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Rail Adventure Italy

Posted on , by Giovanna in Destinations, Travel Styles. Comments Off on Rail Adventure Italy

Rail Adventure Italy:  My mother doesn’t fly and twice a year I  travel with her by rail from London to Genoa, which for several reasons is real adventure travel.

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Holidays by Train

Posted on , by Giovanna in Travel Styles. Comments Off on Holidays by Train

We are delighted to introduce you to Great Rail Journeys, experts in escorted holidays by train. This is the UK’s largest rail holiday company and offers 230 individual tours to over 40 countries. This company  has been operating for over 30 years.  They have both train and boat trips and are a perfect choice for those people who would rather not fly!

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Holiday Styles with G Adventures

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G Adventures is a fabulous adventure travel company who have developed a really amazing array of travel styles over the past 20 years. These very short videos will give you a flavor of each.

This article is a brief synopsis of what you’d expect to find in each holiday style.

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Train Holidays: The Harz Mountains in the Winter and Spring

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If you’re looking for a flight free Europe trip this winter or spring, then Great Rail Journeys is a company that has wonderfully luxurious and very interesting train holidays.

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Paris by Rail

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Paris by rail – there’s nothing more romantic! Romantic Londoners are very lucky indeed because Paris is only two hours away by train from the centre of London, making train travel the perfect way to get there.

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Activity Holidays Scotland
The Isle of Skye Walking Holidays

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YouVistThese are some tips for sea kayaking for first timers.  Kayaking in the sea is great fun because, unlike white water stuff, it is...

Tours to the Grand Canyon
Tours to the Grand Canyon:

The majestic Grand Canyon National Park is one of the world’s premier natural attraction. It is a panoramic splendour that...

Galapagos Islands Vacation

A Galapagos Islands vacation is one of the most exciting trips you can make. Here’s where you’ll find some wonderful trips and cruises. Adventure...

Walking Holidays UK

Walking Holidays UK: If you enjoy walking, then the UK is a land of plenty. I have spent many wonderful walking holidays in England,...

Borneo Adventure Travel

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The Outer Hebrides
The Outer Hebrides : Lewis & Harris

This is one the most beautiful and remote places off mainland Scotland and it’s certainly my favourite. The...

Tours in New Zealand

Tours in New Zealand If you are looking for a holiday that offers something more than lying on a rather nondescript beach then these...

Top Travel Tips

Top Travel Tips: Many of these tips are just plain common sense but they’re important and well worth reading. You never know one might...

Rail Adventure Italy

Rail Adventure Italy:  My mother doesn’t fly and twice a year I  travel with her by rail from London to Genoa, which for several...

Hot Air Ballooning in the UK

Ever thought of Hot Air Ballooning? Holidays in the UK are so varied – they cover all sorts of hobbies and interests and hot...

City Sightseeing & Best City Tours

This is city sightseeing with a difference. It’s a way to experience a city and to find out exactly what makes it tick –...

The Truth About Machu Picchu
The Truth About Machu Picchu

Read some interesting facts about Machu Picchu and some absolutely amazing small group holidays and tours to Cusco, the Inca...

How to Plan a Trip
How to Plan a Trip: the excursions, add-ons, & the activities

These are important because they ensure that you won’t miss out on anything while...

Hiking Ireland’s Wicklow Mountains

by Alyssa L. Ochs Guest Post for Adventure Travel Shop

Hiking Ireland’s Wicklow Mountains: An Outdoorsy City Break from Dublin