Russia – Discover the Unknown

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Russia by Rail

Russia by Rail

Given the immense size of Russia, spanning two continents and eleven time zones, you could be forgiven for thinking that the best way to get about would be by air. You’d be wrong. The main way of getting around, whether…

Yekaterinburg – Heart of the Ural Region

This is our first posting on the Trans-Siberian railway blog detailing some impressions of Go Russia travellers. Yekaterinburg  was founded in 1723 and developed as a fortress, gradually turning into the center of the Ural Region. It was here that…

Grand Express Train – a real hotel on the wheels

For demanding travellers who prefer to travel in particular comfort, Russian railways now offer a luxury travel option to discover a style fit for a Tzar! The introduction of a new train, the “Grand Express”, on the Moscow-St. Petersburg line…

Travelling on a Trans-Siberian railway from Vladivostok to Moscow

Walking down the street, I came face to face with a bus heading for downtown Seoul. Normal you might think – except that we were in Vladivostok, not Seoul, and at the start of the Trans-Siberian train route ! Vladivostok’s…