The weak Russian rouble, along with other major world currency depreciations, has created a boom for tourism to selected destinations.
Russian Railways Concessional Travel for Kids
Speaking of great programs across Europe and the world, in Russia kids can use concessional travel on trains at half the normal price beginning July 1st. Some 2.5 million Russian children aged 10 to 17 years will benefit according to the head of the Federal Tourism Agency Oleg Safonov.
Leland Lee Exhibition “To Russia with Love” in Moscow
Coming to the Central House of Artists from April 25 to May 15, the Taiwan artist Liland Lee exhibition “To Russia with Love.”
The Second Annual Forum “Russia Travelling!” Comes to Moscow
The upcoming forum “Russia Travelling!” will be an assembly of business and government representatives for discussing problems and possibilities for internal and inbound tourism in Russia for the coming months.
Russia’s Medvedev Announces Visa Free Far East Regimen
In news from the Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, 18 countries will benefit from a new visa-free regime for Russia’s Far East.
Three International Travel Fairs Open in Russia Next Week
Kaliningrad, Kazan, and Novosibirsk make the ideal destinations for travel and hospitality pros next week, as the tree cities will host, each, international travel fairs for tourism businesses and their targeted clients. The dates of the fairs coincide too: all three take place from April 13 to April 15.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel Names Vipservice as Russia Partner
Carlson Wagonlit Travel has announced that Russia-based Vipservice will be appointed to join CWT’s Global Partner Network.
Hitting Feodosiya’s Beach Club 117 in Summer 2017
Beach Club 117 is a legendary Crimea seaside nightclub that features live music, beach partying, and a stunning Russian-seafood menu. This 20-something party spot is where the annual Crimea Trance Fest is held. My good friend, local expert Levent Alver has given us the scoop on yet another hidden Crimea gem. Located in fabulous Feodosiya, Beach Club […]
Ancient Greek Artifact Uncovered at Kerch Strait Bridge Site
According to news from TASS, a unique terracotta statue has been found at the site of the Kerch Strait Bridge construction connecting Crimea to mainland Russia. Underwater digging and exploration near the Ak-Burun Cape, uncovered a “first of a kind” statue, according to Sergei Olkhovsky, head of the underwater unit of Russia’s Academy of Sciences.
The 2017 Russian Folklore Karavon Fest Tatarstan
Coming up May 29th in the Laishev region of Tatarstan, the Russian Folklore Karavon Fest is a bright and colorful celebration held annually in the Russian Nikolskoye settlement.
Places Under the Aurora Borealis: Russia’s Kola Peninsula
Most travelers who plan a vacation to see the Aurora Borealis usually think about destinations like Alaska, Denmark, Finland, Scotland, Greenland, Canada, Norway, Sweden, and Iceland, while Russia comes to mind rarely. So add to your bucket list a trip to the Kola Peninsula as an alternative to more popular travel spots to see the Northern Lights. It’s hard to […]
Eating Well During Lent in Yaroslavl with Anna Novikova
Join Anna in a culinary journey like no other. Lent in Yaroslavl is a captivating experience when you dine at Ivan Vasilyevich.