Coastal Beach view UK train Edinburgh to London

Review: Train Edinburgh to London First Class on Virgin East Coast

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For once in my travels, I actually missed a nightmare travel day because I chose to spend hours on the train Edinburgh to London rather than fly.  My First Class Virgin East Coast train ride would occur one day after the failure of the British Airways computer system in which thousands of flights were grounded […]

South Kensington Tube Station

Which Train from Heathrow to London is Best?

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London doesn’t need to be expensive if you do the research and have a sense of humor along the way. You’ve just landed at Heathrow on the overnight flight from the U.S., walked what seems like forever from the gate (if you were lucky to get a gate and not a remote gate with the […]

Eurostar Notice of Delay

Paris to London – The Nightmare Eurostar Travel Day

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The day started off picture perfect – I slept in, had breakfast and checked out of Hotel Atmospheres in Paris.  My Eurostar train from Paris to London was scheduled for 1 p.m. so I had time to leisurely stroll around the city one last time before bidding adieu. The sun was shining and the skies […]

The Amtrak Cascades Review – Business Class from Portland to Seattle

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“You’re last”, “You’re last” were the words the small four year old boy in front of me was yelling about at Union Station in Portland, Ore.  He was very cute along with his older sister as they jumped with excitement for their first train ride back home to Seattle (the family drove down and dad […]