Posts tagged "Russia"
The top 5 reasons ski fans need to visit Rosa Khutor

The top 5 reasons ski fans need to visit Rosa Khutor

Although the 2014 Winter Olympics have come and gone, the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort is still a top draw for visitors to the Sochi region. Tucked into the Western Caucasus Mountains but only 31 miles from the Black Sea, this resort offers the best of both worlds. If you’re a ski fanatic, you won’t want to miss a trip...
Sample traditional Russian cuisine in St. Petersburg

Sample traditional Russian cuisine in St. Petersburg

Explore the many exciting flavours of traditional Russian cuisine at one of these reccommened restaurants in St. Petersburg. While St. Petersburg is a city packed with restaurants offering food from every corner of the world, you might want to try some of the country’s own cuisine. These three Tripadvisor-recommended restaurants have set up menus full...
#Innsider's guide to Moscow

#Innsider’s guide to Moscow

Image credit: “Moscow Low (Street Level through the Grass)” by Geraint Rowland, used under CC BY / colour balance from original Moscow is one of Europe’s most vibrant and non-stop cities. Brimming with modern culture and fascinating history, spring or autumn are the best times to visit, when the crowds aren’t quite so big and the temperatures not...
An essential guide to 24 hours in St Petersburg

An essential guide to 24 hours in St Petersburg

24 hours is not enough to absorb everything that St Petersburg has to offer, but you can certainly make a start on the major sights and get a feel for this elegant city and former capital of Imperial Russia. Even if you’re in St Petersburg on a short stay or layover, there’s still plenty to...
Travelling from Pulkovo Airport to St Petersburg

Travelling from Pulkovo Airport to St Petersburg

Millions of tourists fly to St Petersburg each year to visit its historic landmarks, from the 18th century Peter and Paul Fortress to the Baroque Winter Palace. Take the stress out of getting there with our guide to travelling from Pulkovo Airport; you’ll be in the city less than an hour after touchdown. The year-round flood of...
ExpoForum: St Petersburg's New Convention Arena

ExpoForum: St Petersburg’s New Convention Arena

Arguably Russia’s most fascinating city, St Petersburg’s arts and entertainment scene just got a whole lot bigger. From this October, visitors will be able to pay visits to the expansive ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre for business, pleasure and everything in between. Visitors heading to Russia’s capital now have everything they need under one roof,...
#Innsider’s guide to St. Petersburg

#Innsider’s guide to St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is the second biggest city in Russia, so choosing what to do can be tricky! Our Innsider guide unearths some of the more obscure activities as well as local delicacies and tips. Enjoy our innsight to this cultural gem. Starts of the White Nights Created in 1993, Stars of the White Nights One...
Celebrating Space Exploration History in St Petersburg

Celebrating Space Exploration History in St Petersburg

To commemorate the first space flight of Yuri Gagarin on 12th April 1961, three Park Inn by Radisson hotels in St. Petersburg are offering a great chance to save on accommodation in St. Petersburg from 11 April to 13 April 2014 inclusive. To qualify for the special rate: Upload a photo with an “I’m an...
Discover the best of Ekaterinburg

Discover the best of Ekaterinburg

Visitors to the beautiful Russian city of Ekaterinburg are spoiled for choice with the city’s range of historic and cultural attractions. Discover more about the history and culture of Ekaterinburg by visiting some of the most remarkable tourist attractions this vibrant city has to offer. The Church on the Blood The Church on the Blood...
The 2014 Winter Olympics Aren't the Only Reason to Visit Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics Aren’t the Only Reason to Visit Sochi

As the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi has enjoyed more than its fair share of global exposure in recent weeks. But there’s more to the coastal city than just winter sports events. Its subtropical climate and great attractions make it a perfect holiday destination all year round. Located near the Georgian border...
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