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So You Want to Visit Moscow

So You Want to Visit Moscow
Destination(s): Moscow

Scary as cities come, Moscow poses a challenge for even the most weathered travelers. There’s no shortage of opportunities for sight-seeing, dining and accommodation; in fact, the very multitude can be staggering and disorienting. If you are planning a three-day trip to Moscow and want to see all the highlights without getting hurt, follow this handy guide. read more about So You Want to Visit Moscow... Read More

First Time in St. Petersburg

First Time in St. Petersburg
Destination(s): St. Petersburg

Planning a first trip to St. Petersburg can be difficult, only because there are so many landmarks, museums, restaurants, and other amazing sights to see that it is hard to choose between them all. Most of the best places to visit are within walking distance of the city centre, and the walks from place to place themselves are incredible with so many historic buildings and canals all over the city. read more about First Time in St. Petersburg... Read More

Red Square and the Kremlin

Red Square and the Kremlin
Destination(s): Moscow

As a tourist, the Kremlin and Red Square should be at the top of your list of must-see Moscow sights. In fact, for most people, it’s the only thing on their lists. These two destinations are, fortunately, right next to each other in the heart of downtown. Not just the city, but the entire country revolves around what goes on here, making it one of the most important and popular destinations in the world. read more about Red Square and the Kremlin... Read More

Moscow Is For Lovers

Moscow Is For Lovers
Destination(s): Moscow

It’s a hard sell, but in the right lighting, Moscow can be a romantic place. Sure, it will never rank alongside Paris or even St. Petersburg as one of the world’s top destinations for lovebirds. Nonetheless there is a certain charm to Moscow and certainly enough tortured romances have played out there. With the help of this three-day guide, explore the city’s softer side. read more about Moscow Is For Lovers... Read More

Kid Friendly in St. Petersburg

Kid Friendly in St. Petersburg
Destination(s): St. Petersburg

A great city to explore on foot, St. Petersburg is made up of dozens of islands and hundreds of bridges, many with their own unique name, structure, and tradition. With a wide selection of landmarks, museums, and other sights that are appropriate for all ages, everyone in the family can enjoy every minute of a vacation in this beautiful city. read more about Kid Friendly in St. Petersburg... Read More

Moscow, Abramovich-Style

Moscow, Abramovich-Style
Destination(s): Moscow

With more resident billionaires than any other city in the world, you better believe Moscow has places designed with luxury in mind. The sky is the limit as you follow this 3-day plan of how to live it up like an oligarch. Caviar, beautiful women, premium vodka, unforgettable panoramas – it might break your wallet, but the memories will last a lifetime. read more about Moscow, Abramovich-Style... Read More

Weekend in St. Petersburg

Weekend in St. Petersburg
Destination(s): St. Petersburg

Even if you only have a weekend, much of the more beautiful parts of St. Petersburg, Europe's third largest city, can be easily crammed into those few days. St. Petersburg is a great city to explore on foot, and a stay in the historic city centre makes that even easier, since there are gardens, palaces, museums, and more within easy walking distance. read more about Weekend in St. Petersburg... Read More

Moscow on a Shoestring Budget

Moscow on a Shoestring Budget
Destination(s): Moscow

"World's most expensive city" is no idle threat -- Moscow seems to take a joy in making most things outrageously, pointlessly expensive, if only to retain its title. But if you can't afford the city's high life, there's still hope for you. This cheapskate plan shows you how to enjoy Moscow without breaking your wallet. read more about Moscow on a Shoestring Budget... Read More

Off the Beaten Path St. Petersburg

Off the Beaten Path St. Petersburg
Destination(s): St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a city rich with museums, parks, and historical artifacts, ensuring that there are plenty of places that are off the regular tourist circuits. The city is cut up into a series of islands and canals, providing a unique and fascinating cityscape. read more about Off the Beaten Path St. Petersburg... Read More

Back in the USSR

Back in the USSR
Destination(s): Moscow

Unbelievable as it seems now, it is not so long ago that Moscow’s streets were awash in sickles and hammers, not McDonalds and Gucci. Those nostalgic for the days of the Evil Empire, here’s a tour for you. This one-day itinerary takes you back to the Soviet Union, with its cosmonauts, secret police, imposing architecture and one particularly cranky dictator. Bonus: Even communists get hungry, so there’s a special food inclusion. Happy travels, comrade! read more about Back in the USSR... Read More