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Is Euro Rail travel a real alternative to short haul flights?
In the past few weeks I've been travelling to a number of European cities evaluating the pros & cons of train verses plane - to short haul destinations. With 80% of the total journey time of an average short haul flight spent on the ground there are some interesting comparisons to be made. For news items or feature articles contact Peter Lynch at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Murray Stewart

Click for full storyA fairly recent convert to travel-writing, I have now twice updated Bradt's guidebook to North Cyprus and am also co-author of Bradt's Cape Verde guidebook. My other passion in life is long-distance walking,having twice completed the Camino Santiago and had articles published on the subject. At some stage, I hope to complete a currently half-baked travelogue of my pilgrim wanderings. I previously worked for twenty years in Corporate Restructuring. Even before my career change, I had studied...


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