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Win a copy of Matthew Woodward’s new book, ‘The Railway to Heaven’

Share your Trans-Siberian stories with us for a chance to win a free copy of expert travel writer, Matthew Woodward’s book, ‘The Railway to Heaven’

Have you been on the Trans-Siberian and have an interesting story to tell? If so, we want to hear from you!

From now until the end of November we will be running a competition for past travellers of the Trans-Siberian for a chance to win a copy of travel expert, Matthew Woodward’s new book ‘The Railway to Heaven’.

To enter the competition, we will need:

  • 2 photos taken from your Trans-Siberian journey with one of these featuring you in it. (If you have a video from your journey or would like to send a video entry instead, we are happy to accept this).
  • A minimum of 300 words describing your Trans-Siberian experience (you are more than welcome to write more!).
  • One word or sentence that sums up your experience.

Where to submit your entry

All entries should be sent by email to by 30th November 2019, any stories we receive after this date will not be entered. Once we have received your entry, we will send an email response confirming that we have received this.

Please note: We may feature some of the stories sent to us in blog posts leading up to the winner being announced, therefore by sending your story and photos to us you will be accepting that this information can be used on our website and social channels.

We cannot guarantee that all stories sent to us will be featured.

Announcing the winner

The winner of the competition will be announced a week or so after the deadline, no later than the 13th December.

If you have any questions about the competition, please feel free to contact us directly at

Best of luck!

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