Category Archives: Russia

46 Absolutely Amazing Places to Visit in Moscow, Russia

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Moscow, Russia is one of the coolest and most interesting places in the world to visit.  There are many touristy places to visit in Moscow and this guide will showcase some of the Russian capital’s highlights. It also will detail other, more obscure things to do in Moscow.  Absolutely Amazing Places to Visit in Moscow, […]

11 Insightful Books About the Soviet Union Worth Reading

11 Insightful Books About the Soviet Union Worth Reading

There are many great books about the Soviet Union worth reading if you’re into history and keen to learn more. This is a guide to eleven detailed and informative USSR books that we think will give you a better understanding of the Soviet Union.  Many are accounts and contain a lot of insight while the […]

Low Budget Escapade In Russia: The Cheapest Places To Visit

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Having a limited budget for traveling shouldn’t stop you from visiting the very historical country of Russia. We often read about Russia in history books, and we know how ancient their country is. Traveling to Russia before was a costly choice, but when the ruble started to devalue, Russian escapades had become affordable, especially to […]

6 Must-Have Soviet Architecture Books for Your Coffee Table

6 Soviet Architecture Books for Your Coffee Table

If you come and hang out at my apartment, you will be quick to realize that I have a coffee table full of Soviet architecture books and a bookshelf filled with other types of reads that pertain to the same era.  These are my favorite books about Soviet architecture that you can order for yourself […]

Best Hotels in Kazan, Russia: Budget, Mid-Range, and Luxury Accommodation

The World Cup is less than a year away and I have decided to use this blog space to create some helpful guides for those looking to travel to some of the lesser-known cities in Russia for the event.  I’ve only spent a short amount of time in Russia over the years and decided to […]