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Train Travel Can Be A Better Experience


Are you the type of person who likes to see a lot during their travels? If so, you should consider ditching the airline industry and taking a train. Believe it or not, trains are coming back into style for a number of reasons. Once you realize how much fun a train can be and what you will get to experience along the way, there is a good chance that you will rely on this mode of transportation for years to come.

Just like in a car, with train travel you have the chance to look out the windows and take in everything around you. This may not sound exciting if you are in a local area, but what if you are from the United States but traveling in Europe? Imagine how much fun it would be to sit back and watch the European landscape pass you by. In addition to being a lot of fun, this can also be an educational experience that you will not soon forget.

I'm probably a train nut by most standards as I have taken the train for as much as five days straight, just enjoying the experience and scenery. As a practical mode of transportation to get from one place to another, the most I've done is about eight hours from Sicily to Rome in Italy. That train route took me through parts of Italy that I and most others just wouldn't see any other way. It was like seeing a secret part of the country.

When traveling by train you can leave the navigating up to somebody else. This is not the case when you decide to take a trip by automobile. When driving, you will be so obsessed with staying safe and making the right turns that you never see what is going on around you. Let the conductor do his job while you relax and enjoy the trip.


Traveling is supposed to be fun. With railways all over the world, you should definitely consider taking a train the next chance you get. At the very least, this will give you the chance to determine once and for all if train travel is right for you.

Adam | Mar 25, 2009 | Category: Trains

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