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Adventures on the Trans Mongolian Railway

I have been wanting to travel the Trans Mongolian Railway since I saw it in the Dutch TVshow Peking Express in 2003, and I finally did it last summer with my friend. 1,573 more words


The Pearl of Siberia: Lake Baikal

No doubt. One of the most beautiful places in Russia is Lake Baikal, also known as the ‘Pearl of Siberia’. Besides a breathtaking place to visit, thanks to the mighty mountains surrounding it, the water of this lake is chrystal clear and… also drinkable. 208 more words

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Living the BBC Planet Earth Series - Airbnb Style

I wish. When I first watched the BBC Planet Earth series in HD, it slowed down time for me. I literally felt some days pass by agonisingly slowly, like a barely clinging creeper. 691 more words

Winter Is Coming- One Of The Best Winter Places In The World

Since winter is knocking on the door, I decided to share with you my love for one of the most beautiful winter places in the world- Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia. 239 more words


The Great Baikal Trail, Russia

When I am traveling one of my favourite ways to explore the country is by going on a hike. I am not a professional hiker, I just enjoy being in nature. 537 more words


Things to do in Russia

Russia is undoubtedly the largest nation of the world. Large, strong and powerful, this country is also rich in tourist attractions as millions visit it almost every year. 368 more words


Olkhon Island & Listvyanka (August 30-31)

There are a few different day-long excursions offered by the travel office on Olkhon Island. Alex booked a “bus” (big old military van) tour that went to several scenic spots around the island. 368 more words