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It’s International Women’s Day – how will you mark the occasion?

It’s International Women’s Day – how will you mark the occasion?

This year, the theme of International Women’s day is #BalanceforBetter. Organisers have the following message for those intending to formally mark the occasion, which this year falls on Friday 8th March: “A balanced world is a better world. How can…

A Short Video about Travelling with Go Russia

A Short Video about Travelling with Go Russia

Here at Just Go Russia we sent a film crew to follow one of our most popular tours. This short video gives an idea of how Go Russia tours are designed and run: from the moment, the tourists are met…

Enjoy a Troika Ride in Russia

Enjoy a Troika Ride in Russia

What is Troika? It is a traditional Russian harness driving structure, using three horses, usually pulling a sleigh. Come to Russia in winter and enjoy those unforgettable moments of driving a troika.

The cats of the Hermitage

The cats of the Hermitage

This summer, the world cup comes to Russia and the spotlight will be – unusually – on a cat named Achilles. He’s no ordinary cat, of course, and he’ll also be the only animal in the country to receive a fan…

Why does Russia celebrate Easter at a different time?

Why does Russia celebrate Easter at a different time?

Have you ever thought about why Easter in Russia falls at a different time to the holiday in the west? It’s all to do with the calendar.  In Russia, dates are set from the Julian calendar while in the UK,…