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Seven ways to enjoy Russia’s Karelia region

Seven ways to enjoy Russia’s Karelia region

Karelia, tucked up against the Finnish border in Russia’s far north west, does things a little differently. Located beside the White Sea and Lapland, this year-round destination is a delight for nature lovers but there’s also plenty to interest you…

Try something different in Russia this winter

Try something different in Russia this winter

Despite the plunging sub-zero temperatures, one of the most fun activities I’ve ever done on holiday was to ride a dog sled through a snowy forest. I’d never done it before, but with a bit of tuition from my guide,…

See the Northern Lights in Russia this year

See the Northern Lights in Russia this year

With strong showings over the last few winters, seeing the Northern Lights has been a feature of many bucket lists. Watching a curtain of green and purple light dance across the dark night sky is a sight that will remain…