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Trans-Siberian Railway: ΤΕΝ Q&As

It’s about a month since I came back from my Trans-Siberian trip and after loads of emails and Facebook messages concerning every single detail of my journey, I came to realize that there are a lot of you out there who dream and wish to take this trip but still got a lot of questions that want them answered before leaving. So, I decided to help clear some things out for those of you that are daring enough to hop on the train and follow their dream. A series of posts with Trans-Siberian tips will follow throughout September to completely enlighten you on the subject and sort everything out. So, are you ready? Let’s go! Where and how do I buy my Trans-Siberian tickets? There isn’t a single  train ticket to get you to every destination of every country the Trans-Siberian crosses; there are several tickets for every train you’ll…

PACKING TIPS FOR THE TRANS-SIBERIAN TRAIN

“So what should I pack for the long, Trans-Siberian trip?” The question pops in your mind after taking care of all the paperwork. What should you pack really? There’s no need to worry, as I’ve got all the answers – just keep reading. Suitcase Unless you’ve booked a 1st class ticket, then skip the suitcase part and go for a rucksack instead. The space available for luggage won’t make it easy to reach for your suitcase every once in a while. I strongly advice you to carry a 40ml rucksack and a small backpack – that you’ll be literally inseparable with during the trip – for your convenience. Don’t forget; maximum weight can’t be over 35 kilos. Documents After the days and effort you put to gather all the paperwork, you can’t afford to leave anything behind! Double check you’ve packed passport, train tickets, travel insurance, hotel addresses etc. before…