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Trishaws in Penang

A trip on the Eastern & Oriental Express: Part Three

“Everything they say is true. The Orient Express legend deserves its glamorous reputation. Definitely the thing of novels, stories told at dinner parties and the stuff of great memories.” With regret, Rowena Carr-Allinson reaches the end of the line – and her review of the Eastern & Oriental Express – in Singapore.

The Eastern & Orient Express passing through the South East Asian countryside

A trip on the Eastern & Oriental Express

“If you ever find yourself in Bangkok and either have recently come into some money or are travelling on company expenses, may I suggest that there is no better way to get to Singapore than on the Eastern & Oriental Express.” Rowena Carr-Allinson takes the train, and a step back in time, from Bangkok to Singapore…