Tag: Train travel

The Kandy to Ella train: Sri Lanka’s beautiful rail journey

The Kandy to Ella train: Sri Lanka’s beautiful rail journey

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 

Stockholm to Luleå by train: the scenic lapland express

Stockholm to Luleå by train: the scenic lapland express

The Stockholm to Luleå train is one of the best ways to travel to Lapland in Sweden. Lapland is a large area that stretches over Norway, Finland, Sweden and even parts of Russia.  I had always wanted to go to Lapland, but getting there seemed 

How to Travel by Train in Kazakhstan

How to Travel by Train in Kazakhstan

This post is a travel guide about how to travel by train in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is the perfect destination to explore by train and in recent years Kazakhstan has invested in its railway system making train travel while backpacking Kazakhstan easier than ever. This post 

How to Travel by Train in Uzbekistan

How to Travel by Train in Uzbekistan

This post is a travel guide about how to travel by train in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan is the perfect destination to explore by train and in recent years Uzbekistan has invested in its railway system making train travel while backpacking Uzbekistan easier than ever. This post 

Kukushka train: the beautiful Borjomi to Bakuriani railway

Kukushka train: the beautiful Borjomi to Bakuriani railway

The Kukushka train in Georgia is among the most scenic train journeys in the Caucasus region. The 37 kilometer narrow gauge railway runs through the forested Caucasus foothills offering sweeping panoramic views as it winds it way up the mountain. The Kukushka train runs from 

How to take the old Soviet train from Sheki to Baku

How to take the old Soviet train from Sheki to Baku

This post is about the night train from Sheki to Baku. A slow, but adventurous way to travel between Sheki and Baku. Update 2023: The night train from Sheki to Baku is no longer running because they are modernizing the railway system in Azerbaijan. As 

The Oslo to Bergen train: the beautiful Bergensbanen

The Oslo to Bergen train: the beautiful Bergensbanen

The Oslo to Bergen train, or the Bergensbanen in Norway is considered to be one of the most scenic train rides in Europe. Whether this is true, depends on personal opinions. It is, however, the highest railway line in Scandinavia.  The train from Oslo to 

Montenegro Express: the beautiful Belgrade to Bar train

Montenegro Express: the beautiful Belgrade to Bar train

This post is about the Belgrade to Bar train, also called the Montenegro express. A spectacular journey from the rolling hills in Serbia to the rugged mountains in Montenegro. I love trains, but in the Balkans they are not the most convenient mode of transport. 

The Dogu Express: a beautiful train journey through Turkey

The Dogu Express: a beautiful train journey 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 Mandalay to Hsipaw Train: Myanmar’s most beautiful journey

The Mandalay to Hsipaw Train: Myanmar’s most beautiful journey

This post is about the Mandalay to Hsipaw train over the Gokteik viaduct in Myanmar. Trains in Myanmar are bumpy and scary. I did read the warnings, but I love train journeys. I could not visit Myanmar without taking the iconic Mandalay to Hsipaw train 

How to take the Night Train from Moscow to Kazan

How to take the Night Train from Moscow to Kazan

Due to the current situation, I advice against travel to Russia at the moment. All affiliated links related to Russia have been removed. But I have decided to keep my posts about Russia as it remains a beautiful country. I hope that circumstances change and 

The Beautiful Arktika train from St Petersburg to Murmansk

The Beautiful Arktika train from St Petersburg to Murmansk

Due to the current situation, I advice against travel to Russia at the moment. All affiliated links related to Russia have been removed. But I have decided to keep my posts about Russia as it remains a beautiful country. I hope that circumstances change and