COPPER CANYON

Copper Canyon

Chihuahua, Mexico

Northwest Mexico’s Sierra Madre mountain range encompasses one of the greatest canyon complexes in the world, Barrancas del Cobre. Though called the Copper Canyon in English, it is actually a series of six ma ... [Read more]

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The Canadian Rockies By Train

Alberta and British Columbia, Canada

When railroads first crossed Canada in 1885 (“an act of insane recklessness,” read the headlines), they did more than bring in settlers: They opened up western Canada to tourism. “If we ... [Read more]

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The Trans Siberian Express And Lake Baikal

Russia

The world’s longest continuous rail line, the Trans-Siberian Railway stretches over 6,000 miles – one-third of the distance around the globe – and crosses eight time zones between Moscow, in the west, and Vladivostok ... [Read more]

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The Alps’ Most Scenic Train Trips

Switzerland The Swiss have taken train travel to new heights. Over the past century, Swiss engineering expertise has created an elaborate system of narrow passes, viaducts, and tunnels that make even the most dramatic Alpine scen ... [Read more]
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Balmoral Hotel And The Royal Scotsman

Edinburgh, Scotland

Standing proudly at the end of Edinburgh’s mile-long, shop-lined Princes Street is the historic and undeniably palatial Balmoral Hotel. Built in 1902 as a railway hotel, it is now one of the city’s most e ... [Read more]

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Rovos Rail and The Blue Train

South Africa, Africa

Tiny planes transport safarigoers rom park to park bestowing bird’s eye views of the vast landscapes in between. For those with time to slow down, a rail journey permits entry to a world not many see, and ... [Read more]