Rail Diaries
Rail Diaries
Getting around Europe, mostly by train.




City Guides


Golden Pass Express

There’s only one way to get from Lucerne to Montreux, and that’s on the Golden Pass train. It transports you between two languages, along the shores of several pristine lakes, and across three of Switzerland’s most stunning regions. It's also one of the cheapest scenic rail routes in the country.


European Rail Travel Advice


The Sunny Side of the Alps

Slovenia has become the darling destination of Instagrammers. But even to the cynical among us, this small European country punches well above its weight.


Travel Features

Blowing your budget in Budapest

Of course there’s more to the Hungarian capital than competitive prices, but if you’re looking to spend all of your allocated budget, this is how I’d recommend you do it.


On the cheap

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