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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.

Video of the Week – 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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Photo Showcase – Top 10 things to do in Russia

  With an array of colourful cathedrals, lavish palaces, historic monuments, Soviet-era relics and world-class museums, it can be difficult to know where to start in Russia. Having recently returned from this intriguing country after travelling on our 6 day Vodka Shot tour, … Continue reading

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48 hours in Saint Petersburg

  Having recently returned from Russia after travelling on our 6 day Vodka Shot tour, travel writer and photographer Ngaire Ackerley tells us about her short but sweet 48 hours in St Petersburg, the City of the Tsars and Russia’s … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Beautiful St Pete’s

Two weeks ago we featured a photo showcase by our own Christine Fleitz looking at her time spent in Moscow when she travelled on our 7 day Back in the USSR tour in Russia. This week we follow her journey through historical Pskov … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Mighty Moscow

In November our very own Christine Fleitz travelled to Russia on our 7 day Back in the USSR tour and she returned with some insightful images. This photo showcase looks at her time spent in Moscow, with shots of the changing … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Russian Revolution

In June our own Katrina Nitarski travelled to Russia on our 9 day Russian Revolution group tour. Kicking off in St Petersburg, Katerina gives us a glimpse of her time spent in Russia, travelling through the ancient city of Novgorod and … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Touch Russia

There is more to travel than just seeing; from curious smells, quirky flavours, unfamiliar sounds, and new feelings, travel engages all of the senses. This week’s video pick focuses on the last sense, as Cody White travels to Russia on … Continue reading

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Snowy tales from the land of the Soviets!

Explore Russia through these amazing set of photos from our very own Trevor Bone. Taken in back-and-white, they breathe a bit of cold-war nostalgia – and Trevor’s commentary on each offer an interesting insight into the unique and tumultuous history … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Beijing to Moscow by Train

Beijing to Ulaanbataar to Moscow. Over 7500 km of amazing scenery and life in one five minute video, beautifully shot with a fab Mongolian soundtrack. What’s not to love about this video? Makes us yearn to be back on rails!! … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems: White Night at the Museums

In the early summer months in St Petersburg, the sun doesn’t really set. The city is so far inside the Arctic Circle that it enjoys weeks of virtually continuous daylight. Russians call this time of year the season of the … Continue reading

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