Monthly Archive: March 2015

St. Gallen, Switzerland

St. Gallen: A Swiss Vignette

Crisscrossing Switzerland by rail on a ten-day Spring excursion, my husband Tom and I discover St. Gallen, an elegant medieval town in a high northeastern alpine valley just an hour out of Zurich. The city’s stunning Abbey cathedral and library complex are known...

Trans-Siberian Railway platform

A Journey to the Heart of Siberia

From the quaint port city of Vladivostok to the teeming sprawl of Moscow, the Trans-Siberian Railway is a truly remarkable route unlike any other in the world. An Odyssian route Covering the better part of 10,000 kilometres, across two continents, the...