Tag Archives: Lake Como

European Train Tour #5 – Italy

Europe is a wonderful continent. Culturally & geographically diverse and incredibly easy to navigate from the Arctic to the Mediterranean or even the Atlantic to the Pacific. The best way to explore the region is by train with a vast network of train tracks criss-crossing the continent, connecting amazing cities and countries. Arm yourself with […]

Train Tracks, Venice, Italy

June 2016 Overseas Train Journeys – Part One, Italy

If you follow my blog regularly, you will know that I love an overseas train journey. Prior to my most recent tour of North East Italy and Switzerland I had completed 191 such trips on foreign rails. It now stands at over 200! Bologna to Venice Santa Lucia After a memorable 36 hours in Bologna […]

Merry Como

There were plenty of ‘magic moments’ in store for us in Como, but first we needed to get there. Travelling from Verona by train meant we had to change in Milan with just a ten minute gap between arrival and departure. I knew from past experience that Milano Centrale is vast so speed would be […]