Russia

The Vodka Museum in Moscow – What to Expect When Visiting
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The Vodka Museum in Moscow – What to Expect When Visiting

When you think of Russia, you can’t help but also think “vodka.” Russians and vodka have a longstanding history with one another. And the Vodka Museum in Moscow is here to shed some more light on this history! (Plus, there are inexpensive vodka tastings here…need I say more?) If you’re debating adding Moscow’s Vodka Museum…

“A Gentleman in Moscow” Tour of the Metropol Hotel – How You Can Follow in the Count’s Footsteps
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“A Gentleman in Moscow” Tour of the Metropol Hotel – How You Can Follow in the Count’s Footsteps

“A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles is a must-read novel, recommended by even the likes of Bill Gates and soon it will also be a TV series. You don’t have to be interested in Moscow either to be charmed by the wit of Count Alexander Rostov – the book’s main character. The Count’s story…

A Complete Guide to Dressing for the Bolshoi Theatre (for Both Men & Women)
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A Complete Guide to Dressing for the Bolshoi Theatre (for Both Men & Women)

Seeing a performance at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow should be at the top of your Russia bucket list! This historic theatre holds some of the world’s best ballet and opera performances. Dressing the part for this grand theatre is at the top of many theatre-goers minds, too. Should you wear a gown? A suit…

Where to Find the Best View of St. Petersburg, Russia – St. Isaac’s Colonnade
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Where to Find the Best View of St. Petersburg, Russia – St. Isaac’s Colonnade

The best view of St. Petersburg, Russia is arguably from atop St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Visiting this beautiful cathedral should already be on your itinerary for St. Petersburg, as its interior is as spectacular as its gilded dome exterior. However, getting to its colonnade is not for the faint of heart! It requires scaling nearly 300…