Two or three times most weeks, I rush through Sheffield station to catch a train to Somewhere Else ... t miss the day’s first Eurostar edging in from Paris. It encapsulated the glamour of continental travel, or perhaps a worrying hint of the anorak.
According to Lonely Planet, the Caledonian Sleeper train , which currently takes travelers from London Euston to Fort William, Inverness, and Aberdeen, will get 75 new state-of-the-art carriages in the spring of 2018. The upgraded carriages will include.
And most recently, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo's clean swimming zone officially opened at the Bassin de la Villette. But it seems there are still plenty more plans afoot to transform the snaking river and its banks into a hive of pedestrian activity, as.
Sure, a trip to Paris or Rome is nice — but sometimes the best vacations come from traveling off the beaten path. This summer, beat the crowds .... Just a short, two-hour train ride north of London are the charming streets of York. Explore The.
I'm writing this on the train on the way back from a short break in Paris . It was an exceptionally enjoyable visit, planned to anticipate a major exhibition of paintings by Modigliani, which is coming to Tate Modern in November. The Italian artist.
El cheapo Kiwis response: A reusable metal water bottle is your new best travel buddy (and many European cities have drinkable public fountains in the town square to fill them up again). ... to country: while Germany's famous Autobahn lets you speed.
His name was Marc, he was 23 years old, and his favorite route was the Lupus from Munich to Rome — among a slew of City Night Line routes slated to be cut, he lamented. According to Marc, the impending ... Led by the Berlin-based coalition Back on.
In 1977, sections of the Florence- Rome line became Europe's first high-speed railway at top speed of 250kmph. The entire route was completed in 1992. The national French rail company started its first full high-speed line, between Paris and Lyons, .
Someone asked about my upcoming holiday and, trying to suppress any hint of smugness, I may have mentioned Paris . Lisbon. Rome . Modena. Bologna. His immediate response? ... I reckon there's more chance of getting what I want on the spur of the moment.
Newly released security footage from an incident last week in Rome when a metro train dragged a woman down a platform is raising questions about the system's safety. The woman, identified by Italian media as Natalya Garkovich, is seen boarding the.
As the latest immigration queues at European airports have shown in the last few days, air travel can be a tiresome process in these early throes of the 21 st century. The security checks, the passport lines, the interminable amount of time it can take.
The group headquarters will be in the Paris area and 50 percent of the shares in the new ... France was a pioneer in high-speed rail travel which saw its widely admired trains -- which became known as TGVs for "Trains a Grande Vitesse" -- frequently.