Filter by



"sleeper-train" related travel guides

The old US embassy

A train journey to Tehran - the heart of Persia

Destination: Tehran

Iran may seem like an unusual travel destination, but taking the Trans-Asia Express from Istanbul to Tehran gives a real sense of travelling to a different world

Read more

Sunrise over Pedraces

The Dolomites: a different winter wonderland

by jillap

Destination: Dolomites

You don’t have to ski to enjoy the snow. Forget the flight, pass over the pistes, cut your carbon footprint and take the train to the Dolomites this winter

Read more

Photo coming soon

All aboard for trans-Siberian adventure in Russia

Destination: Moscow

Air travel might be quicker, but taking the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Beijing is an experience that few could forget

Read more

The view over the misty Blue Mountains - NSW

The Indian Pacific: interrailing the Australian way

Destination: Sydney

Sydney to Perth on the Indian Pacific is one of the world's great rail journeys – 3,000 miles taking in vast deserts, mountain ranges, tiny ghost towns and some the finest cities you'll ever see.

Read more

A classy welcome to the Nikolaevsky Express

Russia by rail: travel in style from St Petersburg to Moscow

by cbaird

Destination: Russia

Booking a cosy compartment on one of the many sleeper trains that run between St Petersburg and Moscow is a chance to relive the golden age of rail travel. And learn the rules of water polo...

Read more

Enjoying the lounge car

Taking the overnight train to Scotland

Destination: Pitlochry

My account of a delightful budget break in Scotland featuring a journey on the Caledonian sleeper train and short stays in Inverness and Pitlochry

Read more