Mariinksy (Maryinsky) Theatre, St Petersburg
The Moscow Kremlin and Museums ticket information
RT is an English news channel which brings the Russian view on global news
The Moscow Times Newspaper
Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, flight arrivals, etc
Official Site of Moscow Metro System
For those planning to work and live in Mongolia. This posting contains a list of FAQ about Mongolia, Mongolians and the area where Mongolian-speaking people live.
Excellent interactive bus route map of Beijing
iPhone enabled website to keep track of Beijing’s air quality
http://www.theemperor.com.cn/The Emperor Boutique Hotel in Beijing
Howard Johnson Hotels Beijing
Flight guide and arrivals at Beijing airport
Book flights in China
Beijing Sideways ~ French operated tours to the Great Wall and tourist spots around Beijing avoiding the traffic jams with better views from the side car of a vintage motorcycle – visit the Great Wall, Summer Palace and outskirts of Beijing on Motorbike with sidecar.
Convert Chinese writing to Pinyin English script
Posting and Courier in China
EMS China Post Tracking Courier
Fedex China – Domestica and International Courier
DHL China Courier Service
All you want to know about trains in Hong Kong. Tickets for departure from Hung Hom station in Kowloon.
Tickets for departure from West Kowloon station.
Immigration and Visa process for staying in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong International Airport Arrivals Board
Train Stories and Reviews
Rolf Potts, monkey ambassador!
Report from a US couple that travelled in 2006, with some great stories and YouTube videos.
Ron Gluckman is a free-lance writer who came to Mongolia in ’91 with our first group. He fell in love with the place and returned many times since. His web-site is loaded with interesting and witty articles he wrote, several of them on Mongolia!
Great iPhone and PDF guides to cities in Russia and Eastern Europe
The Man in Seat Sixty One has a special page dedicated to Trans-Siberian Train Travel
Lonely Planet guide books. The largest collection of guides, very popular, but too often followed as a bible. Remember that the research can be 3 to 12 months old before it appears as a book on the shelves. Thus, even the latest edition fresh from the printers can be outdated, especially for the volatile countries we deal with. Check their site for Upgrades on your LP guide.
More guide books. Get a second opinion…
Personal Reviews about the Trans-Siberian Railway journey in general
German Railways online timetables for European trains
Recommended International Airline in Russia
Best Real Rates at Money Changers in different cities
European Central Bank Currency Conversation Euros
Bank Rates and Currency in Hong Kong
Bank Of China Exchange Rates to Renminbi
Russia Central Bank, with Currency Exchange Statistics
Save money with a credit card that has no foreign transaction fee.
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Palace on Wheels
The Palace on Wheels offers luxury style train cruises across India to destinations such as Rajasthan and Taj Mahal in Agra.
Maharajas’ Express India
Maharajas’ Express train trips cover different train lines through India
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