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How to pack like a champ for your American rail adventure, whatever the weather

There are few countries on this planet with a scenery and climate as diverse as that of America's. Soaring mountains tower over sprawling, endless forests, and cascading waterfalls sculpt ancient rocks into smooth stones. That's just the countryside - America is a nation of great cities, each one more historic than the last, filled with fun, excitement and a sense of adventure. 

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What are the Eurostar travel times Brussels to London and vice versa?

Going from Brussels to London it is very easy with the Eurostar. The Eurostar leaves from Brussels Midi/Zuid Station and arrives at St Pancras Station International in London. The Eurostar is running at 300km/h and it just takes 2 hours to reach Belgium which is very quick. The Eurostar crosses wonderful European countryside and goes under the Channel Tunnel for 20 minutes. The Eurostar is arranged into 3 different classes including Standard, Standard premier and Business.

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How far in advance should I book a Eurostar?

The Eurostar is the only train which can be booked 6 months in advance. By booking very early, it is possible to benefit of cheap prices for Standard and Standard Premier classes.  The Eurostar offers 3 different classes including Standard, Standard Premier and Business.  Food is also available on board the Eurostar.

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Plunge into Japan's thermal springs and experience Japanese onsens

When your body is aching, your mind can't rest and you're chilled to the bone, there's nothing quite like a dip in a blissfully warm and relaxing body of water. Japan is world famous for its onsen, also known as thermal hot springs.

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Ski Couple Order Their JR Passes Kyoto to Hakuba for Japan Ski Season

The Hakuba region of Japan is known for its popular ski resorts with over 200 runs and world class attractions. Every ski season, a mass of locals and foreign travellers flock to this region to enjoy the best of winter sports entertainment. If you are an adventurous couple with a planned holiday to Japan during this season, then now is the time to book your rail pass to Hakuba.

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Where does Eurostar arrive in Paris from London?

The Eurostar arrives into Paris Gare du Nord station. This station is located in the heart of Paris just a stone’s throw away from Montmartre district in the 10th Arrondissment. Nord station is the busiest station in Europe and is an international, national regional and metro station.

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