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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

Fancy sleeping in a UFO, a mirror cube or a bird’s nest? Now you can with The Tree Hotel in Sweden

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Introducing the first of Nicola Wheeler’s eco-hotels from around the globe. This week, it’s The Tree Hotel in Sweden…

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Sun, sea and sailing on Traincation to the pretty coastlines of Brittany

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This month we’re loving our water activity breaks, so this week we are sending you for a spot of sailing on Traincation in France…

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Reasons to snog marry and avoid Miranda Kerr, David Beckham and Angelina Jolie

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This week, we’re snogging the most beautiful woman in the world, marrying one of the best footballers and avoiding Brad Pitt’s missus…

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Surf the great blue on Traincation to Portugal

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Is the sunny weather making you want to go away on holiday, but you’re having trouble picking where? Well this Traincation might just be the one for you! We are sending you to the deep blue sea for some surfing in Portugal…

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NEWSFLASH: Forget designer stores, Kate Moss shops at Oxfam!

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She’s one of the most famous super models in the world, but Kate Moss isn’t letting that go to her head. The beautiful model was spotted in London this week have a good old rummage through her local Oxfam…

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COMP: Find the Traincation treasure and win a pair of tickets to Paris!

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Nevermind the airport… here’s a shed load of great places to see by train in Europe (and some tickets to get your hands on too!)…

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All aboard for a canoeing Traincation to Sweden

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This week we’re sending you on Traincation to the waters in and around Sweden for a spot of canoeing…

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School Of Cool #76: How to be Absolutely Fabulous like Kate Moss

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This week, the ultimate anti-supermodel Kate Moss is top of the class…

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What goes up must come down… and other highlights from ‘the new Facebook’

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We don’t know if you’ve heard the news, but Global Cool are now on Pinterest (exciting news, we know)…

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Soar like a bird on Traincation to Switzerland

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This week we are sending you high up in the skies in the style of hang gliding Traincation to Switzerland…

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Get your leg over! Treat someone special to a cycling Traincation to Portugal

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This week we are sending you to the picturesque surroundings of Portugal for a cycling adventure….

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Justin Bieber, Stephen Fry and Chris Evans

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This week, we’re snogging Justin Bieber (it’s ok, he’s legal now), marrying the awesome Stephen Fry and avoiding Chris Evans (the annoying red-head not the hot American actor)…

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Become an expert archer on Traincation to Brittany

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This week we are sending you on a break to archer’s heaven for a fun filled week on Traincation in Chateau de Gurat, France…

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Natalie Portman, Brangelina and Rihanna

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This week, we’re snogging a Black Swan, marrying into the ultimate power couple and discovering that Rihanna is definitlely not “da one” for us…

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Diving at Los Gigantes’ Octopus Cove on Traincation to Tenerife

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This week we are sending you deep into the depths of the great blue for a scuba diving Traincation to Tenerife…

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Brigitte Bardot, Vivienne Westwood and Katy Perry

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This week it’s the oldies vs. the newbies in celebsville, and it would seem today’s famous faces could learn a lot from their elders…

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