Who wouldn’t know the newest animé from Japan after the titans devouring humans known as “Attack On Titans?” Now, the Japanese yet again bring you another trailblazing series of action and supernatural beings. The trending on each social media is called the “Koutetsujou no Kabaneri” (Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress). Heroines and heroes from orphan kids turn into a half-human and half undead with super strength (called Kabaneri) to defend the weak. What’s so cool about this animé series is their fortress. As the title says, Iron Fortress, they are actually pertaining to the famous Hype Train.
The hype train or Iron Fortress was actually a steam locomotive, a railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine. Relive the speed and strength of the railway by travelling to several destinations around the world. In this article, we’ll give you a list of Best Places to Travel by Train!
The five breathtaking routes in Canada include Vancouver to Whistler and Banff to Jasper, and all whisk you across the vast lands of the Great White North. Wary of spending too much time on a train? You can choose between shorter two-day trips and more immersive eleven-day journeys. Regardless, you’ll get ample time to stretch your legs since you sleep in hotels at night.
Cost: From $1,295 for two days
Departing only once a year, this romantic ride traverses Paris, Budapest, Bucharest, and Istanbul throughout the course of six days. Between the gourmet four-course meals and the flowing champagne and live music, you’ll easily lose track of time as you take in views of the Italian Dolomites and the Swiss Alps.
Cost: From $9,180 for six days
From Bangkok to Singapore, you will be transported across bustling cities and tranquil countryside. Watch the views from your private cabin or grab a cocktail and take it to the train’s outdoor observation deck. In the middle of the four-day trip, you’ll disembark for a river cruise (on a local raft, naturally) under the infamous River Kwai Bridge.
Cost: From $2,690 for four days
The Ghan takes you through the heart of Australia in the comfort of a private cabin. From the rolling green hills of Adelaide to the tropics of Darwin, the views are constantly changing throughout your expedition. At each stop, choose from excursions like a guided tour through the mines of Coober Pedy or a helicopter ride over Kakadu and Nitmiluk National Parks.
Cost: From $2,359 for four days
The perfect day trip in Switzerland, this eight-hour journey winds its way through the Swiss Alps with panoramic views of the landscape. (Think castles, charming villages and tons of snow-capped peaks, including close-up views of the iconic Matterhorn Mountain).
Cost: From $183 (including $33 reservation fee) for one day
Traveling by train is a relaxing way to take in the sights without, you know, the hassle of modern travel. No worries, no zombie-like Kabane will crawl into your train and rip your heart out.
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