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The Ghan versus Indian Pacific - Epic Australian Rail Battle

When it comes to choosing between Australia’s great train journeys, it can appear to be an impossible choice thanks to the calibre of rail travel experiences on offer. To make the decision slightly easier for you we have put together this comparison guide and infographic (below) for two of Australia’s most incredible rail adventures.

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The Ghan on SBS

Australia's Greatest Train Journey is coming to TV screens this week. SBS is broadcasting a special three-hour event that will take you on a journey across the country - from Adelaide to Darwin. Become a part of the "Slow TV" movement and get inspired to embark on the train yourself.

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4 Australian Epicurean Experiences Aboard the Indian Pacific

It’s a common misconception that Australia lacks an authentic culinary culture. Whilst the land down under is famous for barbecues, beer, lamingtons, Pavlova, and meat pies, most of these are culinary extractions from other cultures, and Australia is often criticised for lacking it’s own unique ‘flavour’. Whilst the culinary traditions of Australia might not be as obvious as China’s dumplings or Italy’s pizza, it does exist, and a trip on the Indian Pacific is the perfect opportunity to experience it. This week, we run through four truly Australian gastronomic experiences you can discover on this rail journey.

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5 Fabulous Reasons to Embark on The Ghan Expedition

Many Australians lament the fact that theyve never seen their country and the natural landmarks like Uluru which its famous for. Admittedly, organising a trip through Australias red centre on your own can be daunting, but a luxury rail journey aboard The Ghan on the other hand is the perfect, stress free way to take in the countrys epic desert landscape. This week, we take a look at five fabulous reasons why The Ghan Expedition should be on your holiday bucket list.

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Where does the mighty Indian Pacific stop?

Prepare yourself for the ride of a lifetime on the Indian Pacific – a truly unique rail journey that will see you traverse the Australian outback from coast to coast. This transcontinental rail expedition takes you between two oceans, the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean (or vice-versa), visiting a number of quaint rural towns along the way. This luxury train journey is one of the best ways to experience the Australian outback, combing the perfect mix of relaxation and adventure. Read on to find out exactly where a ride on the Indian Pacific will take you

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How an Indian Pacific Train Trip Changes Your Idea of Time

Do you ever wish you could travel back to a time when the world was a simpler place?

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