Culturally and historically rich, this gargantuan country is home to a venerable culture and some of the world's most iconic sights and art treasures, despite being despotically ruled (as it has for nearly all its history).
However, for the time being we do not recommend travel to Russia - particularly by citizens of Western countries - due to its status in the past several years as a dangerous rogue state and particularly its unprovoked February 2022 invasion of Ukraine, the worst threat to European security since World War II.
Why Moscow is one of of Europe's best cities for single guys
An interesting video put together by reknowned international "pickup" authority Steve Jabba - and I guess it should be no surprise that many of the ten listed here are in Eastern Europe.Read more…
Castle Muromtsevo in Vladimir, Russia: An Almost Buried Wonder.
Castles are quite a rare architectural feature for Russia. There are plenty of churches, fortified hermitages, well-preserved military fortresses and ancient manors of the nobility, but the castles are the great wonder (really yet to seek).
Here you can see three castles, but can you really guess which one is located in Russia?
Ted, I took a train trip through Russia a few years ago. This isn't the one that I took, but I came across it when I was doing my research and the link still works so they still offer it: http://www.guideposttours.com.au/util/doc.jsp?n=GW12-Caucasian-Expl... Not a cruise, but these railroad journeys are as close to a cruise as anything on land can be.
Do any cruises go to Tagenrog?
What's the best way to get to Tagenrog from UK?
Can anyone help a fellow Tripatini member with a question about driving through Siberia? If so, please respond not on this wall but at this link to our Ask A Travel Pro forum. Spasiba!
Hi, folks! A travel agent and fellow Tripatini member is looking for intel on a pair of Russian tour operators. If you can offer advice, please respond at this link to our Ask A Travel Pro forum. Thanks so much!