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How to prepare for the Trans-Mongolian Railway as a family

Lotte travels the world with her husband and baby boy. She shares her travel adventures on her blog and hopes to inspire other people to travel and help them plan their trips. Part 1 of Lotte’s adventure helps families prepare for the Trans-Mongolian, offering advice on building an Itinerary, arranging accommodation and trains, as well as providing information on the vaccinations you need before you leave.


Applying for any visa can be a difficult process and knowing which documents you need before you travel is crucial for ensuring that your travel plans go as simple and stress-free as possible. We will explore what a Russian Letter of Invitation is, why you need it and how to apply through our quick and easy online application service.

Lotte Eschback from popular Netherlands-based travel blog, Phenomenal Globe discusses her Trans-Mongolian experience and what it's like travelling as a family with the Rea Russia team.

With so many hotels to choose from it can be difficult choosing the right hotel for your needs. While some travellers enjoy browsing the many hotel comparison websites on the market in order to get the best last-minute deals, sometimes it is just easier to get everything all in one place without the hassle.

This post will provide all the information you need to know about booking your hotel in Russia and why booking with us is best.

Situated in the Mongolian heartlands, Ulaanbaatar is the capital and largest city in Mongolia with almost half of the country’s population living in the city. Mongolia has been the focal point for many of the world’s greatest empires and is best known as the home of Genghis Khan who led the infamous Mongol empire that would go on to stretch from the Sea of Japan to the Carpathian mountains in Eastern Europe at its zenith.

Part four of our 6-part Eurasian city-break series will take you through a 48-journey of Ulaanbaatar, exploring top tourist attractions and taking in the city’s spectacular heritage.