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Aug 14, 2012 / 3 notes

Top 4 Reasons to Travel by Train in Europe

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Nearly every city has a station and most of them are served by trains multiple times per day. On domestic routes many trains run hourly if not more often.

Great views

You see more than just clouds or the dirty back of a semi-truck. You experience the beauty of Europe first hand. From the train you see the lush green hills, the colorful cities and the quaint countryside.

No hassle at the borders

Rail passengers no longer have their identity checked by border guards when crossing borders of the Schengen countries. Random security checks still occur though.

Environmentally friendly

When you choose to travel by train through Europe, you choose a mode of transportation that pollutes far less than most others.

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Apr 13, 2012 / 2 notes

Only have 36 hours in Paris? Not a problem at all. The great people over at the Huffington Post have put together the 5 things you have to do. 

Check it out!