Posts tagged "Russia"
10 souvenirs to prove you’ve been to Russia

10 souvenirs to prove you’ve been to Russia

While getting ready to head back home there is one last thing to do before you leave; find the necessary Russian souvenirs to prove you’ve visited and to give to family and friends. Here is an infographic on the top ten you need to grab to fill the nooks and crannies of your home.  ...
A guide to the Ural region: Ekaterinburg and beyond

A guide to the Ural region: Ekaterinburg and beyond

From remote polar peaks to ornate cathedrals, the Urals have everything required for a magical holiday in the great outdoors. Experts from Ask Ural and Welcome Ural are on hand to guide you through this mystic mountainous region.  Often described as relatively small, the Urals only look petite when compared to the world’s mightiest mountain ranges....
Park Inn Arrives In The Chicago Of Siberia

Park Inn Arrives In The Chicago Of Siberia

Carlson Rezidor announces the opening of Park Inn by Radisson Novosibirsk. Carlson Rezidor is proud to announce the opening of the first Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Siberia. The new Park Inn by Radisson Novosibirsk is located in one of the most beautiful undiscovered regions of the country, in the third most populous city in...
A guide to the arts in Ekaterinburg

A guide to the arts in Ekaterinburg

The thriving Russian city of Ekaterinburg is like a piece of art in itself. Home to awe-inspiring feats of architecture and design, visitors to Ekaterinburg will uncover a wealth of Ural culture and history in some of the region’s finest art museums and sculptural installations. Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts The Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, with its iconic collection...
Olympic splendour: How to enjoy the perfect day trip to Sochi

Olympic splendour: How to enjoy the perfect day trip to Sochi

Located in the southern region of Krasnodar Krai, the city of Sochi is one of Russia’s busiest destinations. Although the rest of the world knows it as the location for the 2012 Winter Olympics, its nickname at home is Russia’s Summer Capital, making it clear that the Black Sea City’s appeal lasts all year round. ...
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...
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