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Traincation Inspiration: Pole vaulting, slacklining and the Golden Roof in Innsbruck

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One little Icelandic ash cloud doesn’t scare us! Save yourself the hassle of worrying about delays, cancellations and sleeping on the floor at Gatwick by taking the train instead. This week we take you hopping, skipping and jumping on a Traincation to Innsbruck…

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Traincation Inspiration: Sand, camels and African drums in France

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If you’re feeling a bit blue this Monday morning with the wedding of the decade over and no more lovely short working weeks for a while, don’t despair. Escape to another continent without even leaving Europe with an African-inspired Traincation to Cozes…

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Traincation Inspiration: White beaches, emerald waters and fine wine in Sardinia

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If you’re feeling a bit blue this Monday morning with the wedding of the decade over and no more lovely short working weeks for a while, don’t despair. Escape with a glass of wine and a seaside stroll on a Traincation to Sardinia…

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Traincation Inspiration: Escape the royal wedding with carousels and apple wine in Frankfurt

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We really do love a great wedding and have certainly jumped on the royal wedding bandwagon over the past few weeks. However if endless conversations about Kate’s flowing locks, seating arrangements and who will be the embarrassing drunk at the reception really are boring you to tears, we have the solution: It’s time for a mini Traincation to Frankfurt…

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Traincation Inspiration: Torchlit parades, Audrey Tautou and Easter skeletons in Spain

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A four day week you say? Don’t mind if we do! Here at Global Cool we love a good Bank Holiday. A long weekend is the perfect excuse to get away from the hustle and bustle of working life. We’d like to help you make the most of your easter break with a spooky Traincation to Verges, Spain…

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Traincation Inspiration: Dancing girls, mixology and giant spatulas in Austria

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Don’t be down this Monday morning! If you’ve got the Monday blues and you’re still recovering from your weekend antics it’s time to start planning a weekend to look forward to. And we’ve got the all the answers with an unusual Traincation to Ischgl, Austria…

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Celebrity Snog Marry Avoid: Starring Jessica Simpson, The Hobbit and the Kardashians

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We’re always on the look out for the good, the bad and the ugly in celebsville. But unlike most of the celebrity rags, we’re more concerned with who’s using their canvas bag at the supermarket than who’s been spending a little bit too much quality time with the botox needle. And what better way to put them to rights than by playing our favourite TV show, Snog Marry Avoid…

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Traincation Inspiration: Gypsy orchestras, “liver cheese” and giant Easter eggs in Budapest

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Don’t be down this Monday morning! If you’ve got the Monday blues and you’re still recovering from your St Paddy’s day antics it’s time to start planning a weekend to look forward to. And we’ve got the all the answers with a relaxing Traincation to Budapest…

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Traincation Inspiration: Monsters, vampires and popcorn in Paris

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With all the hype over Black Swan and The King’s Speech coming to an end, and Battle: Los Angeles getting such awful reviews, why not get back to basics with the Hammer House of Horrors film festival. Whether you fancy sinking your teeth into Dracula or you want to bring to life your love for Frankenstein, this is a film fest not to be missed by any avid movie buff. And what better way to get there than taking a mini Traincation to Paris…

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Traincation Inspiration: Sunshine, charcuterie and pancakes in Bordeaux

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Are you sick of shivering your way to work each day? If you’re getting a bit tired of this endless winter, escape the March cold snap with a sunny Traincation to Bordeaux…

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We adore new Envirosax eco bag designs for Spring 2011

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Fun and exceedingly handy, large and able to take 20kg, use them instead of plastic bags and brighten up your weekly shop…

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Traincation Inspiration: Lion dances, acrobats and Chinese kites in Dublin

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Sick of being bombarded with Valentine’s Day advertising and overpriced romantic getaways? Or would you like to surprise your better half with a truly original weekend away? If mooning over each other in Paris is not for you, why not take a Traincation mini-break to Dublin…

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Traincation Inspiration: Cold wave, grime and dubstep in Berlin

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It’s another cold Monday morning in January, and with the weeks stretching out endlessly until our summer shorts get a look in, it’s time to treat yourself with a Traincation mini-break to Berlin…

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Traincation Inspiration: Red devils, bonfires and drummers in Barcelona

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It’s another cold Monday morning in January, and with the weeks stretching out endlessly until our summer shorts get a look in, it’s time to treat yourself with a Traincation mini-break to Barcelona…

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Christmas Traincation Inspiration: Bring on Barcelona

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With Christmas rushing at us like an over-excited and slightly irritating aunt, it’s the perfect time to get away from this greying isle and sample some celebrations a little further afield. And what better way than to hop on a train? Over the next few weeks Global Cool picks ten of the best spots for a Christmas Traincation, continuing today with Amsterdam…

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Christmas Traincation Inspiration: Parisian decadence

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Global Cool picks ten of the best spots for a Christmas Traincation…

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