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The Best Train Rides Around the World

Cover a lot of ground (without lifting a foot) by buying a ticket for a train ride. A great way for travelers to move quickly without the hassle of driving or the inflexibility of plane travel, trains go almost everywhere in the world. Let our guide to the best rides in the world inspire your next journey.

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    This Epic Train Journey Through Scotland Is the Best Way to Experience the Country's Stunning Landscapes, Rich History, and Tasty Whisky

    This Epic Train Journey Through Scotland Is the Best Way to Experience the Country's Stunning Landscapes, Rich History, and Tasty Whisky

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    The best way to experience Scotland may be by rail. There’s something I love about train travel: Even while sitting still, you don’t miss a moment. And when it comes to Scotland, the best way to experience the country is by rail. Picture undisrupted rolling hills, rivers, and highland cows for your …

    8 Most Scenic Train Rides in the U.K.

    8 Most Scenic Train Rides in the U.K.

    From the countryside to charming seaside towns, these U.K. trains offer beautiful views along the way. From adventurous cross-country journeys to luxurious rides in the world's most beautiful destinations, there's something truly romantic about train travel. It transports passengers to a simpler …

    The Most Luxurious Train Rides in the World

    The Most Luxurious Train Rides in the World

    Take a hint from the glamour of yore and indulge in slow-moving, on-the-ground transport with luxury train travel. In the 1970s, American travel writer Paul Theroux set himself an impressive goal: to travel from England to Asia entirely by rail. He catalogued his experience in the book "The Great …

    The Best Train Trips to Take Across America

    The Best Train Trips to Take Across America

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    Explore the U.S. by train on these scenic train trips. There's a romance to train travel — the leisurely pace of a rail trip compared to the hustle of an airport or a crowded highway encourages you to relax. There are the historic train stations and roomy seats, plus the chance to get up and walk …

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