— The Bookseller
Nicholas Zvegintzov was born in England and learned about Russia and travelling from his immigrant father.
He has a degree from Oxford University in Psychology and Philosophy, and has studied Russian at Moscow State University.
He lives in New York City and is a software consultant and writer, helping in the management and modification of existing software.
He practises long-distance travel on the New York City Subway, the Moscow Metro, the London Underground, and, of course, the BAM. He is co-author of Siberian BAM Guide.