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Cinderella in Vienna

Cinderella in Vienna

The clock striking midnight, a lost gold slipper, and…a massive row? Flic Everett recalls her Cinderella moment in the Viennese whirl.

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THE BEST LITTLE JUNK SHOP IN BRUNIG

THE BEST LITTLE JUNK SHOP IN BRUNIG

Like poking around antique shops? Flic Everett does- so much that she went up a mountain to find one.

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FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRAVELLING WITH KIDS

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRAVELLING WITH KIDS

If you’re planning a family trip, whether it involves trains, driving, or a 7 hour sea-crossing in a high wind, here’s all you need to know before you go:

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TULIPS, CYCLES, CLOGS AND… DIAMONDS?

TULIPS, CYCLES, CLOGS AND… DIAMONDS?

Amsterdam isn’t just famous for its canals and flowers. From the 16th century, it has been an international centre for the diamond trade. Here’s how to come home with a lasting souvenir of your trip.

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Bike Where You Belong - A cycle ride around Amsterdam.

Bike Where You Belong - A cycle ride around Amsterdam.

"There are thousands of cyclists, flowing along the narrow canalside streets, often performing what look like circus tricks..."

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Seaside Memories by Janey Preger

Seaside Memories by Janey Preger

Writer Janey Preger remembers her childhood family holidays by the seaside...

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Family Baggage

Family Baggage

What you carry with you tells the world who you are. Writer JANEY PREGER explores her family’s long love affair with luggage.

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THE SECRETS OF VINTAGE POSTCARDS

THE SECRETS OF VINTAGE POSTCARDS

At Road, Rail and Sea, we collect vintage postcards wherever we go, to help illustrate our pages. But sometimes, what’s written on the back is just as fascinating as the picture on the front. Here are a few of our favourites, including one lady writing on the day of Charles and Diana’s wedding, a happy World Cup winner, and one man who’s worried about his collars.

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How To Be The Ideal Travelling Companion

How To Be The Ideal Travelling Companion

Bibi Lynch believes that her many trips have taught her how to be the ideal travelling companion...

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THE FIVE BIGGEST DRIVING HOLIDAY ROWS WE EVER HAD… (AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM)

THE FIVE BIGGEST DRIVING HOLIDAY ROWS WE EVER HAD… (AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM)

The lure of the open road, as Mr Toad knew, is a wonderful thing. But unless you’ve done your preparation, long drives on foreign soil can fray any marital temper. Here are five rows that Road Rail and Sea founders Flic Everett and her husband Simon Buckley have had when driving abroad…and how you can avoid them, to make your own driving holiday a delightful and row-free experience.

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TRAVEL IN STYLE

TRAVEL IN STYLE

FOR FASHION LOVERS, ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF ROAD, RAIL AND SEA TRAVEL IS THAT THERE ARE NO BAGGAGE RESTRICTIONS . GUEST FASHION WRITER SIAM GOORWICH TALKS US THROUGH THE KEY EUROPEAN LABELS, AND WHERE TO FIND THEM THIS SUMMER....

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FIVE GREAT REASONS TO ESCAPE AT EASTER

FIVE GREAT REASONS TO ESCAPE AT EASTER

As everyone keeps saying, “Easter’s early this year.” Luckily, there’s still time to book a fast getaway by car or train, that will have you on the sun warmed continent in under two hours, laughing with your head thrown back as you remember your less fortunate friends and colleagues who are spending it hunched over a broken Smarties egg in a force nine gale, because the kids insisted on the traditional outdoor egg hunt. And here’s five very good reasons to book it now...

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THE REAL DANGERS OF YOUR HOLIDAY

THE REAL DANGERS OF YOUR HOLIDAY

Going on holiday can be fraught with incident. Sunstroke, food poisoning or pick-pocketing can all derail your dream trip…but there are other dangers you don’t get warned about. Let Road, Rail And Sea come to the rescue.

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5 OSCAR WINNING MOVIES TO INSPIRE TRAVEL

5 OSCAR WINNING MOVIES TO INSPIRE TRAVEL

It’s Oscars week- and while the stars have unsightly ribs extracted and their hair glued in anticipation, we’re celebrating with a look at some of the best movie travelogues ever made.

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Lost In Cannes

Lost In Cannes

Having adventures is all part of a great trip… but not when it becomes more horror movie than holiday. Flic Everett recalls her “The Shining’ experience in one of Europe’s grandest hotels.

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Spring Break: The Top 5 Spring Holidays

Spring Break: The Top 5 Spring Holidays

Spring is perhaps the best time of year to visit Europe. The Summer crowds haven’t arrived yet, the trees in every park and square are bursting with blossom, and it’s warm enough to sit at café tables outside, or stroll by the river. Any of our top five Spring holiday picks will guarantee a wonderful time.

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10 Incredibly Good Reasons Not To Fly

10 Incredibly Good Reasons Not To Fly

Road, Rail and Sea is dedicated to helping travellers plan the best journeys in Europe- without ever have to get on a plane. Here’s ten reasons why air travel is no match for trains, cars and boats.

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Love is All You Need

Love is All You Need

It's time to to escape the dreary winter days and book some romance...Book before 14th Jan for prices from just £59 return to Paris, Lille & Brussels.

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New Year in Vienna - 5 Things To Do.

New Year in Vienna - 5 Things To Do.

Vienna is famous for its New Year celebrations and the city is packed with people enjoying music, theatre and wonderful food. This is our top 5 things to do in Vienna at New Year.

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The Hounds Of The Salzburg Hills...

It’s just been announced that next year’s World Dog Show will be held in Hungary in May. It reminded us that last May, we were inadvertently caught up in this very event, on the streets of Salzburg.

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Liberty On The (PLATFORM) Barricades

Liberty On The (PLATFORM) Barricades

Look at these Christmas windows! It’s not just us with trains on the brain. This year’s Liberty of London festive windows are amongst their best ever. They’ve based them all on the golden age of rail travel, and we sneaked a few pictures as we passed this week…

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Detectives On Holiday

Detectives On Holiday

Where Do Our Favourite Sleuths Go When They Need A Break? We’ve Picked Their Perfect Trips

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George & Mildred go on tour.

George & Mildred go on tour.

We take George & Mildred on a trip from Paris to Berlin.

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You Are 16, Going On 1600…

You Are 16, Going On 1600…

Everyone needs a guide in a new city- and our guide to Salzburg pulled no punches. Specially when it came to its most famous export...

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Road, Rail And Sea: How It All Began

Road, Rail And Sea: How It All Began

We offer an inspiring alternative to flying, by creating exciting routes and holidays throughout Europe, which you can then book via our ABTA approved travel partners. We’re a new site, with big plans – and you can read all about why we launched here:

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