Russia

Travel ideas for Russia – trip tips and recommendations from my experiences travelling in Russia. This mighty nation has diverse and beautiful landscapes, attractive cities, and rich cultural traditions. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in Russia so start planning your trip now and experience everything that Russia has to offer travellers.

War and Peace at the Catherine Palace, Russia, Photo by Natasha von Geldern
City Break Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Latvia, Russia, Unesco World Heritage Sites

A travel guide to War and Peace film locations

When I entered the grand ballroom in the Catherine Palace, just outside St Petersburg, Russia, I was captivated by the idea of swirling around this space wearing exquisite silks and jewels like Natasha Rostov in War and Peace. In 2016 Lily James got to live out my fantasy on TV! […]

St Petersburg, Russia
City Break Travel Ideas, Europe, Russia, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Russia: Celebrate the White Nights in St Petersburg

Pushkin once wrote of St Petersburg in summer as being “where sunrise runs to meet sunset”. This is when they celebrate the White Nights in St Petersburg, a wonderful festival of both culture and partying. In July the sun sets about 11.30 in what the locals refer to as ‘Pieter’, […]

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