Beijing was the beginning of our Trans Siberian Railway journey. After plenty of research, we’d decided that the Trans Mongolian route was the best option for us. We flew from Melbourne to Beijing via Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific for a short two night stay before our first train leg. (more…)
The Trans Siberian Railway is one of the world’s most epic train journeys.
Inspired by Joanna Lumley’s documentary series, my mum and I did the Trans Siberian Railway (or more accurately, Trans Mongolian Railway) between Beijing and Moscow in April – May 2016. We started in Beijing, and stopped off in Ulaanbaatar, Irkutsk, Yekaterinburg, Perm and Moscow. Despite not technically being part of the route, we also made our way to St Petersburg by train. (more…)