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  • Natural optical illusions from around the world

    Natural optical illusions from around the world

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    17 October 2018

    The world is a fairly mind-boggling place. There is so much going on that only makes sense to us humans because we're used to it, and so much more that goes beyond our understanding and bedazzles, bemuses and fascinates us every day.

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  • Which winter holiday is best for you?

    Which winter holiday is best for you?

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    8 October 2018

    We think winter is one of the best times of the year to embrace your wanderlust and there are so many different ways to go on holiday this winter. But which one is best for you? Find out with our handy guide to winter holidays here!

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  • 2019 in Europe – Our top tips

    2019 in Europe – Our top tips

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    8 October 2018

    Everyone wants to be ahead of the curve, at the front of the queue, so to make sure you don’t miss out on what holiday spots are going to be hot for 2019, we’ve done the leg work for you and you can find out what we discovered right here!

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  • A brief history of the railways

    A brief history of the railways

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    13 September 2018

    Part of the innate charm of railways is their enduring and beguiling history, charting a path from the industrial age, through to the present day and beyond.

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  • Dark Tourism: Educational or Exploitative?

    Dark Tourism: Educational or Exploitative?

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    16 August 2018

    What do the Changi prison in Singapore, the concentration camps of Poland, the wastelands of Chernobyl and the site of Ground Zero in New York have in common? Well, each one is a choice and enthralling destination in the eyes of one controversial and morbid arm of the international travel industry.

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  • The Music of Railways: The Top Five

    The Music of Railways: The Top Five

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    18 June 2018

    The call of the train whistle, the pounding of the pistons, the puff of the steam - the sound of the railway is a symphony unto itself and has inspired artists and musicians across the world to compose music about and on the theme of rail travel.

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  • The trains of the future

    The trains of the future

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    16 May 2018

    Welcome to the future! Please leave your slow trains, your outdated tickets and your rackety old carriages at the door.

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  • The Trains of the Literary World

    The Trains of the Literary World

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    5 April 2018

    Literature and rail travel have always been intrinsically linked in some manner or other. A good book has alleviated even the most mundane rail journey.

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