Just travelled from Chiang Mai, Thailand to Flint, North Wales. If you want a report on the nuts and bolts of the journey - no pretty pictures or comments - I've put it up here at http://trip.iblogger.org/
No adverts, cookies or anything else on the site, just useful information if you plan to travel by train. Includes Chiang Mai to Bangkok, Saigon to Hanoi to Nanning to Beijing to UlaanBaator (Ulan Bator) to Moscow, to Saint Petersburg to Helsinki to Turku. Stockholm to Copenhagen and through Germany and Brussels to the UK.