Well, we couldn’t come all this way and not see St Petersburg could we!? The very last and final train journey of our Trans-Siberian travels was travelling from Moscow to St Petersburg by train. There are two options for this route, the sleeper or the fancy new high-speed link. As nice as taking a last… Continue reading Trans-Siberian Travels – Moscow to St Petersburg by Train
Travelling from Perm to Moscow by train was technically the last leg of the official Trans-Siberian route. This was our final sleeper train, our final packet of dried noodles for dinner and it made total sense to end this huge adventure standing in the middle of Moscow’s Red Square….but we kept going after this. Before… Continue reading Trans-Siberian Travels – Perm to Moscow by Train
The Trans-Siberian Railway is without doubt, the world’s most famous train-based travel adventure on the planet. Through our Trans-Siberian Travels we learnt so much about how to plan a trip on the Trans-Siberian, but also how to pack and organise the practicalities too. Let us guide you through how to plan a trip on the… Continue reading Top Tips for the Trans-Siberian – Plan a Trip on the Trans Siberian Railway
Travelling from Shanghai to St Petersburg by train has to come under the heading “bucket list travel”. The Trans-Siberian (or Trans-Manchurian in our case) is one of those travel experiences that is almost a rite of passage. Travelling from Beijing to Harbin by train was the second leg of our epic Trans-Siberian Travels…and a pretty… Continue reading Trans-Siberian Travels – Beijing to Harbin by Train
The most daunting of any journey is the first step, and so it was quite the leap to begin our Trans-Siberian travels by travelling from Shanghai to Beijing by train.
“I want to be at the station by 2:30”. Mr Fluskey looked at me with exasperation, “The Trans-Siberian train doesn’t go until 3:55”! Well, it is better to be safe than sorry though right!? “If we miss this train, there isn’t another one for a week”, I quipped. Thus, our Tran-Siberian epic fail began. I… Continue reading Our Trans-Siberian Epic Fail