Is Solo Female Train Travel in India Safe?

Is Solo Female Train Travel in India Safe?

One of my favourite things about India is the train travel.  Planning a trip to India as a (solo) female traveller there are plenty of articles and blog posts out there about safety tips for women. What I couldn’t find much information on, however, was train...
Night Train to… The Land of Kings.

Night Train to… The Land of Kings.

For me there’s something inescapably romantic about the names of the train routes in India.

Regardless of the reality of a long journey, it’s far more tempting to get swept away by names like the “Island Express”, the

Night Train to… Bangkok.

Night Train to… Bangkok.

One of the highlights from my trip to Thailand in 2015 was the train travel around the country.  So I knew that when I returned in November last year, that it wouldn’t be long until I’d find myself back on the rails. When it comes to Train Travel in Asia,...
Night Train to… Lisbon.

Night Train to… Lisbon.

“Encounters between people, it often seems to me, are like trains passing at breakneck speed in the night.  We cast fleeting looks at the passengers sitting behind dull glass in the dim light, who disappear from our field of vision almost before we perceive...
Night Train to… The Highlands.

Night Train to… The Highlands.

The Scottish Highlands have always held a mystical appeal to me. And in my book—there’s no better way to travel than to fall asleep in the suburbs of London, muggy in the august heat, and waking up to the fresh air of the Scottish glens. The Caledonian...