Ulan Bator – Ulaanbaatar

Ulan Bator or Ulaanbaatar is the next stop on the Trans-Mongolian train. The trip during the night went from the Mongolian border to the capital of Mongolia. I stay a couple of days in the city before taking some time to discover the inland.

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Jam Hotel Brussels, Review

The Jam Hotel opened this summer in Brussels. When I needed a central, comfortable and affordable location, I gave it a try.

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Railway Bridge in Russia

Trans Mongolian Railway: Irkutsk – Ulaanbaatar

Back on the Trans Mongolian Railway: Nearly two weeks since I started discovering Russia. Now on the train to switch countries. Mongolia, here I come!

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Lake Baikal

Irkutsk & Lake Baikal

My last stop on this trip in Russia is Irkutsk. I visit Lake Baikal, but she’s hiding in fog and smoke.

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Train with Tiger Print – Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk

On the third leg of my Trans Siberian train trip, a train with tiger prints goes from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk.

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Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg: Where Asia Meets Europe

Yekaterinburg had given me a run for my money when I searched my hotel, so now I wanted to see what the city was all about.

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Trans Siberian Railway Train

The Trans Siberian railroad, 125 years

The history of the Trans Siberian railroads is a fascinating one. Since I’m spending some time riding it, it’s the right moment to have a look at what happened over the past 125 years:

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The Art Hostel in Yekaterinburg – the search

I arrived in the middle of the night in Yekaterinburg. I booked with the Art Hostel in Yekaterinburg. Now, I just needed to find it.

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Trans Siberian Train in Moscow

Trans Siberian Railway – Leg 1 – Moscow to Yekaterinburg

After the travel between London and Moscow, after meeting amazing people, after taking a break in Moscow, I was ready to board the Trans Siberian Railway!

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Moscow Metro

The Moscow Metro (Subway) in images

The subway system in Moscow, the Moscow Metro, is not only highly well-organized. It has a set of stunning stations. If you’re visiting Moscow, it’s worth spending half a day in the metro. Go from station to station, and look at how incredibly beautiful it is.

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