Train Travel?

robbie b says:

if the price was similar & locations were avai but it would take several days Vs hours would you travel by train?

tehabwa says: Train travel is SO MUCH MORE CIVILIZED. I prefer it. Besides, trains go to more places than planes. People who ride trains are allowed to have legs, and be bigger than the average 8 year old;...

A Thursday play-by-play.

Did not know it would be too busy considering we had already transferred all the processes to our Mumbai colleagues. But it was. At least for me. Had several issues with my book - mainly because of dividends season and of the incorrect work done by one of our colleague which had affected my book. I was able to manage it. I was very proactive. I was quick in thinking of solution. An added bonus...


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Train Travel and Discovering ‘A Voice of the South’

“I remember it cost either five or ten cents to ride the train. It was not too long a ride. It was fun, and a lot of us went to town like that on Saturdays,” my mother said as she reminisced about her teen years. She shared with me her fond memories of ...

Why train travel is the best way to go

and it gives you time and space to read, sleep, watch movies or get work done — big advantages over cars ... I would end up traveling for about nine hours (taking travel to the airport into consideration, plus all the transfers and the layover time.)

The Golden Age of Train Travel (PHOTOS)

Advertisements for rail travel in the 1940s declared: “You go, weather or no!” And for the most part, that hasn’t changed, according to train historian and author Karl Zimmermann. “Today, trains often roll when weather delays or cancels ...

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Why Train Travel in U.S. Has Never Been a Smooth Ride It's been a tough few months even by the standards of America's beleaguered passenger railroad, Amtrak. Five people were killed and more than 160 injured in two major accidents -- a derailment and a collision with a freight locomotive -- since December

Low 'social credit scores' will restrict plane and train travel for Chinese citizens A bad social ranking could affect every aspect of someone's life, The Verge reports, thanks to the country's forthcoming "social credit" system. The system, set to launch in May, will allow the Chinese government to establish rules that will judge

You Can Take a Tequila Train to Mexico's Most Magical Town You'd think it would be hard to live up to being designated a “magical” town, but Tequila, Mexico more than delivers on the hype. Nestled deep within the state of Jalisco in central Mexico, the tiny community of Tequila, which was designated a Pueblo

Travel deals: Half-off airfare to Tahiti and free days of train travel in ... This week's best travel bargains around the globe. Land. B on Canal, in New Orleans, is celebrating its April 1 reopening with 20 percent off rates and a free room upgrade. For example, in early May, a Chic King room starts at $132, plus $22 taxes

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