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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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  • Why spontaneous travel is so liberating, and where to go

    Why spontaneous travel is so liberating, and where to go

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    5 March 2018

    There are many powerful reasons to travel; immersing yourself in the rich culture of an unknown country, expanding your perspectives, pausing to appreciate the natural beauty of the world we live in, and disconnecting from our often monotonous day to day routines.

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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 comfort of a big, warm hygge

    The comfort of a big, warm hygge

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    7 December 2017

    Hygge, pronounced hoo-ga, is a word that is likely to be fairly new to your lexicon if not completely unheard of, but is something you've probably experienced many times without even knowing it.

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  • St Andrew's Day

    St Andrew's Day

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    1 December 2017

    To celebrate wonderful St Andrew’s Day this week, we thought we’d delve into the heritage of a country that has an abundance of the stuff.

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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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