Category: Transsiberian

The 13 pillars near Khizhir on Olkhon island, Baikal lake, Russia

How to visit Olkhon Island, Russia’s shamanist center on Baikal

Olkhon island is located in the world’s largest freshwater lake Baikal, in the republic of Buryatia deep in Siberia and thousands of kilometers away from Moscow. Each year it attracts…

View of the Volga river from Nizhny Novgorod in Russia

Nizhny Novgorod : historical yarmarka and sunset on the Volga

Welcome to Nizhny Novgorod, Russia’s fifth largest city only 400 kilometers away from Moscow, a great stop on the Trans-siberian or just a side trip from the capital. Located at…

A double room with a view of Saint Isaac's cathedrale at the SO Saint Petersburg Hotel in Saint Petersburg in Russia

Saint Petersburg : 18 great hotels & hostels bookable online

Travelling to Saint – Petersburg soon and looking for accomodation you can book and pay online ? I’ve got you covered ! From boutique hotels on Saint Petersburg’s most famous…

The radisson hotel during sunset in Moscow, Russia

15 great hotels & hostels bookable online in Moscow

Travelling to Moscow soon and looking for accomodation you can book and pay online ? I’ve got you covered ! Despite all the western sanctions on Russia right now, there…

How to booking a russian train ticket online with Visa/Mastercard

How to buy a russian train ticket with a Visa/Mastercard

You’re looking to buy a russian train ticket for your Trans-Siberian journey but you don’t have a local russian MIR bank card ? No worries, there are alternatives to buy…

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Special diet on the Trans-Siberian (halal, vegeterian … )

You follow a special diet and worry to travel on the Trans-Siberian and starve ? Have no fear, feeding yourself in Russia or on the train won’t be an issue….