Thom Wheeler is a writer with an interest in travel and a particular interest in regions of the ex Soviet Union. He has lived for extended periods of time in Georgia, Estonia, Ukraine and Russia.
He has contributed to various publications, and appeared on BBC Radio and Talk Radio Europe. Thom is the first person to drive a campervan across the Russian Federation (from Tallinn to Vladivostok) – a journey recounted in his book One Steppe Beyond. He lives in Brighton.