Tag: train travel

How to Travel from Mongolia to Kazakhstan by Train

When I was overlanding from Bali to London, I wanted to go to Mongolia, and I wanted to go to Kazakhstan. So I had to find out the best way to get from Mongolia to Kazakhstan, which obviously didn’t involve a flight. Simple, right? Actually, it’s not that easy. On…

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Taking the Eastern Express Train from Kars to Ankara, Turkey

Travelling by train is my jam. I’ve taken trains all over the world – mainly on my trip from Bali to London with no flights – and it’s without a doubt my favourite way to travel. When planning my Turkey itinerary, I wanted to make sure that I saw as…

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Paris Eiffel Tower

Your Perfect 1 Month Europe Travel Itinerary

Europe: its cultural diversity twinned with a managable size and excellent transport links make for an immensley rewarding travel experience. No matter where you go, cities everywhere from Seville to Helsinki always attract a wave of travellers, especially during the summer. Many backpackers and travellers want to spend at least…

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Two Week Japan Itinerary : Explore the Oriental Country by Rail

With its relatively small land size and incredible high-speed trains, Japan is an ideal destination to explore if you enjoy overland transit. There are many reasons to visit Japan: From ancient temples and shrines to ultra-modern hotels and cutting-edge technology Japan is quirky, fascinating and manages to blend past and…

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A Complete Guide to Train Travel in China

China is a fantastic place for more adventurous travellers. There’s no specific path through the country, no tourist shuttles transporting people to each destination, and very few bars and restaurants catered especially for backpackers. Because of all of this, China can seem a little daunting; and the question of how…

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One Month in China Itinerary for First Timers

If you’re reading this China itinerary, I’m guessing you’re planning a trip to the country. China is one of my favourite countries to travel in. It’s brimming with history and culture, from the Terrcotta Warriors to its many, many temples, but it has the most dynamic modern scene in cities…

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