Top Gift Guide: Top 10 Books on Trains all Train Lovers will Love

Do you have a train lover in your family? Or are you a fan of the railways? Having married a railway man and come to love traveling the world by train I understand just how important it is to buy them the right gift! This gift guide focuses on the top 10 books on trains […]

Top Gift Guide: 15 Train Gifts for your children

Does your child love trains? Are you surrounded by the world of Thomas and friends? Or are you a train lover who wants to share this interest with your kids? As a mother and a teacher (of 25 years) I know just how important trains can be to children. Encouraging imaginative play and an early […]

10 advantages of train travel around the world

I love train travel and would happily always go on holiday via train. As someone who doesn’t enjoy flying If I can get to a destination via train I will! Whilst road tripping can be fun my first choice would always be to travel by train. Over the years we have travelled extensively through Europe […]

A Swiss train journey to Jungfraujoch Top of Europe

Jungfraujoch Top of Europe

(This post was about visiting Jungfraujoch Top of Europe was updated in November 2018)   If you enjoy train journeys you will know that Switzerland is home to some of the most scenic rail journeys in the world including the Jungfraubahn railway to the highest station in Europe –  Jungfraujoch Top of Europe. The Jungfrau […]

Caravans, cassowaries and crocs – an update of expat life in Australia

It has been 11 months since we moved here from the UK and therefore time for my monthly round-up about expat life in Australia. As it has been cooling slightly in SE Queensland with the arrival of winter we decided it was time to chase the warmth! (Overnight temperatures dipped to a cool 11 degrees before […]