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50 shades of Baikal ice

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Winter is coming, so it’s the time to plan your trip to the capital of Eastern Siberia – Irkutsk, as this city is a gateway to Baikal. We welcome you to join our winter Lake Baikal tour to see one of the marvels of the world – Baikal ice. What is it so unusual about…

Places to visit near Moscow: Sergiev Posad

Sergiev posad Do you want to explore places around Moscow, a curious stranger? Don’t miss an opportunity! Even when your flight is tomorrow, you have a chance to see sights around Moscow. For example, you might be attracted by the idea to visit the Golden Ring…

New Year in Siberia

Everybody all over the world is looking forward to the most wonderful days of the year – Christmas and New Year holidays. a group of people that are standing in the snow These days make you feel…

Best international restaurants in Moscow

a bowl of food on a table Hey dear traveler, have you already tried vareniki, bortsch, and bubliki? Did you have a cup of Russian herbal tea, a can of kvas and a shot glass of vodka? Not yet? Want to have a company to have more…

Meet our local guide: Tanya

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  On how she became a tour guide… At the age of 12, I realized that I want to travel. It immediately brought me to the idea of becoming a journalist. Getting a degree in journalism made me realize that I won’t travel much and may end up writing the same news all over again….

Baikal Diving: the Lake from inside

Yes, you’ve already learned what Baikal is. This is an incredibly beautiful lake in Siberia, it is fresh, clean and rich in its flora and fauna. And there is only one way to get to know Baikal even better – to dive in Baikal!   a person swimming underwater

Safety in Moscow: how to avoid unpleasant situations

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Safety is one of the biggest concerns for every traveler, especially when it comes to visiting a country as enigmatic, as Russia. Russia might not have a reputation of a safe country, but honestly, you don’t have to worry about crime and violence, especially in central areas, and Moscow is a very safe city and…

Wassily Kandinsky – the Father of Abstract Art

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Wassily Kandinsky – a representative of the avant-garde world, one of the founders of the abstract painting. He was the first to create the theory based on the principles of new art. His largely autobiographical painting has passed the difficult path from the subject to the abstract through personal upheavals and tragedies of the era….

Matryoshka – is it really a Russian doll?

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Matryoshka is the most favorite Slavic gift and souvenir from Russia, but not everyone knows the history of this toy.  It is not only a decoration or a souvenir. Keep reading to learn more about the history of these Russian gifts.  What is Matryoshka?  It is a set of seven wooden dolls of decreasing size,…