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Gourmet Tours in Russia - Unique Cuisines of the Regions of Russia
Travelers go to Toscana for aromatic cheeses, to Thailand - for spicy treats and exotic fruits. Rare tourists make such tasty trips across the expanses of Russia! However, every region of Russia boasts its unique cuisine and will gift unforgettable palatable experiences.
--29-07-2018--
Top 10 Russian Cities to Travel by Train
Travelling by train is often more comfortable than by bus or plane. So we have prepared for you 10 best train routes to travel from Moscow to other cities of Russia.
--24-07-2018--
Exotic Holiday Destinations in Russia
As summer season has arrived, you may be thinking about where to go in Russia, possibly off the beaten track. Our guest author from Manchester chose the best exotic destinations for summer holidays in Russia.
--19-09-2018--
Russia's Top Historic Destinations
Planning to visit Russia can be a daunting task: so many regions, so many cities. And while Moscow and Petersburg are traditional tourist staples, our guest author Rowena Kang looks farther to the North and to the East - to Veliky Novgorod and Yekaterinburg, respectively. These are two other cities in Russia you cannot possibly miss.
--09-11-2012--
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Russia
We could not hope to help you navigate through all the UNESCO World Heritage Sites descriptions on our site. The purpose of this article is to quickly link you to the content we have created awhile ago but that may now be tricky to find - after all, this site has existed long enough to accumulate loads of information! Without further ado, we invite you to skim through the list of all Russian sites that have to date been added to the UNESCO's World Heritage List and zoom in on those that attract you most.
--20-08-2012--
Top Russian Winter Destinations
Winter is a great time to start exploring Russia. We have prepared a digest of our most popular articles, dedicated to Russian winter activities, adventure holidays and extreme tourism.
--05-01-2012--
Russian North snowmobile safari: Kalevala, Kizhi and beauty of Polar Night
Snowmobile safari is the most popular kind of winter leisure in Republic of Karelia. It is amazing winter leisure in combination with visito Kalevala, where Karelo-Finnish epos originates and specific Russian exotic like wooden churches of Kizhi. There are also special Polar Night safari tours in Murmansk Region, also popular last time.
--20-01-2011--
Top-7 Russian sights very difficult-to-visit
Russia has plenty of sights and tourist attractions for any taste and budget, but the human nature is always eager of difficulties and many of us believe instinctively that things hard-to-get only are worth looking at. There are some really exciting places in Russia, which are very hard-to-get, on different reasons, from the lack of transportation to the location on the territory of working camp, or even because they are considered by local public as sacred ones, so they can be aggressive towards unbidden guests. Among these places...
--20-12-2011--
Hunting and fishing in Russia
Hunting and fishing are traditional Russian leisure activities, but many foreign tourists find them exotic like a flight on the MIG-29. Such services also cost much. The tour costs from 3, 000 euro, without cost of the flight and accommodation in the hotel. The tour operators provide different services, in order to the guests could feel themselves like the Russian counts and princes: they can try themselves in hawking (sport of kings), hunting with hounds of venery and the Russian wolfhounds. The hunting and fishing tours take place in different exotic regions. For example, fishing on the Baikal Lake or bear hunting on Kamchatka compose exotic tour to place and exotic activity.
--20-04-2010--
Adventure tourism in Russia
Some people prefer spending their vacations and holidays in the hotels on the first line with nothing to do except sunbathing, swimming and lying next to swimming pool with a cocktail. Some evenings they devote to sightseeing excursions. Others cannot be satisfied with it and cannot imagine their leisure without breaking the routine of life, getting new skills and acquisition knowledge and the contact with nature, of course. There are no precise definitions of the adventure tourism, but it includes all that want the people who is bored by the hotels on the seashore. There is even no unified conception of what such tours should include, but no doubt, Russia is a wide field for activities and experiments in this type of tourism.
--19-11-2010--
Seven wonders of Russia: don't miss out
The Places of interests in every country have different score of attraction. Some of them are worth to be seen, some of them should be seen, and others do not deserve much attention. Russia is so rich in tourist attractions, that it could be supported by the tourist industry only, but for narrow-minded businessmen, trading the natural resources in the straight sense of the word. Of course, not all of the tourist attractions are equally interesting. In order to define the main ones, a competition was carried out in 2008. As a result, following seven wonders of Russia were chosen by way of secret vote.
--16-11-2009--
Ethnographical tourism in Russia
As it is known, the ethnological tourism is based on the interest of the public to the traditions of different peoples, mainly aboriginal ones, with their culture, customs and traditions and folk art. As far as Russia is a multiethnic and multicultural country, the possibilities for the ethnical tourism in Russia are very wide.
--11-11-2010--
Ecotourism in Russia
Ecotourism becomes more and more popular in Russia. It s no wonder. The cultural and environmental heritage of the country is so very rich and various, that Russia can be called one of the most promising countries for the development of the ecotourism.
--11-11-2010--
Hiking in Russia: where to go
The most outstanding feature of Russia is its size and distances. The best way to feel the distances is walking. Consequently, walking tourism, or hiking is the most optimal type of tourism for experiencing the specific character of the country. The tour operators could offer you a big variety of walking tours in Russia, depending on the region and season. Forests and mountains, summer and winter trips, one-day and long tours different difficulty level are provided by them. Moreover, it is healthier, than traditional tourism with visiting big cities and their superfits.
--11-11-2010--
Dog sleds tours in Russia
The traditional sightseeing tourism cannot satisfy everybody, more and more people prefer outdoor activities, especially in winter. One of the most exotic and exciting types of the outdoor activity in Russia is dog sleds safari. The dog sled is a traditional mean of transport of the Thule peoples and Siberia. Now the dog sleds tours are provided by many tour operators in different regions of Russia, from Kamchatka to the Moscow Region. Moreover, some of the international the sled dog races take place in Russia.
--24-01-2011--
Horse riding holidays in Russia
To spend your vacation in the open air on the horseback is an amazing adventure, which can be dangerous or pleasant; it depends on you. It is more comfortable than hike, because you dont need to walk all the time, carrying your things on your back. Riding a horse is healthily, and horsed trip is a good possibility to gain some skills in riding. Moreover, the regions, where this tourist service is provided, are famous with their beautiful nature and various landscapes.
--11-11-2010--
Active Travel in Russia
Active travel in Russia is a ticket from weekdays to an adventure and an opportunity to have a bright journey one would remember again and again. Unfortunately, active travel in Russia is still surrounded by stereotypes of the Soviet era and the most difficult thing about it is to break the ice.
--19-11-2010--
SPA in Russia
It is possible to find spa resorts all around Russia: in Moscow and the Moscow Region, in the Caucasus, in Altai and Ural. However, the most popular spa resorts of Russia are the cities of the Caucasus Mineral Waters: Pyatigorsk, Kislovodsk, and Essentuki, and also spa resorts at the Black Sea: in Anapa, Sochi, Gelendzhik, and Tuapse.
--19-11-2010--
Ornithological Travel in Russia: to See 170 Bird Species and Pay
For 8 years already fellows of the Buryat State University organize specialized ecological tours to the Republic of Buryatia. Hundreds of tourists from different corners of the world are ready to cross thousands of kilometres for only seeing the birds, animals and insects or just to enjoy the view of beautiful nature.
--19-11-2010--
Mountain travel in Russia
Mountain travel is linked with passing through areas of complex mountain relief, such as mountainsides, ice shelves, passes, and rivers: to put the description short it is travelling with a rucksack from the point A to point B, and often over mountain peaks. In this way mountain tourism is different from alpinism climbing mountain tops with no luggage.
--28-05-2007--
Main Russian Tourist Destinations
Depending on a type of interest expressed in the cultural and natural potential of Russia by foreign tourists, the country can be conditionally divided into the following main tourist zones specializing in certain kinds of tourism.
--20-12-2011--





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