Tagged: Train

Commuting between Vienna and Bratislava by train 🚆

The capitals of Austria and Slovakia are extremely close geographically and often in history been part of the same nation or empire. Today a quick commuter train service connects the two cities. People often choose to live one side and work the other to take advantage of the lower cost...

Mostar, Herzegovina to Sarajevo, Bosnia

Travelling through the countryside between the two regions that makeup Bosnia and Herzegovina is beautiful anytime of the year but especially the spring. I wanted to take the train, even if everyone said the bus was quicker and more comfortable. The guest house owner’s son agreed, there was nothing like...

Marrakech to Casablanca by Train

Marrakech is the tourist centre of Morocco but the country has so much more to offer. I was heading north through the capital. The cities are well connected by multiple forms of transport, but the pick of them is the train. It’s a modernised service and the station at Marrakech is better than...

Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur Overnight Train in a First Class Sleeper

Deciding to live on a budget and avoid planes, train travel around Malaysia can be very cheap but often the challenge is getting tickets. The KTMB site has been going well for years however it can still be a wait for sleeper berths to open for reservation. We waited an...

Haruka Express Green Car: Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport Train

After making a decision yesterday to book flights leaving Japan this morning I had to head back to Osaka Kansai Airport from Kyoto. There is a special direct service for this exact route, the Karuka Express, which bypasses Osaka. I was up fairly early and said goodbye to friends from the study...

Lausanne to Zurich first class by train

A quick post on travelling through Switzerland by train. We started in Lausanne, which sits along Lake Geneva and goes up the hillside. From the bottom at Ouchy you have the lake and the Olympic Museum. According to Wikipedia (!) Lausanne is the smallest city to have a full metro...