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Kamchatka Souvenirs What to Bring from Kamchatka
Kamchatka is full of exotics. Those who have visited this amazing place, fall in love with it at first sight. We will tell you what kind of souvenirs to bring from the peninsula of volcanoes, which will remind of your best impressions and experiences there.
--04-09-2018--
Republic of Karelia: How to Get There and Away
There are several options to travel to Karelia. Choose the most convenient one.
--03-09-2018--
Kamchatka Reserves: Kronotsky Reserve
There are several protected areas in Kamchatka: three reserves, five natural parks and two wildlife reserves. Kronotsky Reserve is one of the largest and most famous Kamchatka Reserves.
--03-09-2018--
Must See Places in Karelia
The Republic of Karelia is located in the north-west of Russia. In the west, Karelia borders on Finland, in the south - on the Leningrad and Vologda regions, in the north - on the Murmansk region, and in the east - on the Arkhangelsk region. The distinctiveness of Karelia is also determined by the cultural heritage of four indigenous peoples living in this region: the Karelians, Finns, Vepsians, and Russians who created a unique culture here.
--02-09-2018--
Kamchatka Reserves: Koryak Reserve
Koryak Reserve is not engaged in special tourist activities. But, nevertheless, it has several not very long routes.
--02-09-2018--
Kamchatka Reserves: Commander Reserve
In addition to world-known historical sites on the territory of the archipelago, there are many natural objects of interest.
--01-09-2018--
Baikal Souvenirs: What to Bring from Baikal
The Baikal nature is so inspiring and amazing that tourists want to bring home some pleasant things that would "prolong" the impressions of the trip. When choosing Baikal souvenirs, pay attention to the following things.
--31-08-2018--
Altai Souvenirs - What to Bring from Altai
The Altai markets are filled with souvenirs, so the choice of gifts from the trip is not so simple here. This article will clarify what kind of souvenirs are really "Altaic".
--31-08-2018--
Lake Baikal Natural Reserves
Lake Baikal has several conservation areas: three reserves, two national parks and several wildlife sanctuaries. This article will cover three Baikal reserves.
--30-08-2018--
Baikal Volunteer Programs
Baikal Volunteer Programs give opportunities to work and travel. There are two main volunteer programs arranged annually in order to improve the shoreline of Baikal: "The Great Baikal Trail" and "Baikal Coastal Service".
--30-08-2018--
Kazan Souvenirs - What to Bring from Kazan
It is better to buy souvenirs in the old Tatar settlement or souvenir shops on the streets of Chernyshevsky and Kremlyovskaya. The main souvenirs are the following.
--30-08-2018--
History of Russian Railways
The history of railways in Russia began in 1834, when the mining department invited Franz von Gerstner (the famous engineer) to St. Petersburg.
--29-08-2018--
Travel by Train from St. Petersburg to Pskov
A high-speed train has been launched between St. Petersburg and Pskov.
--27-08-2018--
How to Buy Cheap Air Tickets to Russia
There are several simple rules to follow that will help tourists to save money when buying air tickets to Russia.
--24-08-2018--
Top Cafes and Restaurants in Irkutsk
Irkutsk is full of nice and cozy places for eating out in a good company or on your own. If you are in the city for the first time, it is better to follow our list of the best cafes and restaurants in Irkutsk to enjoy the local cuisine and relaxing atmosphere.
--15-08-2018--
Smoking in Pulkovo Airport
Many countries of the world participate in the anti-tobacco program and impose a ban on smoking in public places. Russia joined it in 2013. In fact, many passengers travelling by air try to find out the rules and arrangement of smoking areas in airports. Here you will get important information on smoking in Pulkovo Airport.
--14-08-2018--
Zaryadye Park
The emergence of the Zaryadye park can be called an event of the century in Moscow - only because a new large park was created in Moscow for the first time in half a century. And it us not just a park: a modern public recreational space opened a few steps away from the Kremlin, in the very heart of the capital.
--09-08-2018--
Russian Holidays Calendar 2019
The Ministry of Labor of the Russian Federation presented a new calendar of public holidays in Russia. You can plan your trip to Russia adding to agenda the New Year celebrations in Russian style or visiting parades in May.
--08-08-2018--
How to Get to Saransk Airport
Saransk International Airport (IATA code - SKX) is an international airport of federal significance in the Republic of Mordovia. The airport is located 5 km away from the city center and serves domestic and international charter flights. This is the only airport in the entire Republic of Mordovia.
--07-08-2018--
How to Use Public Transport in Vladivostok
A question that any tourist will face in Vladivostok - what transport is more convenient for travelling around the city. Guests of Vladivostok can rent a car, take a taxi or use public transport.
--07-08-2018--
5 Roofs of St. Petersburg to Enjoy the Best Panoramic Views
Petersburgers really like to walk on the roofs. Some of them have well-arranged observation platforms. Basically, they are open in summer to enjoy famous white nights. Find a list of the secret roofs with amazing views to make your stay in St. Petersburg unforgettable.
--06-08-2018--
5 Roofs to Party in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is famous for its roof parties. Enjoy your nightout together with the best views of the Northern capital.
--06-08-2018--
Top 10 Cities in Europe to Travel from Russia by Train
We have prepared the best routes to travel by train from Moscow to European capitals. According to statistics, the most popular destination is Kiev - 19% of passengers choose this route. While Berlin, for example, is preferred only by 0.14%. So, lets start the journey!
--03-08-2018--
Top 8 Nudist Beaches of Russia
Nudist beaches in Russia are not really popular. In fact, there are not many of them. However, the number of nudist sunbathing fans in Russia is constantly growing, and more special beaches are starting to appear on the warm Black Sea coast.
--03-08-2018--
The Most Popular Songs in Moscow Metro During FIFA Russia 2018
The fans of the Football World Cup preferred We Will Rock You and Katyusha as the most popular songs that sounded in the Moscow metro during the days of the World Cup.
--30-07-2018--
17 Surprising Facts about St. Petersburg
This article reveals some surprising facts about St. Petersburg. Check them before travelling.
--28-07-2018--
11 Interesting Facts about Moscow
In the soul of each person who has ever visited Moscow, this huge city leaves its special mark. Moscow is a great, attractive and very interesting city, as evidenced by the facts covered in this article.
--27-07-2018--
8 Interesting Facts about Kazan
Kazan is one of the most popular travel destinations in Russia. Find 8 interesting facts about Kazan in our article to get ready for your future memorable trip.
--26-07-2018--
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--
25 Interesting Facts about Sochi
Sochi is a famous Russian resort, which became popular in the times of the USSR. After the Winter Olympic Games held in this city in 2014, its popularity grew even more, as on the eve of the games the infrastructure of Sochi was significantly improved. However, even without this, Sochi is a great place to spend your vacation.
--24-07-2018--
How to Buy Cheap Train Tickets for Russian Railways - Save Money Following our Tips
In this article we will share secret information on how you can save money when buying train tickets in Russia.
--24-07-2018--
Eating Out: Top 7 Restaurants in Kazan
Kazan is one of the most rapidly growing cities, the "Third Capital of Russia", and the center of the eastern culture of our country. This city attracts the attention of many foreign guests. In this article you will find a Kazan restaurant guide to try the best local cuisine and not only.
--23-07-2018--
10 Interesting Facts about Russian Cities
here are 1113 cities in Russia. We have collected 10 interesting facts about some of them.
--23-07-2018--
Russia Travel Tips: 8 Things You Should Know Before Travelling to Kazan
Kazan with its fascinating Kremlin, beautiful mosques, churches and museums, is unique for sightseeing it is included in UNESCOs World Heritage List. Read our Kazan travel tips to get ready for your trip.
--23-07-2018--
Russian Railways: How to Return Your Ticket if You are Outside of Russia
If you are not in Russia and want to return your train ticket, follow the instructions below.
--22-07-2018--
Russian Railways: How to Return Your Ticket if You are Sick
If you get sick and cannot travel, you have to return tickets only at the ticket office at your station (and nowhere else).
--21-07-2018--
8 Helpful Tips for Foreigners Traveling to Russia
We have compiled a list of recommendations that will be useful both for travelers staying in Russia for a long time or just a couple of days.
--20-07-2018--
Russian Railways: What to Do if your Ticket has Errors?
If there are errors in personal data of your train ticket, there are three possible solutions.
--20-07-2018--
How to Read the Russian Railways Ticket
It is not easy to read Russian Railways tickets if you don't speak Russian. We have tried to provide some explanations to make it simple.
--19-07-2018--
What will You Need to Get on the Train in Russia
Check here what kind of documents you need to get on the train in Russia.
--19-07-2018--
Russian Railways: How to Return a Ticket before the Departure
To return the ticket to the ticket office a passenger should be the one who owns it.
--19-07-2018--
Russian Guest Cards
Travelling is easier with guest cards. Find information about St. Petersburg's Guest Card, Moscow City Pass, "I love Sochi" card, Perm and Tula travel kits and other attractive offers for tourists.
--09-07-2018--
How to Use Public Transport in Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg can undoubtedly be labeled as the capital of the Urals, a place where Europe meets Asia and the third largest Russian tourist centre. Here are some tips on how to use public transport in Yekaterinburg.
--06-07-2018--
Sochi Nightlife Guide
Sochi is full of nightlife, and it is always easy to find a place to party. Here is a list of the most popular places.
--06-07-2018--
A Journey Along the Starotobolsky Highway
A journey along the Starotobolsky Highway, that was a part of the Siberian Highway, begins with ancient Russian villages founded near Tyumen in the middle of the 18th century: Antipino, Malkovo and the village of Subbotina.
--29-06-2018--
A Panoramic Park will Appear in Gorno-Altaisk
The Mountain of Tugaya will be landscaped in Gorno-Altaisk within the next six years; a panoramic park will be created on it.
--25-06-2018--
Forts and Docks of Kronstadt Tour
Enjoy a day-long exploration of forts and docks of Kronstadt, an authentic suburb with a rich history, and once the largest naval fortress of the Baltic sea. Abandoned docks, picturesque old fortifications located in the middle of a coastal reserve and an on-demand seaside picnic as a reward of a day's worth of walking and climbing across the living history of Russian military genius.
--19-06-2018--
City Escape: Golden Ring Private Tour
Enjoy a full-day private tour departing from Moscow to the Golden Ring. You will visit sights including famous Abramtsevo estate, 19th century retreat for Russian writers and painters, the famous Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius Monastery, Chernigov Skit (monks retreat), Museum of Villagers everyday life and Matryoshka painting or candles making masterclass, and learn about Russian history, culture and the architecture styles of Orthodox churches.
--17-06-2018--
Golden Ring and Trinity Lavra Day Trip from Moscow
A full day private tour departing from Moscow to the Golden Ring town of Sergiev Posad will allow visiting impressive Russian sights including the famous Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius Monastery, Chernigov Skit (monks retreat) and its undgergound cave church as well as Matryoshka painting masterclass and Abramtsevo estate (XIX century retreat for Russian writers and painters). You will learn about Russian history, culture and enjoy gorgeous countryside landscapes.
--17-06-2018--
Day Trip to Zvenigorod: Discover Russian Countryside
Enjoy a full day private tour departing from Moscow to the ancient town of Zvenigorod. Don't miss an opportunity to spend a day at countryside: visit a few nice churches, museums, classic estates and many more. You will try russian Kvass with some local pastries and take part in a classi Russian tea ceremony.
--16-06-2018--
Golden Ring Adventure: Private Tour to Sergiev Posad and Pereslavl Zalesskiy
Historic Russian cities, which history dates back to XII century preserve many churches and monesteries of that time. We invite you for the private trip to Sergiev Posad and Pereslavl Zalesskiy - the real treasures of Golden Ring cities.
--15-06-2018--
Russia Became 45th In Travel And Tourism Competitiveness Index
This year Russia took 45th place in the ranking of competitiveness in the sector of tourism and travel, having risen by 18 positions. This follows from the report World Economic Forums 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index prepared by the World Economic Forum.
--10-05-2015--
Vodny (Water) Island
Vodny (Water) Island is a part of the Rostov Nature Reserve that is made up of four separate territories running west to east in the Orlovsky and Remontny districts of Rostov Province in southwestern Russia.
--30-10-2013--


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New Service on the Search of Cheap Air Tickets has Been Launched in Russia
The service on the search of cheap air tickets in a spontaneous direction titled Kuda Ugodno (translated as Anywhere) has been launched in Russia.
--07-09-2018--
More than Half a Million Hot Dogs were Sold at the Stadiums during the 2018 World Cup Matches
The fans have bought 18 thousand 937 pieces of ice cream, 113 thousand 499 hamburgers, and 19 thousand 731 gingerbreads.
--26-08-2018--
FIFA Fans Spent about 100 Billion Roubles in Russia
There are preliminary estimates for the cities, tourists have brought 1.7 billion roubles only to Moscow.
--10-08-2018--
The Load of Russian Hotels Made 80 % during FIFA Russia 2018
Almost all the hotel guests were foreigners, including fans and people working for the World Cup. The largest number of visitors came from Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Britain, the USA, France, Egypt, Uruguay, Saudi Arabia, Spain and Poland.
--10-08-2018--
Travelling to Russia through Belarus with Fan ID
The tourists having the fan's passports (Fan IDs) traveling to Russia through Belarus will have to get a transit visa issued.
--09-08-2018--
A Record Number of Foreign Guests Visited the "Rosa Khutor" Resort in Sochi During the World Cup
During the month of the championship the resort has accepted a record number of foreign visitors since the Olympics in Sochi - only the hotels of "Rosa Khutor" have become home to over two thousand people.
--09-08-2018--
The Bridge with Griffins will be under Restoration till 2019
Restoration works on the Bank Bridge of St. Petersburg, also known as The Bridge with Griffins, will last longer than planned and will be completed only in 2019.
--07-08-2018--
Chinese Tourists Steal Unique Stones from the Beaches in Vladivostok
Four to five buses with Chinese tourists come to the beach every day, and tourists rush to collect the beach glass of various colors.
--07-08-2018--
A Bear Cub Climbed onto the Parking Lot near the Stolby Reserve in Krasnoyarsk
The cub came to the parking lot, presumably in search of food, taking advantage of the fact that there were no people nearby.
--03-08-2018--
Travelling to Russia without Visa For FIFA Fans
The amendments to the current legislation allowing the foreign fans of the Football World Cup to return to Russia without visa difficulties again in this year will be promptly accepted by the State Duma by the end of July
--31-07-2018--
The Zaryadye Park has Become the Most Popular Visited Object for Foreigners during the World Cup 2018
The year-round landscape "Zaryadye" park is located on the site of the demolished "Russia" hotel near the Red Square. The total area of the park makes up more than 13 hectares.
--30-07-2018--
The First Russian Mercedes-Benz Off-road Track has been Opened in Sochi
The first Russian Mercedes-Benz off-road track, where everyone who wishes can conduct a test drive of G-Class cars, has been opened at the "Gorki Gorod" in Sochi resort.
--30-07-2018--
The Photographer from Kuban has Seen 34 bears in the Caucasian Reserve during One Day and Made a Video
Find a video with a she-bear and a bear cub in this post.
--30-07-2018--
A Hotel with a Complex of Baths of the Peoples of the World has Opened in the Centre of Moscow
The office and hotel complex on Samarskaya Street in the centre of Moscow has been commissioned.
--30-07-2018--
Pedestrian Trail in Zheleznovodsk will be Repaired
The repairs of the Lermontova terrain cure surrounding the Zheleznaya Mountain in Zheleznovodsk (Stavropol Territory) started at the expense of the resort tax funds.
--25-07-2018--
Winter Hotel of the Stauropegic Valaam Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Saviour will be Commissioned in 2019
The restoration of the building has become possible due to the inclusion of the project into a target program.
--25-07-2018--
Fishing and Gastronomic Festival Shushpanskaya Pike
Fishermen and fans of fish dishes will take part in the first fishing and gastronomic festival titled Shushpanskaya Pike in Tambov Oblast, it will be held in the district centre of Staroyuryevo on July 27-28.
--22-07-2018--
FIFA Fans Visited the Thematic Fairy-tale Park in the Village of Aramil (Sverdlovsk Oblast)
About 300 fans visited the thematic Fairy-tale Park in the village of Aramil (Sverdlovsk Oblast) during the World Cup games.
--22-07-2018--
Krasnoyarsk Railway Launches a Special Excursion Electric Train
During the trip the passengers will be able to see the picturesque landscapes, as well as to get to the iconic and historical places in the vicinity of Krasnoyarsk.
--22-07-2018--
The Days of Harvest Festival
The Days of Harvest festival will be held at the Pesochnoye farmstead of Medvensky district of Kursk Oblast.
--21-07-2018--
The Inspectors of the Krasnoyarsk Stolby Reserve Recorded 11 Cases of Tourists Encounters with Bears
The greatest number of encounters of predators with tourists took place in Takmakovsky district of Stolby, where a she bear with her cubs sometimes comes out to people.
--21-07-2018--
Ethnic Catwalk on Lake Baikal
X International Festival titled Ethnic Catwalk on Lake Baikal is being held on the coast of Lake Baikal.
--21-07-2018--
World Cup 2018 has been the Best for the Entire Tournament History
World Cup 2018 has been the best for the entire tournament history, as the president of the International Football Federation Gianni Infantino said.
--21-07-2018--
The FIFA President Called Russia a Truly Football Country
The FIFA President Gianni Infantino praised the work done by Russia in preparation for the World Cup, called Russia a truly football country, said that one could not but fall in love with Russia.
--20-07-2018--
The Malina Gastronomic Festival
The Malina Gastronomic Festival will be held on July 21 in the village of Novoselki in Rybnovsky district.
--20-07-2018--
The Kvass Feast Festival
The Kvass Feast festival will be held on July 21 in the city of Yalutorovsk in Tyumen Oblast.
--20-07-2018--
Russia Earned Over 850 Billion Rubles during the World Cup 2018
In the cities hosting the World Cup 2018 the tourist flow increased significantly during the tournament.
--18-07-2018--
Motor Parade in Yaroslavl
About a thousand Russian and foreign bikers will come to the motor parade in Yaroslavl.
--17-07-2018--
Almost 100 Billion Rubles were Spent by FIFA Fans in Moscow
Tourists spent 96.6 billion rubles in Moscow during the World Football Championship.
--17-07-2018--
"EnotoCafe" (Raccoon Cafe) Opened in Kaluga
Visitors of the cafe can see three raccoons there: Matilda, Zhulik and Zoya.
--17-07-2018--
Kazan will Create a Tourist Route Related to FIFA Russia 2018
The central object of this product will be the Kazan Arena stadium.
--17-07-2018--
Russia will Allow Multiple Visa-free Entry to Foreigners with Fan ID till the End of the Year
Foreign fans who have fan passports (Fan ID) will be granted a visa-free entry to Russia till the end of the year.
--16-07-2018--
Live Communication in the Moscow Metro
The most popular information desks titled Live Communication operating in the Moscow metro during the World Cup are located at the Ploshchad Revolutsii and Pushkinskaya stations. Up to 1 thousand people turn to these desks every day.
--16-07-2018--
Russias Most Beautiful Village
The Buryat village of Bolshoy Kunaley, where the descendants of the Old Believers who moved to Siberia in the eighteenth century live, received the status of Russias most beautiful village.
--12-07-2018--
FIFA Fans Enjoyed Kazan
It is noted that the fans from Colombia proved to be the most benevolent. After a dinner at a city restaurant they invited the chef and performed a song as a token of appreciation.
--11-07-2018--
The Wheel of Time in Sochi will be Illuminated by 10,000 Lights
The family attraction ride with the height of 65 meters has been given a unique modern illumination.
--10-07-2018--
A Multimedia Guide to the Holy Places of Simbirsk Province in Ulyanovsk Oblast will be Released
It will also provide theoretical information on the basic concepts: architecture of cathedrals, interior decoration, congregation, miraculous icons, Orthodox holidays, new martyrs, Orthodox etiquette.
--09-07-2018--
The New Route Khmelnaya Mile (Hop Mile) was Introduced in Sochi
17 objects have been united in a single route. These are gastropubs, restaurants, crab cafes and bars. All these facilities are united by a single concept, which allows the resort guests to get acquainted not only with different types of beer, but also with the dishes of regional cuisine.
--09-07-2018--
Visit Knight Tournament in the Tomsk Region
Knight tournament and competition of blacksmiths will be held in Tomsk village on July 21.
--04-07-2018--
Hoteliers in the Cities of the World Cup 2018 Started to Reduce Prices for Accommodation
Hoteliers of major cities that host the World Cup, began to reduce prices due to underload.
--04-07-2018--
600 Liters of Fish Broth will be Cooked in the Tyumen Region
The "Golden crucian" gastronomic festival will be held on July 7-8 in Sinitsinsky forest near the city of Ishim, the Tyumen region.
--04-07-2018--
Tourism Development In Magadan
The authorities of Magadan Oblast are preparing proposals for the meeting of the State Council of the Russian Federation for Support and Development of Tourism.
--03-04-2015--
Russian Most Popular Destinations
The Russian online service of hotels booking Oktogo.ru has found the most popular destinations for the holidays from May 1 to May 4. The top 10 cities in Russia, according to the number of bookings for May holidays made by Russian tourists, include St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Moscow, Kaliningrad, Kostroma, Nizhny Novgorod, Yaroslavl, Sevastopol and Veliky Novgorod
--03-04-2015--
Russian Tourist Objects Are Highly Appreciated In Europe
In 2015 the Directorate for the Promotion of Territories AGT continues to implement the project Russian Cities in 100 International Rankings.
--26-03-2015--
Big Amusement Park to Open in Sochi Next Month
"Russian Disneyland", the new amusement park in the Russian resort city of Sochi, which earlier hosted the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, is to open its doors to the first visitors this May.
--23-04-2014--
Russia to Consider Easing Visa Requirements for Tourists
Russian parliament plans to discuss a draft law lengthening the validity of Russian tourist visas and easing the requirements for obtaining them, a government website said on Friday.
--30-03-2014--





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