EasyJet unites London and Moscow with cheap flights[2013-03-19 10:47:15]
British low-cost airline carrier EasyJet has launched regular flights linking London and Moscow. The company became...
Seven things to do on the seven days of Maslenitsa[2013-03-09 21:07:05]
The traditional Slavic festival of Maslenitsa is a favorite time of year for Russians all over the world, and the festival is widely celebrated in many countries. But what happens in Russia itself during this “Butter Week”?
Ice rinks open in Moscow[2013-01-03 18:36:04]
In Moscow you get the chance to go skating at the very foot of the Kremlin...
Ice palace: Sweden builds 23rd annual Icehotel[2012-12-13 22:32:18]
Sweden is continuing to make traveling to the Arctic even more exciting by constructing the next...
Medvedev caps Sochi hotel prices for the Olympics[2012-12-12 21:11:10]
The Russian government has put a 14,000-ruble-per-day cap on hotel prices in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Moscow tourist pass to be unveiled in December[2012-12-10 22:28:21]
Russia’s capital pushes to match cities such as Rome and Paris in tourist amenities.
Hotel prices to be frozen for Sochi 2014[2012-12-10 22:14:25]
The Russian Government has issued a decree, which will regulate the maximum price for accommodation and...
Siberian lake that inspired James Cameron[2012-12-04 21:20:26]
Lake Baikal is listed as a Unesco World Heritage site and was also voted as one of Russia’s Seven Wonders. It’s not hard to see why.
‘Russia’s Tibet’ opens to the outside world[2012-12-01 16:40:23]
In today’s relentlessly interconnected world, visitors to Russia’s remote Altai Republic may very well have discovered the ultimate luxury: living for a few days without e-mail or cell phone.
Puzzling out Moscow for young visitors[2012-11-27 20:05:39]
Following trails of clues and asking Muscovites for information are part of the visitor experience with a new generation of tour guides.
The epicenter of “Legendary History”[2012-11-25 17:02:08]
Suzdal is a destination for those in search of the real Russia.
Pereslavl-Zalessky: Reviving spiritual culture[2012-11-24 16:09:06]
One of the lesser-known towns on the Golden Ring, Pereslavl-Zalessky is one of the most architecturally rich.
The Golden Horn of the east[2012-11-19 17:57:02]
Located in Russia's far east, Vladivostok is one of the country's most diverse cities in terms of population, cuisine and architecture.
Twelve unique natural monuments[2012-11-19 17:52:09]
Parks, caves, plateaus, and bays are among the contenders for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Although deprived of global attention, these sites are nevertheless captivating.
Yaroslavl: It All Started With a Bear Fight[2012-11-12 21:31:51]
YAROSLAVL — Whether they realize it or not, anyone who has spent more than a few...
Yekaterinburg: Where Yeltsin Ruled and a Tsar Died[2012-11-12 21:19:37]
Many foreign travelers to Yekaterinburg expect to learn more about the last days of Russia's last monarch, Nicholas II, his...
Yelabuga: A Corner of Tatarstan Is Open for Business[2012-11-12 21:05:57]
YELABUGA, Tatarstan — Watching over the point where the Kama and Toima rivers meet in European...
Yerevan: The Rise of the Caucasus Tiger[2012-11-12 20:57:39]
YEREVAN, Armenia — A first glance of Yerevan from the imposing central train station may appear...