Train Archives | Brownell Travel

An Inside Look at the Belmond Royal Scotsman

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to explore a destination by train? We’re not talking riding on a train to get from Point A to Point B, but rather making the train experience part of the journey. With Belmond you can. They have luxury trains in Europe, Peru, and Southeast Asia that… Read More >

An Inside Look at the Belmond Grand Hibernian

Do you want to see the highlights of Ireland with the comfort and ease of train travel? Look no further than The Belmond Grand Hibernian, Ireland’s first luxury rail experience! Launched in September 2016, this train offers two-, four-, and six-night journeys that stop in some of the country’s most picturesque spots. Want an inside… Read More >

5 Iconic Adventures

Belmond is a collection of iconic hotels, trains, and river cruises across six continents and 22 countries. From the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to the Road to Mandalay river vessel in Myanmar to the Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice, Belmond goes above and beyond to curate travel experiences. We’ve rounded up five iconic adventures with Belmond… Read More >

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

The journey is part of every adventure. Whether it’s hours in the car or an overnight international flight, getting to the destination can be quite the experience (especially with some of the horrific travelers these days). So why not make getting there as enjoyable as the destination itself? We share 10 trips on planes, trains,… Read More >

Venice Simplon-Orient Express: Trip of a Lifetime!

Laura Clark is a leisure travel advisor for Brownell. Read below for her account of a recent trip aboard Belmond’s Venice Simplon-Orient Express. After a delightful evening at The Londra Palace in Venice where we enjoyed a fabulous room with a balcony overlooking the Grand Canal, my mother and I boarded the Venice Simplon-Orient Express…. Read More >