If you are about to travel to Southeast Asia and fancy trying to slow down your movements by train, you may want to have a look at my new BootsnAll article, Everything You Need To Know About Train Travel in Southeast Asia.
I have tried to give some honest suggestions based on my experience traveling by rail in the region. The article outlines the main routes, gives tips on booking trains and buying your tickets in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and Myanmar, and adds up with some.
I especially enjoy train travel a lot because it gives me time to read: slowing the pace down and relaxing on the seat, the rails are one of the best places I experienced to make books become alive.
If you are interested in more train travel, you may also want to check my suggestions on Traveling by Train in India.