Luxury train travel: Journey on the Blue Train

Earlier in 2019, the Blue Train – a luxury locomotive that rumbles between Cape Town and Pretoria – decided to extend its journey from one night to two, a nod to the rising popularity of slow travel. Here’s what it’s like to travel 994 miles across South Africa by luxury train. Slow travel The first thing to […]

Making tracks: The best luxury trains in Africa

South Africa

There are few things more romantic than coasting through the African plains on a luxury train. Not only is it such an easy, relaxed way to travel, it also slows you down and allows you to absorb the landscape, its variations and to enjoy the actual act of travelling. From epic cross-continent journeys to short […]