Come on an armchair tour of Russia – the gilded domes of the Kremlin, the Red Square in Moscow, the Russian Ballet in St. Petersburg, one of the best art collections in the world at the Hermitage, the 10,000 kilometre journey on the Trans Siberian Railway, the tall green grasses of the Russian Steppes, iconic Matryoshka dolls, vast birch forests, Mongolian and Cossack heritage, the naval secrets of Vladivostok, Vodka and Caviar... does that whet the travel appetite ?
"There were 15 of us in our group, with ages ranging from 30's to 70's. They were an interesting mix of people who melded well and were very supportive of each other. We were ably lead by our attractive French/Canadian female guide,she was quiet, tactful and resourceful, but a strong leader. We trave..."
reviewed 14 Aug
"I had a blast ticking the Trans-Siberian off my list... I would say if you were going to do it in Winter, don't underestimate how cold it will be (like I did!) If I did it again I would definitely do it in Summer so I could make the most of Lake Baikal and the Ger Camp. (My group spent the two days ..."
reviewed 9 Aug
"Hi Pam, Mike and Robyn... it's great to hear from you all... Just had our Russian visas approved and now in the hands of the Mongolian embassy... And this weeks tasks for us is to arrange US cash and a US cash passport.. looking forward to the trip.. not long now :)... Bea "
commented 23 Jul
My partner Steven and I are taking the Trans Mongolian Express, departing Beijing 21/4. I understand that there are 10 of us brave souls..from UK, Australia and Canada. We fly on to England after our tour.
It would be great to say hello to the other members of our group. Cheers from Terri"
commented 25 Mar
"If you’re visiting Xi’an then the Xiangzimen International Youth Hostel is a good place to relax, get a meal and use the internet. I’d also recommend the Summer Palace in Beijing, you can easily spend a day there. In my experience tours usually go to Tiananmen and the Forbidden City. Happy Eas..."
commented 29 Mar
"I have been to Russia and in Particular Siberia a few times and enjoyed every aspect of the trip. For me personally Russian Banya (Sauna Russian Style) experience is the best of all, something you can’t get in Australia and a lot of fun. I was very pleasantly surprised of how great is the food, ..."
reviewed 17 May
"I went with my husband who is blind. We are both in our 60s. We had no trouble, taking our gear in backpacks so we could hold hands for moving on and off trains and other tranportation. There are showers available at every station with a stop of 30 minutes or more. The scenery was great. Our tour gu..."
reviewed 10 Aug
"This was an excellent experience that I thoroughly recommend. Firstly, the train itself is a very unique experience - amazing landscapes and scenery, interesting Russian people and the train itself all make it a very different trip. Then there are the guides provided that are very friendly and infor..."
reviewed 7 Sep