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How to Travel by Train With Guitars

How to Travel by Train With Guitars

A guitar is a big investment you need to take care of, especially when traveling. Even if you are traveling across the city on a train, there are a number of ways your guitar can be damaged during the ride. You should travel with care, and there are also preparations you should make before boarding ......[Read More]
How to Travel by Train in Austria

How to Travel by Train in Austria

Austria is located in central Europe and borders Germany, Hungary, Slovenia, Germany, and Switzerland. The best way to travel in Austria and the rest of Europe is to purchase a train pass. The trains in Austria are clean and almost always on time. The train stations are centrally located in the citi......[Read More]
Deciding Which Eurail Pass to Choose

Deciding Which Eurail Pass to Choose

Europe is well-served by an extensive train network, so travelers wishing to tour the entire continent, a region or just one country can easily get around by rail. Eurail passes, which can be bought in your home country before your trip, allow you as a tourist to board trains without buying specific......[Read More]
What Is the Meaning of the Name Warwick?

What Is the Meaning of the Name Warwick?

Warwick is a town in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, home to a famed 11th century castle, and with a modern population of about 25,000. It is an ancient town, settled before the Norman Conquest in 1066, with an equally ancient name, echoing the language of the Anglo-Saxons who came to Engl......[Read More]
The Most Luxurious Train Trips

The Most Luxurious Train Trips

Luxury train travel is gaining momentum as one of the world's most popular types of travel. Leisurely gliding down the rails through Old World Europe, through the mysterious Asian countryside or the mountains of North America, you can enjoy the trip in style on a first-class train.........[Read More]
Train Trips to New Mexico

Train Trips to New Mexico

The Sandia Mountains in New Mexico may be viewed by train.mountains2 image by Trav from Fotolia.comNew Mexico, also known as the Land of Enchantment, offers a diverse landscape filled with mountains, mesas, deserts and valleys. Rich in cultural history and diversity, the state also offers.........[Read More]
Winter Train Trips

Winter Train Trips

Bring in the holidays with a wintertime train trip.train image by cherie from Fotolia.comForget worrying about whether your carry-on bag is too big or whether you can fit all your bags in your car trunk. Put a twist on your winter vacation and hop on a train. Several privately owned.........[Read More]
Texas Train Trips

Texas Train Trips

Find a train trip in Texas.diesel special image by longtall_chris from Fotolia.comIf you are looking for train tours in the state of Texas, you will find plenty of options. From steam engines touring the hill country around Austin to excursions celebrating Texas' sights such as dogwood.........[Read More]
Great Train Trips in the USA

Great Train Trips in the USA

Scenic rail tours are offered throughout the Untied States.locomotive image by pearlguy from Fotolia.comThe United States enjoys a rich tradition of rail travel that dates to the original steam sojourns of the 18th century. The vast and varied landscape of this country is crisscrossed by.........[Read More]
What Are the Benefits of Train Travel?

What Are the Benefits of Train Travel?

Rail travel across continental America in the 19th century and for much of the 20th century defined the growth of the nation itself. In the post-World War II era and with the adoption of automobiles as one of the primary forms of transport, train systems have been restricted to serving intracity and......[Read More]
How to Train Pigeons for a New Owner

How to Train Pigeons for a New Owner

People have kept and trained pigeons since ancient Egyptian times. Whether you want to keep pigeons to compete in races and deliver messages, or you simply want to raise beautiful birds, pigeon keeping proves a rewarding hobby. However, a new owner may find it challenging to re-train pigeons, as pig......[Read More]
Rail Travel to Plymouth

Rail Travel to Plymouth

Plymouth is a seaside resort located in southwest England, three and a half hours from central London by car. By coach, it can take up to four and a half hours to travel to Plymouth from London. The quickest way to reach Plymouth is by train, taking as little as two and a half hours. There are many ......[Read More]
Weekend Train Trips

Weekend Train Trips

There are many train trips that will take you to different scenic locations.man in railway/train station standing beside train image by L. Shat from Fotolia.comTraveling somewhere by train seems less common these days in the fast-paced life we live in. Trains travel very slowly compared.........[Read More]
How to Buy Italian Train Tickets

How to Buy Italian Train Tickets

The romance and slow pace of train travel is perfectly suited for a visit to Italy. Whether you are visiting several towns or just one city, taking the train can be much more convenient and cost effective than flying or renting a car. Sleeping berths are available for extended trips, and train passe......[Read More]
Parts of a Train

Parts of a Train

Steam engines have given way to modern diesel locomotives.train image by dinostock from Fotolia.comA train is a series of rail cars coupled together and pulled by an engine known as a locomotive. The locomotive can pull or push the cars. It was originally powered by steam, but today,.........[Read More]