Ideas for a visit of Vancouver

Resuming the story of our United States of America and Canada rail trip, let me give you a few tips of what to do in Vancouver, British Columbia. Danny and I visited Vancouver in October 2016 just after San Francisco in California.

VIDEO | 5 original activities in San Francisco

After a two-nighter on the California Zephyr we arrived at San Francisco. I saw San Fran as a 7 year-old boy, but now I have other interests. As with Chicago, San Francisco is too long ago to write an ‘journal entry’. Luckily Swarm helps me remind me what we did.

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.

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…