Train travel in Europe can make getting from the smallest of towns to the continent’s thriving metropolises and anywhere in between a snap. However, unless you plan ahead or take advantage of some of the less-apparent options for savings, you might find yourself racking up a hefty bill for the privilege of riding the rails.
Halfway through my beer and ham-and-cheese sandwich, it hit me.We’re going 180 mph! There I am standing in the cafeteria car of Spain’s high-speed train watching olive fields and whitewashed homes flash by me, and I realize how fast we are going.
It’s 4 p.m. on a summer day and the Celtic weather gods looking down on the Snowdonia region of Wales are in a fine mood. The sun is shining, and except for the traveling puffs of black smoke dotting the mountainous and coastal landscape, there’s barely a cloud in the sky.
Ahead of the 2014 college football season, the AP asked its panel of Top 25 voters, who are known for ranking the nation's top teams each week, to weigh in on which stadium had the best game-day atmosphere.
Modernization and the reluctance of the younger generation to learn the art of pottery, compounded by the cost of transporting the bulky and fragile products, have turned it into an unstable, dying industry.
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