All about Mongolian Gers

All about Mongolian Gers

The ‘Mongolian ger’ has evolved from ancient times to suit the needs of the Mongolian people following their herds in search of new pastures. The collapsible and easily transportable ger continues to be used in modern times, but it is quickly giving way to more...
Is the Trans-Siberian Railway safe?

Is the Trans-Siberian Railway safe?

Tips to have a safe Trans-Siberian journey In general a Trans-Siberian trip doesn’t present any serious safety issues for you or your belongings and it is extremely rare that we hear of any incidents. However, be aware of the points below as you travel and you are...
Mobile Phone and Photography during the Trans-Siberian Tour

Mobile Phone and Photography
during the Trans-Siberian Tour

Mobile phone use during the Trans-Siberian Tour Mobile phone usage is high in Russia, Mongolia and China and coverage is accordingly better than most expect. Much of the time on the train your mobile phone should have reception if you have a roaming facility on your...
What to wear during the Trans-Siberian Tour?

What to wear during the Trans-Siberian Tour?

What to wear during the Trans-Siberian Tour? What clothes to pack? Below are some recommendations on specific clothing considerations for the various seasons. However, it must be stressed that there is nothing definitive about this and on rare occasions it can snow in...