In search of the Northern Lights

In the second part of our Northern Lights blog series, Dr. Robin Catchpole reveals the best time and place to see the Aurora Borealis. […]

What causes the Aurora Borealis?

Introducing a fascinating guest blog series from astronomer and researcher, Dr. Robin Catchpole, who reveals how the Aurora Borealis form. […]

A Wintry Tale on the Golden Eagle

Russia’s winter season has so much more to offer visitors than sub-zero temperatures, Max Lovell-Hoare and Sophie Ibbotson explain. Nothing […]

Dramatic History Along the Balkan Explorer Route

Visiting some of the most pivotal sites in European history, find out how the Balkan Explorer has become one of our most significant tours. […]

Ode to the Inaugural Train

Frances Broaddus-Crutchfield, a passenger on our inaugural Jewels of Persia departure in 2014, has penned a tribute to her fascinating experience. […]

A Tale of Two Trains – Part 2

The concluding part of Paul Craven’s blog post, documenting his Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express tour from May 2014. Listvyanka stretches […]

A Tale of Two Trains – Part 1

Part one of Paul Craven’s blog post, describing his first trip on board the Golden Eagle Trans Siberian Express. I was in […]

Highlights of the Trans-Siberian Railway

Here are a selection of highlights from undoubtedly the world’s greatest railway journey, the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express. What’s the best thing about […]

Rhythms Rhymes and Rhapsodies Along the Trans-Siberian Railway

Discover what makes stepping aboard the Golden Eagle luxury train for the first time such an exhilarating experience. You could easily picture […]

Eating Your Way Across Russia

Award-winning author, Sharon Hudgins, takes us on a culinary journey on board the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express. If you’ve ever […]

Aurorae – One of the Wonders of the Natural World

A former guest lecturer on our Arctic Explorer journey, Ian Ridpath (FRAS), explains how to successfully see the Northern Lights. “No pencil can […]

Golden Eagle on track for Silver Anniversary

Tim Littler, Founder and President of Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, reflects on 25 years of providing rail journeys across Russia. […]

Coming in from the Cold – The Flora of Siberia

Plant historian, Maggie Campbell-Culver, gives a detailed insight into the plant life found across Siberia. The landscape of Siberia is like […]