Europe in the snow: winter activities you won’t want to miss

All this snow has made us think at Interrailing Packages  – what’s good to do in Europe when it snows? Yeah, sure, there’s all those Christmas markets and city ice rinks and skiing and snowboarding and yadda, yadda, yadda. But what about a real snow adventure ya know, like when Christmas is over and it’s…

Grab a winter bargain with our mini Interrail deals

Got the January blues? Or just ready to start 2018 off with an adventure? Why not take a break and treat yourself to a new “mini” Interrail package, perfect for those short on time, or money, or who just want to dip a toe into Interrailing without, ya know, a full on, four-week commitment. So…

What to pack for Interrailing

Interrailing is slightly different to your usual holiday – after all, what other vacay could see you snowboarding in France and, just a week and three cities later, soaking up the sun on Spain’s Costa del Sol – without the big jetsetter price tag that is. Factor in that you’ll probably only have a backpack…

Tara’s travel blog: three weeks across Europe

Earlier this year Interrailing Packages went on the hunt for their first ever travel blogger – launching a nationwide, social media competition to find someone willing to sacrifice three whole weeks of their lives to undertake an epic Interrail adventure across Europe. Who on earth would want to do that right? Well, quite a few…

Are you ready for an adventure?

So, you reckon you’re cut out for a bit of an adventure? Urban Dictionary, that bible of all things to be defined, describes those daring adventurer types as: “A group of people with the proverbial grape fruit sized testicles that will try anything, anywhere, anytime.” Well, when we read that, it got us thinking –…

Split – a mini guide

You’d probably never heard of Split before this year. Hey, some of you maybe haven’t heard of Split yet. Well, get ready folks, because, like the country in which it resides, the city of Split is poised to become a major destination in coming years. Split is Croatia’s second largest city (Zagreb beats it to…

Budapest – a mini guide

Ah beautiful Budapest. There’s nowhere quite like it. The pearl of the Danube, Budapest is split by said river into two distinct sides – Buda on the hilly, west side and Pest on the east bank. Each boasts their own unique character and sights. According to the Visiting Hungary website: “Suburban Buda and its historic…

Going solo

Loved up couples cuddling on the Eiffel Tower, group pics in the sun at the Trevi Fountain… but what about those lone travellers, hitting the track with just themselves and their backpack for company. Are they crazy or what? Read on to find out why travelling alone can be the best way to travel, and get…

Meet Tara – our new Travel Blogger

Earlier this year, we ran a competition to find our first ever travel blogger to share their thoughts, views, comments, images and videos on a fabulous three-week journey across Europe! We had a fantastic response to the competition, with some amazing entries – but unfortunately, there could only be one winner and the lucky blogger-to-be…

Venice – a mini guide

A city like no other, Venice  is situated across a group of over 100 small islands, separated by canals and linked by some 400 bridges. And of course, it is those stunning waterways which give the city its many monikers – the  City of Water, the City of Bridges, the Floating City, the City of…