Amtrak part 2: Travelling on corridor services

Last ime we talked about the long distance and transcontinental trains ofthe American rail operator  Amtrak. Today we discuss the Amtrak trains operating on shorter distances, the so called ‘corridor’ services. These services are also more influenced and sometimes even funded by the local states, so their services can differ.

Travelling across the USA with Amtrak

As we got inspired by watching some travel vlogs about travelling on Amtrak and spurred on by Michael Portillo‘s ‘Great American Railroad Journeys‘ on BBC Two we decided to try it out ourselves in 2016.

Gay Taipei with misterb&b

As I travelled alone to the Republic of China, also know as Taiwan, I decided to try out misterb&b in Taipei. It’s airbnb‘s gay cousin. Although they’re not related.

Flying SAS transatlantic

After seeing some travel vlogs about travelling across the USA with Amtrak Timothy and me decided to try it out for ourselves in 2016. As we would be flying to Chicago to start our trip and flying back from Los Angeles at the end we had to look at some more expensive ‘open-jaw’ (meaning flying…

Ticket Distribution: the failure of railways to sell themselves

Earlier this week I went to the international ticket office in Antwerp Central station to make some reservations for my trains for my upcoming trip to Poland. When I got to the front of the queue the man working the desk informed me the since the beginning of March they were only able to issue…