Things to avoid as a tourist in Russia

Things to avoid as a tourist in Russia

There are some important things to avoid as a tourist in Russia. First of all, do not go to Russia without carrying with you the numbers of the American Embassy or consular centers in the area where you are. If you have a problem, especially legal, call first the consular center to get help faster. It is advisable to call the consular services rather than those of the Russian police. Do not forget to register at the police when you stay in a city for more than three days. If you're stayin... [ read more ]

The rules of a polite behavior in Russia

The rules of a polite behavior in Russia

We all know something about the cultural differences between different nations and we probably all seen movies or heard something about the different rules of polite behavior in Russia. If you want to visit this fabulous country, you don’t have to insult anyone and this is rather hard if you don’t know what is important for them. There are probably many thins that can be said, and we might give you some other indications in future articles, but we gathered some of the more important a... [ read more ]

Aeroflot flight from New York to Moscow from $659

Aeroflot flight from New York to Moscow from $659

If you would always love to travel to Moscow, now you have the perfect opportunity to spend a week in the Russian capital, as we found you a great deal in March-April from $659 r/t! Book now a flight with the Russian Aeroflot from New York to Moscow for departure on March 29 and return on April 5, 2014 and save money! If you would like to make sure that you get the best Moscow flight deal, search in the box below between our partners by checking more providers and comparing their pric... [ read more ]

Russia, a land of superlatives

Russia, a land of superlatives

Russia is a land of superlatives. It is the largest country in the world, the largest reserve of natural gas and the second oil-producing country, the country of the longest railroads in the world, with the busiest subway system and with one of the oldest, largest and deepest lakes in the world, the Baikal Lake. Russia has seaside resorts as well and the snow-covered domes of the Kremlin and its cathedrals reflects the power and mysticism of this Nordic nation. Those who survived the desp... [ read more ]

Guide to an unforgettable Transsiberian journey

Guide to an unforgettable Transsiberian journey

Once upon a time vacation started right from the train station, on the platform where a luxury car attracted you with its mystery and romantic air. You got into the train and passed in a different world, where style, grace and elegance were so familiar. In addition, train ride has always been romantic. And when it comes to the Russian Trassiberian, it is even more interesting. For a luxurious trip choose the Golden Eagle Trans Siberian Express, you will have a spectacular vacation. The jo... [ read more ]

Trans Siberian Railway, the vertebral column of Russia

Trans Siberian Railway, the vertebral column of Russia

The Trans Siberian Railway is the longest and most famous railway in the world. The Trans Siberian route is really impressive. Over the more than 9000 kilometers you will find various forms of relief, a variety of people and cultures and, last but not least, the Lake of Baikal. Originally the route was called The Great Siberian Way, the abbreviation "Transsiberian" belonging to Western travelers. As has become very popular in a short time, this name has been preserved until today. The Tra... [ read more ]

Russian traditions and national holidays

Russian traditions and national holidays

The Russian traditions in most of the parts of the country are based on folk music. The musical instruments that are typical to this country include the balalaika, the gusli, the garmoshka and the zhaleika. The traditional Russian song is the Melnitsa. The Red Army Choir is the most famous in the country, this singing especially patriotic Soviet songs. Some of the traditional craft products and the clothing of the Russian people include the Palekh, a miniature doll and the Dymkovo toy; th... [ read more ]

Kid friendly places in Murmansk

Kid friendly places in Murmansk

Murmansk might not seem to be the perfect place for a family holiday, but if you want to visit this arctic city with your children, there are also some kid friendly places in Murmansk. Although there are some kid playgrounds in the city, those cannot really be used when it is snow, and that is a very usual thing in Murmansk. But don’t worry, you children will probably engjoy the snow as well, just don’t forget to bring them several really warm clothes. An other thing that your kid wil... [ read more ]

Churches and historical buildings in Murmansk

Churches and historical buildings in Murmansk

The Russian city of Murmansk offers much more than we would think. Today we present two major churches and a historic building in Murmansk. The Church of the Saviour in the city of Murmansk is the most appreciated religious monument in the whole region. Tourists who want to admire its architecture, can find it near the lake of Semionovski. The Saint Nicholas cathedral is located in the historic center of the city and is the religious place of the Orthodox people. The Murmansk Lighthouse w... [ 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 ]