Let’s learn some basic facts about the Far East! So in the previous post, I introduced the Far East and noted that little attention is paid to this part of Russia. Indeed, a search of what Liden & Denz bloggers write about show zero results for the Far East (though it might be that I ...
What do you know about the Far East? For most foreigners and for me, the answer is: not much. Even though my studies at Uppsala University is meant to make me a specialist on Russia, the truth is it mainly focus on to Russia as a whole. And when we do “zoom in” somewhere in ...
Towards the East – The Trans-Siberian Railway For quite some time I have the wish to travel across Russia with the by Tsar Nicholas II built railway. I would like to learn more about the Russian landscape, and about the daily life in different Russian cities. Therefore, traveling by Trans-Siberian Express all the way to Vladivostok ...