Switzerland

From Glacier Express

Miranda

[may 2012] From St Moritz to Zermatt in Switzerland, I took a train called Glacier Express. It took 8 hours. I thought I would get fed up, but I did not at all. The view…

Switzerland

The train listed as a World Heritage

Miranda

[may 2012] Bernina Express is the train listed as a World Heritage, starting from Tirano in Italy to Chur in Switzerland.According to the brochure, it runs along 122 kilometres of track, passing through 55 tunnels…

South Korea

Korean Bullet Train

Miranda

[april 2012] We moved from Busan to Seoul by a train very similar to Japanese Bullet Train called KTX.Our guide took us to the Busan station and at Seoul station, there was another guide waiting…

Japan

JR’s ability for organisation

Miranda

[april 2012] I went to Kanazawa from Tokyo using Shinkansen Bullet Train up to Echigoyuzawa and then changed, and took the same route on the way back. But because of the horrible weather called “bomb”…

France

Eurostar was smooth

Miranda

[march 2012] I took Eurostar from London to Paris this time.It was a smooth journey without any problems.It is nice to find yourself in the middle of the city when you arrive there, which is…

France

Maybe one of the shortest cable car

Miranda

[march 2012] Montmartre was another place that I wanted to go up.I have been there a few times, but this was the first time to take the cable car.It was the shortest cable car ride…

France

Metro

Miranda

[march 2012] This is a view inside a metro.I cannot remember which line it was, but it seemed a new carriage with colourful stripy seats.It was a nice surprise that I could use the tickets…

Italy

Mystery of ‘White Arrow’ train

Miranda

[February, 2012] This is the train called White Arrow, which I took from Genoa to Milan.It took less than 2 hours and stopped only at Pavia.Very nice and clean, too.BUT…The ticket I bought said that…

Portugal

Transport in Portugal

Miranda

[December, 2011] To get to the pretty village Monsaraz in Alentejo, Portugal, you have to change bus at a town called Reguengos de Monsaraz.The local people pronounce the name of this town as if they…

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