Tips, suggestions and a review—including photos of the inside of a cabin—based on my experiences travelling by train between Toronto and Vancouver, Canada on VIA Rail's Canadian.
Amtrak provides passenger service to all of the continental United States, except for Wyoming and South Dakota. They offer many different route options.
If you’re planning to take Amtrak from Chicago Union Station, read the following tips to make the boarding process less confusing, less stressful, and much more manageable.
Depending on your physical condition and your personality, using Mexico City's subway can be either the fastest and cheapest way to move around the city or a total hassle. Read on to find out if it is for you!
The Northern Line platform at Embankment station still plays the original recording for the ‘Mind The Gap’ announcement. This is because the announcer's widow wrote to transport for London, asking if she could have a copy of the recording to...
A guide to visiting the Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou from Hong Kong using the Guangzhou–Kowloon Intercity Through Train service.
Here's an illustrated guide showing my experience when I traveled on the world's first solar-powered train in Byron Bay, Australia. Includes facts about the history of the solar train, photos plus information about timetable, fares, souvenirs and the location of stations in Byron Bay.
Long distance rail passenger trips on Amtrak are increasing in popularity. A train provides a unique perspective of American scenery as you roll through it. These tips may help you select an Amtrak route that will work for you.
Carved by the Colorado river, the Grand Canyon is the most popular tourist site in Arizona. In 2013, there were 130,191 northbound boardings. By train, view the inspiring scenery and "the canyon."
Amtrak is a unique travel experience, but some travelers come away from their trip dissatisfied because they start out expecting way more than Amtrak can possibly deliver. For an Amtrak trip, especially an overnight trip, it's important to embark with the right frame of mind, ready for an adventure and expecting the unexpected.
Here are some tips on surviving long trips. From getting the best seat to keeping yourself occupied, I've got you covered.
Subways or Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Systems in Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo and Hong Kong are known to be efficient, reliable, safe, and clean. See how Seoul Metro and Taipei MRT fared
Traveling overnight on an Amtrak train can be an unusual, enjoyable, and even exciting adventure. Hopefully, some of the tips in this article will be helpful if and when you decide to try this unique travel experience.