Now that the new tracks are complete on the English side, you go just as fast there and -- within about 2.5 hours -- you're in London.
It is near the end of summer and we are all just coasting along until Labor Day. Many of us are now susceptible to believe things that just aren't true -- like campaign commercials! Travel is no different. Urban legends and false truism abound among us fellow travelers.
The challenge is to successfully manage the risk to an acceptable level. Unfortunately the risk can never be reduced to zero.
The Canadian landscape is actually quite diverse -- prairie plains, boreal forests, snow-capped mountains, temperate rain forests, maybe an abandoned logging town or two.
Maybe I'm deluding myself. Maybe I just can't stand the thought of losing someone else that I love. Or maybe, just maybe, my faith is on the money when it comes to my sons.
Last September, I, along with two of my travel blogging friends set out on a bit of a travel challenge. Lisbon to Saigon in 30 days. All on trains, of course. Now we're inviting you along.
he Hermitage is great, their storage rooms even better and the glorious mansions of the Romanov period are opening for a glimpse of the past we have all read about.
When Povilas came back he had a shot glass, a bottle of Jack Daniels and a packet of Marlboro Red in his hands. God help me, I thought.
The drive down US-1 from San Francisco to San Diego is widely celebrated as America's most scenic drive. But what's a car-free traveler to do?
In search of some new car-free travel tips, I met up with Peter Greenberg, CBS News Travel Editor, Emmy award-winning producer and author of Like a Local Michelin guides. Here is his advice on how to be more responsible on (or rather off) the road.
While there are plenty of options available, from taxi to minibus, one of the most popular means of transport in France is train. If you're planning a visit in the near future, here are a few tips and pointers on train travel in France to help keep you safe and organized in your travels.
Once you've settled into your seat aboard one of Europe's fine trains, let go of your buyer's remorse and enjoy the ride.
If you ever dreamed of a long-distance rail journey through forests and along lake shores, stopping at picturesque little towns, maybe you should look north.
I recently took the high-speed train from Beijing to Shanghai and was surprised by how comfortable and enjoyable this trip of only five hours was.
CEQA was specifically designed to address programs like the high-speed rail, a gigantic project that entails tremendous environmental impacts. This is precisely the time to unleash CEQA, not restrain it.
So if a car's experience is so fundamentally different than riding transit, what parallel experience can we plumb for joyous attributes? I would propose we look for a model to long-distance trains and their sense of possibility and romance, not the raw sex of cars.