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Let the good times roll on a skating Traincation to Amsterdam

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Amsterdam isn’t just about cafés and the Red Light District – the city has so much more to offer, including some beautiful green areas. So why not take a Traincation to the ‘dam and let the good times roll…

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Turkish wrestling, Ebru art and whirling dervishes on Traincation in Vienna

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We don’t know about you, but the Indian summer in England has really got us in the holiday mood. So why not head over to Vienna for one of our most unusual Traincations yet…

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An Oktoberfest special: Beer and bratwursts on Traincation to Munich

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You should all know by now that we enjoy any excuse to party. So when we heard the words beer, food and fancy dress we just had to pick Oktoberfest in Munich as our Traincation of the week…

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Holiday tips: How hostels can save you money on Traincation in Europe

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Hostels are really starting to give cheap hotels a run for their money with many boasting a heady list of facilities, stylish decor and an atmosphere geared towards meeting fellow travellers – something that hotels and apartments always lack. You can even find eco hostels nowadays. Take a look at these seven tips for finding the best hostels and stretching your travel budget when you’re on Traincation…

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School Of Cool #53: Go for gold like Rick Edwards

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Our favourite ex-T4 presenter is a crusader for his planet, is supporting the Paralympic games and even went on Traincation with us. Find out all about it here…

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On Traincation in Hamburg with Ed Sheeran and Friendly Fires

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Bestival marked the last major music festival in the UK of 2011, but that doesn’t mean festival season has to be over for you. Head on over to Germany with Ed Sheeran, Friendly Fires and Ben Howard on Traincation to Hamburg…

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Go flipping mental for pancakes like Wills and Kate on Traincation in Rotterdam

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These pictures of Prince William and Kate Middleton flipping pancakes in Northern Ireland gave us the overwhelming desire to grab some sugar and lemon and get cooking. Then we remembered just how lazy/bad in the kitchen we are. So we decided to show you how to eat as many pancakes as you want while taking a little holiday to boot on Traincation in Rotterdam…

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Take a boat ride on the river of fire with a Traincation to Oberwesel

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This week we’ve been saying goodbye to the summer and embracing the impending autumn. But just because August is over it doesn’t mean you have to stop partying. Why not embark on a new adventure on Traincation to Oberwesel…

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Jacuzzis, cocktails and Hawaiian dancers on Traincation in Vienna

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Beach holiday or city break? Don’t you just wish you could combine the two and have the freedom to explore an incredible city and a beautiful beach? Well this week forget sex, we bring you to Sand in the City on Traincation to Vienna…

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Bob Marley, dub stations and reggae on Traincation to Benicàssim

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If you missed all the music and partying at Benicàssim Festival this year don’t worry- we’ve found a way you can still get the holiday you need in this beautiful town and a whole host of great gigs. Introducing the Traincation to Benicàssim, reggae style…

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One Day like this: Here’s something else for One Day star Anne Hathaway to worship about David Nicholls

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The trailer for One Day, starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess is out now. We loved the book by David Nicholls and judging by this sneak preview we have a feeling we’re going to love the movie just as much…

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Crossdressing, curry and opera on Traincation in Amsterdam

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Here at Global Cool planes are so yesterday. Things like long airport queues and catching a cold from our sneezing plane neighbour do not interest us. So get ready for some stunning views of Europe on this week’s Traincation to Amsterdam…

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Horsing around in the sea and sunshine on Traincation in Spain

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With another holiday company going into administration this week, and hundreds of people stranded at airports, it’s never been a better time to take a Traincation. So, this week we take you to Spain…

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A catwalk and a cuppa (possibly with Lady Gaga) on Traincation in France

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We don’t know about you but all these lean, leggy fashion looks in hot sunny colours on the streets is really boosting our summer spirit. And there’s no better way to get in the holiday mood than starting your vacation from the moment you leave your doorstep. So, this week we help you find your fashion personali-tea on Traincation in France. Who knows, with any luck you might even bump into Lady Gaga with her signature random teacup…

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Calling all whacky Lady Gaga types: Experience the monstrous side of fashion on Traincation in Athens

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If you’ve got the Monday blues and are still recovering from your weekend antics it’s time to start planning a trip away with some weird and wonderful fashion on Traincation in Athens…

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Martial arts, cassoulet and Catalan theatre on Traincation in Barcelona

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If you’ve got the Monday blues and are still recovering from your weekend antics it’s time to start planning a trip away. Why not head to one of the summer’s biggest events on Traincation in Barcelona…

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