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It’s Volga Day on May 20th

It’s Volga Day on May 20th

It seems like there’s a day for everything these days but here’s one you should be aware of if you’re planning a Russian river cruise. Launched in 2008, May 20th sees the 10th annual Volga Day. If you paid attention…

Visit Russia for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Visit Russia for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Football fans are eagerly awaiting the start of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, due to kick off in June. Russia plays host to teams from across the globe in this prestigious warm-up event to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, also…

Have you considered a trip to Kazan?

Have you considered a trip to Kazan?

Ask many overseas visitors to Russia to list the country’s great cities and you’ll be hard pushed to find Kazan on a list. That’s not because Kazan isn’t great. It’s because, despite receiving 2.1 million tourists last year, Kazan is…

Trip to Elabuga – an Ancient Russian Town

Elabuga – is an ancient town located in the European part of Russia, near Kazan city, on the banks of the Kama River, surrounded by centuries-old forests, those that were praised in the paintings of the great Russian artist of…