The view through my carriage window is so beautiful that it looks as if it's been computer-generated, or at the very least Photoshopped.
The menu is impressive, considering the limitations on space and the constant motion of the train.
In Japanese, there are seven words that describe what type of train fanatic you are.
There's a surprise and a fragrant delight around every bend on this evocative rail journey.
This is a full-on trek, which will take me to three state capitals through a range of terrains, and home again.
Crossing Europe by train is enjoyable, but the ride is easier if you acquaint yourself with the network before the train leaves the station.
The blue-liveried trains that speed through the tunnel may be shiny and new. But the alps above have a story to tell...
This blue and silver train, like a faerie chariot, goes deep into Ireland, a land where myth and superstition inhabit a gorgeous, many-storied landscape.
See a famous coastline without the hassle of driving.
It's only 183 kilometres, but if it's not the world's most scenic train trip, it must come close.
It's a rail trip that traverses not only the width of a nation, but a chunk of its history and culture.
It's a big country, and there's no better way of experiencing its vastness than by train.