In 1829, Englishman George Stephenson brought to life the first steam-powered locomotive -- named Rocket -- and marked the birth of train travel.
Coming from the other side of the tracks, the new Italo may have been conceived as "the people's train," but with two of its founders being "Made-in-Italy" magnates -- Ferrari Chairman Luca Montezemolo and Tod's Diego della Valle -- Italo is upping the elegance ante in inter-regional commuting. Think Milan Fashion Week with magnet synchronous motors.
Long before I was a housewife writing letters to sentient trains, I studied anthropology, and thus far I haven't been able to make sense of you and your friends.
The Republican Super PACs have millions of dollars to spend, not to save. Watch for their hard-nosed decisions after the first Presidential debate to flood even more money into the competitive small-state Senate races.
There is an entire genre of photography dedicated to documenting the peculiarities of Amtrak trains.
The different social spaces within the train allow for personal mobility and prolonged social interactions that do not occur in other forms of transportation.
For long-distance travel, aerial crafts have replaced terrestrial vehicles. Consequently, we now think in terms of destinations rather than journeys.
By Brad Templeton Director of the Electonic Frontier Foundation, and Chair of the Networks and Computing Systems Track at Singularity University. The...
If you've never traveled beyond the U.S., I think you'd have a hard time imagining a society not built around automobiles.
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.