As we travel near and far, we often come cross remarkable and/or memorable things that we feel moved to share with you, our treasured readers. We put those in our blog. Since we have no regular blogging schedule or topic and write about things as often as we are moved to do so, please check back periodically so you don’t miss our latest sharing.

   A Spectacular Drive On California Highway 1 From Jenner To Point Lobos

   Drive California’s Spectacular Pacific Coast Highway With Jeff and Ginny Orenstein of Simply Smart  Travel California is a gorgeous […]

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View from Bingen

Traveling By Eurail Pass Through Europe

      We recently toured Sweden, Denmark and Germany by train and it was a wonderful way to travel. […]

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winery sign

Syndicated Column

Recent Columns Here are some of the many Simply Smart Travel columns published in print and on the web. New […]

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630 steam engine

Riding In The Cab of Railroad History: Southern 2-8-0 #630

It is only three large steps up from the platform to the cab of Number 630, a 114 ton steam […]

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private cars

Traveling Like A Railroad Baron: Private Train Across The Cascades

Traveling Like A Railroad Baron Uncommon Journeys Private Train Across the Cascades Moira, our tour guide, led us out a […]

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Observation car in Jasper

From Toronto to Vancouver By Train: Watching A Continent Unfold From A Luxury Dome Car.

VIA Train # 1 From Toronto to Vancouver One of the Finest Train Trips In The World There was a […]

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Autumn In Florida: Paradise Enjoyed

                           Fall In Florida By Jeffrey R. Orenstein, […]

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By Train Through Quebec Along The St. Lawrence River

  By Train Along The St. Lawrence River By Jeffrey R. Orenstein, Ph.D., Simply Smart Travel September, 2015  As our taxi […]

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Welcome To Florida SunRail!

Welcome To Florida SunRail Florida is finally on a fast track for good rail service. SunRail, the greater Orlando commuter […]

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Summer In Florida

A Saturday In Tampa Slightly Off The Beaten Path  If you’re ever in downtown Tampa on a business trip and […]

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