Choosing a train like a gourmet

Time table at Hamburg central station There is a funny habit I have: Every time I come across a train schedule at a railway station I have a look at this piece of paper like a gourmet reading a menu. And than I make some notes which destinations could be reached from this railway station and which ones I’d like to see next. Of course it is much more efficient to plan my next trip via internet at home but reading a timetable at a railway station always gives me a special thrill. What about you? Where do you get your ideas for your next train journey?