0835: Arrived at St Petersburg station, after the Grand Express sleeper train from Moscow. Olga, our guide from 2 days ago, came to pick us
This post is about Day 2 of our whirlwind tour of Russia. Read about Day 1, where we boarded the ferry from Helsinki to St
In my previous post, I told you about our whirlwind 72 hour trip to Russia. In this series of posts, I’ll be taking you through
“Are you sure it’s legal?” Is a question I got from a lot of people when I said I was going to Russia without a
Recently I undertook a grand tour of Europe with my parents. 12 days, 6 countries, 8 cities. Here’s a quick run down of our trip.
For many visitors to Tallinn, the fairy tale old town is the main attraction. But if you have more than a couple of days in
We visited Tallinn in December 2016, so this post has been 18 months in the making. We spent 4 days in Tallinn and got the
Welcome to my page on the Best Places to Eat and Drink in Birmingham. Over the last decade or so, Birmingham has developed a name
When I told people my first trip to China is only for week, they all asked the same thing. Is one week really enough to
It was our last day in China and we were approaching the end of our express trip across Beijing (Days 1, 2, 3), Xian (Days
It was our sixth and penultimate day in China and our first (and last) full day in Shanghai. (Read about Day 1, Day 2, Day
Our time in Xian began when we arrived on the overnight sleeper train from Xian. It was Day 4 of our week-long trip to China.
It was our second day in China, and it was going to be a busy one. We had arranged a day tour with The China
My story begins when I landed in Beijing Capital airport at 5 am on a Saturday in early November. The British Airways flight from Heathrow