Our Top 7 India Experiences

India’s unique blend of history, culture and scenery have intoxicated western travellers for centuries. It’s no wonder: life on the […]

Discover enchanting Tibet & China

Back by popular demand, the China and Tibet Rail Discovery tour combines spectacular Chinese destinations with one of the world’s […]

Great Expectations: in search of the Aurora Borealis

“Eсть аврора” (yest avrora – there is the aurora) our bus driver says, pointing out of the front window as […]

In search of the momentous Midnight Sun

This incredible rail journey takes us in search of the incredible Midnight Sun, during the celebratory White Nights season. We cross deep […]

Travellers’ tales on the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express

‘The Trans-Siberian railway’ – for a train enthusiast, there can be few more evocative words. Yet although I have just […]

Tornado: The story of a new age steam locomotive

Read the extraordinary story of how a group of people, with a shared ambition, came together to construct a brand […]

Bucket list travel: Trans-Siberian Railway

Rail adventurer and Golden Eagle contributor Matthew Woodward has recently had his first book published; Trans-Siberian Adventures. We asked Matthew […]

100 Years of Revolution: travelling on the Trans-Siberian railway in 2017

The Trans Siberian Express, 17th June to 1 July 2017:  my first Golden Eagle trip of the year as Guest […]

Behind The Scenes With Tour Designer, Matt

For over 25 years, the team at Golden Eagle Luxury Trains has lovingly designed and operated an exciting range of […]

Why now is the time to visit Iran

Iran has fast emerged as a must-visit destination in recent years. Find out why it is back on travellers’ radars […]

The Aurora Borealis Explained

Guest astronomer, Professor Don Kurtz, retells his journey aboard the Golden Eagle Arctic Explorer journey earlier this year and answers the […]

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 […]

Retrace the Russian Revolution in St. Petersburg

1917 is without question one of the most influential years in history. It is the year that saw two uprisings, […]

7 Fascinating Great Wall of China Facts

To celebrate the release of the latest Universal Pictures blockbuster, The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon, we have put together […]

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 […]

Introducing Michael Portillo

We are excited to announce that Journalist and broadcaster, Michael Portillo, will be hosting a series of guest lectures on […]

Highlights of the South Caucasus

The countries bordering the shores of the Caspian Sea are home to some of the most fascinating cultures, as well as […]

NAADAM FESTIVAL – A CLOSER LOOK

Each year between 11th – 13th July, Mongolia celebrates its biggest festival of the calendar year. The Naadam Festival, known […]

Longitude: time travel on the Trans-Siberian

Rail adventurer Matthew Woodward shares his thoughts on the ever changing time zones of the Trans-Siberian railway. Getting anyone to […]

Celebrating 100 years of the Trans-Siberian Railway

This year, Golden Eagle Luxury Trains is celebrating 100 years since the completion of the Trans-Siberian railway, coinciding with a […]

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 […]

Enchanting Arctic Explorer in images

A photographer’s delight, the Arctic Explorer tour at New Year remains a firm favourite amongst Golden Eagle passengers. What better way […]

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 […]

The Balkans: Top 10 unmissable sights

We bring you interesting facts and stories from our top 10 unmissable sights on our Balkan Odyssey journey, which travels from Budapest to Venice […]

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 […]

BAM – The secret Trans-Siberian railway

Stretching to 4324 km in length, spanning over six decades and costing around $30 billion to complete, the Baikal-Amur Mainline […]

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 […]