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How friendly is Russia for travellers with mobility challenges?

Our previous article on this topic “Wheelchair Accessible Travel in Russia” sheds the light on the recent changes in Moscow and St. Petersburg towards becoming barrier-free cities. A general overview is a good point to start. However, if you want to get the whole picture about accessible travel in Russia, you need to ask those,…

Beautiful Moscow Oh How We Loved Meeting You!!

Look what Scott and his family from the USA (Taxes) say about their visit to Moscow in November: Expressing into words how much our family loved our trip to Moscow this past Thanksgiving will not be easy to do. ExploRussia did an extraordinary job of planning our trip with thoughtful precision from collecting us at…

Christmas souvenirs from Russia

If you are brave enough to visit Russia in winter, you would probably want to come back home with something that says “Yes, I made it to Russia”. Buying souvenirs in Russia may sound easy at the beginning. Every tour guide book will have a list of the best Russian souvenirs, such as Russian nesting…

Wheelchair Accessible Travel in Russia

Accessible tourism as a separate direction in the tourism sector is growing worldwide. It gives more than 1 billion travelers with disabilities the opportunities to gain experience and explore places which were unavailable to them before. The United Nations World Tourism Organization promotes an initiative “Accessible Tourism for All” among all countries and declares that…

ExploRussia Guides about FIFA 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 is over. Almost a month is left from the final whistle of the game Croatia vs France and all the foreign football fans, tourists flew back to their countries back to their everyday routine. It seems that the question “What are your impressions about the FIFA World Cup in Russia?” is…

ExploRussia World Cup 2018 forever

Today is July 16. The most thrilling WORLD CUP 2018 is over. France is the champion, the sixth country to win the World Cup more than once. Luka Modri? of Croatia won the Golden Ball as the best player of the tournament. Antoine Griezmann became the final man of the match, Kylian Mbappé won the…

What should I know about Moscow Transport?

Today we want to share some information about a comprehensive system of Moscow transport. What should a traveler visiting Moscow know about public transport to feel free and be like a local? Our aim is to dispel a myth that Moscow transport is horrible and the city is immersed in the constant traffic jams with the…

May 9, Victory Day in Russia

May 9th is the Victory day in Russia. Yesterday we celebrated the 73nd anniversary of the Great Victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War. In fact, this national holiday is the most popular and touching holiday in Russia because there was not a family in our country that did…

12 April – World Cosmonautics Day

“Orbiting the Earth in the spaceship, I saw how beautiful our planet is. People, let us preserve and increase this beauty, not destroy it!” Not only on the Cosmonautics Day we remember the words of Yuri Gagarin, a legendary man, the pride of Russia, the hero of the Soviet Union, the man who first conquered…

Home Cooking with local family

We say that the most enjoyable way to learn about the country’s culture and modern life will be to visit the local’s home. Home cooking together or chatting over the kitchen table about day-to-day life gives you the chance to get to know people better. The big value of such an experience is the mutual…