Russia

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Russia, is a country of epic proportions. Home to the treasures of the tsars, Peter the Great, Ivan the Terrible, the incomparable Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet and some of the best vodka you’ll ever taste, Russia is a fascinating travel destination. Whether you wish to explore Moscow’s legendary Red Square and the gold-domed Kremlin, follow the route of the Romanovs to Yekaterinburg, cruise the Neva River or visit historic Golden Ring towns, Russia won’t fail to impress.

Top 10 marketplaces around the world

  While landmarks and monuments will tell you the history of a destination, museums and art galleries will tell you about its heritage, and national parks and reserves will tell you about its flora and fauna – what’s the best … Continue reading

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Top 10 travel books

  With the latest version of Jungle Book hitting our screens, it sparked the conversation about our favourite stories from around the world in On The Go Tours HQ – the captivating stories where the locations are themselves characters in … Continue reading

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The best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve

As the clock strikes midnight on 31st of December, salutations are cheered and bottles popped throughout the world. Whether you fancy a vibrant party in South America or a more active New Year in Africa, we have put together a … Continue reading

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The best of St Petersburg & Moscow

  In October our own Lena Neilson travelled to the Land of the Tsars where she took in the sites of Russia‘s two favourite cities – Moscow and St Petersburg, as well as spending some time away from the hustle and … Continue reading

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Medieval wonder of Russia’s Golden Ring

  Renowned for its stunning scenery, ancient towns and traditional architecture, The Golden Ring is provincial Russia at its very best. Many of the cities along the route have been the scene of important historical events, from executions of royalty … Continue reading

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Land of a Thousand Lakes

  Spanning the border between Russia and Finland, the region of Karelia covers more than 260,000 square kilometres. With its myriad shimmering lakes, roaring cascades and huge swathes of birch, pine and spruce forest, this is a geographically obscure yet … Continue reading

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Exploring St Petersburg

  So, you’ve got a couple hours of free time in St Petersburg and are wondering how to spend your time. Well there’s no need to worry, as the City of the Tsars has plenty to keep you busy, whether you are … Continue reading

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Moscow by night

  Home to the mighty Kremlin, legendary Red Square and iconic St Basils Cathedral, Moscow is not only the capital of Russia, but also the political and cultural heart of the country. While there is plenty to see and do … Continue reading

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Mighty Moscow

  So, you’ve got a couple hours of free time in Moscow – or perhaps even a whole day to spare, and are wondering how to spend your time. Well there’s no need to worry, as Russia’s bustling capital city has … Continue reading

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People in sunny Russia

  While Russia is renowned as a wonderful winter destination, complete with snow covered landscapes, frost laden monuments, snug fur hats and steamy banya houses, spring and summer offer something completely different. Once the snow begins to retreat and the temperatures start … Continue reading

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