In this episode, head to Russia and join The Trans-Siberian Railway or Trans-Mongolian Railway. It’s the kind of trip that many traveller’s talk about doing, but few do. I share my experiences travelling along the Trans-Mongolian Railway, buying ripe bananas in Siberia, sleeping in a Mongolian Yurt, and what meals to cook when you only have access to hot water. You don’t have to do a tour to experience Russia and the Trans-Mongolian Railway, anyone can do it independently and tick off, this incredible journey from your bucket-list.
I recommend purchasing the Lonely Planet Guidebook for the Trans-Siberian Railway. It has all the information you need to independantly complete the trip.(affiliate link, each purchase helps support this podcast)
To book rail fares in Russia and check the timetables (without using an agent, plus you can also book other rail tickets in Russia) use this site.
If you prefer to use a UK based agent to book train sectors (which charges a commission) and can arrange e-tickets or ticket collection in Moscow, click here.
Lastly, if you prefer to book with the Trans-Siberian Specialist Travel Agent that I used, (based in Australia) who can arrange all aspects of your journey, click here..
If you wish to book your own accommodation in Russia, I recommend using Agoda.(affiliate link, each purchase helps support this podcast)
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