Day 1 & 2: Oslo to Wageningen

I have just completed the 2nd stage of my long overland journey around northern Europe, from Oslo in Norway, down to Wageningen in the Netherlands, ready for a PhD summer school. After a brief day of rest, the summer school has started and it's time to blog the experience. The journey, I thought, would be…

The first train journey

I've always had an interest in travelling long-distances by train. When I was a child, some of my fondest memories of seeing my family in Cornwall (living, at the time, in Manchester) were based around getting the 'big' train from Manchester Piccadilly to Plymouth Station before the short bus journey out of Devon and across…