--Conde Nast Traveler
"Tells you everything you need to know."
"An invaluable guidebook."
--The Financial Times
"The Trans-Siberian Handbook ...is a must."
--The Sunday Times
"Well researched...A wealth of information... Is is a fascinating read and contains so much more than the usual handbook."
"An invaluable travelling companion."
First edition shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel and Guide Book Awards
From the Back Cover
A trip across Siberia on the longest continuous railway track in the world is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime. It's also a convenient way to reach China, Mongolia or Japan. Tickets are not expensive or difficult to arrange. You can now travel almost anywhere you want in Siberia: we tell you how to organize a trip, where to get tickets and where to go.
Inside you will find: Kilometer-by-kilometer route guide - covering the entire routes of the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Manchurian and Trans-Mongolian railways with 38 strip maps in English, Russian and Chinese: see where you are as you travel; Siberia and the railway - the detailed history of Siberia, the construction of the railway and the running of the Trans-Siberian today will be of great interest not only to visitors but also to armchair travelers; City guides with maps - the best sights, places to stay and restaurants for all budgets plus Russian and Chinese phrases, rail fares and timetables.