Transsiberian railway – Our life on the train

Travelling in „platskarta“, i.e. in fact the 3rd class and the cheapest alternative of travelling by train in Russia, can be quite surprising in more aspects for someone coming from Europe. Basically, we have these areas in mind: life space and interesting fellow-passengers, board, hygiene. During our travel across Russia we collected enough experience in […]

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Our stops on the Transsiberian Railway

Kazan Kazan – the first stop of our Transsiberian railway trip. Kazan made a very good impression from the very first moment. Afterwards we got out of the train, we found ourselves on a modern railway station. We believed it made a better impression than the Vienna International Airport. Show the whole trip on Travel Map Our hotel, […]

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Magic and charming Baikal Lake

We visited Baikal Lake in 2013. The time we spent in this corner was limited since we both worked at that time and we used our days off in order to travel. We lacked information when getting prepared for this trip. We read a couple of travel books and gained just limited information on the web. […]

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Albania – a beauty with a damaged reputation 2/2

The long way to the beach or highway the Albanian way (Velipoje, Düres, Vlore, Dhërmiu, Himara) We longed for salty water, sandy beach and splashing waves. We looked into our paperback travel guide. It navigated us to Velipoje and promised to find it all there. Well, we got a bit disappointed. In Velipoje only crowds […]

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