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The Trans-Siberian railway is one of the most fascinating rail lines around the world. Discover the various cultures on the way, explore Moscow, Baikal as well as Ulaanbaatar. Get ready for a journey of a life time.


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Trans-Siberian Railway – Across Russia in 8 Days train

Trans-Siberian Railway – Across Russia in 8 Days

Sara Thopson

The Trans-Siberian railway is well known as the world’s longest railway line spreading over 5,772 miles (9,289 km). It connects Russia’s Far East, Moscow and the Sea of Japan, while its branches extend to North Korea, China and Mongolia. As far as single continuous railway services around the world are concerned, it occupies the third position after the Moscow-Pyongyang and the Kiev-Vladivostok Railways. The Trans-Siberian railway is spread across seven time zones and it takes as many as eigh...
The Trans-Siberian Journey Offers Remarkable Experience train

The Trans-Siberian Journey Offers Remarkable Experience

Samuel Dorsi

Truly the world's most fascinating railway, the Trans-Siberian will be a century old in 2016. From Moscow, across the Ural Mountains and breathtaking steppe and along the shore of the Baikal lake, the Trans-Siberian connects east and west. More importantly, it offers people the chance to make new connections of their own, while together on a great trip. Diversity in Culture Long roads are great for making conversation with the passengers sitting next to you, a chance for a cultural give-and-...
Fascinating Cities and Attractions on the Trans-Siberian Line train

Fascinating Cities and Attractions on the Trans-Siberian Line

Nils Kraus

While an intense experience in itself, taking the Trans-Siberian from Moscow to Vladivostok, or perhaps Beijing, won't offer you a fuller picture in regards to Russia. Not unless you decide to make a few stops along the way. They'll make your trip more comfortable and the scenery easier to take in. Even if you only stop for Baikal lake, it will still be worth it.  Kazan, 12 hours and 800 kilometers from Moscow The city of Kazan lies on the Trans-Siberian's southern route, so if you intend to v...
Travel Mongolia and Explore Its History and Amazing Culture train

Travel Mongolia and Explore Its History and Amazing Culture

Joe McClain

Mongolia located in Central Asia is bordered by both Russia and China. Although Mongolia's history started in 209 BC, it wasn't until 1911 that it declared its independence. Ancient nomads lived in this region whose lifestyle has influenced the culture as a whole. Traveling throughout Mongolia by train is a unique experience indeed.  Architectural Ancestry  The Stone and Bronze Age are present in Mongolia's architecture as well as the Iron Age. Temples were built in a circular manner (Ger) a...