It runs routes for London-Paris-Venice and London-Paris-Verona ... local ingredients sourced from the location of each train stop. Touting an experience on its line as a throwback to the Golden Age of travel, a journey on the Venice-Simplon Orient Express.
As one of the last relics of travel’s golden age ... Express in 1982 when it began taking the 12-mile Simplon Tunnel, the iconic train now runs between London, Paris, and Venice from March to November, and makes the Paris-to-Istanbul journey once.
Over the years, my travel ... train, it's a futuristic world: I was recently on a train going across the French countryside — it was silent, it was smooth, there was beautiful pastoral scenery out the window, and we were zipping along at 290 km/h into Paris.
Travel can feel rushed these days as we seek the fastest ... Elegant, glamorous, and romantic, it originally ran between Paris and Istanbul, but the train now links London, Paris, and Venice. With art deco decor and a luxurious vibe on board, it feels.
Designed by London-based Wimberly Interiors, and crafted by master artisans in France, each suite is named for one of the train’s historic original stops—Paris, Venice, and Istanbul—and dressed in décor that reflects elements of that destination.
CNN) — Whatever it is about train stations -- the air of anticipation, the sheer romance of travel ... tie by night). The Venice-Simplon Orient Express began in 1919, but the original Orient Express service, which connected Paris with Vienna from.
My wife and I and another couple would like to travel by train to Venice and then on to Istanbul ... of days at interesting cities en route (perhaps Paris and somewhere else), then have three days in Venice and three or four in Istanbul.
Kings, maharajas, czars, politicians, writers, celebrities, financiers, crooks, smugglers, and spies have all taken the journey from Paris to Constantinople ... on the Orient Express as my night train from Venice, Italy, to Ljubljana, Slovenia, pulled.
These two fabled words are most commonly associated with the train that ran from Paris to ... The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express uses antique carriages from the Twenties and Thirties to recreate the classic era of rail travel – when the Orient Express.
the Venice-Simplon Orient Express and the Royal Scotsman. Often referred to as "country houses on rails", they embody the very essence of luxurious train travel. I left Dublin's Heuston Station for a two-night "Taste of Ireland" tour (north to Belfast on.