Category Archives: train travel

How To Take the Palma to Soller Train in Mallorca, Spain

girl hanging out of Palma to Soller train window

Winding its way past the looming Tramuntana mountains and through vibrant lemon groves, the Palma to Soller train connects two of the most popular places on the island of Mallorca. It’s a tourist train, only leaving twice a day. But it’s well worth a whole day of your holiday in Mallorca.  Harking back to the […]

How to Travel from Mongolia to Kazakhstan by Train

When I was overlanding from Bali to London, I wanted to go to Mongolia, and I wanted to go to Kazakhstan. So I had to find out the best way to get from Mongolia to Kazakhstan, which obviously didn’t involve a flight. Simple, right? Actually, it’s not that easy. On a zoomed-out world map, it […]

Taking the Eastern Express Train from Kars to Ankara, Turkey

Travelling by train is my thing. I’ve taken trains all over the world – mainly on my trip from Bali to London with no flights – and it’s without a doubt my favourite way to travel. When planning my Turkey itinerary, I wanted to make sure that I saw as much of the country’s epic […]

Cheapest Way to From Beijing to Ulaanbaatar in 2019 (Bus and Train)

I’ve spent quite a lot of time travelling by train in China, and I really enjoy it. It’s fast, easy, safe, comfortable and affordable. So I knew how I was going to get to Ulaanbaatar. Train, of course! It’s fast, easy, safe, comfortable… then I looked at prices on Travel China Guide for the train […]

How to get the train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

I don’t know why I found getting the Bangkok to Chiang Mai train so difficult. I’ve taken chicken buses through Guatemala, I’ve travelled by train all around China and I’ve taken international coaches through Europe. But for some reason, I just seemed to mess up everything about the train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Luckily, […]

A Complete Guide to Train Travel in China

China is a fantastic place for more adventurous travellers. There’s no specific tourist path through the country, no shuttles transporting people to each destination, and very few bars and restaurants catered especially for backpackers. Because of all of this, China can seem a little daunting; and the question of how to get around is just […]