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1. Postcard from the Edge of the World

The string of islands that is the Kurils – perched between Sakhalin and Japan – had a not insignificant role in the history of the past century. Long closed to outsiders, its future in this century may depend on tourism.

Tags: travel, Japan, Kuril Islands
2. There's a Visa For That

Is Russia is looking to streamline its 30+ types of visas by potentially adding four more?

Tags: visas, travel, government, immigration, law
3. Not Quite Business as Usual

Sellers of souvenirs? They’re missing you, folks! But perhaps not that much.

Tags: economy, pandemic, business, souvenirs, travel, tourism, st. petersburg
4. 10 Things About Moscow at the End of 2021 (With Pictures!)

Despite the pandemic (and a bad reputation for a distinctly Russian grimace), it’s not all sad faces in Moscow at the end of 2021.

Tags: kremlin, street art, contemporary art, cats, christmas, architecture, travel blog, travel, moscow
5. All Aboard the Hogwarts Express!

You no longer need to travel to platform nine and three-quarters to get to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry; Russia now has her very own Hogwarts Express. 

Tags: russian railways, railway, magic, Books, travel, harry potter, train
6. Cats: An Unofficial Symbol of Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a magical place, in part thanks to its feline denizens.

Tags: travel, museum, st. petersburg, hermitage cats, cats
7. Your Trip To The U.S.S.R.

Let's take a trip to a nation that no longer exists! We've got an old hard-cover travel guide to lead the way. 

Tags: ussr, Moscow, travel tips, 1960s, tourism, intourist, travel, socialism, soviet union, soviet
8. A Revolutionary Restoration

After almost ten years, the Alexander Palace, the final home of the Romanovs, is back and open for visitors.

Tags: palaces, st. petersburg, romanov, russian revolution, travel
9. What's in a Name?

Yandex.Maps has completed a surprising study of all the places in Russia, and they even figured out how to get from the Moon to Mars. 

Tags: alphabet, travel, Internet, humor, village, towns, cities, yandex
10. Tourism in the Time of Covid

“These people do not go to relax in other resorts, they settle in neighboring hotels: the more restrictions are imposed on legal business, the more it plays into the hands of those who work in the dark.”

– Natalia Stambulnikova, Chairman of the Association of Small Hotels of Crimea, warning of the ominous nature of coronavirus restrictions that impede tourism.
Tags: coronavirus, crimea, restrictions, travel, tourism, covid 19, COVID

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