Category Archives: train

In and around Centralstation

Like in many other European cities, the station building in Goteborg is an architectural marvel, both from the inside and the outside. And like in many other European cities there is a fair amount of art in and around the

In and around Centralstation

Like in many other European cities, the station building in Goteborg is an architectural marvel, both from the inside and the outside. And like in many other European cities there is a fair amount of art in and around the

Getting to Goteborg

On my departure from Oslo, the weather turned drearier.  Luckily, at this speed the trip wasn’t too long. A lot of the #viewfromatrain was quite predictable.  Farmland and farmhouses painted the typical Swedish red with white contrast   A rather unusually

Getting to Goteborg

On my departure from Oslo, the weather turned drearier.  Luckily, at this speed the trip wasn’t too long. A lot of the #viewfromatrain was quite predictable.  Farmland and farmhouses painted the typical Swedish red with white contrast   A rather unusually

Hours in Oslo

Having spent quite some time in Norway already, I decided to only stop in Oslo for a few hours.  Luckily, they were sunny hours and I was exploring the sculptures around the station with many other visitors.  I imagine the

Hours in Oslo

Having spent quite some time in Norway already, I decided to only stop in Oslo for a few hours.  Luckily, they were sunny hours and I was exploring the sculptures around the station with many other visitors.  I imagine the

On to Oslo

This train journey from Bergen to Oslo is absolutely stunning.  I took lots of photos, but as is so frequently the case with beautiful landscapes, it is impossible to capture the awe in photos.  Specially not when they are taken

On to Oslo

This train journey from Bergen to Oslo is absolutely stunning.  I took lots of photos, but as is so frequently the case with beautiful landscapes, it is impossible to capture the awe in photos.  Specially not when they are taken

Training

The train journey from Bergen to Oslo is famously the most beautiful train journey in Europe.  From Bergen to Voss it is mostly in tunnels, by joining the train in Voss, I could get up later and not miss out

Training

The train journey from Bergen to Oslo is famously the most beautiful train journey in Europe.  From Bergen to Voss it is mostly in tunnels, by joining the train in Voss, I could get up later and not miss out

A day in the Grand Duchy

When I set myself the target to visit every EU country while my British citizenship allows me to be an EU citizen as well, I didn’t specify how long I should visit each country for.  I always felt that just

A day in the Grand Duchy

When I set myself the target to visit every EU country while my British citizenship allows me to be an EU citizen as well, I didn’t specify how long I should visit each country for.  I always felt that just

Past Mt Fuji again

The last day of ‘holiday’ –we have reserved seats on the Shinkansen to Yokohama train so must leave the hotel punctually, first we get the JR loop train to Osaka station and from there another JR train to Shin-Osaka. That

Past Mt Fuji again

The last day of ‘holiday’ –we have reserved seats on the Shinkansen to Yokohama train so must leave the hotel punctually, first we get the JR loop train to Osaka station and from there another JR train to Shin-Osaka. That