Russia

Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo

The Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo

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The Catherine Palace was the summer residence of the Russian Tsars build to rival Versailles. The Palace  is named after Catherine I, the wife of Peter…

Matryoshka dolls in Sergiyev Posad

Russian Golden Ring: Sergiyev Posad

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Sergiyev Posad is located at 75km to the northeast of Moscow. It is part of the Russian Golden Ring along with Ivanovo, Kostroma, Pereslavl Zalessky, Rostov Veliky, Suzdal,…

Alexander Nevsky Embankment, Novgorod

Novgorod: The Birthplace of Russia

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Veliky Novgorod is a proud city with the tittle of ‘the Birthplace of Russia’. It’s one of the oldest cities in Russia dating from…

Bridge Bogdana Khmelnitskiy in Moscow

Bridge Bogdana Khmelnitskiy in Moscow

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Soviet Car in Novgorod

Soviet Car in Novgorod

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Dogs in Novgorod

Dogs in Novgorod

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Suzdal Kremlin

Russian Golden Ring: Suzdal

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Suzdal is a little village located 219 km east of Moscow. It’s part of the Russian Golden Ring along with Ivanovo, Kostroma, Pereslavl Zalessky, Rostov…

Peterhof Grand Palace and Grand Casdade

The Peterhof Palace in Saint Petersburg

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The Peterhof Palace, often referred as the “Russian Versailles“, is one of Saint Petersburg’s most famous and popular visitor attractions. It was constructed on the…

GUM Department Store in Red Square

GUM Department Store

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A visit to Moscow’s Red Square is not completed until you visit GUM Department Store. If you value your money you won’t do shopping…

The Hermitage State Museum in Saint Petersburg

The Hermitage State Museum

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The Hermitage State Museum alone is enough reason to justify a trip to Saint Petersburg. Although far apart from the central european artistic centers…