

A real Aussie adventure... Beer crawl via LA Metro... Turkey's night trains... more

Indian Pacific travel a real Aussie adventure [themorningbulletin.com.au]

How to plan a craft beer crawl along the Metro Gold Line [latimes.com]

Turkey's overnight trains: Oh the places you'll go! [dailysabah.com]

An 8-year-old girl's long journey home [chinadaily.com.cn]

The Joy of Not-So-Secretly Drinking on Russian Trains [vice.com]

Amtrak: We'll just get a private train car [medium.com]

Traveling Around Alaska on a Train Is Totally Gorgeous [lifehacker.com]

6 amazing scenic railway routes across Scotland [dailyrecord.co.uk]


 
Train travel journeys

Photo: Amtrak California Zephyr, Nevada. © Amtrak

SF-NYC for under $250... Tracking the arts in Japan... From Hue to Danang... more

Across the USA by Train for Just $213 [dereklow.co]

An Artistic Train Journey through Japan [huffingtonpost.com]

Hue to Danang: Hai Van Pass viewed from train [vietnamnet.vn]

All aboard - if you dare! Vertigo-inducing images chart the history of the Alpine railway with a 48% gradient [dailymail.co.uk]

The 5 World's Most Scenic Train Rides [travelerstoday.com]

Amtrak ski train debuts between Denver and Winter Park [cnn.com]


 
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Photo: The Jacobite, Fort William to Mallaig, West Highland Line, Scotland. © Alasdair Mulhern | Flickr

Scotland's jaw-dropping line... DC Metro for students... Shikoku's foodie express... more

Two jaw-dropping reasons to take a train on the West Highland Line [glasgowlive.co.uk]

Have Metro, Will Travel: A Student's Guide to D.C. [voanews.com]

JR Shikoku focuses on first-class food for tourist train [asahi.com]

New Zealand's Northern Explorer: Train takes the strain [nzherald.co.nz]

The 10 Best European Night Trains [townandcountrymag.com]

Tour Britain's cities and countryside on the heritage railways [commdiginews.com]

The Ghan, Darwin to Adelaide: all aboard the camel train [theaustralian.com.au]

India: Meals on wheels [thehindu.com]


 
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Photo: Franschhoek Wine Tram, Western Cape, South Africa. © South African Tourism | Flickr

South Africa's wine tram... Shinkansen sprint... Brazil's Serra Verde Express... more

The Wine Tram: The best wine route in South Africa? [cnn.com]

Mikawa-Anjo Station offers foreign visitors brief, cheap shinkansen experience [japantimes.co.jp]

Brazil's Serra Verde Express Is A Magical Train Journey [plus55.com]

Swiss sensation! See real snow from the comfort of a first-class seat aboard the thrilling Glacier Express train [dailymail.co.uk]

New York: Ski trains coming to Gore [poststar.com]

Why Myanmar by train is a bumpy bargain ride [scmp.com]

Japan Railways opening reservations for ridiculously luxurious Kyoto-west Japan sleepertrain [en.rocketnews24.com]

Next summer be part of the Grand Hibernian Train Journey [irishcentral.com]


 

 

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