How to plan a railway journey across Europe

The EU has designated 2021 as the European Year of Rail and it’s great timing as more people look to train travel as a way of diversifying their journeys across the continent. Here, we offer advice on planning an intrepid railway adventure across Europe, from booking sleeper trains to nabbing the best deals. 

Seven new luxury train routes for 2021

From a steam journey to the Arctic Circle to travelling in traditional Japanese style along the coast of Kyushu island, there’s a host of gilded new train routes slicing across some of the world’s most stunning landscapes. 

Car SOS - Restoring the Metro 6r4

The 'missing episode' surfaces as Tim and Fuzz tackle an enigmatic rally icon.

Car SOS - A short history of the Jensen Interceptor

In honour of one of the vehicles featured in Season 9, a look at the past of a beleaguered British sportscar icon.

Car SOS - back for season 9!

Fuzz and Tim are back with a new brace of historic vehicles in need of some serious TLC...

Watch a massive cruise sheep squeeze through Greece's infamous Corinth Canal

Mesmerising footage shows the ancient waterway allows passage with as little as one metre on each side.

Watch a massive cruise ship squeeze through Greece's infamous Corinth Canal

Mesmerising footage shows the ancient waterway allows passage with as little as one metre on each side. Footage from the show Europe From Above.

Ride the rails through the Rocky Mountains, from Vancouver to Banff

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, its dapper carriages climbing leisurely from multicultural Vancouver to the peak-ringed resort of Banff. The two-day route, following historic and hard-won train tracks, reveals supersized summits, pioneering settlements and forested valleys stalked by grizzly bears.

What you need to know about post-Brexit travel to Europe

Rules on travelling to and from EU countries changed on 1 January 2021. We answer 10 key questions regarding the new regulations, from pet passports to the new Global Health Insurance Card and more. 

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