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Travel Blogs from Moscow

Day 6 - Moscow Day & Night

A travel blog entry by kimrichings


Our lay in was a bit longer than planned this morning, I think our sleepless night on our European train trek caught up with. Anyway, our housemaid came just after we got ourselves organised so we head out to the Kremlin again as we want to go the the Armoury museum to see the Faberge Egg collection.........yes Ian is actually up for this. We also plan to explore the Metro stations which are supposed to be worth seeing. We researched last night ...

No more vodka please

A travel blog entry by nicoleandtony


... Russian War Museum which was highly recommended on Tripadvisor. Unfortunately, most of the displays were in Russian but there was a huge collection of memorabilia from WW2 (or as it is known in Russia, ‘The Great Patriotic War’) and lots of detail about the siege of Leningrad (or St Petersburg). There was also more modern items such as spacesuits and guns from recent years, as well as a café decorated as in the wartime era with staff in uniforms and the kids ...

Day three

A travel blog entry by ianwill

Day three witnessed a military gathering in red square, it's what red square was built for. Lots of people in uniform marching ( badly ) to rousing music from the motherland. It seemed a bit disorganised, I had the feeling that some of the uniformed personnel weren't taking it seriously, some ever looked bored! Not so for the guards at the tomb of the unnamed soldier, these guys are seriously ...

Industry Trends and Big Macs

A travel blog entry by hunterpetrus


... Travel Association. Vadim Zelenski, the chairman of the organization has had 15 years of travel experience in Russia, which is pretty much from the beginning considering the industry is really only 18 years old in Russia. He helped explain trends specific to Russia.

Both meetings were very helpful to build a foundation and show trends in Russia. One of the first things I picked up on is that Russia has not fully adopted the online booking tool yet. There are companies, ...

No wifi, No showers, No land...

A travel blog entry by outofthegu


Yesterday we planned to join the free walking tour. Unfortunately we arrived a little too late. We thought it would be best to go on the hop on hop off sightseeing bus but turns out its a bit of a rip off as you could quite possibly walk the route in an hour or so.

We first went to St. Basil's cathedral, the inside of the cathedral was incredible and very unexpected. It was much smaller than we had imagined but still definitely worth seeing. Then we hopped ...


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