Tag: Train

Moscow to Saint Petersburg

Moscow to Saint Petersburg on Trans Siberia Express

OK, so this leg is not technically part of the ‘Trans Siberia Express’, but I believe that most tourists interested in the journey will also add in Saint…

Novosibirsk to Kazan on Trans Siberia Express

The Novosibirsk station is cavernous. Truly enormous in all dimensions. But, we’d arrived with plenty of time to be able to find our train/carriage/cabin. Immediately we noticed that…

Circum-Baikal Railway

Circum-Baikal Railway

What was once a hard earned achievement of Man vs. Nature, Circum-Baikal Railway, is now mostly a sideshow, as the main line of the Trans Siberia Express takes…

Khabarovsk to Slyudyanka on Trans Siberia Express

This was to be our biggest stint on the train, totalling approximately 60 hours, 4000kms and three different time zones. Unfortunately, since we had problems booking our tickets,…

Second Class Cabin

Vladivostok to Khabarovsk on Trans Siberia Express

This was our first journey on the ‘Trans Siberia Express’, which is more of a route than an actual train. Our first journey was also a relatively short…

Ulaanbaatar Day One – Welcome To Mongolia

Even though the bed was just too short for me to sleep comfortably, I slept pretty well. Actually, I woke up with freezing feet and legs, but apart…

All Aboard the Trans Mongolia Express

This is it, we were finally starting our journey. Admittedly it’s not quite the epic train journey we had hoped to do, but it was still exciting to…