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  • Hospital Trains throughout the ages

    Hospital Trains throughout the ages

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    5 April 2018

    What can be said about trains? They're fast, efficient, fairly stable modes of transport. Fantastic for commuting or transporting lots of heavy goods, and great at getting people to the heart of a destination with a fairly small amount of fuss furore.

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  • Top Five Tips for Rail Travel

    Top Five Tips for Rail Travel

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    11 January 2018

    Journeying across the world by rail is indisputably one of the more relaxing ways to travel; an extraordinary experience which makes the journey an unforgettable part of your travel adventure.

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  • The magic of Southern Europe

    The magic of Southern Europe

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    16 November 2017

    Azure coastlines of sparkling beauty on the French Riviera, the dusky allure of Spanish Andalucía’s golden cities and the timeless romance of Italy’s Amalfi Coast

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  • Train Films

    Train Films

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    17 August 2017

    With the unique iconography, the rosy nostalgia and the inherent romance, rail travel and trains have long been a deep well of inspiration for the cinematic industry. From Bond to Potter, Wes Anderson to Alfred Hitchcock, all manner of trains have appeared in all kinds of film including thrillers, romances and comedies. In a difficult list to compile and with minor spoilers for some films, here are our favourite film scenes featuring trains and railways:

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  • Top 10 European City Breaks

    Top 10 European City Breaks

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    30 May 2017

    Summer is nearly upon us and, of course, the idea of a nice city break becomes all the more enticing. What better way to melt your worries away than to lose yourself in the warm climes and immersive culture of a European city? Here, and in no particular order, are laid out some of the Top 10 city breaks that can be found in Europe.

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  • Christmas Traditions Around the World: France Spain

    Christmas Traditions Around the World: France Spain

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    23 December 2015

    Join us as we explore the French Fête des Lumières, the all-night Spanish celebration of Christmas Eve, and the practical jokes of the Day of Innocent Saints – Spain’s version of April Fools’ Day.

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  • Medieval Cities of France

    Medieval Cities of France

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    8 September 2015

    Stroll through the ages with Rail Discoveries’ escorted rail tours and experience the timeless tales behind the narrow alleyways and lofty parapets of France’s medieval cities.

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