SJ First Class Train Service between Gothenburg and Stockholm

SJ First Class Train Service between Gothenburg and Stockholm

From Gothenburg, I had to make my way to Stockholm, where I would depart Europe for my return journey back to Singapore. There are domestic flights between the 2 largest cities in Sweden but as a fan of railway journeys, I decided on taking the train since I was staying close to the railway station [...]

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Onboard the Bernina Express from Chur to St. Moritz

Onboard the Bernina Express from Chur to St. Moritz

Chur is a beautiful alpine town with a nice old town that is easy to walk around in. Walking to the old town takes about 15 minutes from the railway station and that makes it very accessible. As one of the oldest if not the oldest town in Switzerland, it embodies the mountain spirit that [...]

Getting to Val Thorens from Lyon – Skiing at Les 3 Vallées Part 1

Back when I planned for this skiing trip in the Alps, information on public transport to Val Thorens was relatively scarce. I believe many skiers usually rent a car or drive up to the ski resort as shuttle buses are not very frequent. The most convenient town where buses depart from seems to be from [...]

China’s High Speed Rail System mapped out like a subway map!

For those who have are not familiar with China's geography, someone has actually mapped out the current high-speed rail system within China like a subway map. Yes a 'subway' map for the whole country. It is actually amazing to see the development of high-speed rail network within the country. As a safe and reliable form [...]

From Mountains to Beaches – Sheraton Miyako and sights around Osaka

From Mountains to Beaches – Sheraton Miyako and sights around Osaka

As I had a late lunch, I checked out of my hotel slightly later than 4pm and waited for the next shuttle bus from the Westin Nagoya Castle to the Nagoya Station where I will board my next Shinkansen train. Travelling on the Shinkansen between cities in Japan is one of travel's best inventions, and that [...]