Myths About Russia That Simply Aren’t True

You’ve probably heard a lot of “facts” about Russia that you assume to be true. They are irritating and sometimes even offensive. Don’t make the same mistake: These myths about Russia are just that – myths. 1. It's Always Cold Yes, Russia is one of the coldest countries in the world in the winter, with [...]

Myths About Russia That Simply Aren’t True 2020-05-07T11:02:40+00:00

Russia From Above

10-15 minutes before landing at the new destination we all start getting as close as possible to the illuminator to see the city for the 1st time. Sometimes we can see highways or forests, sometimes we get lucky to see the central prospect. But the technology of the 21st century gives us an opportunity to [...]

Russia From Above 2020-05-06T14:35:38+00:00

Moscow Metro – Explore the Underground Art

Along with the journey through the Golden Ring of Russia, every travel guide includes a trip to another interesting ring. The ring of Moscow metro stations that look like "underground palaces". Many of them are distinguished by the grandeur of the décor, with vestibules and underground halls decorated with statues, reliefs, paintings, mosaics, stained [...]

Moscow Metro – Explore the Underground Art 2020-08-08T14:00:48+00:00

Welcome to Russia!

The year 2018 marks a special occasion in Russia’s history – the biggest sporting event of the planet – The 2018 FIFA World Cup! The championship will unite 190 ethnicities that populate Russia and about 2,000 nationalities from around the world. This is undoubtedly will be the best time to discover Russia and enjoy [...]

Welcome to Russia! 2020-08-08T14:00:18+00:00

FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia

For the first time in its history, Russia was granted the right to host the FIFA World Cup 2018 - soccer’s biggest tournament and one of the world’s largest sporting events. Russia is a country with a rich history, athletic tradition and lots of experience in organising prestigious international tournaments. It is the world's [...]

FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia 2018-05-25T12:51:14+00:00

Useful Russian phrases

Russian Basics In Russia’s major cities, quite a lot of people (especially young people and those in customer service professions) speak English. However, it’s still very likely that you will find yourself in a situation where the person you’re talking to doesn’t know a word of English, especially if you’re traveling outside the big cities or off the [...]

Useful Russian phrases 2018-05-25T12:52:18+00:00

Russian Jokes

Russian jokes (Russian: анекдо́ты (transcribed anekdoty), literally anecdotes), the most popular form of Russian humour, are short fictional stories or dialogues with a punch line. Short Russian Jokes Q: How does every Russian joke start? A: By looking over your shoulder. Q: Whats the difference between a smart Russian and a unicorn? [...]

Russian Jokes 2018-05-25T12:52:32+00:00