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Passport to Paris

For our February break, I decided to head to Paris and London, where I could escape from the cold in empire-sized museum collections, or by drinking café crèmes on covered porches under heat lamps, or cider in pubs named after lords and literary figures. 1,384 more words

Train ticket trifecta

Something strange has been happening in France. It started on our TGV from Marseille back to Chambéry. We were met at our platform by three SNCF agents checking everyone’s ticket before being allowed onto the train. 352 more words


Of planes, trains and automobiles

My flight left Keflavík airport at 7:40 am. Snuggled in my warm Icelandic sweater, I caught a glimpse of the Northern Light (the fake ones in the plane… the real ones eluded me on this trip) before dozing off. 973 more words

Tips to prepare the best Interrail trip

So you want to go Interrailing? Follow my tips to prepare the perfect trip!

1- Set up a budget

Let’s start with the less exciting and nevertheless most important thing: your budget. 1,036 more words


U Wanna Get Creative or Nah?

How do you make your product stand out?

In an era of BuzzFeed lists and Reddit-like sites, it’s becoming increasingly hard to grab and keep our audience’s attention. 479 more words


episode nine - france: train station pianos

Chances are if you’re planning to catch a train in France, you’ll end up walking by a stranger playing a piano in the station – wait, what? 47 more words


Free music for the lonely train traveler in France

Entertain or be entertained at many a train station in France. The SNCF has installed basic pianos across France. In Paris you’ll find them at Saint-Lazare, Montparnasse, Austerlitz, Gare de Lyon, Gare du Nord and Gare de l’Est near the suburban (Transilien) train platforms on the upper levels. 70 more words

Paris Wanderings