Peru Rail Vistadome Service from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes)

Peru Rail Vistadome Service from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes)

Machu Picchu is perhaps the star attraction of Peru, but it is not very accessible. The closest airport to this tourist attraction is in the town of Cusco, and from there there is a direct rail service to the town of Aguas Calientes. Two rail services companies namely Peru Rail and Inca Rail provides train [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]