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Soak up the stunning scenery from your carriage window

All aboard! Great railway journeys in Europe

Destination: England

From brave little trains tunnelling through the mountains of Norway to luxurious vintage carriages trundling east to Istanbul, Europe is criss-crossed with romantic railway rides

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Afternoon tea aboard the Blue Train

Let the Train Take the Strain in South Africa

Destination: South Africa

South Africa boasts some of the world’s finest trains, with rail experiences that are a million miles away from the daily commute

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Hôtel Dieu des Hospices de Beaune

Beaune: food and wine in the heart of Burgundy

Destination: Beaune

At the heart of Burgundy's famous Cote d'Or wine region is the pretty and historic town of Beaune – the perfect base for a French food and wine break, and easily accessible from the UK by train

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Church in Morretes

Brazil by rail: Curitiba to Morretes

Destination: Parana

For most of us, commuting by train is unpleasant. Not in the Brazilian state of Parana: the three-hour trip from Curitiba to Morretes just happens to snake through the breathtaking Atlantic rainforest

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View from the observation car

Winnipeg to Churchill by train


Destination: Churchill

An 80-hour round trip by rail, heading north through subarctic Canada, takes you to Churchill – "the polar bear capital of the world". The journey – not the destination – is the real adventure

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Amsterdam's Bloemenmarkt

Five easy European escapes by Eurostar

Destination: Amsterdam

Avoid airport delays by travelling by train. But once you've done the obvious Eurostar destinations of Paris, Lille and Brussels, where to next? Here are five more great accessible European getaways

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Cycling in Copenhagen

Destination: Copenhagen

The Danish capital of Copenhagen – the location for the 21st century’s first major climate change treaty - is a joy to cycle around

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