How to do a luxury train journey – for less

How to do a luxury train journey – for less

I have always loved the slow, rhythmic hum and hypnotic sway of a train. The allure of gazing, lost in thought, out of huge windows for endless hours – watching the ever-changing landscape from the comfort of your bunk or seat – has a pull like no other. There is no turbulence; no fear of lost baggage; no snaking queue at passport control. Train journeys to somewhere far, far away are the epitome of poetic old-world charm, and offer the ultimate taste of the slow life in an age when time itself has become a luxury. But cheap they are not. Since the gilded age, luxurious long-distance trains have largely …
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