Paris's Le Train Bleu

Stops all stations

Inspired by the Orient Express, Alice Russell embarks on a 4000-kilometre train journey from London to Istanbul.

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Film still from " THE THIRD MAN " 1950  Orson Welles

Ode to a masterpiece

Sixty years after its release, a film-noir classic is remembered in a private Vienna museum, writes Sue Wallace.

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Rite of passage ... Regensburg and the Steinerne Brucke bridge.

Ebb and flow of civilisation

Cathrin Schaer absorbs the folklore of central Europe as she floats through five countries and centuries of history.

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Cruising Europe's medieval highways

Many of Europe's great cities owe their existence to the waterways that link them. A sublime way to see them is by boat, write Ben and Joanna Hall.

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