How to: Book European trains in Australia

I’d like to start this post with a massive thankyou to the Seat61 website, whose excellent (and comprehensive!) articles on booking European trains were very helpful when I was first figuring this out. That said, I thought a more specific, step-by-step guide might be helpful to my fellow Australians. Much of this advice will also be functional for travellers in other countries, but I can’t make any promises. I should also specify that everything I say in this entry is my opinion and your experience might vary. Continue reading