The italo Club Executive Class might be the most comfortable way to travel by train in Italy. In this review, I’ll explain what you can expect of the premium experience! italo is the name of a private Italian train operator, offering service on various routes in Italy. The trains are ultra-modern and offer four classes of service: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Each level offers certain additional benefits with Executive Class… Read More


The TGV Second Class is an often affordable and mainly very quick way to get from A to B within France. The trains offer a decent comfort, many even free WiFi and more. Check out this review to learn more about travel with the TGV! I’ve been living in France for nearly a year and was able to purchase a so-called TGV Max membership, which allowed me to use all high-speed services… Read More

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The CrossCountry Second Class is one of the most common ways to get around in England if you are not travelling to or via London. In this review, I’ll explain what you can expect of a ride in a CrossCountry train. There’s been quite some feedback on my CrossCountry First Class review as people think that the supplement is not worth it. I would generally agree on that, especially if the difference… Read More

Railjet Prague

The Railjet is an Austrian passenger train, which runs to a couple of different countries from major Austrian cities. There are trains to Munich (Germany), Prague (Czech Republic), Budapest (Czech Republic), Zurich (Switzerland) and more. In this review, I’ll show you what to expect of the Railjet Second Class. If you are living in Central Europe or have been visiting Europe a couple of times, you’ll know that train travel is a… Read More

Train Vietnam Coaches

A train ride in Vietnam is quite an experience as it’s way different than what you know from the Western World. However, the ride I took, from Hue to Danang, is considered one of the most scenic ones as you are crossing the Ocean Cloud Pass. In this post, I’ll explain how to get a ticket, how the comfort in the train is like and what’s the view you can enjoy during the… Read More

Vistadome Train

The Vistadome Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu is one three options to get to the popular sight. In this review, I’ll explain what you can expect from the journey and whether it is worth the extra charge to take the Vistadome. If you are planning a trip to Machu Picchu, you got a choice of three different trains: The Belmond Bingham Express, a very expensive luxury train, the Vistadome and the… Read More

Train Travel in the Netherlands

Train Travel in the Netherlands is something, which is quite handy if you want to experience the country. But especially as a foreign you might ask yourself, how things are working in the Netherlands. With this guide, I want to explain some of the most important things about train travel in the Netherlands! As a frequent traveller, I heavily rely on planes and trains. While also having a rental car from time… Read More

Shatabdi Express First Class Seating

The Shatabdi Express is one of the so-called “super fast trains” in India. While this may sound like the Shatabdi Express would be a really fast train, it is extremely slow for European standards. With average speed of 50 kilometers per hour, the trains still take ages for longer distances. Besides that, the Shatabdi Express First Class nearly reaches European standards in terms of comfort. Train reviews are something I really liketo… Read More

India Train First Class

First Class in Indian trains is not exactly what you’ll expect as First Class as someone from Europe or North America. If you need some information about trains in India in general, I’d recommend reading our post about train travel in India first. In this review, I’ll especially focus on the First Class on “normal” trains in India. However, you should note that the experience may differ from train to train. Getting… Read More

Bus Cottbus

Transportation in Cottbus can be explained very quickly as there are just trams and buses which organize the whole transportation in the city. As Cottbus is not very big, it’s pretty easy and convenient to get around in the city. In our transportation guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the trams, buses and taxis in Cottbus! Find more content about Cottbus on our city page! Cottbus has a decent… Read More