Moscow

Moscow is the capital of Russia, the vibrant and electric heart of this amazing country, and the starting point of most Transsiberian trips. Brief History Moscow was founded in 1147 by Yury Dolgoruky, a general that stopped on the Moskva river on his way to Vladimir. In the XIV century, it became the capital of the Great…

How to buy tickets

And now on to the most important question: How do I buy my train tickets? And, most importantly: what is the CHEAPEST way to do it? There are many options to buy tickets, yet, like most things in life, the easiest ones do not happen to be the cheapest, on the contrary, if you are…

Central Asia rail routes

The Central Asian railroad network was designed during the Soviet period, so no wonder if the main routes connect the five Republics with Moscow, that was the heart of the infrastructure system at that time. Central Asian railroads are therefore mainly oriented north-south, and almost all of the train routes going to Central Asia from…

What is the Transsiberian?

Long distance train trips, a wild, impressive nature in the most remote places of the Earth, huge cities in the middle of nowhere, going to sleep surrounded by the Siberian forest and waking up in the Mongolian steppes… Welcome to the Transsiberian experience! What exactly is the Transsiberian? There are many false myths about the…