The capital of Russia is steeped in history and features some amazing architecture from the Soviet era and beyond. Explore Red Square, The Kremlin and St. Basil’s Cathedral. Pay your respects to Lenin at his mausoleum, or tour the museums. Warm up those credit cards with a spot of boutique shopping in the markets, and enjoy internationally acclaimed cuisine in Moscow’s restaurants.
You may have heard about the beauty of the Moscow Metro before, how it is quite unlike any transport system in the world, how it breathes an air of elegance and erstwhile opulence. As much as you may be told … Continue reading
What could possibly be better, more mind-blowing and unforgettable than a trip on the Trans Siberian express? Why, the same thing plus one of the world’s most incredible displays of wrestle mania! At the Nadaam Festival Mongolian men battle each … Continue reading
It’s part 2 of our series on the best places to see in 2013. What’s top of your travel list for 2013? Check out Part 1 in the series for more inspiration. 7. Russia With a rich history stretching back … Continue reading
When it comes to the Top 10 World Wonders, (or even ten top world wonders, not even the top ten) opinion is no doubt divided. But we’re sure no one can really disagree that these are some of the world’s … Continue reading
One of our travellers went with us on a Trans-Siberian train journey last December and had these amazing photos of snowy Mongolia – and a few of Russia – to share with us. Enjoy!
Liz Light takes a trip to magnificent Moscow and discovers the hotspots to see – and in which to be seen. Moscow; city of beautiful women. I have never seen so many skinny, fashionably-dressed, perfectly-groomed young women in one place, … Continue reading
A member of our team just returned from the Russia Revolution tour and had these super photos to share. Starting in St Petersburg, the tour takes you through Novgorod, one of Russia’s oldest cities, and onward to the legendary city … Continue reading
Russia is a country of huge proportions – covering nine time zones and taking up the vast majority of the Asian continent, there is a wealth of culture and history for travellers to absorb. If you’re thinking of heading to … Continue reading
Katie and Evan leave Moscow to cross a third of the globe on the legendary Trans-Siberian railway. Cue large amounts of vodka, a strange smurf-like Finnish man, one or two visa issues and a large helping of relief on arrival in … Continue reading
After sightseeing in St. Petersburg, Katie and Evan catch the train from St. Petersburg to Novgorod and onward to Moscow, and take a lesson in vodka consumption along the way. It’s the ultimate Russian adventure! Our daytime train from St. Petersburg … Continue reading