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Clem Climbs the Swiss Alps: the Golden Pass & Jungfrau

At Rail Plus, we dont just sell rail travel; we live and breathe it. Our staff fully immerse themselves in the world of rail travel through staff Famils. This is Clem's story on the Gold Pass route in Switzerland.

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Enjoying the grandeur of the Golden Pass with Rail Plus' Clem

Our team of expert travel consultants wouldn't be fit to call themselves rail experts if they had not experienced worldwide train travel first-hand, through the large variety of rail packages on offer.

Read more about Train travel in Switzerland

Coastal Passage Canadian Rockies Highlights

Finally the time has come for me to head to Seattle to start a trip of a life time on the Rocky Mountaineer. Rail Plus staff are fortunate to go on rail famils where we familiarise ourselves with our great train journeys for a fantastic real world experience of train travel. This year, I am excited to be partaking in the Coastal Passage Canadian Rockies Highlights journey.

Read more about Rocky Mountaineer, staff story, Zoe Condon

Vancouver City Sights on my Rocky Mountaineer Famils

The weather gods were not in our favour when we arrived in Vancouver, but what better way to experience a rain forest than in the rain. 

Read more about Zoe's Rocky Mountaineer Famil, Staff stories

Hidden Treasures in Seattle on my Rocky Mountaineer Famil

What is one of the top things to do when you travel? Find the most obscure attractions, of course! Today I visited Seattle's “Gum Wall”. It is one of the most obscure attractions I have ever been to (and I have been to a Gopher Museum!!)

Read more about Zoe's Rocky Mountaineer Famil, Staff stories

The best views of Seattle during my Rocky Mountaineer Famil

When you are in a city on the opposite side of the world, you expect things to be different. Before you leave, you make a list of all the things you would like to see and do, you spend hours researching and finding out the little hidden sightseeing treasures. 

Read more about Zoe's Rocky Mountaineer Famil, Staff stories