The Trans-Siberian Express: Summer or Winter?

Eskimos are famously said to have around 50 different words for snow; this is because it is such a crucial […]

Russia and the ‘Housing Question’

Two of the Train Managers on the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express are from Irkutsk, and their intimate knowledge of the […]

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 […]