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The 11 Most Scenic Train Rides In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 04.17.2017 | Travel

The phrase is “planes, trains and automobiles.” But sometimes it feels like we forget all about the train altogether, favoring a car’s convenien...

The Roundhouse: Date Night Getaway in Beacon, NY

offMetro.com | Posted 02.03.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more Northeast travel adventures, visit offMetro.com. Beacon is a favorite day trip with urbanites who like their rural respites with an artsy ed...

How Train’s Pat Monahan Continues To Create Hit After Hit

The Huffington Post | Lauren Moraski | Posted 02.02.2017 | Entertainment

Train frontman Pat Monahan doesn’t quite have a formula for creating a hit song. But somehow he’s managed to do it time and time again ― and for...

Kripalu: Start Your New Year With This R&R Wellness Retreat

offMetro.com | Posted 01.14.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more mental health day ideas, pay a visit to offMetro.com. Jump-start your plans for a healthier new year with a visit to Kripalu, a yoga retreat...

Gourmet Getaway: New Haven, CT

offMetro.com | Posted 01.11.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more articles on gourmet eats on the East Coast, visit offMetro.com. New Haven, just over 90 minutes from NYC via Metro-North, is gifted with a v...

Spring Skiing in Southern Vermont

offMetro.com | Posted 01.08.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more articles on skiing and ideas for traveling the Northeast, visit offMetro.com. March has long been associated with madness. There's the NCAA ...

Where to Play Like a Winter Olympian Near NYC

offMetro.com | Posted 11.30.2016 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more stories on car-free getaways head to offMetro.com. Biathlon. Curling. Speedskating. Luge. For the average person, these sports only mean som...

The Best Things to Do in Bristol, Rhode Island

offMetro.com | Posted 11.29.2016 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more stories on car-free getaways head to offMetro.com. Bristol, Rhode Island is a New England town that is made for car-free coastal exploration...

How to Travel Overland in Africa

Blakely Downs | Posted 08.22.2016 | Travel
Blakely Downs

There is no question: Africa is magnificent, but the infrastructure is a mess. Its size, roads, and groundwork makes the overland travel option intimidating at best, and terrifying to worst.

You'll Wonder Why You Never Napped Like This Commuter On The Train

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.12.2016 | Good News

This commuter’s hilarious sign is anything but a snooze. A woman ― and clear genius ― who was traveling on the train from Kings Cross in London...

How To Train Up A Child

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 07.18.2016 | Parents
Ursula Nwobu

With the rate at which children are born into the world, it's becoming increasingly necessary to put emotional, physical and financial structures in place to ensure that these children grow to become better adults.

OOH Advertising: Ditch the Demographics?

Advertising Week | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Ian Reynolds, CEO, KBH On-Train Media Out of home advertising can reach specific demographics with more accuracy than ever before. Mums are target...

Traveling in Spain's Fast Lane

Rick Steves | Posted 04.26.2017 | Travel
Rick Steves

We hear so much about Europe's problems. Traveling here, I see its successes. Spain, with one of the most miserable economies in Europe, is now laced ...

Train Station Stayed Open For Extra Year Just To Take Teen Girl To School

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.05.2016 | Good News

素晴らしい( ´ ▽ ` )ノ A photo posted by @pow_tabi on Sep 21, 2015 at 10:32pm PDT It’s the end of the line for a beloved train statio...

Kind Homeless Man Goes Above And Beyond To Help Woman Who Missed Her Train

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.08.2016 | Good News

One woman's encounter with a compassionate homeless man completely changed her outlook on those in need. Nicole Sedgebeer, a 21-year-old who lives in...

Guide: 7 Mobile Games You Can Play with One Hand | @nttd

Netted by the Webbys | Posted 01.12.2017 | Technology
Netted by the Webbys

You're on the train, squeezed between a double stroller with two screaming babies and a guy who smells like he bathed in sauerkraut. Ah, it's another ...

Commuters Host Epic Christmas Party On The Train To Work

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.22.2015 | Weird News

Commuters in Wales staged an awesome Christmas party on a busy rush-hour train ride into work last week. On Friday morning, the group of six travelers...

Train Slices Truck In Half In Terrifying Railroad Crossing Smash

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.12.2015 | Weird News

A passenger train sliced a truck in half during a terrifying railroad crossing crash in the Czech Republic. Shocking surveillance footage posted on Fa...

The world from the road

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 12.11.2016 | Travel
Robert Whitcomb

The other week I drove from Rhode Island to Virginia for a surprise 70th birthday party for a sister. It had been a long time since I had driven that ...

Canadian Rocky Mountain High

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 10.19.2016 | Travel
Shannah L. Compton

For us, 2015 was one of the more memorable summers for travel and the biggest highlight of the season was booking our passage on the Rocky Mountaineer luxury train through the great white north of Canada, eh!

Lessons in Heroism

Edwin Leap, MD | Posted 09.03.2016 | Politics
Edwin Leap, MD

Last month, murder was on the mind of a Moroccan immigrant traveling from Amsterdam to Paris. He boarded his train armed with an AK-47 rifle, a Luger handgun, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and a box-cutter.

Perfect Day in Northern New Jersey

Shoptiques | Posted 08.06.2016 | Travel
Shoptiques

Just a short distance from New York City, the suburbs of Northern New Jersey offer the same perks as the big city without the traffic and crowds. These towns are an easy escape where you can spend a relaxing day shopping, eating, and enjoying great weather outside of the city.

Guy Gets Train To Sing Along To 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.27.2015 | Good News

Somewhere, over the rainbow, commuters aren't sandwiched on a train. But on a dreary morning in Perth, Australia, earlier this week, they were quietly...

The Ins and Outs of Riding Eurail Like a Pro

Map Happy | Posted 07.23.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

It seems like everyone is planning to travel Eastern Europe these days but it hasn't quite caught up to its Western counterpart in terms of transportation. There are Eurail passes that cover these countries but that doesn't mean there are reliable trains running to every destination.

How To Savor Europe By Rail

Findery | Posted 06.16.2016 | Travel
Findery

When I recently needed to get from northern Spain to central Italy to hop a flight back to the U.S., I could have easily jumped on a budget airplane and been there the same morning. It wasn't a short journey by rail. So why did I still opt to take the train?