5 reasons why you must travel onboard the Venice Simplon Orient Express once in your life

When it comes to luxury on wheels, Belmond’s Venice Simplon Orient Express is the ultimate epitome! The luxury sleeper train has featured in several Hollywood films including the infamous Murder on the Orient Express and is also frequented by celebrities for obvious reasons! Wine and dine across the length of Europe or enjoy premium comfort while letting loose – whatever your idea of luxury travel maybe be, the Venice Simplon Orient Express is your answer! Read on to know the top 5 reasons why travelling onboard Belmond’s most picturesque carrier is your best bet:

1) Travel back in time with the icon of the art deco design: Break away from the burdens of modern-day life and relive to the good old days at the Venice Simplon Orient Express. Enjoy the train’s art deco design and old-world decor and get transported across back in time to Europe’s most treasured secrets. With its polished wood, sumptuous upholstery and antique fixtures, Belmond’s luxury carrier personifies the Golden age of Travel like no other!

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2) Live like a celebrity for a day or more: From Julia Roberts to JK Rowling and the legendary John Travolta, the who’s who of Hollywood have called the Venice Simplon their home at some point in time. Experience the superstar way of life onboard the Orient Express and stand a fair chance to rub shoulders with the big names from the movies! Afterall, a journey on the Venice Simplon is what glamourous travel is all about!

3) Experience a culinary adventure of a lifetime: Traverse the milieus of Europe while sampling the best of delicacies on offer. From local delights to international spreads, there’s lots on the VSOE to please your taste buds, courtesy Executive Chef Christian Bodiguel and his skilled team. Relish lobsters from Brittany or gorge on salt marsh lamb from Mont St Michel however – journey on the Venice Simplon Orient Express is what Wine and Dine Goals looks like!

4) Enjoy royal accommodation and timeless glamour: Stay like a royal at any one of VSOE’s carefully restored 1920s cabins. Rich in craftsmanship and replete with the finest of amenities, the train’s Single, twin, double as well as interconnecting Cabin Suites define luxury of space and provide you a world full of plush solace. With full private bathrooms, complimentary champagne and a steward on call- a staycation on the Venice Simplon Orient Express is just what you need!

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5) Get a taste of history and some complimentary champagne: A journey on the Venice Simplon Orient Express is a lot like travelling in a museum piece – there’s history at every step with tons of restored beauty to gaze at! If you aren’t a history buff though and simply want to make some merry then worry not as the Orient folks have got that covered too! You can guzzle up complimentary champagne on arrival and can also try your hand at the bubbly concoction at the champagne bar!

Let’s hop onto the Venice Simplon Orient Express then, shall we?

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A lawyer with a zeal for writing, Ekta has a deep love for linguistics, travel, and philosophy. Not an adrenalin junkie but likes going on occasional hikes to beat the weekday blues. Her bucket list includes escapades to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Morocco.