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Top 10 Scenic Train Rides Around The World

Cheapflights | Posted 07.16.2016 | Travel

Trains offer you a different perspective on the world, holding you captive to the changing landscapes as they pass by your cabin window. With lavish accommodations and gourmet meals, the once-in-a-lifetime views are only rivaled by the on-board experience of today's luxury trains.

Painting Through Peru

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I was up for the sunrise and climbed the Inca ruins with my paints. Words cannot adequately capture how truly spectacular this site is, and how amazing that they could build these structures in this inaccessible place.

The Heartbeat of a Nation

Ana Nance | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel
Ana Nance

Transition. The heartbeat of a nation. White elephant. Chinese motor bike cheaper than Thai. An architect and an economist stay at the Strand. An Amer...

Ride Back In Time On This Iconic Train

Posted 10.10.2013 | Travel

Before airplanes were in the mix, there was train travel. Before there were trains, as we know them today, there was the Orient Express – known for ...

Valentine's Day Travel Packages

Andrea Poe | Posted 04.08.2013 | Travel
Andrea Poe

What better way to spend time with the one you love than away in a romantic location? With Valentine's Day just round the corner, booking one of these getaways is a memorable way to celebrate.

PHOTOS: The World's Top Train Trips

Departures Magazine | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel
Departures Magazine

In 1829, Englishman George Stephenson brought to life the first steam-powered locomotive -- named Rocket -- and marked the birth of train travel.

The Pera Palace Hotel, "Pearl of Istanbul" (PHOTOS)

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 10.22.2011 | Travel
Barry Yourgrau

The guest book here is heavy with potentates, prime ministers, and the likes of Garbo and Mata Hari, Hitchcock and Hemingway, and of course Agatha Christie, who wrote Murder on the Orient Express in Room 411 in the early '30's.

Luxury Train Travel: 5 Trips For Locomotive Lovers

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 01.03.2013 | Travel

Train travel is not as glamorous as it used to be. In the States, riding the rails means crowded coach cars, cramped sleepers and quick-serve food. Bu...

South Africa's Five-Star Adventures

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauri Lyons

If wild safari animals and ghosts roaming around your luxury tent isn't enough of a thrill for you, don't worry -- the South Africans have more wild activities up their vuvuzelas.

12 Unforgettable Holiday Adventures (PHOTOS) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Let's just say it: The best gifts are gifts of experience. Period. No must-have designer bag or expensive shirt-and-tie combo will ever live up to the...

Oscar Winner Shirley Jones Gets Orient Express For Her 30th Anniversary

Edward Lozzi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Edward Lozzi

Hubby Marty Ingels tracks down the original Super Luxury Liner right here in the States and christens " The Shirley Jones Love Junket" with Shirley an...