The heart of Russia, this iconic city is full of massive buildings and stunning historic locations, with an easy to use and extensive metro system. Arrival into Moscow by an over night train is a once in a life time experience.
Our first view of Russia, from the air, was of frozen lakes, beaches covered by ice from the freezing sea and a bleak never ending landscape. That changed as the runway of St Petersburg airport came into view as the BA pilot landed (with a bump) and we taxi-ed to […]
Travelling by train is a sometime forgotten method of covering long distances and can be sometimes as quick as going by plane and sometimes substantially cheaper. It is also a way of seeing more of a country rather than simply peering down on it through the clouds.