Spend an old style Christmas in Moscow

Spend an old style Christmas in Moscow

Old style Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas starting on the 7th of January. You can spend Christmas at home with your loved ones, and in 13 days you can join the Russians. Many times we dreamed that the holidays do not end so soon, in this way we can lenghten the Winter Holidays. It is an unforgettable experience to celebrate an old style Christmas in Russia, with the old interesting traditions and customs that are still held and it would probably be a snowy holiday. We propose a to... [ read more ]

Celebrating Easter in Russia

Celebrating Easter in Russia

Commemorating the resurrection of Christ after his crucifixion is celebrated in many ways in different cultures. The different in the varieties of Easter across the world can be seen in particular in Protestants and Roman Catholics. Today the Eastern Orthodox Christians predominantly in Russia follows a slightly different rituals. Though that were rites and rituals were laid by the Eastern Orthodox Church, the first difference is the date of Easter celebration. Julian calendar versus the Gre... [ read more ]

The Pearl of Black Sea in Russia

The Pearl of Black Sea in Russia

Though Sochi is an unofficial summer capital, being unofficial itself as a capital of Russia has landed it a great name. Partly geographic reasons since it is right at the base of the Caucasus Mountains. Sochi is not just known for the winter sports, it is a place to lounge yourself on the beach, even it is possible to swim in the ocean. Sochi is full of healing springs spas and such, a total heaven for relaxation and rejuvenation. You will not believe but walking even recommended by the spa... [ read more ]

What to do in Omsk and Siberia

What to do in Omsk and Siberia

The historical museum in Ulan Ude of Russia is one of the top sights. It charges per single-room floor. You are recommended Buddiyskoe Iskustvo which is on the third floor and it displays the thangka, Buddhas and icons salvaged from Buryatiya's monasteries before the Soviet's destruction. Other things to see are the Gungarba shrine table, the Atsagat medical charts and the walnut necklace which is on the grey, clown-faced Sagan Obugen. The World's Largest Lenin Head This is a monument that... [ read more ]