The Man in Seat Sixty-One will tell you how to travel overland comfortably & affordably - The Man in Seat Sixty-One.
"As a travel planning tool ... it is often the only place on the internet to find details about trains in offbeat places, such as Egypt where the state railway has no website of its own.
"Even for travel within Europe, it has stuff that's missing from official websites, such as pictures to show what exactly a couchette - an economy-class sleeper - looks like on France's SNCF railway.
"Most visited are Smith's pages on the Trans-Siberian railway, India, Australia and Canada, as well as "London to anywhere in Europe" and an historical page that clears up myths about the fabled Orient Express." - Riding rails of the world with The Man in Seat 61.