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The Best Train Journey in the World – Riding the Iron Ore Train in Mauritania

I know, I know the title of this article is a big shout, but wait until you see the pics and hear about this epic adventure…. So I was in my 180/197th country, Mauritania, in West Africa. A country that most people have never heard of, yet one of the biggest in the region. I’ve added Continue Reading »

The Glacier Express: A History

  Sometimes referred to as the ‘slowest express in the world’ this iconic train route is one of the most thrilling ways to travel around Switzerland – but what is its history? The mountains  Despite its wonderful roads and superb views, one of the best methods to see Switzerland is to hop aboard a train Continue Reading »

What Visas You Need to Get in Advance to Take the Trans Siberian Railway

The Trans Siberian is something every true traveler has on their bucket list. I loved the adventure and I wrote this as I was about to jump on the train to Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia. It took quite a lot of work, and a fair chunk of cash, to get all my papers in Continue Reading »