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On today’s episode, we’ll be talking to Wendy Werneth who will be sharing her recent experience of one of the world’s epic train rides, the Transiberian Railway throughout Russia. She explains why and how she decided to do this trip as well and of course answer the questions we all want to know; was there anything to eat on this train? Wendy creates fantastic content which you will certainly be inspired by.
4:10 What is Nomadic Vegan about? What’s Wendy’s vision?
7:38 Summary of Wendy’s trip.
9:00 Why Wendy wanted to travel to Russia and why she didn’t do it earlier (hint: Russian visas are hard to get)
11:00 What were Wendy’s preconceptions about Russia?
16:00 Wendy discusses the Trans Siberian Express journey: tickets, classes of train and food available and ideas for food.
26:10 Overnight trains generally! We love them!
32:40 Information about the Great Baikal Lake in Siberia
37:00 Was it all worth it to travel here as a vegan?
41:26 Georgian cuisine (very vegan friendly)
Learn more about what we talk about
Hiking the Great Baikal Trail in Russia
Where to Find Vegan Food in Russia
Things You Need to Know about Russia
Your Complete Guide to Visiting the Kazan Kremlin
Things to do in Mongolia
Train tickets online over multiple European countries Trainplanet
Visa information for Russia (Russian Embassy London)
Sweden reveals tentative plans for overnight trains to several European cities
Sweden to London on an overnight train
The St Petersburg vegans cooking up a revolution
Great Baikal Lake Wikipedia
Wendy’s Tuscany trip andLisbon
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The World Vegan Travel Podcast host, Brighde Reed, has been living overseas since the age of 18, has lead tours on 3 continents and is now the co-founder of luxury vegan group tour operator World Vegan Travel. Join her has she talks to regular travelers as well as experts in the industry.
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