Train Travel Tips, Eurail Passes, Air Travel Tips, Car Rental Help, Bus Travel, Etc.

Tips For Choosing The Best Eurail Pass

Using a rail pass is a great way to travel through Europe, but choosing the right rail pass can be daunting. And because I get so many questions about Eurail passes, I figured I would create a guide to help you make an informed decision. Pick the Rail Pass That Matches Your Travel Style The great thing about Eurail ... Read More

How To Purchase Train Tickets for Europe

In the not-so-distant past, the only way to buy train tickets for Europe was through an expensive travel agent or at the train station ticket window. These days, most of Europe’s national rail services offer online booking, but there are still a few hiccups here and there. In this guide, we’ll tell you everything you need ... Read More

Eurail Pass Review — Is A Rail Pass A Good Value?

Ahh, the Eurail pass. Broke travelers have been slumming around Europe with rail passes in hand for decades. But is the Eurail pass actually a good value? In this review, we’ll outline when you should and shouldn’t consider purchasing a rail pass. What Is A Eurail Pass? Rail passes were first designed so you wouldn’t have to deal ... Read More

Guide To Night Trains and Sleeping on Trains in Europe

Hopping aboard a night train is a great way to travel long distances without sacrificing precious sightseeing time. However, over the past few years the number of night trains has begun dwindling, thanks to the increase in budget airlines. But you’ll still find routes between popular destinations. In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know about ... Read More

Complete Guide To Train Travel In Europe

Traveling by train is the quintessential method for touring Europe and rightfully so. It’s romantic. It’s inspiring. Some might say it’s almost magical. And to those of you who don’t live in a country where train travel is prominent, it’s a little mysterious. The rail network is extremely developed and train service is very reliable ... Read More

How to Find Cheap Flights in Europe — Backpacker’s Guide For Budget Airfare

Train travel has long been the preferred and “romantic” way to travel through Europe, but budget air travel in Europe has really taken off (pardon the pun). About 15 years ago, Europe deregulated air travel and that led to a surge in discount carriers offering low-cost, no-frills service. Now it’s possible to find insanely cheap airfare to ... Read More

Rail Pass Guide For Train Travel in Europe

Every European adventure is different. Some people travel for 12 days and some travel for over 12 months. There are rail passes to meet most people’s needs. But with so many options, choosing the perfect rail pass for Europe can often become overwhelming. My best advice is to read about each pass and then start ... Read More

Ryanair Survival Guide: Everything You Need To Know About Flying Europe’s Most Infamous Airline

If you’re a budget backpacker, you’ll probably hear about Ryanair sooner or later. Ryanair has become one of the most successful and notorious airlines in Europe. They’re known for no-frills service with rock-bottom prices, but they’re also known for excessive fees and questionable customer service. However, if you know how to play the game, Ryanair can be a great way to ... Read More

Cheapest Way to Travel Europe — Comparing Train, Plane, and Car Travel

What is the cheapest way to travel Europe — train, plane or car? This guide will help you choose the best transportation for your travel style.

Long Distance Coach Travel In Europe: Get On And Shut Up

When one thinks of the ways to travel Europe, by bus is rarely on the top of the list. Yet, it is a popular choice to many budget travelers. It can be one of the cheapest ways to travel though Europe, but it often lacks in comfort, speed, convenience, and the schedules can often be ... Read More