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Nobody Does it Better Than Trenitalia (Frecciarossa Review)

Nobody Does it Better Than Trenitalia (Frecciarossa Review)

Jul 30th, 2012, 11:46 AM
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Nobody Does it Better Than Trenitalia (Frecciarossa Review)

NOBODY DOES IT BETTER THAN TRENITALIA

(according to this Financial Times Columnist):

"Keep heading south until you hit Milan and then jump on Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed rolling stock. Much is made of Germany and France’s high-speed rail networks but after a recent trip from Milan down to Naples and back again I can confidently say that the Italians are doing it the best.

Not only is there proper competition in the form of the new Italo train service (sadly, my timings didn’t enable me to sample it but the cars do look very handsome), which has forced the state operator to up its game, there’s even a shiny new station in Naples. Best is a dining car that serves fresh orange juice and good coffee, and, if you decide to buy first-class seats, there’s even prosecco delivered chair-side. Once you hit Naples you’re spoiled for choice hotel-wise but you’d find me at the San Pietro for sure."

Tyler Brûlé is editor-in-chief of Monocle magazine

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/a4f95...#axzz228WyuQzp

Trenitalia press release:

http://www.fsnews.it/cms-file/allega...e_tedeschi.pdf
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Jul 30th, 2012, 12:02 PM
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You know, these so-called "travel editors" can be a bit much sometimes; hyping this and hyping that...and some of them are real snobs, too.
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Jul 30th, 2012, 12:29 PM
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I cannot believe that anyone is actually called Tyler Brûlé, it must be a made up name and as for Monocle, LOL.
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Jul 30th, 2012, 03:41 PM
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His columns can be over the top, sometimes.
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Jul 31st, 2012, 12:43 AM
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Do you mean crusty over the top with little bits of shiny sugar or was it a Tyler (up on the roof) joke???? "Eye'l be watching you through my monocle"
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Jul 31st, 2012, 03:08 PM
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Both Monocole and Brule's previous magazine, Wallpaper, have been successful enterprises among well-heeled followers of fashion. Joke if you will but he can laugh all the way to the bank (that's a Liberace quote that seems to fit these circumstances.) Here's the Wikipedia bio http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyler_Br%C3%BBl%C3%A9
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Aug 1st, 2012, 12:25 AM
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Southam I know you are right and I'm so sad that our society has denigrated to the point where Wallpaper is anything other than wallpaper.

Still I think his nom de fart is Brûlé not Brule
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