From the Trans-Mongolian Diary 5 – To Irkutsk

I am opening up the ol’ Trans-Mongolian Diary for you again to share my lived experiences at the time of my 2017 journey from Beijing to Moscow via Mongolia. Last week you saw me say ‘goodbye’ to Mongolia and hop the train bound for the Siberian destination of Irkutsk. Today, well I complete said journey and arrive in this town. How will I find it? Read on to find out!

Is this the coldest city ON EARTH?

Folks. Check this one out! As the northern hemispherers popping by today are going into Winter - this is what SERIOUS COLD IS! Like this channel, this guy is producing some good stuff! Enjoy! And if you like it check out 'Discover with Chenet', the full YouTube Channel! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fz4ZMLsPzqM Thanks for popping by! May the …

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How I Escaped a Military Establishment in Russia!

‘Twas a coldish day in May, 2017, and I was staying for a few days in Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia, Northern Hemisphere, Earth, Milky Way Galaxy. When I say cold, I mean around 10 degrees, maybe a couple more, maybe a couple less. It’s hard to say, because in Russia, every day is cold, right? Of …

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Know Before you Go – Visa for Russia

If Russia is a country you are considering visiting, then you’re best to start planning as well before your departure date as you can. For the Russian Visa is not as straight forward to organise as most others. Whereas visas seem to slowly being phased out, or replaced with Electronic Visas which you can get …

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