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.
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."
A guide to visiting the Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou from Hong Kong using the Guangzhou–Kowloon Intercity Through Train service.
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 and Taipei do transit.
The speed and safety of the Shinkansen is unmatched when traveling throughout Japan. And there's no better way to compliment this experience than with a Shinkansen bento.
With more and more people considering trying out Amtrak's rail passenger service for a fairly long trip, some information and suggestions might be helpful, particularly for first-time Amtrak travelers. If you can select an Amtrak route that will work for you, you'll probably have an amazingly enjoyable trip. From a train, you'll get a unique perspective of the American countryside as you roll through it.
Vancouver, BC, is a beautiful city worth a visit for those living in or visiting Portland, OR. One economical and relaxing way to travel to Vancouver is by taking the Amtrak Cascades train.
This article discusses all the advantages of seeing Europe by high speed rail. There are several different types of trains and scenic tours available for most of the Central and Western Europe.
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 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.
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...