Guide to Moscow’s Christmas markets

Guide to Moscow’s Christmas markets

Maybe you’re looking for the perfect Christmas gift for that special someone, or maybe you’re just wanting to soak up that joyful Christmas spirit, possibly with a side of Russian caviar. No matter what’s got you in the mood for a Christmas market, the selection in Moscow won’t disappoint. From where to...

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The complete guide to: Moscow travel

The complete guide to: Moscow travel

Moscow is a city that longs to be explored. With a rich history and tons of museums and monuments to visit, history buffs will never be bored! If you enjoy food, Moscow has got your back, with tons of restaurants to visit, and even a Soviet-era style restaurant for the...

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Ramadan celebrations in Moscow

Ramadan celebrations in Moscow

In honour of Ramadan, we asked our guides around the globe how they celebrate the holy month in their home. Here’s what Katya, our guide on the ground in Moscow, told us about Ramadan in her city. Russia doesn’t typically come to mind when you think of Islam, or honouring...

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Things to do in: Moscow

Things to do in: Moscow

For many people, Moscow is a city shrouded in mystery. Those who have never been to Russia often have a specific image in their minds of what Russia is like — thanks to the barrage of images in the media that often cast the city in a depressing light. The media...

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24 hours in: Moscow

24 hours in: Moscow

Only have one day to see Moscow? No problem! It’s possible to take in many of the city sites and local hot spots with just a day to spare. And because our itinerary below is accessible entirely on foot, you don’t have to worry about cabs or public transit. (Or...

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5 cafés that inspired the literary world

5 cafés that inspired the literary world

There’s something undeniably romantic at the thought of a writer sitting in a smokey coffeehouse, hunched over a notebook — or more recently a laptop — sipping from an espresso and penning the next great novel. Some of the most famous books of all time were written not in isolated...

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6 Cities Best Explored Underground

6 Cities Best Explored Underground

Sometimes, the best views of a city aren’t from above, but from below. From underground bunkers to subterranean villages, many of the world’s great cities are home to some surprising finds beneath their streets. Here are six places where the best views are under your feet. Budapest, Hungary If you’re...

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Our Local Expert: Marina in St Petersburg

Our Local Expert: Marina in St Petersburg

For International Women’s Day on March 8th, we’re talking travel to some of our female guides around the world. Today, we’re having a chat with Marina in St Petersburg!  What is your best travel memory? My best travel memory is the most recent one – a family cruise for the...

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