Author Archives: Michael Bedigan

The Silver Linings of Life in Siberia

Siberia is probably not the first destination that springs to mind when planning a holiday or gap yah, mostly because of its associations with gulags, tigers and the lengthy Russian visa application process. However, if you are willing to be patient with the paperwork then you’ll find that places like Tomsk, in the middle of […]

Surviving Siberia (Part One)

Michael Bedigan lets us in on his topsy turvy life in a Siberian hostel.