Switzerland’s Chocolate Train

Anyone got a sweet tooth? Then boy, have we got the train journey for you! If you know your chocolate, then you’ll known that Switzerland is famous for its creamy, luxury choclatey goodness. Let’s see, you got your Lindt (Master Chocolatiers no less), your nougaty nutty lovely Toblerone (the stuff of Christmas stockings across the world), your…

Meet Lauren and Cathal, our latest Travel Bloggers

Interrailing Packages Ltd are delighted to introduce our latest Travel Bloggers, Lauren Murphy and Cathal Mone, who will be heading off in December this year on a mini Interrail trip to the Czech Republic. Read on to find out more about this intrepid travelling duo and their trip 😊 Who we are 🇮🇪 Hey everyone, we’re…

Dark Tourism guide (part two)

Our picks of some of Europe’s most poignant locations. Babenhausen, Germany Looking to do a spot of ghost hunting when Interrailing? Then you my want to add the German city of Hesse to your itinerary. The Babenhausen Barracks located near the city were used to house soldiers for combat during numerous wars, including World War…

Dark Tourism, Interrail style

For this post, we chose a  very atmospheric image from Rome’s Colosseum by Instagrammer @connormalt. Makes ya think … what was it like back in the day, before a tournament, standing in the shadows, the crowds roaring beyond the walls, waiting to fight. to die. And if that’s got ya thinking, here’s our top recommendations…

Destination inspiration: Kutná Hora

Just an hour from Prague is a silver mining town quite like no other in the world – it is Kutná Hora. One of the Czech Republic’s most popular destinations. Part of this medieval city’s fame is that it is home to the wondrous Sedlec Ossuary aka the Church of Bones, so called because it is…

Check in at Checkpoint Charlie

Perhaps one of the most iconic sights in Berlin, this monument of the former border crossing, the Cold War and the partition of Berlin is located on the corner of Friedrichstradt and Zimmerstradt. In fact, the barrier, checkpoint booth (which is actually a replica – the real thing is in the Allied Museum in Zehlendorf),…

The scoop on Bosnia-Herzegovina

Planning your Interrail trip and thinking about heading somewhere a little bit different? Why not consider adding Bosnia-Herzegovina to your itinerary. Situated in southeastern Europe, Bosnia-Herzegovina is home to some of nature’s most beautiful creations, including Kravice Waterfalls (a natural amphitheatre, the waterfalls cascade 30-metres down from the stunning forest above into a turquoise lake),…

Bratislava – a mini guide

Dubbed by some as the “mini Prague”, Bratislava is so much more than that – sure it’s small for a European capital but it’s brimming with bars, clubs, cafes, restaurants, shops and things to do. The stunning Danube links the city to Vienna and Budapest, forming the trio of the historic Austro-Hungarian Empire, and providing…

Bucharest – a mini guide

The capital of Romania, Bucharest was known back in the 1900s as “Little Paris” and with its tree-lined boulevards, Belle Époque buildings (don’t let the odd, austere communist-era building put you off) and buzzing nightlife, it’s a nickname which is just as apt today as it was back in the day! In fact, Lonely Planet…

Salzburg – a mini guide

The fourth largest city in Austria, Salzburg is a UNESCO World Heritage site, was the birthplace of Mozart and was the setting for the Sound of Music. It’s a pretty stunning Interrail destination too. What’s not to love? In fact, Salzburg is the Sound of Music city. Literally. Not only did the real Trapp family once…