Train Reviews

As someone who doesn’t ever fly, train travel is almost as important to me as travel by cruise ships and river ships.  Here you will find Amtrak train reviews and information and trains throughout in Europe.

Wonder how to take an Amtrak train to your cruise port?  It’s all here.  Plus train stations in Europe and how to get from the station to your cruise embarkation port.

 

Amtrak California Zephyr Across America

Amtrak California Zephyr Across America

Two full days. That’s how long it takes to travel 2,438 miles by train from Chicago to Emeryville, California. Slightly… View Post
Guide to Amtrak Sleeping Accommodations

Guide to Amtrak Sleeping Accommodations

As a committed non-flyer, Amtrak has played an important role for my travel experiences across America. For me to travel for a… View Post
How to Take Amtrak to Cruise Ports in the USA

How to Take Amtrak to Cruise Ports in the USA

Every cruise port in the USA can be reached by Amtrak. For those to love to cruise, life is easier… View Post
Add a Luxury Train to a Cruise for a Rail and Sail Vacation

Add a Luxury Train to a Cruise for a Rail and Sail Vacation

If a weeklong cruise isn’t enough, combine it with a luxury train adventure for the trip of a lifetime. This… View Post
29 Best Tips for Taking an Amtrak Overnight Train

29 Best Tips for Taking an Amtrak Overnight Train

Make the most of your next Amtrak overnight train trip. Not everyone can afford to spend their train journey in… View Post
Amtrak Etiquette and Advice for Coach Passengers

Amtrak Etiquette and Advice for Coach Passengers

With others seated around you, it’s important to be a good neighbor. For short journeys or budget-conscious travelers, coach is your… View Post
10 Best Packing Tips for an Amtrak Overnight Train Trip

10 Best Packing Tips for an Amtrak Overnight Train Trip

These Amtrak packing tips only need a little planning and careful packing. Imagine yourself all cozy in your little roomette… View Post
How to Go to Amtrak Los Angeles Union Station From San Pedro Cruise Port

How to Go to Amtrak Los Angeles Union Station From San Pedro Cruise Port

Crystal Serenity, Panama Canal cruise complete, docked at dawn at the San Pedro Cruise Port. One of the two ports… View Post
Across America on Amtrak Southwest Chief Chicago to Los Angeles

Across America on Amtrak Southwest Chief Chicago to Los Angeles

Forty hours, an ice storm and 2,250 miles of American history and landscapes. Travel across America on Amtrak Southwest Chief Chicago to Los… View Post
Pre-Purchase Parking at Amtrak Stations Across the Country

Pre-Purchase Parking at Amtrak Stations Across the Country

If you’re like me and don’t fly, there comes a time when your cruise ship doesn’t shove off from a… View Post
Wifi Aboard Amtrak – Trains and Stations that Connect

Wifi Aboard Amtrak – Trains and Stations that Connect

  Yes, Virginia.  There is wifi aboard Amtrak and at Amtrak stations.  However, all of us who travel with smart… View Post
Travel by Train to Venice from Southampton with 24 hours of In-transit Food

Travel by Train to Venice from Southampton with 24 hours of In-transit Food

Train food plus train station food, a good bottle of wine and finally, real food. You have to be psyched… View Post
Overnight Adventure on the Dacia Express Train to Bucharest, Romania

Overnight Adventure on the Dacia Express Train to Bucharest, Romania

Across Europe by train to Bucharest for a Danube River cruise. For most people, getting to Bucharest, Romania for a Danube… View Post
Take a Ride on the White Pass Yukon Railroad in Alaska

Take a Ride on the White Pass Yukon Railroad in Alaska

What climbs nearly 3,000 feet, took 26 months to build and is the most popular tourist attraction in Skagway, Alaska? It’s… View Post
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