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Coronavirus self-quarantine. Virtual tours in Russia while you stay home.

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Pandemic took us all by surprise, but we sincerely hope that all your friends and relatives stay safe and healthy. Meanwhile, many travelers had to postpone their holidays and stay isolated in their homes. If this sounds like your story, do not get upset or disappointed. Thanks to modern technologies you can explore the world…

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,…

Cool facts about the Altai Mountains

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Altai … This word was used to call a vast mountainous country in the center of the Asian continent. Now this country covers an area of Mongolia, Russia, Kazakhstan, and China. The Altai Territory area is 92,000 square kilometers. Everyone should visit the Altai Mountains at least once in their life. It has everything: snowy peaks,…

Russian animals. Meet Arctic Fox, Siberian Tiger, and Polar Bear.

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Russian animals reaches 125 thousand species. Their number increases in the direction from north to south. In the green forests, there are a large number of different herbivores and birds. It’s the home for arctic fox, siberian tiger, and polar bear. Let’s learn about the life of wild animals, who live in Russian forests. Arctic…

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…

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,…

Tips how to enjoy Russian winter

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Today is November 2nd, in Moscow, we saw the first snow already not to tell about Siberia. The first snowflakes are a signal of coming winter and cold weather of course. But cold weather is not the reason to become gloomy. Quite the contrary most people are happy because it is a great chance to…

6 inspiring facts about Altai Mountains

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Start packing your luggage! We present 6 facts about Altai Mountains, after which one can not but wish to explore these places. Of course, we could just post the photos of Altai and who once saw them could not remain indifferent and start planning the tour to Altai Mountains. But we would like to share…

One day in Murmansk: The best place to watch Northern lights

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When travelling around Russia Murmansk is unlikely to be in your first-choice destination. It is not on Transiberian railway, neither promoted as a touristic place. So wrong! Murmansk and its surroundings can surprise you even more than other Russian cities. The first thing that impresses you right after you take a taxi from the airport…

5 Greatest Nature Reserves in Russia

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Only a few people know that Russia has one of the world’s premier systems of protected areas. It preserves millions of acres of wild landscapes, which are home to a countless number of plants and animals. There are 101 Russian nature reserves (zapovedniks) covering about 1.4% of the country’s total area – from the tundra…