The 8,000 km Trans-Siberian Railway through Russia, Mongolia and China can become expensive, as train tickets and other costs add up. Here’s what I spent.
Go back in the U.S.S.R at the Soviet Lifestyle Museum and the Museum of Happy Childhood in Kazan, Russia. Both are packed with pop culture artifacts. Out of all the rich history and architecture in the city of Kazan, these two places were among my favorite tourist attractions.
The bodies of work for Ho Chi Minh, Mao Zedong and Vladimir Lenin can be compared to each other endlessly with no clear winner. What can be compared, however, are there actual bodies. Or at least what’s left of them. Morbid, right?
I went to all three of their mausoleums within the span of two months, so here’s how they rank from worst to best in terms of the overall visiting experience.
Part two of my journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway is all about Russia. Riding through the Trans-Siberian Railway non-stop to Moscow means you’ll miss a lot. Here’s some of the stops I made on the journey from Mongolia.