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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Discover the hidden gems of Siberia

Look closer at the Siberian Discovery journey to find out why even the most remote parts of Russia can be […]

Spectacular Switzerland

Golden Eagle’s Company President and Founder, Tim Littler, captures the excitement of travelling through spectacular Switzerland, on a collection of historic […]

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 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. […]