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Places to Visit in Russia: The Golden Ring

Places to Visit in Russia: The Golden Ring

The Golden Ring represents a group of historic Russian cities located to the northeast of Moscow. Any two of the cities in the Golden Ring are within 24 hours of each other, and due to stunning architecture and the availability of traditional crafts, these cities are popular tourist destinations

April 14, 2013
Places to Visit in Russia: The Kremlin

Places to Visit in Russia: The Kremlin

Historically the preeminent symbol of the Russian State, the Kremlin is an architectural marvel that has captured the interests of tourists the world-over.  Original construction of the Kremlin dates to the early 10th century, but the original wooden fortress was destroyed by the Mongols in 1238.  Subsequently, another wooden structure was completed but also destroyed in the great fire of Moscow in 1365.

April 08, 2013
Do Local Research Before you Travel

Do Local Research Before you Travel

Before you travel to any country, you should try to learn a bit about the local customs and culture. This will help you better understand the people so that you can enjoy your Russian experience more.

April 04, 2013
Places to Visit in Russia: Red Square

Places to Visit in Russia: Red Square

Found at the centre of Moscow, the Red Square is the dividing line between the Kitay Gorod commercial district, the Kremlin, and the current official residence of the President of Russia.

April 02, 2013
Research Money Before You Travel

Research Money Before You Travel

Before you visit Russia, or any country, it is advisable to look up the monetary conversion rate first. One Russian Ruble is approximately 3 cents Canadian. Understanding the conversion rate will help you understand the value of goods in the country.

April 01, 2013