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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Russia during the Trans-Siberian Railway tour

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Probably every person on the planet wanted to visit Russia at least once in his or her life. Everyone knows about this country due to its huge territory, rich long history, and celebrated culture. But how can you plan a trip to Russia if you want to see more than one city? There are Moscow,…

The most famous art museums in Russia

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Once Winston Churchill described Russia as “is a riddle wrapped in a mystery.” We don’t want to argue with the classic but we believe that there is a good way to discover enigmatic and at the same time the rich and deep cultural Russia. Exploring Russia thought the best art museums is an absolutely eye-opening…

Russian E-visa Guide

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Want to plan your Russia tour with minimum effort, money, and paperwork? We have very good news for you! Starting in October 2019 if you are a citizen of these 53 countries, you will be able to visit St Petersburg with a free electronic visa (Russian e-visa). For now, citizens of these 53 countries have…

Best 7 Places for Breakfast in Moscow

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Eating out for breakfast in Moscow becomes more and more popular. A lot of restaurants and cafes keep up with this trend and offer special menus to start your day on a positive note. We have personally picked the best 7 places for you to have breakfast in Moscow!   Metropol   Even if you…

Yasnaya Polyana Museum of Leo Tolstoy

Today is the 9th of September, the birthday of the greatest Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. Almost everyone who knows something about Leo Tolstoy can recall the name Yasnaya Polyana, which is the place where the author was born and lived with his whole family. Yasnaya Polyana Museum-estate is pretty close to Moscow (200 km from…

Best St Petersburg restaurants and bars

It’s not a secret anymore that Saint Petersburg already became Russia’s gastronomic and hospitality capital. Many muscovites go there to take a delicious bite in St Petersburg restaurants and enjoy an outstanding cocktail in local bars.  So, let’s start our list with people who changed the Saint Petersburg’s foodies lives. They are now running 4…

Best Coffee Shops in Moscow

You might have an image of Russia being a vodka country, or a tea country if you consider non-alcoholic drinks. We definitely love tea but it seems like its best days have passed, and now it’s coffee time! Read about the best Moscow coffee shops below! The popularity of coffee is constantly growing. On average,…

Karelia Russia Travel Guide

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Karelia, in Northern Russia, is one of Europe’s least known beauty spots. Breathtaking landscapes comprising of lakes, rivers, waterfalls, forests, unique culture, and fantastic monuments of traditional Russian architecture are just a few reasons to come. Karelia welcomes guests all year long and offers multiple attractions for adventure seekers, nature lovers, culture and history enthusiasts,…

TOP 6 places in Moscow to experience Soviet Russia

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One of Moscow historians once said that two powers influenced the way Moscow looked today. Those powers were communism and capitalism. Opposite from Saint Petersburg, where royal heritage created a unique atmosphere of a European capital, Moscow is full of reminders about a country that does not exist anymore, the Soviet Union. Below you will…