eurail Travel Articles

 
Win a 15-Day Eurail Pass: Passports with Purpose 2011
Win a 15-Day Eurail Pass: Passports with Purpose 2011 There may be more modern means of transportation in the world than taking the train, but train rides are one of the singular pleasures of traveling. BootsnAll loves taking the train, so we’re happy to donate a Eurail Pass to the prizes for this year’s Passports with Purpose fundraiser. BootsnAll has been selling Eurail Passes for many years, and despite the proliferation of budget airlines in Europe train travel remains one of the best ways to see the continent. A Eurail Pass can save you an enormous amount of money off the regular cost of the fancier high-speed trains, and when you’ve got a Eurail Pass you usually don’t need to wait in long ticket lines, either. In other words, rail passes save time and money – two things travelers could always use more of. Before I get to the prize details, here’s a bit of background on Passports with Purpose, how you can get involved, and how you can win awesome prizes. What’s Passports with Purpose? Passports with Purpose is an annual travel bloggers’ fundraiser, now in its fourth year. In previous years, with the help of a very cool community of bloggers and their readers, Passports with Purpose has raised money for Heifer International, American Assistance for Cambodia, and LAFTI International. In 2009, Passports with Purpose raised almost […]
All Aboard: Announcing BootsnAll’s New Europe Rail Tool
All Aboard: Announcing BootsnAll’s New Europe Rail Tool We’ve got big news this week at BootsnAll: we’re launching a new new European rail tool that will allow you to not only book your European rail tickets online in one place, but that also offers some pretty significant discounts on the Italian rail system. By train is one of the best ways to see much of Europe, particularly Italy, and now you can book your tickets cheaply and easily on BootsnAll. To celebrate the launch, we’re focusing on rail and other alternative forms of travel this week. We’ll explore unique river cruises and ways to see the world from the water, we’ll check out some of the coolest and most beautiful train stations in the world, and then we’ll cap off the week with a look at some of the most accessible cities for wheelchair-bound travelers. Until then, check out these other great articles on train travel. Announcing a New Europe Rail Tool (Plus 6 Reasons to Love It) Train travel in Italy 7 Best American Train Trips Under $100 Train travel in France Train travel in Spain Blogging for New Zealand Twin tragedies have hit the world in the last month. First Christchurch, New Zealand, was hit by an earthquake on February 22. Then Japan got hit with a double-whammy of destruction in the form of an earthquake […]