Book Your Train Ticket: 12 Luxurious Train Rides You Can Enjoy

9. The Rocky Mountaineer

Cutting through the untouched wild of the Canadian Shield, The Rocky Mountaineer extends from Calgary, Alberta to Vancouver, British Columbia and down into Seattle, Washington offering breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains that you can’t see any other way.

While the interior isn’t as swanky as the Orient Express, its multi-level glass domed cars offer panoramic views of mountains, rivers, glaciers, and coastlines that make the journey truly unique. Tickets to board the Rocky Mountaineer range from $2,000 – $5,800 USD depending on the length, destination, and level of service. However, the best views are reserved for GoldLeaf level customers.

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8. Rovos Rail

We can’t imagine a better way to see Africa than by train. Not only do you get a chance to take in the incredible sub-Saharan landscapes from the comfort of an air-conditioned railway car, but also there’s a whole lot of metal and steel between you and the lions.

Rovos Rail runs across South Africa and into Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Tanzania. It offers unique views with five-star services on board. Golf, hunting, and safari packages are also available for those who are looking to do more than just eat good food and enjoy beautiful landscapes.

Ticket prices range from around $1,350 USD up to $21,000 USD depending on the length and nature of your trip.

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7. The Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express

Known as the longest train journey in the world at 6,600 miles, the journey between Moscow and Vladivostok can take up to 15 days and crosses through eight time zones, but it can be made in comfort aboard the Golden Eagle. This luxury passenger train runs along the famed Trans-Siberian railway passing through Siberia, and by sites like the world’s largest fresh water lake, Lake Baikal, and the Ural Mountains.

If you’d prefer to see more of Asia than Europe, the Golden Eagle also has alternate routes that take you to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. A 15-day trip from Moscow to Vladivostok starts at around $16,000 USD and can run up to $33,000 if you want to receive the full Tsar treatment in the Imperial Suite.



Most Interesting Small Towns to Visit in the United States

If you’re used to living in a city or a big suburb, it can be hard to picture what life is like outside of all the hustle and bustle. In fact, U.S. cities house 62.7 percent of the population (as of 2015), but take up just 3.5 percent of the land area — and those numbers continue to grow as more people move into cities every day. If you need to get away for a bit, check out some of these incredible American towns. They may be small, but they’ve all got their own unique attributes that make them popular vacation destinations.

Most Interesting International Fast Food Chains We Wish Would Come to the USA

To connoisseurs of fast food, visits abroad bring the opportunity to see how the rest of the world eats on the go. Although we have our own fast-food chains at home — many which have spread around the world — the most exciting chains around today are regional chains, which use local ingredients flavored to perfectly suit the local’s palate. To get a taste at what’s out there, here are some amazing international fast food chains we wish would come to the United States.

Travel Destinations to Consider in 2019

Whether you’re looking to escape the cold winter weather or boiling summer heat or experience a different culture, there are endless potential travel destinations for you to choose from. But making the right decision may be challenging. Here are some of the top destinations throughout the world that you may want to consider visiting during 2019.