Embarking on a rail adventure around Europe is a popular fantasy, but turning it into a reality can be daunting. Lani Thorpe offers easy tips to make train travel the hassle-free experience it should be.
Southeast Asia has become an easy destination for independent travelers: buses and planes literally crisscross each and every corner. Regardless, Marco Ferrarese has extensively traveled the region by train, and still thinks that Southeast Asia on rails may offer a more rewarding and intimate travel experience. Let him take you by the hand through the basics of extended rail journeying across Southeast Asia...
China's railway system has expanded to the third largest in the world, and it can get you almost anywhere cheap and easily. Here are seven simple steps Mitchell Blatt outlines to help you plan a trip in China by rail.
Getting a little bored and frustrated by the famous cities of Europe may be inconceivable at the start of an interrail adventure, but it can happen. John Guzdek gives you six attractive alternative destinations to shake up the Central European leg of your journey.
From bobbing along the Amazon in a hammock and exploring riverside villages by longboat, to volunteering with wildlife preservation groups or sleeping in an igloo village, these nine locations are top of the list for those planning an eco-friendly RTW trip.
One of the first and biggest challenges that RTW planners face is trying to decide where to go on your RTW trip. From cycling the Pan American highway to visiting all the countries of the former Soviet Union, here are a few ideas to get you started.