Introducing Japan Rail Planner

We’ve launched a new website: Japan Rail Planner! Anyone visiting Japan as a tourist is eligible for a Japan Rail pass (also known as a JR pass), which is similar to a Eurail pass in that it lets you travel on the rail network for a certain period of time, without having to buy individual…

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10% Off Eurail Passes

Eurail is running an Early Bird promotion with 10% off all Eurail passes until Tuesday 9th April! Buy your Eurail pass for any travelling you’re doing within the next 11 months! Makes sense, right? If you’re heading to Europe this summer, grab a Eurail pass to explore 31 countries at your leisure and save up…

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Introducing Eurail Planner Premium

Use this code to get 50% off Eurail Planner Premium: BLOG-EARLYBIRD (Valid until the end of February 2019) We’ve launched Eurail Planner Premium to make planning your eurotrip even better. With a Premium account, you get access to exclusive offers & extra features! Offers: Get discounts on travel essentials, from hostels to city attractions! Cost…

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Some of Europe’s best travel writing books to read on your Eurail trip

Good travel writing makes for the ideal travelling companion. Its kaleidoscopic blend of history, politics, and personal experience creates a truly interdisciplinary, and, in my opinion, highly rewarding, genre. Here is a selection of Europe’s best: Border, Kapka Kassabova Border concerns the author’s journey around the border territory between Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey. It explores…

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Europe’s Top 5 Most Beautiful Train Stations

Railway stations are often easy to ignore. They are understandably considered both as gateways to more exciting destinations and as spots for unavoidable layovers. And yet… Europe has some of the world’s best train stations, interesting in their own right for their history, architecture and, sometimes, for the views they offer. When you next find…

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