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The Eastern and Oriental Express

Listed under Train Journeys in Bangkok, Thailand.

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The food, design and service on these trains are super-deluxe and serve up the mysteries of Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia in sumptuous surroundings.

Trips of varying lengths and directions are available but the 'Asian Experience' carries the standard for this branch of the Orient-Express group, carrying its passengers through rice fields, rainforests, national parks and mountains. Travelling in this way also provides a condensed display of these countries' cultures, landscapes and stories.

Official Website of the Eastern and Oriental Express.

Written by  larapiegeler.

Other expert and press reviews

“Luxury on the line: All aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express”

By Sholto Byrnes for The Independent. First published 3rd January 2009. ...When everything is going according to plan, the "E&O" traces the length of the Malayan Peninsula and takes its passengers on a journey through South-east Asia's co… Read more...

Written by press. See the full article in The Independent, 3rd January 2009.

“Thailand by train: In the Tropics, the train is the thing.”

By Tim Jepson for The Telegraph. First published 26th January 2009. This was a trip in two parts. The first, exploring the Lao capital of Vientiane, was sublime, though you'll have to take my word for it, because it is the second that concerns us here … Read more...

Written by press. See the full article in The Telegraph, 26th January 2009.

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