Along the Semmering Railway

It was our good friend Nicky who gave us the idea. ‘If you’re already taking the night train to Vienna,’ she said, ‘then might I suggest you book tickets to Graz? The price will be the same and you’ll get to spend the morning following the Semmering Railway through the mountains. You can always have… Continue reading Along the Semmering Railway

On the Night Train

There is something special about travelling through the night by train. The feeling of movement in the darkness. The twinkle of lights in unknowable towns and villages. The melancholy reflection of a subdued carriage in the window. The promise that comes with stepping onto the train from a platform in one country and stepping down,… Continue reading On the Night Train

Europe by Rail – 17th edition

As travellers, writers, photographers, editors, publishers and friends, Nicky Gardner and Susanne Kries have long been an inspiration to us. Their creativity, sense of adventure and curiosity about the world around them is reflected in everything they do, from the wonderful hidden europe magazine (to which we are occasional contributors) to their latest release, the… Continue reading Europe by Rail – 17th edition