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Warming Trends

Fight back! Don't succumb to the cold-weather blues this winter—head south to the Caribbean and Central America, where the sun comes up early and the ice comes shaved. Presenting the six...

The Blue Train: Cape Town to Pretoria, South Africa

Miles: 1,000 It's a day-and-a-half journey from Cape Town's white-sand beaches to Pretoria's jacaranda-scented interior. On this trip, soaring Table Mountain gives way to valley vineyards, sheep...

The Ghan: Adelaide to Darwin, Australia

Miles: 1,850 Last year, the first north–south Australian passenger train made its inaugural trip on the fresh-laid track between the red-rock heart of Alice Springs and the sultry tropical...

Class Tracks

Ride the rails in style on these six epic train odysseys

The Deccan Odyssey: Round-trip from Mumbai, India

Miles: 1,490 The famously lavish Delhi-to-Rajasthan Palace on Wheels finally got some competition last year with the Deccan Odyssey, a new 21-car luxury train with all the trimmings. Leaving from...

Holoholo Hawaii

You'll hit more surf than pavement on this 250-mile pleasure drive around the Big Island