The dos and the don'ts for your amazing trip to Russia

To put it Churchill's way, Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. It attracts millions of visitors every year but it's neither a resort nor a particularly tourist oriented country. It has five-star hotels and a powerful government that seats in the most important tourist sights, making it complicated for travelers to see many of the tourist attractions. The country has almost no signs in English and a limited number of people speak English. But your troubles will likely start long before arriving, since most people require a Russian visa to enter into Russia. To make your journey as enjoyable and as carefree as possible, we've prepared a list of essential Russia travel tips. Of course, if you don't feel like planning a trip to Russia on your own, reach our helpful travel specialists for professional assistance!

Essential Russia Travel Tips

When going to Russia you have to be prepared. Learn how to use Russian currency, when is the best time to go, how much to tip and what to pack for your once-in-a-lifetime journey to Russia.

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Russian Visa Information

Applying for Russian visa on your own is a very challenging task. Learn about all the documents required to apply for Russian or use our paid visa service, if you don't want to worry about your visa.

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