Tourist guide to the city of Novosibirsk

Tourist guide to the city of Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk is the capital of the district with the same name located in the south-western Russia and is the third largest city in the country. Even if the population currently stands at 1.4 million, its past is not nearly as impressive, the town being established in 1893. At first it was named in honor of St. Nicholas Novonikolayevsk and Tsar then, Nicholas II, and later received the name as it bears today. We present you a brief tourist guide to the city of Novosibirsk. Despite its shor... [ read more ]

Top 5 things you should know before you go to Murmansk

Top 5 things you should know before you go to Murmansk

Murmansk is located on the coast of the Arctic Ocean near the border with Norway (Kirkenes). Due to its location in a picturesque place in Kola Bay it was called the northern City of Cap. It is said that the city is very nice especially in July, but it is beautiful in winter as well. As the sea water doesn’t freezes because of the Gulf Stream, the fog and the aurora borealis creates a beautiful landscape. Here you can find a rare weather phenomenon: the water exists in all three forms o... [ read more ]

Having fun in Murmansk

Having fun in Murmansk

The city of Murmansk is located in the southern part of the Barents Sea on the coast of a large fjord that penetrates deeply into the Kola Island. With a population of over 300,000 inhabitants, Murmansk is the largest port city in the regions beyond the Arctic Circle. In the city of Murmansk and on the coast of the Barents Sea have place some phenomena that if you see them for the first time they can be really touching. For example in the summer for three consecutive weeks the sun does no... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the city of Murmansk in Russia

Tourist guide to the city of Murmansk in Russia

Murmansk is one of the most important cities in Russia, the capital of the region with the same name, located near the Barents Sea, bordered by the Kola Bay and Kola Peninsula, close to the border with Finland and Norway. The city is visited by many tourists each year being the largest and the most beautiful city in the Arctic Circle. The city was founded in 1916 and it was initially called Romanov on Murman, changing its name after ten years to Murmansk. If you want to visit the city, yo... [ read more ]

Top 5 restaurants in Moscow

Top 5 restaurants in Moscow

Any travel regardless of destination should contain a brief foray into the cuisine of the region. In Moscow you meet a lot of restaurants where you can taste a lot of traditional Russian dishes such as Stroganov beef, caviar, Kiev chicken and international specialties or seafood dishes. Eating in Moscow can be a strange experience for foreigners who are not familiar with the excellent food served in the company of gangsters, techno music and prostitutes. Once you get used to it, excellent... [ read more ]

Top 7 tourist attractions in Russia

Top 7 tourist attractions in Russia

Russia is a very interesting tourist destination, dominated by strong contrasts of the ancient history along the modern influences. There are countless places to visit, starting with architectural wonders, cities with a rich history and culture and varied landscapes. The St. Basil's Cathedral, the Hermitage and the Kremlin are just a few of the top 7 tourist attractions in Russia that you shouldn’t miss when you visit the country. However, when you decide to travel to Russia, you have t... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Moscow

Tourist guide to Moscow

Considered by many travelers one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Moscow is the capital of Russia, the largest city and port in the country and the most important political, economic and cultural center. We offer a short tourist guide to Moscow that contains information about the transformation of the former communist city, the main tourist attractions and accommodation and food in Moscow. Much of the city is represented by the Kremlin, a symbol of religious and political power. In... [ read more ]

The Novodevichy Monastery in Moscow

The Novodevichy Monastery in Moscow

The Novodevichy Monastery in Moscow is an outstanding example of a very well preserved monastic complex, which represents the Baroque Moscovite style of the characteristic architecture of the late 17th century. The monastery and its annexes are surrounded by walls, and the walls are themselves surrounded by a huge park. In this park is a lake, whose view is important to the overall perception of the monastery. The Novodevichy Monastery in Moscow was founded by Grand Duke Vasili III in ... [ read more ]