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 least expensive … View Post
Here’s How You Can Take Amtrak to Cruise Ports in the USA

Here’s How You Can Take Amtrak to Cruise Ports in the USA

Every USA cruise port can be reached by Amtrak. For those to love to cruise, life is easier living near a cruise ship homeport. … View Post
Cunard Cruises to Alaska Offer Luxury Train Tours

Cunard Cruises to Alaska Offer Luxury Train Tours

Combine a cruise with a train trip – My favorite! With the return of Cunard cruises to Alaska in 2019, the cruise line announced its… 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 Angeles. At … View Post
For Love of Trains – How It All Began

For Love of Trains – How It All Began

TRAINS Girls aren’t supposed to like trains.  But there are exceptions. From as far back as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated … View Post
How to Get to Cape Liberty Cruise Port from Amtrak Station in Newark

How to Get to Cape Liberty Cruise Port from Amtrak Station in Newark

  I’m here to help. Or so I thought. After someone read my How to Get To Your Cruise Port by Amtrak article, … View Post
Amtrak Discounts Rates on Travel to View Total Solar Eclipse 2017

Amtrak Discounts Rates on Travel to View Total Solar Eclipse 2017

Good news for astronomy fans.  Amtrak has a special deal for passengers traveling to southern Illinois to get a few minutes’ glimpse at the … 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 port … 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 phones, tablets and computers … 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 to do this, especially … View Post
How to Take the Train to Budapest for a Danube River Cruise

How to Take the Train to Budapest for a Danube River Cruise

Travel to Budapest without flying. Your river cruise begins or ends in Budapest, Hungary.  A relaxing train ride sounds much better than the stress … View Post

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