Everybody knows something or at least once heard about Fabergé eggs. These small wonders are among the most expensive jewelry in the world and are a popular must-visit during Russia tours. Carl Fabergé produced a variety of jewelry, but it was eggs that made him renowned for ages. So, what’s their history and why was an egg shape chosen for these incredibly expensive treasures?
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It might be hard to imagine but Russia is such a multicultural and diverse country that it’s actually really difficult to enumerate all its ethnicities brought together “under one roof”. For different counts, Russia is home to more than 160 nationalities which is truly impressive. But did you know that the second largest ethnic population of Russia is Tatars? Where exactly is Tatarstan located and why is travel to Tatarstan worth giving a try? You’ll find the answers to these and other questions in this outline of Tatar culture.
Mongolia might not be the first destination that pops in your mind for journeys of a lifetime, and, perhaps, that's too bad as this extraordinary country has much to offer travelers. In this article learn more about Mongolia travel as well as what to know about planning a Mongolia vacation.
Distant and unique, Mongolia is among the less discovered corners of our planet. It’s probably not the first destination that pops in your mind when thinking about travel abroad, yet this rare and off-the-beaten-track Asian country with one-of-a-kind heritage, centuries-old history, still kept traditions, and nomadic culture is certainly worth a visit. In this piece, we’ll introduce you to enigmatic Mongolia travel and share why this destination is definitely worth exploring.
Crispy and soft, with fillings and toppings, round, square or heart-shaped, lush or flat - waffle types are just endless. Learn how to make traditional Russian waffle tubes and add this dessert to your "must-taste" list while you tour Russia.
Our talented client has written a wonderful poem about Russians inspired by his long trip all the way from St. Petersburg to Vladivostok as he was traveling on the Trans-Siberian with a small group tour on board a private car with a tour leader, and we are very excited to share it with you!
Previously we have discussed what to expect from train travel in Russia, the essential things you have to think of before embarking on a Trans-Siberian tour, as well as the main highlights in each destination you will be visiting on your way. Now, it's time to elaborate on the available modes of travel before you can decide what works best for you.
Being the largest in the world, Russia is a country of contrast and diversity, that allures travelers with its unique national coloring and peculiar traditions. If you plan your trip to this beautiful and yet enigmatic country, here’s a list of things to do in Russia, without which your Russian vacation will be incomplete.
Our rep Vera has recently returned from an inspiring Trans-Siberian adventure, during which she traveled together with a small group of travelers from the capital of Russia, Moscow, all the way to Vladivostok. In this post, we take you behind the scenes of our hit Trans-Siberian small group tour program. Vera filmed every step of the journey so you can get an insight of the highlights and unique experiences making up the program.
Occupying Northern Asia and stretching for an area of more than 5 million square miles, Siberia Russia is among the least discovered corners of planet Earth, boasting gorgeous nature and unique towns. Besides its vast size, those who travel Siberia are always impressed with its endless hiking opportunities and dozens of landmarks that are worthy to discover. We have put together some interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Siberia.