Rails, Ales & Old Towns: A Europe Travel Podcast

Get ready for your next Europe trip by joining writer and lover of European travel Scott Hartbeck on a grand tour of the continent, celebrating all the great things to eat, drink, and do while there.

Expect plenty of Europe travel tips and inspiration as Scott explores a wide range of destinations—from the iconic to the underrated—alongside local experts and globetrotting friends who share their insider advice.

Scott has been going to Europe for nearly 20 years and, in addition to collecting tons of stories and recommendations, has developed a passion for all the fun little things that make the European travel experience so special.

Follow @railsalesoldtowns on Instagram & Facebook for European travel inspiration between episodes.

Ep 1: Croatia Preview, Dream Europe Trips & More

Ep 2: A Guide to London’s Best Historic Pubs

Ep 3: Graz, Austria Is One of Europe’s Top Hidden Gems

Ep 4: Seville, Spain for Food & Drink Lovers

Ep 5: The Joy of European Rail Travel

Ep 6: Greece Travel Report: Athens, The Peloponnese, Crete & Santorini

Ep 7: Venice, Italy: How To Escape the Crowds; Traditional Venetian Rowing

Ep 8: Cologne, Germany: Carnival, Kölsch Beer & Cool Neighborhoods

Ep 9: Rome, Italy: Food & Travel Tips From a Local Expert

Ep 10: Whatever You Do, Don’t Skip Belgium & Belgian Beer

Ep 11: A Toast to Hungarian Wine and Budapest

Ep 12: Exploring Portugal By Rail & Local Lisbon Travel Tips

Ep 13: All Things Amsterdam With an Authentic Canal Boat Captain