Enter the unique world of Russia, mind-blowing and still mystifying to most travellers. A country filled with cultural and historical treasures, exquisite and untouched nature, a motherland to dynamic, intelligent and inviting people.
Being the largest country in the world, many adventurous travellers are still discovering this truly magnificent country every year. Most visitors base their travel on the western end where cosmopolitan cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg are famous for their world class ballets and symphonies. Here, most of the mayor attractions such as the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral and the Winter Palace can be explored.
Unknown to many, Russia stretches as far south as the Black Sea where idyllic summer resorts like Kaliningrad, Sochi, Dagomys and Gelencizhik can be enjoyed. During winter, Dombai and Kiransaya Polyana offer the most discerning skier amazing slopes.
However, most travellers never venture into the Russian Far East, there are some port cities like Vladivostok and Khabarovsk that offer and interesting potpourri of tsarist-era buildings and a diverse sense of awareness. A perfect way of exploring this part of Russia and definitely a one-in-a-lifetime trip is a journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway.
A country so vast that it takes a week to cross its ten time zones by train, Russia guarantees countless charms that will mesmerise you to return again and again.