Blog

Be informed and prepared – but think about how fear itself becomes the unhealthy aspect.

  • WRITTEN BY Brent McCunn
  • DATE March 11, 2020

We are reminded of that famous line from President Roosevelt’s speech; “…let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is…… fear itself An individual’s...

READ MORE

Corona Virus COVID-19 Should we travel now.

  • WRITTEN BY Brent McCunn
  • DATE March 10, 2020

Yes, the news is full of Covid-19 and toilet paper news. We like to ensure all are as informed with regard to travel as can be. With Italy restricting travel...

READ MORE

Corona virus is the topic dominating the world of travel at present. What we are hearing.

  • WRITTEN BY Brent McCunn
  • DATE March 2, 2020

Coronavirus is the topic dominating the world of travel at present. There is much good information, but there is also a mountain of misinformation. This post is a longer read...

READ MORE

Clothes for travel in a Russian Winter

  • WRITTEN BY Brent McCunn
  • DATE February 25, 2020

Winter in Russia demands good clothing. We can’t go through this winter without a gallery of images of how Russians dress for this season. If you are on the Trans...

READ MORE

Corona Virus and Travel update and Can wearing a mask protect you from catching the virus?

  • WRITTEN BY Brent McCunn
  • DATE January 31, 2020

I am sure readers are following the news on this event. The Mongolian and Russian borders have been closed for a few days now and obviously that stops the Trans...

READ MORE

What to do in Russia during winter? Take a troika ride.

  • WRITTEN BY Brent McCunn
  • DATE January 17, 2020

There are several places, along the Trans Siberian route where you can do this – Lake Baikal and Yekaterinburg come to mind. But what about in the magnificent park of...

READ MORE

Dumplings and Swords to the Gates of Europe!

  • WRITTEN BY Brent McCunn
  • DATE January 7, 2020

Food! Now did that grab your attention. An important part of any great journey, not just for survival, but to experience diversity! The humble dumpling spread from – many say...

READ MORE

What is a northern polar day and night really like?

  • WRITTEN BY Brent McCunn
  • DATE January 2, 2020

Our Russian friend shows us what is really like!! Many travellers include the arctic city of Murmansk in their plans. This is a great place to see the northern lights....

READ MORE

Christmas New year decorations: Moscow and St Petersburg

  • WRITTEN BY Brent McCunn
  • DATE December 10, 2019

Trans Siberian fans that are arriving into Moscow and St. Petersburg will notice the increase in winter activities. We here at Transsiberian.com.au noted how the opening of the yearly winter...

READ MORE

Rent a Russian village house for winter stopover.

  • WRITTEN BY Brent McCunn
  • DATE November 19, 2019

Russia in winter presents more opportunities than obstacles, as long as you prepare well. You not only have to prepare your clothes, but consider what stops you will make and...

READ MORE