Before going to Belarus, here’s what I knew about the country: it bordered Russia and its visa was a pain in the arse to get. I couldn’t even have told you the capital city of the country (Minsk), or that it was one of the few former Soviet Bloc countries that still revered Stalin. Luckily,… Full Story »
I never thought of myself as a train person, but through a combination of working at YPT and also because I work at YPT, I have had to reluctantly embrace the fine field of ferroequinology (pretentious twat-talk for ‘liking trains’). It’s largely in China that I mount the rails, whether taking the 48-hour train from… Full Story »
Catherine joins a disparate group of travellers on a thought-provoking journey from Moscow to Minsk.