Best Designer Shopping in Europe

Best European sales cities

The best designer shopping in Europe (for summer sales!) Think you’ve got to stay in the UK to make the most of the summer sales?  Think again!  Some of Europe’s hottest shopping destinations will be discounting their stock this summer and we’ve got the lowdown on where to go. Paris or Bordeaux, France Paris is […]

Top reasons to visit Dad for Fathers Day

Reasons to visit Dad by train this June

Father’s Day is just around the corner (18th June), and as if you need them, we’ve made a list of the reasons to hop on a train and visit your ol’Dad. Eccentric Dad Dad has random hobbies which he takes to extremes. We’re talking the oddities that only his nearest and dearest can understand. It’s […]

Getting to Glastonbury Festival 2017

Getting to Glastonbury Festival 2017

Glasto 2017 Glastonbury fields an impressive line-up of world-class acts. Friday night kicks off with Radiohead as well as The XX. The following night their places on the iconic Pyramid stage will be taken by legendary rockers The Foo Fighters, and the immensely talented Katy Perry. On Sunday, the hugely popular Ed Sheeran takes to […]

Getting to Royal Ascot 2017 by train

Getting to Royal Ascot 2017 by train

Top hats, fine dining, champagne (oh, and some horse racing!). There are lots of reasons to experience Royal Ascot. For 300 years some of the world’s finest racehorses have competed for the prestigious Gold Cup. How to get to Royal Ascot by Train The nearest station to Royal Ascot is Ascot. Check trains to Ascot racecourse to […]

How to get to the UKs top day festivals

How to get to the UK’s top day festivals

We’ve only got today 🎶 Love music but hate spending several days cooped up in a tent and smelling a tad, eh… au-natural? Or maybe you’ve done Glasto once or twice and are not sure you are willing to commit to another full weekend of camping and dry shampoo. Well, maybe a day festival is for […]

Alternative city trips in Europe

Best alternative city trips in Europe by train

All for one, or one for all. If you think that European train travel is confined to Paris and Brussels, think again.  There are a whole host of routes that provide an interesting alternative to those two delightful but mainstream destinations.  Here are a few of our favourites that you can visit on their own, […]

Quirky and unusual places in Paris

Quirky and unusual places in Paris

You haven’t been here before. If you’ve been to Paris before, you’re going to want to skip the major tourist sights and head off somewhere different.  Fortunately the French capital has plenty of quirky and unusual places to visit. Here are a few of our favourites. The pet cemetery (Cimetière des Chiens et Autres Animaux […]