Tracking down the Côte d’Azur

To get to my next stop of this great rail adventure, Cannes, I found myself once again in the Montpellier Saint-Roch station in the morning. While the circulation area above the tracks is nice and modern, the platform area feels very cavernous and subterranean and is not the nicest area too wait for our train…

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…

Flying Air Serbia from Athens to Podgorica

During our Balkan rail trip, we stumbled upon a problem, while we had gotten all the way from Antwerp to Athens by rail we now had to return back in the direction of home, however rail connections between Greece and the rest of Europe are very limited so we decided to add an air segment…

Mapping our Grand Adventures

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

How we plan a big rail trip

Planning a big rail trip is a cumbersome process, it all starts with finding inspiration about where to go.

Travelling in Thalys Premium

For my last trip to the Intercontinental Dusseldorf we travelled there on the Thalys train from Paris Nord to Essen Hbf (D), on the stretch between Brussels South and Dusseldorf Hbf. Of course we first had to position ourselves from Antwerp to Brussels, for this we used an S1 service as on this sunday morning…