The Enigmatic Silk Road

It has a reputation of being one of the world’s most evocative and fascinating train journeys, but prior to the […]

St. Petersburg’s White Nights Must-Do’s

The ‘White Nights’ season, which is enthusiastically celebrated in St. Petersburg, exists between late May and early July when sun-filled […]

Explore the Arctic this winter

Venture towards the summit of the northern hemisphere with a visit to the Arctic Circle this winter. Golden Eagle’s Arctic […]

Why Heart of Persia should be your next trip

Iran has quickly emerged as a must-visit travel destination; since the lifting of economic sanctions earlier this year and the […]

Treasures of the Trans-Siberian railway

To celebrate Golden Eagle’s twentieth year of touring along the Trans-Siberian Railway, we put together a list of our top treasures waiting to […]

Danube Express’ culinary delights

Gastronomy and fine wines are an intrinsic part of our all-inclusive, luxury rail cruises. We take pride in offering a […]

A Taste of The Silk Road – Samarkand, Tashkent and Almaty

Golden Eagle’s Reservation Manager, Zoe Chittim, shares the final part of her travel diary through the fascinating regions of Samarkand, […]

A Taste of The Silk Road – Ashgabat, Merv and Bukhara

In part one of her travel diary, Golden Eagle’s Zoe Chittim describes her Silk Road expedition with great detail, from […]

Flying Scotsman makes triumphant return

We look back at the Flying Scotsman’s marvelled past, including Tim Littler’s first journey using the train, as it returns […]

Photographing the Northern Lights

In the final part of our Northern Lights blog series, Dr. Robin Catchpole shares his expert tips and advice for photographing the spectacular Aurora Borealis. […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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. […]