07/16/2015 10:42 am ET Updated Jul 16, 2016

Travel With a View: Top 10 Scenic Train Rides Around the World

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There is something romantic about train travel. It's a change of pace from the daily grind, a way to slow down and allow yourself to experience the journey as well as anticipate the destination. Trains offer you a different perspective on the world, holding you captive to the changing landscapes as they pass by your cabin window. And, 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.

While there are faster ways to travel, a train ride is about more than getting from point A to point B - it's about all that happens in between. From the Australian outback to the Scottish Highlands, watch the world roll by on one of's 10 bucket-list train trips around the globe.

Travel with a view: Top 10 scenic train rides around the world

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