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.

Holiday Inn Thessaloniki

After being stuck for a while in the middle of nowhere at the Greek-Bulgarian border in the station of Strimon en route by train from Sofia, we arrived at the second biggest Greek city, Thessaloniki. Here we stayed at the Holiday Inn, conveniently located along the main street from the station towards the city centre….

Mapping our Grand Adventures

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

InterContinental Bucharest

The InterContinental Bucharest in Romania was one of the first ‘Western’ hotels to be built in the ‘communist’ countries of Eastern Europe, together with the InterContinental in Prague. It was built in 1967 and was part of a bigger project including the National Theatre next door. When it opened in 1971 it was the second tallest…

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.

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.