A day out to Carcassonne

Go to Carcassonne, they said, you´ll like it, it´s beautiful they said, so I did. We left Montpellier at 9:00 with a TGV bound for Toulouse, this one was operated by a freshly rebranded Inoui set. Inoui is the new brand SNCF is introducing to replace the well-known TGV brand, a lot of critics think…

From Toulouse to discovering Montpellier

After my day at the Aeroscopia museum, I headed onwards towards Montpellier, my next stop on this itinerary. As it was a beautiful day I decided to take a walk to the Toulouse-Matabiau station from the Crowne Plaza Toulouse hotel. To get to Montpellier I travelled on local “TER” trains. The first TER took me…

Let’s visit Airbus and Aeroscopia

The main reason we wanted to visit Toulouse was to do a factory tour of the Airbus plant and the adjoining aviation museum. After our experience in Seattle of Boeing´s museum of flight, I was really curious about how the European counterpart would be like. To get to the Museum, located next to the Airport,…

PHOTOS | UK’s National Railway Museum (NRM) in York

I can confidently say out of all railway museums we’ve visited so far, the National Railway Museum (NRM) in York is the most impressive. With over 100 locomotives and over 300 other items of rolling stock on display over 20 acres (8.1 ha), it’s huge.

Mapping our Grand Adventures

When we started Trip By Trip in December 2017, we never thought we would already have over one hundred posts!

Uninspired by Los Angeles

After Chicago, the California Zephyr, San Francisco, Sacramento, Vancouver, Seattle, and the Coast Starlight we ended our 2016 America Tour in Los Angeles.

The two faces of Podgorica in Montenegro

Podogrocia (pronounce the c as ts) is probably the most exotic stop on our 2017 Balkan Tour. We went there so we could take the train from Montenegro to Belgrade in Serbia. This train journey is often cited as one of the prettiest in the world.