Traincation

Those in the know are turning to trains for all their short haul travel needs, especially now airport check-ins have become peep shows for overworked security guards. Whether you’re looking to large it in Latvia or get kinky in Helsinki, we at Global Cool – and a bunch of our celebrity friends – have all the connections you need.

Get inspiration for your own Traincation by watching our videos here and reading our guides to the best destinations below. Follow us on Twitter @traincation

GET THE LOOK: Hats off to Pharrell’s awesome style

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We loved Pharrell’s look at Wireless last weekend and now you can copy his style…

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Planet protector Tobey Maguire vs. heavy metal hunters Metallica

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This week, it’s judgement day for Tobey Maguire and Metallica…

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Planet protector Ian Somerhalder vs. reckless rich girl Paris Hilton

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This week, it’s judgement day for Ian Somerhalder and Paris Hilton…

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Our Great Big French Adventure: Week #4

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Here’s our first instalment of our Great Big French Adventure. S’amuser…

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Bon Voyage! Global Cool are embarking on a French adventure

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We spend so long harping on at you about ditching the plane and taking a Traincation instead we though it was about time we put our money where our mouths are…

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Dave Franco the lord of longboarding vs. Louis Tomlinson the gas guzzler

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This week it’s judgement day for Dave Franco and Louis Tomlinson…

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How to lose those pounds and pinch those pennies: Make 2014 the greatest (and greenest) year ever with our top five New Year’s resolutions

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We’re keeping it nice and easy this year with our top five New Year’s resolutions – a list of simple things you can do that will have a big impact on your life (and Mother Nature too)…

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WINTER ESCAPES: How to have an eco-adventure in Jamaica

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If you can’t turn the trip into a cool Traincation, just make sure you stay somewhere as awesome (and green) as Jamaica…

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Hugh Laurie, George Clooney and Afrojack

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This week we’re snogging a temperamental doctor, marrying an elusive bachelor and avoiding an egotistical DJ…

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On yer bike! Five super cycling holidays to treat your missus to

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Global Cool mate Jamie Rycroft has drawn up a list of five fantastic places in Europe where you and your loved one can rent bicycles, saddle up and explore new places…

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COMP: Win a big box of stuff (including cookbooks, DVDs and a signed The Script CD)

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Global Cool have been having a clear out (our mums made us do it) and instead of taking them home ourselves, we’ve decided to share them with you lovely people…

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COMP: Win a cool SolarGoPack worth over £100

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For a chance to win simply answer the question…

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HEAVENLY ESCAPES: Stay in the ultimate home away from home at Cape Cod

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We know we always harp on at you about not getting on planes but we know sometimes you just need to get as far away from home as possible…

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COMP: Win some beautiful Brighton-based artwork for your home

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This year we’re excited about taking a Staycation instead – vacationing in the UK rather than going further afield – and we’ve got our sights set on Brighton…

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Going on an adventure? Make sure you don’t forget a to pack the essentials

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Because taking the holiday of a lifetime doesn’t have to cost the Earth…

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Goldie Hawn, Dawn French and Victoria Beckham

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This week we’re snogging Kate Hudson’s mum, marrying Lenny Henry’s ex and avoiding a pouting princess…

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