Russia – Discover the Unknown
Euro 2020

Euro 2020

Following the success of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, football returns to Russia this year as St Petersburg co-hosts the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament. In fact, no fewer than 12 cities have been selected for the honour of staging matches.…

Discover the Pavlovsk Palace in St. Petersburg

Discover the Pavlovsk Palace in St. Petersburg

Have you ever watched a design or home improvement programme on TV and thought that sometimes, the homeowner doesn’t quite get the say that they should in what’s being done to their own property? Worse, have you ever spent money…

Did you know Christmas celebrations in Russia take place in January?

Did you know Christmas celebrations in Russia take place in January?

The Christmas decorations were all packed away weeks ago here in the UK, but Russia’s  just finished clearing up after its Christmas celebrations.  In Russia, those following the Orthodox religion choose to fast for 40 days, abstaining from meat and…

Why not visit the Tolstoy Estate Museum?

Why not visit the Tolstoy Estate Museum?

Leo Tolstoy was one of Russia’s great writers, the creator of epic works such as War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Snubbed by the Nobel committee despite multiple nominations for the Literature Prize, history has judged him more favourably. Count…

Have you been to Muzeon Park?

Have you been to Muzeon Park?

It’s been almost three decades since the break-up of the Soviet Union, yet our fascination with it shows no sign of going into that same terminal decline. And one way that manifests itself is by visiting the parks that are…

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