Tag: Caledonian Sleeper

Inside the Caledonian Sleeper

Inside the Caledonian Sleeper

* * Sleeper trains can save you time and money, but of the ones I’ve had the opportunity to try, the most that can be said about their comfort level is that they’re tolerable. I’ve been on one of the top bunks of a 6-couchette […]

Finding yourself (and sucking it up) on the road

Finding yourself (and sucking it up) on the road

* Travel doesn’t just show you the world; the best kind of travel also shows you yourself. . . By that standard alone, I may have just had the trip of my life. On my recent sojourn to England and Scotland, I learned many things […]

Some girls buy bags, some girls buy train tickets.

Some girls buy bags, some girls buy train tickets.

A berth on the Caledonian Sleeper feels like a positive luxury to my usually penny-pinching self. I justify the cost by comparing it to the cost of regular trains + a night in a hotel + time (= gold) but still. When I think about it, a single ticket […]