8 of the Best Switzerland Scenic Train Trips: a Complete Travel Guide (includes map)

Best Switzerland Scenic Train Trips featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time

Think of Switzerland and beautiful mountains, stunning lakes and jaw-dropping scenery immediately come to mind. Swiss chalets decorated with bright flowers clustered in quaint villages and towns on valley floors or perched on mountain sides or on the edge of its many lakes.  Over the last 30 years I have lived and worked in Switzerland […]

6 Scenic Amtrak Train Trips to Take in the USA

a6 Scenic Amtrak Train Trips to Take in the USA, featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time: mtrak across america

As someone who loves traveling the world by train I have a bucket list of scenic Amtrak train trips I can’t wait to experience in the US. If you are planning to take a train journey across America there are some great train trips to choose from.  In this article you can find some of […]

A Novel Experience – A Visit to Barter Books Alnwick

(This post about visiting Barter Books was updated in May 2019)   Barter Books in Alnwick is the most magical place for book lovers and is somewhere I could happily pass a day (week/month) or two curled up in a chair devouring a book. As a child I experienced worlds beyond my imagination through the books […]

10 best South African books to read before you visit

(This post about best South African books was updated in March 2019) I have spent a number of years both living and working in South Africa (and Botswana) and love reading books about South Africa especially when I am a little homesick. I love reading about destinations before I go as it gives me a […]