The Trans Siberian route opens up great visual swathes of Siberia. You will see and thus feel, the immensity of this geographic region, passing sparsely populated village enclaves, interspersed with an occasional large city.
May 23, 2019
As you’d expect in a country which reaches right across the Eurasian continent, Russia boasts a very generous share of the great wonders of the natural world. The good news...
May 20, 2019
It has been our dream to visit St Petersburg for many years but Moscow was never on our radar. Our perception of the Russian capital was of decrepit Stalin-era...
February 20, 2019
Imagine travelling back in time to the Russian Empire before the First World War and the maelstrom of the 1917 Revolution, before the ruthless
We have just received a ‘selfie’ from one of our private guides in St Petersburg. She (in centre) is pictured with 2 of our transsibers. We are often asked, ‘what...
December 19, 2018
A bit of humour to start your education regarding the data on a typical Russian rail ticket.
December 3, 2018
A nun chants at a lectern as others watch from the back of the whitewashed Russian Orthodox chapel, warmed by the slanting sun. Through the