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Destination Focus: Russia


Occupying almost 20% of the entire land of our planet, Russia is a multisided country simply waiting to be discovered. Needless to say that its destinations are diverse and unique so the hardest choice there is to make is where to set out to first. In this section of the Travel All Russia blog, you can find more information on different Russia places which you can consider visiting during your getaway.


Destination Focus: Russia
Untypical Russia: Buryatia Region
The biggest country in the world has many one-of-a-kind corners in stock, as such, the enigmatic Buryatia Region is among the most off-the-beaten-path destinations in Russia, boasting the combination of unique cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and pure nature with glorious Lake Baikal as icing on the cake.
Veliky Novgorod: Where Russia Began
Speaking about a trip to Russia, the majority of travelers envisage a tour of such mighty Russian cities such as Moscow and Saint Petersburg, maybe even with the historic Golden Ring trip. However, not many travelers include some less fabulous yet remarkable destinations as Veliky Novgorod to their Russia travel itinerary, and that's a miss.
The Golden Ring of Russia
As the saying goes, if you have only seen New York, then you haven't seen the United States. Our destination specialists believe that the same goes for grandeur Russia. If you have only been to Moscow or visited its former capital St. Petersburg, it doesn't mean that you've really seen Russia. Yes, you have explored two of the biggest and most beautiful cities in the entire country (maybe even the world), but the Golden Ring is that second half of the coin you need to have in order to see the full picture of Russia.
Russia's Wonders: Top UNESCO Sights
There's no denying it, the biggest country in the world has much to offer travelers. Russia alone is home to a total of 28 UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Luckily, most of them are located in the eastern part of Russia (the most visited one by foreign travelers) and may be perfect additions to any Russia itinerary. Let's take a closer look at some of them.
What Do You Know About Tatarstan?
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.
Things to Do in Russia
Being the largest in the world, Russia is a country of contrast and diversity, alluring 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.