From the moment my butt hit the chair of the train from Narita Airport to downtown Tokyo, I fell in love. I meandered through the city, visited the Meiji Shrine, walked across Shibuya, rode in bullet trains, shopped at Daiso, gawked at the fashionable antics at Harajuku on Takeshita Street, wore in a yukata and wandered the alleys of Takayama and tasted sake all afternoon, soaked in the relaxing hot baths in the onsen experience and drank beer from a vending machine. But it still wasn’t…
The Blue Mountains are located only 2h by train from Sydney, Australia. It's the only place I've been that it's both a National Park and an amusement park: there is a skyway, a cable car and a railway that are attractions by themselves.
May 16, 1843: Departure of the first major wagon train from Elm Grove, Missouri towards the Pacific Northwest, via the Oregon Trail. Wagons on the Prairie (unidentified wagon train), 1860s. New-York Historical Society, 86025d.
7 awesome day trips by train from Italy's major cities
The #Amalfi Coast in #Italy is one of the most scenic and popular coasts in the world. Let us show you the way by train! Read on for tips & expert advice: http://www.raileurope.com/blog/8851-the-amalfi-coast-getting-there-by-train
Taking the train is a MUST when backpacking Europe, not only is it CHEAP it reduces your carbon footprint! Here are our MUST DO TIPS for the train, from planning it, to reading the schedule, to booking your tickets through kiosk and in person. CLICK through so you can begin to plan all of your train transportation on your own! // /imaginebackpack/