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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.

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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Video of the Week: St Petersburg Time-lapse

St Petersburg is the jewel in Russia’s crown, a city of canals that is reminiscent in many ways of Venice. The tsars ruled their empire here for centuries until the revolution in 1917 – putting the city high up on … Continue reading

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12 Top Travel Destinations to see in 2013 – Part 2

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

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Photo Showcase – Our Top 10 World Wonders

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

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A Frosty Photo Showcase – winter on the Trans-Siberian

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!

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James Bond Breakaways

Being a secret agent clearly has its perks. Obviously, there are the cars. Then there’s the gadgetry. Then there’s the expense account that will guarantee some memorable nights out. And of course there are the beautiful ladies. But as a … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – a magical New Year in Red Square

Last year photographer Chris Manuel (chrismanuelphotography.com) went with us on a New Year tour to Russia as one of our competition winners. In celebration of Russia Day in our UK office, we take a look at some memorable moments from … Continue reading

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Moscow – city of beautiful women

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

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