Russia – Discover the Unknown

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Is it time you visited Novosibirsk?

Is it time you visited Novosibirsk?

Unless you’re a regular visitor to Russia, you probably won’t have put Novosibirsk on your sightseeing itinerary. But that’s a mistake: though overshadowed by Moscow and St Petersburg, there are plenty of reasons why you should visit Novosibirsk too. It…

Are you brave enough to experience a Siberian winter?

Are you brave enough to experience a Siberian winter?

Visiting the coldest reaches of Siberia in the depths of winter takes some preparation and I don’t just mean packing a thick coat. Temperatures in this part of Russia can fall so low that if you usually wear metal spectacles…

Travelling on a Trans-Siberian railway from Vladivostok to Moscow

Walking down the street, I came face to face with a bus heading for downtown Seoul. Normal you might think – except that we were in Vladivostok, not Seoul, and at the start of the Trans-Siberian train route ! Vladivostok’s…