Nice, France

My wife and I visited France last year, and it was our first international trip together. We spent a few days in Paris and then took a train down south to the French Riviera (Côte d’Azur). The five-hour train ride was pleasant, and it provided us a great opportunity to see some of France’s beautiful … Continue reading

Trans Mongolian Railway

After our stay in Listvyanka, Russia (see my previous post), my travel partner and I caught a public bus and rode back north to Irkutsk, where we returned to the train station and awaited our departure on the Trans Mongolian Railway. We had a late departure — 10:10 p.m. — so we spent several hours … Continue reading

Summer 2013: Airports and Train Stations

Summer 2013 was an unusually active travel period for me. Between June 5 and July 24, I managed to pass through 14 different airports, a few train stations and I don’t know how many subway stations. In case you find yourself visiting any of these places anytime soon, here’s my summer list and some comments … Continue reading