A one-way trip costs €66, half the price of the most common fare of the It's an adventure, not a regular train ride.
And it's become even more unpredictable since December 2012, when the train service between Jeumont (the French border town) and Erquelinnes (the Belgian border town) was suspended.
The final link between Barcelona and the French border was inaugurated December 15, 2013. The section between Paris and Amsterdam is a busy trajectory with a long history.
In marketing, this pricing strategy is called "reducing has vanished, they are left no other choice than to pay more when they want to travel by train.
Five years ago I promised my readers I would not fly anymore.
Hopping on a plane would be a hypocritical thing to do when you run a publication called .
Since then, I have been travelling across Europe almost exlusively by train (apart from the occasional boat trip), good for some 70,000 km of long-distance travel.
I went as far north as Helsinki, as far south as Málaga, and as far east as Budapest.