Category Archives: train

Thalys and SNCF Poor Customer Service

Thalys and SNCF Poor Customer Service As part of my crazy, around the world trip I had to get from Nantes, France to Antwerp, Belgium.  With the fast trains in France and Belgium, I thought taking the train would be a more comfortable, cheaper, and ultimately easier option than trying to route a flight for… Read More »

Norway in a Nutshell in One Day

Norway in a Nutshell in One Day If you want to get a taste of the natural beauty of Norway, the easiest way to do it is through a route that is commonly known as “Norway in a nutshell”.  It takes you, via train, to a ferry ride through the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord located between… Read More »

Dining on the Amtrak Coast Starlight

Dining on the Amtrak Coast Starlight One of the nice things about booking a Room or Roomette on Amtrak is that all your meals are included.  For the Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Seattle, that works out to five meals (lunch and dinner on Day 1, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Day 2).  Meals… Read More »

Amtrak Superliner Bedroom on Coast Starlight Review

Amtrak Superliner Bedroom on Coast Starlight Review On Amtrak Superliner trains, there are five types of seating.  For those that want a seat, there is Coach and Business Class.  For those that want a private compartment, there is the Roomette, the Bedroom, and the Family Bedroom.  For my Coast Starlight trip from Los Angeles to… Read More »