• What to Wear to Survive a Russian Winter! (6 minute read)

    With winter tours of St Petersburg and Moscow on the horizon I knew I had to pack warm. But while reading weather reports and temperature scores are one thing, strolling through the chilly city streets in the depths of Russian winter is another. Experiencing a highly continental influenced climate,...

  • Top 10 Bucket List Experiences

    We regret the things we don’t do more than the things we do. Sometimes life is just too short. Embark on unforgettable life-altering experiences, stand speechless among some of the Seven Wonders of the World and immerse yourself in other uniquely magical experiences. The time is now to start...

  • Eight Reasons You Need to Visit St Petersburg

    Katy Grantham, our HR and Operations Exec, spent a year living in beautiful St Petersburg. Here she reveals why it’s her favourite city and gives you a few convincing reasons to visit St Petersburg too… A famous saying among Russians is that Moscow is for working and St Petersburg is...

  • 10 Common Misconceptions Travellers Have About Russia

    Carl Cross, the Managing Director of On The Go Tours since July 2015, reminds us why we should never let our misconceptions of a country such as Russia stop us from travelling there. Here are 10 misconceptions and common myths about Russia. I try and go undercover on our...

  • Top Six Experiences to Have in Russia

    Spanning over 17 million km² across Eastern Europe and Asia, Russia is the largest country in the world. Its top attractions range from the cities of Moscow and St Petersburg to the idyllic countryside and charming towns of the Golden Ring. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime destination that offers an array of...

  • Eight Christmas Dishes From Around the World

    There are plenty of traditions when it comes to Christmas. From decorating the tree and hanging up stockings, to sending cards and singing carols. Yet one of the traditions most eagerly awaited has to be Christmas dinner. No matter where you may live in the world, food always has...

  • Moscow or St Petersburg: Which Russian City Should You Visit?

    On first impressions, it would seem Moscow and St Petersburg have much in common. They have both served as Russia’s capital and are both set on major rivers. They also both boast outstanding cultural centres, with many museums and theatres. But Russia’s largest and best-known cities offer visitors two very...

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