n Without Prejudice - Of snow and trains and Christmas treats : lifestyle getaway
|Article Title||Of snow and trains and Christmas treats : lifestyle getaway|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Author||Myrle Van der Straeten|
|Publication Date||Feb 2011|
|Pages||64 - 65|
Step aboard the British Pullman at Victoria and you step back to an era when there was time to enjoy a "genteel" lifestyle. Or, as the Venice Simplon Orient Express puts it, step back in time to a golden age of transport when train journeys were about much more than simply travel. It claims to recreate the 1930s and, though I could not attest to that, it is certainly very far away from the masses rushing off the trains and down escalators to the tubes to begin a day requiring instant everything.
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