How to survive the Transsib

The Trans-Siberian railway. A train ride I have been dreaming of since I was a teenager. There was something about that wild and mysterious Siberian nature and the long, giant trains… In reality, things are a little different than in my dreams of course… If you read my current mission page, you might remember I said […]

First impressions of Russia

Although I am currently in the train halfway through Russia, I am still gathering my first impressions. And I can easily say I will have a lot of first impressions until I reach the next country. Because Russia is definitely different from any other country I’ve visited. There are a lot of stereotypes and predispositions […]

The old and the new Tallinn

Tallinn, Estonia. A not so well-known city in a not so well-known country. At least for most Western Europeans. We (well I at least) mostly consider the Baltic States as a special kind of Eastern European countries although we are not even really sure how exactly these countries are geographically situated and what their capitals […]