Trans-Siberian Railway for less than US$400

I have heard from many fellow backpackers saying riding on Trans-Siberian railway is one of their dream but they are hindered or shocked by the super high cost and the long duration. Yes, they are right! If you choose to take the direct train from Beijing to Moscow (or opposite way), it costs 700-900 Euros… Read More Trans-Siberian Railway for less than US$400

Blood and tears in the construction of Trans-Siberian railway

This magnificent intercontinential railway project was built in the late 19th century and finished in the early 20th. Under the command of Tsar emperor Alexander III, his initial aim was to relocate Russian population into remote Siberian and start to exploit the natural resources in the far east. The whole project was divided into 7… Read More Blood and tears in the construction of Trans-Siberian railway