Is Europe losing its interesting edges as temperatures climb year by year?
Was Iceland responsible for the French Revolution, the moon landing and the discovery of America?
Why is travel writing so unfashionable and even regarded by some as simply “wrong”?
In his new book on Madagascar, John Gimlette tells of trouble in paradise
Tom Chesshyre on the joy and rattle of Spain’s local lines
Tom Chesshyre on the railroad buff in the White House
Tom Chessyre on the glory of obscure railway museums
Tom Chesshyre on the death of a train-spotters’ paradise
Tom Chesshyre recounts Dickens’s troubled history with trains
Tom Chesshyre endures some mercifully brief encounters