A trip across Siberia on the longest continuous railway track in the world is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime. It's also a convenient way to reach China, Mongolia or Japan. Tickets are not expensive or difficult to arrange. Inside you'll find information on: Siberia, now wide open to visitors. For the first time in Russia's history you can now travel almost anywhere you want in Siberia: we tell you how to arrange a trip, where to buy tickets and where to go; Kilometre-by-kilometre route guide - covering the entire routes of the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Manchurian and Trans-Mongolian railways with 23 strip maps in English, Russian and Chinese: see where you are as you travel; Siberia and the railway - the detailed history of Siberia, the construction of the railway and the running of the Trans-Siberian today will be of great interest not only to visitors but also to armchair travelers; city guides with maps - the best sights, hotels and restaurants for all budgets plus Russian and Chinese phrases, rail fares and timetables.Thomas, Bryn is the author of 'Trans Siberian Handbook', published 2004 under ISBN 9781873756706 and ISBN 1873756704.