Montenegro express: the Belgrade to Bar train

Montenegro express: the Belgrade to Bar train

This post is about the Belgrade to Bar train. Also called the Montenegro express. A spectacular train journey from the rolling hills in Serbia to the rugged mountains in Montenegro. I love trains, but the train network in the Balkans is not the best. Trains 

The train from Moscow to Kazan in Russia

The train from Moscow to Kazan in Russia

Taking the train from Moscow to Kazan is for many the first leg of their trans siberian journey. It’s actually a detour and not all trans-siberian trains stop in Kazan. I wasn’t doing a Trans Siberian journey, but I read enough about Kazan that I 

Baku express: the train from Sheki to Baku

Baku express: the train from Sheki to Baku

The helpful owners of my guesthouse asked me multiple times if I really wanted to take the train from Sheki to Baku. They warned me that it would be slow. 12 hours in fact, while the minibus would only take six hours. A bit worried 

The Dogu express: by train through Turkey

The Dogu express: by train through Turkey

This post is all about the Dogu express including my own experience, how to get Dogu express tickets, The Dogu express route and what to expect on a Turkish train. The Dogu express, also called Dogu ekspresi, from Ankara to Kars is the longest train 

The Kandy to Ella train: a guide to Sri Lanka’s tea country

The Kandy to Ella train: a guide to Sri Lanka’s tea country

This post is a guide on everything you need to know about the Kandy to Ella train. This famous train ride is advertised to be one of the most spectacular train journeys in the world. Why take the Kandy to Ella train? I love trains